‘Paint’ St Francis pink – decorate a tree

Update; Tomorrow, 18 October, is the official “Pink Trees for Pauline Day”

St Francis Chronicle

If you’ve seen the pink trees in St Francis they are in aid of St Francis Hospice in Humansdorp, which cares for those suffering from cancer.


Pink Trees for Pauline is a charity with a unique approach. Its purpose is to create awareness and raise money for those afflicted with cancer in a uniquely inspired way … by turning towns pink!

The Chatterbox Book Club sponsored the first pink tree in St Francis Bay and all the communities in St Francis are invited to ‘paint’ the town and area pink as it were. There are two pink trees in St Francis Bay already and two Village shops have also gone pink!

According to the official website, in 2012 Carol-ann van Jaarsveld, together with Adri van Nieuwenhuizen, – a breast cancer survivor and Dr Pam Kerr, an Educational Psycologist, founded Pink Trees for Pauline, a non-profit company that unites people…

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