PROJECTS, SUCCESS STORIES & NEWS FROM JFF

Jes Foord New Beginnings Ball a Princess Success

Jes Foord New Beginnings Ball a Princess Success

On the 29th of August 2014 the annual Jes Foord gala event known as the New Beginnings ball was held at the Three Cities Docklands Hotel in Durban. 195 attended the ball for an amazing evening of fun. This year the guests stopped at nothing to dress up to the Princess...

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Comedian’s Unite Against Rape

Comedian’s Unite Against Rape

A foundation favourite Jess Knauf rallied up the best of Comedy in the Durban comedy circuit and hosted an event in benefit of the foundation on Friday 20 June 2014 at New York Restaurant & Bar. The night was full of laughs as Jem Atkins of On Fire Comedy MC’d an...

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Jes celebrates 6 years

Jes celebrates 6 years

In just six short and busy years, Jes has risen above and beyond. Starting with her perpetrators being convicted and put in prison soon after the doors of the Jes Foord Foundation offered support to rape survivors. Jes has subsequently achieved speaking about her...

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Jes and the Twins

Jes and the Twins

Jes and Jono became the proud parents of two gorgeous babies in the early hours of 25th February 2014. These two bundles of joy lie in their cots completely unaware of what amazing symbols of hope they are to thousands of girls who are impacted by the reality of rape...

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Jes Foord Foundation opens Community Centre

Jes Foord Foundation opens Community Centre

Grand Opening Marianhill Community Center On the morning of the 26th of March 2014 as streaky clouds filled the bright blue sky over the upper highway excitement built as banners were erected, Cafe Pronto cranked on their coffee machine and the team donned themselves...

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JFF rebrand launch with Jonssons Workwear

JFF rebrand launch with Jonssons Workwear

We revealed our new logo designed by Frances Jonsson Workwear, thanks also to Faizal for all the awesome work you are doing with the foundation. Adrian Shields {Photography & Design} was there to capture the moments. Chris from Go Fish Client Catchers designed and...

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Reaching out to Korea to make a difference

Reaching out to Korea to make a difference

A beautiful thank you from our Survivor all the way in Korea – with funds raised from last night and donations from amazing people like you we are able to relocate her to a better environment where she can continue to save for her studies when she returns home to...

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Umbilo Saps VSC Garden

Umbilo Saps VSC Garden

Dear Jes Foord foundation Family I would love to share a little something special with you that would not have been made possible without you. On Mandela day (18/07/13) you set us up a beautiful garden at the Umbilo SAPS Victim Support Centre pouring your blood, sweat...

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Woman’s Day Pamper Party

Woman’s Day Pamper Party

For Woman’s Day, Vodacom sponsored a pamper party for Rape Survivors that have been through the Jes Foord Foundation in 2013. The Ladies were treated to getting a massage, their nails and make-up done. There after Jes spoke and we had a photo booth. In between this...

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A strong foundation

A strong foundation

The official counselling room at the Jes Foord Foundation in the new Oxford Village in Hillcrest has been revamped to benefit patients. The foundation has a qualified trauma counsellor and has upgraded the former suite into a “multi-functional” purpose-built activity...

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