“365 days later, over 300 Angel Gowns, so many donations, wonderful people and happy memories! TAGI has gone from a one-time-favour to national distribution to international recognition in less than a year! Thank you to everyone of our sponsors, donors, Ambassadors, collection points, advocates, friends, family and every last person that supported, encouraged and loved…
By working together with another charitable organisation called The Angel Box Initiative we were able to distribute our Angel Gowns in Gauteng. This the first time that our Angel Gowns were able to support grieving families outside of the Western Cape, making this the first time we went national.
Initially when TAGI was founded we decided to keep our Angel Gowns gender neutral, and although it was very successful one question kept emerging: Are the Angel Gowns for girls only? We listened to our market and adjusted accordingly. In November 2018 we restructured our production line and replaced the gender neutral line with the…
Netcare is the second private hospital group to join the TAGI family, with Netcare Kuils River being their first participant. Here we met with Lynn Maritz and she introduced us to some of the other local Netcare hospitals.
As Mediclinic had been instrumental in helping TAGI grow a footprint in the hospital industry when we just started out we approached and reached an agreement with Mediclinic Southern Africa to distribute our Angel Gowns in all of their hospitals across Southern Africa.
We were granted Public Benefit Status and the privileges that comes with it, such as tax exemption and the ability to utilize Section 18A certificates. Our registration number is 930061837. Please read the post here on what a mission it was and the road we had to travel to get here!
After approaching three individual Netcare hospitals, Netcare Head Office reached an agreement with TAGI to systematically distribute our Angel Gowns nationwide in all of their hospitals.
The owners of Sew ‘n Sensations reached out to their clients and offered us their premises to host our first charity sewing event. It was a morning filled with fun and excitement, meeting new people, teaching some skills and enjoying all round good company.
We were invited back by Radio Disa for a follow up interview, this time we joined Natsha Fick in studio for another live interview. This is our third radio interview in less than 6 months.
We have received formal recognition as a Non Profit Orginasation by the Department of Social Developement with all privileges that comes with it. Our registration number is 203-283 NPO. This is one of our biggest milestones thus far and thank everyone involved!