The first time Eric was asked to be a guest speaker was in October 2017 at a monthly gathering of The Compassionate Friends. It was an impromptu request and skilled at public talking, Eric didn’t flinch. This time, however, was different. Eric was asked to be a guest speaker at TCF’s Nation Annual Gathering to…
“365 days later, over 300 Angel Gown™ garments, 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…
We were hosted on “Late Nights with Sara-Jayne King” by none other than Sara-Jayne King!
Initially when TAGI was founded we decided to keep our Angel Gown™ garments gender neutral, and although it was very successful one question kept emerging: Are the Angel Gown™ garments 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…
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 Gown™ garments 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 Gown™ garments 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.