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The TAGI logo – a happy accident!

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As much as the concept of an Angel Gown was a new concept to South Africa, all of this was scarily new to me as well. I had a long standing career in the fashion industry working with brides – TAGI is quite the contrast to this. But nevertheless, once I committed to TAGI, my […]

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Cooperation agreement between TAGI and DOSA

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I first came into contact with Nicci when TAGI was still very much in an infancy stage – If I remember correctly, at that time TAGI was still only a CSI project of my former fashion house. Unfortunately we were unable to assist her, or doulas in general, as we simply did not have the […]

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Jared, Jillian and Jonathan Cohen

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I always find it interesting how the different pieces in life fits together. With TAGI having been granted PBO status came the requirement of our books needing to be audited once a year. So I wrote emails to several institutions to respectfully ask if they would consider sponsoring their services to us as we know […]

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Angel Gown of Western New York

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Earlier this year I was contacted by Jackie O’Donnell of Angel Gowns of Western New York, A charitable organisation in the USA that specialize in the manufacturing of bereavement apparel for stillborn infants. She told me that they had a surplus of outfits that they would love to be distributed in South Africa. This was […]

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Engelrokkies troos ma’s wat babas verloor

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Deur Jana Breytenbach 08 Oktober 2018 06:04 Wat ’n guns sou wees vir een vrou het ’n nasionale organisasie geword wat ouers wat babas verloor het, help. The Angel Gown™ Initiative (Tagi) is in Junie verlede jaar deur Eric Elronde, ’n modeontwerper van Gordonsbaai, begin. Binne ’n jaar het Elronde die verspreiding van sy engelrokkies […]

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Behind The Scenes – TAGI’s 1st Birthday Shoot

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Among some of our guests for our first birthday photoshoot, was Sam Posselt from Phambano Technology Development Centre NPC. Although she does not work as a photographer, she did spend the day with us taking some “behind the scene” photos for us. We have attached an album with some candid shots and other moments in […]

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TAGI’s 1st Birthday Shoot

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Since our finances are not yet at a place where we could afford to host a huge party for our first birthday, our initial idea was to rather have a private day and spend it on a photoshoot themed “From wedding gown to Angel Gown™” instead. This would document everything from where we first receive […]

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TAGI has PBO status!

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It is with a great amount of pride that I get to announce that we have been granted PBO status! And what a mission it was… When I first embarked on this mission in April SARS pointed out I didn’t have all the forms, all the titles weren’t correct and the 5mm high stack of […]

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TAGI’s first birthday – 21 June 2018

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There is so much I can say about today, and so much I want to say, but then this blog will turn into a book lol! So please allow me this “shortish” message: 365 days later, over 300 Angel Gown™ garments, so many donations, wonderful people and happy memories! TAGI has gone from a one-time-favour […]