Little Brinks started when Danny and Kath were asked to come to Elsies River and have their foster daughter meet her biological mother for the first time. While waiting for the social they saw grannies, babies and children waiting for social workers to give them food and clothing parcels as they had taken in more kids through the week and didn’t have anything for them.
Right there Kath looked at Danny and said: “We need to do something!”
That year they held the first of many Christmas parties and the following year started taking in kids in emergency situations for the night so social workers could find them a safe long-term home. They opened a soup kitchen at Buren High school in Brooklyn and also started a matric dance room where girls can borrow a dress and shoes making it possible for her to look like a princess, for free.
Since starting the soup kitchen, they have also started feeding programs at creches in Du Noon and in Hout Bay, where they found many kids that were going to bed hungry because their parents, while good people, just cannot find work.
Little Brinks also started a project through bosasa trying to rehabilitate teens who have grown up only knowing crime and hate through sport and tlc as well as giving them hope and encouraging them to actually have dreams so they don't continue the cycle of gangsterism and drugs while locked up. We also feed four pensioners from an old age home, as well as run a safe house and help with 9 soccer teams, and a few soup kitchens all over.
We have been given an opportunity to buy the safe house as the owner has to sell the farm, we are renting now however we would never be given a bond nor afford one so we are desperately looking for donations to help us keep our kids safe as well as our animals who have been rescued and found their happily ever after too