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Mark­ing Sun­flower Day, Suzanne Ack­er­manBer­man, trans­for­ma­tion di­rec­tor of Pick n Pay, vis­ited the on­col­ogy unit at the Red Cross War Memo­rial Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal yes­ter­day.

Ack­er­man-Berman spoke to Pro­fes­sor Alan David­son about the need to raise aware­ness of the im­por­tance of peo­ple list­ing them­selves on the bone mar­row reg­istry.

Brightly coloured Topes (Tube of Hope) were handed out to pa­tients and staff. The Topes were de­signed by Pick n Pay and it is ex­pected that more than 200 000 will be sold in stores dur­ing this year’s cam­paign, which be­gan on Au­gust 7.

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