- Connie and her hubby, Shona Ferguson, have announced that they've launched their own foundation.
- The popular media moguls' foundation will hold its first gala fundraiser on 26 June, they announced online
- The Queen actress said they have been working tirelessly with their amazing team to make this dream come to fruition
TV producers Shona and Connie Ferguson have launched their own foundation. The popular actors took to social media to share the good news.
The aim of the foundation is to reportedly support disadvantaged people in the African continent. The Ferguson Foundation also aims at empowering people in business, education and film. It aims to create balanced and equal opportunities for women.
The Queen actress took to Instagram a few days ago and made the announcement. The media mogul said they have been working tirelessly with their amazing team to make this dream come to fruition.
"Words cannot express how grateful and exhilarated we are to finally get this program up and running."
She shared that the foundation will hold its first gala fundraiser on 26 June.
"Let’s celebrate what’s about to be an epic and inspired journey for our future leaders not only in film and television, but across other industries. The work has started! To God be the glory."
Connie's peers in the entertainment space and fans flooded her comment section to congratulate them. Check out some of their comments below:
Thembisa Mdoda said:
"OMG OMG OMG. This is absolutely incredible. Congratulations my faves. uThixo anandisele."
Ayanda Ncwane commented:
"To God be the glory. God shall supply all your needs according His riches in glory, in Christ Jesus."
Lunathi Mampofu wrote:
"God is so good!"
Uyanda M said:
"This is beautiful Sis. I can’t wait to see the impact of the foundation’s work amongst communities."
Kgomotso Christopher added:
"This is beautiful. Congratulations. Pula!!!"
In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Connie Ferguson was beaming after she got to spend time with her family this past weekend to celebrate her dad's 85th birthday. Seeing her father and siblings filled Connie’s heart.
Taking to social media to share the moment, Connie explained how they had all been keeping away from one another as to protect their father from the dreaded Covid-19 virus.
“The last time I saw Pops was just before Covid hit! In trying to protect him we stayed away and FaceTimed a lot.”
Connie and her six other siblings were able to come together and make their father's 85th birthday one to remember! Connie ended the sweet post by highlighting how her father’s youth and unwavering drive makes her and everyone around him want to do better and be better. Connie could not be more grateful for his existence.
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