- A dad, who works for the SAPS, entered the lotto star competition on the 947 Breakfast radio show
- However, when he won he could not answer the phone because he was busy saving someone’s life
- He then sent Anele and the 947 Breakfast team an email on why he could not answer the phone and why he entered in the first place
- His story touched the hearts of Joburg resident who managed to raise over R200k for his daughter
The power South Africans have when they stand together is something astounding. And one family has firsthand experience of the kindness of Mzansi.
A South African police officer entered every possible competition he could with the hope of winning some money to contribute to his two-year-old daughter’s medical bill.
When he finally won 947 Breakfast’s competition, he was not able to answer the phone because he was busy saving a gun shot victim’s life.
So, he wrote them an email on why he could not answer his phone and Anele and the 947 breakfast team shared it on one of their shows.
Baby Hannah was born prematurely with a rare condition that resulted in only half of her face being developed. She has only one eye and half a nose, the condition also affected her bodily functions as well.
According to Hannah’s dad, he entered the competition because he wanted to win money to help ease the strain of her medical bills. He added the government medical aid did not cover the entire bill for Hannah’s procedures and treatments.
GoodThingsGuy.com reported Anele Breakfast Club team set up hidden cameras in a car and told Hannah’s family they were taking her to a specialist. However, they were actually on route to the studio.
Briefly.co.za learned since Hannah’s story was released, Johannesburg residents donated R202 000 to her medical expenses.
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