Written by Junior Ngandu
On Sunday the 4th of March 2012, a reunion was held in honor of all the members who have helped make Hoops 4 Hope what it is today. The reunion was held at Crossraod MPC Center Sports in Crossroads, Cape Town. Many coordinators old and new attended, such as the likes of Lindile Khetelo (Lala), Gcina Mondi, Lulama Mvadaba, Bruce Tantsi, and Thabo Maratola. Over 50 individuals were present to show their support for the group. The event started at 10 am that Sunday and ran till 4pm that afternoon. It was great to see so many people from the organization and spectators at the event. Old and new reunited over good food, music, and a bit of sweat, playing basketball, soccer, and cricket.
The main entertainment for the day was a series of exhibition games, both soccer and basketball. With over 50 members, and most willing to take part in the games, competition was naturally high and the games were truly entertaining. Aside from the good times, this reunion was a remarkable showcase of the progress of the organization and the people in it. At the end of the day, after speaking with the organizers, they were all really happy with the turnout of the event.