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facingUP Support Services (fUSS) direct our determination and drive toward supporting young people and communities in making sense of loss and life-changing events, such as death, divorce and displacement. fUSS develop and deliver programmes that equip young people to faceUP to their painful situations, while supporting them through the process of overcoming those challenges, encouraging them to grow in resilience, and becoming positive role-players in their community. 

fUSS programmes are currently presented throughout the Western Cape, Southern Cape, Eastern Cape, part of Gauteng, and also Swaziland, Uganda and Ethiopia.

facingUP, through their Sweat4GOOD initiative, uses events like OMTOM to boost fundraising and awareness – thus helping hurting young people through our collective sweat-effort. In particular funds are raised for our Lost&Found grief support course, which helps young people make sense of loss and equip them to develop positive life strategies in order to become positive role-players in their communities. Because we know the value of a healthy body, and how it impacts on a healthy mind, we encourage young people to become physically active, to assist them to deal with the trauma they are facingUP to. We are proud that athletes Nicholas Ruphanga and SA Ladies Race walking champ, Anel Oosthuisen are proud supporters of fUSS and our Sweat4GOOD initiative. Take your mouse to www.lostandfoundnow.org and see the impact of the Lost&Found course.

Entries Information:

Cost: R400.00 per entry

Contact: Ian Smith 

Tel: 073 555 4434 

Email: fussfin@facingupsa.org