The ODF and in correlation with pharmaceutical company Novartis is hosting a 5km Save Seven Lives walk around the country.

ODF spokesperson and plastic surgeon Dr Gareth Edwards urges people to participate in this worthy cause. He also is testament to how organ donation is able to achieve upon receiving a heart transplant himself.

“By donating your heart, both lungs and kidneys, liver and pancreas, you can give the gift of life to seven people.”


When: Saturday, 21 October
Venue: Amphitheatre, Snell Parade, North Beach
Registration: 07h00
Walk begins: 08h00
Fee: R50 (cash only)


When: Saturday, 27 October
Venue: Johannesburg Zoo, Upper Park road, Parktown
Registration: 08h00
Walk begins: 09h00
Fee: R50 (cash only)

Cape Town

When: Saturday, 24 November
Venue: Sea Point Promenade starting from the Mouille Point Lighthouse
Registration: Online at
Walk begins: 10h00
Fee: R40 (cash only)

Contact the Organ Donor Foundation on:
Toll Free number: 0800 22 66 11
Tell: (021) 426 0198