Recently Margaret Hirsch the Chief operations officer for the mega appliance store, Hirsch’s, was the guest speaker at the Sunflower ladies luncheon. The luncheon was hosted to raise money for the sunflower foundation. Margaret Hirsch spoke about her personal life and the hardship she had to go through to be where she is today. Today she is a successful businesswomen who always strives to be better and she is known for all the good she does to uplift women and local society. She motivates women to be the best they can be and shows them different ways to grow their businesses. The sunflower foundation educates and recruits potential stem cell donors. It raises funds to cover the recruitment costs to grow an ethnically diverse South African Bone Marrow Registry of healthy, committed donors. With the odds of finding a donor being 1:100 000 The Sunflower Fund strives to recruit 400 000 donors representative of all ethnic groups, offering more hope to those patients who are searching for suitable matches. PRO Narisha Somaroo commented ‘’it was such a wonderful experience to be a part of a the Sunflower foundation. I know this is going to make a difference in many lives’’. Margaret Hirsch also gave away a Bosch Dishwasher to one lucky contestant. The prize was given away in the form of a lucky draw. The winner was Comfort Dalasile from Roodepoort.