Smile to the Rescue with Bobby and Lindy

The Story of Irene…

The story of Irene is the heart-wrenching story of one of nine women currently being protected by the New World Foundation Women’s Shelter in Retreat, which opened its doors in March 2018.

Through the story of Irene, who represents hundreds of thousands of abused women in South Africa, ‘Smile to the Rescue with Bobby and Lindy’ aims to touch the hearts, minds and hands of our listeners to assist us in equipping this house of safety with much needed essentials.


List of essential items donated to the New World Foundation Women’s Shelter:

  • Posters/pictures/paintings to brighten up the space
  • Home entertainment system – CD/Radio
  • Lounge suite – seating for 10 people
  • Blankets
  • Magazines
  • Heaters
  • Large carpet
  • Electric iron
  • Bedding for 10 single beds
  • Washing machine
  • Women’s clothes
  • Women’s underwear
  • Baby clothes
  • Kids clothes
  • Toiletries
  • Kids toys
  • Books (especially children’s books)Heaters
  • Book shelves
  • A dog kennel and food for the four-legged lady who found safety at the shelter


A big THANK YOU to everyone who donated so generously to this project!


Stay tuned to Smile Breakfast for our next “Smile to the Rescue with Bobby and Lindy” … coming soon.