“I have been aware of the heroic and compassionate work being done by Heather Reynolds and her dedicated team at God’s Golden Acre for a number of years. Heather’s role in fighting the AIDS pandemic in our country places her as an historic figure in the story of the new South Africa.” – Nelson Mandela.
“Heather has brought hope to a violence-ridden, poverty-stricken, and AIDS-devastated part of our land.” – King Zwelithini Goodwill KaBhekuzulu, King of the Zulu nation.
“Heather is the modern embodiment of the Bible’s Good Samaritan.” – Martin Edwards, President, Manchester United
“Heather Reynolds is the driving force.” – Jenni Murray, BBC Woman’s Hour.
“God’s Golden Acre is well known to the Catholic Church here in KwaZulu-Natal. They are doing outstanding work with children.” – Cardinal Archbishop Napier, Catholic Archdiocese of Durban
“Heather has been responsible for saving the lives of thousands of children. Her story is an inspiration.” – Gordon R. McNally, President, Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland.
“The delivery of Heather’s vision for youth football in a demoralised society is evidence of the power of prayer in action. She sees it as a miracle – and indeed it is.” Dave Richards, chairman of the UK Premier League
“Heather is a doer and a great visionary. She is always out there extending the territory.” – Hugh Evans, Young Australian of the Year 2004 and Young Person of the World 2005
“Heather Reynolds is a soft-voiced, cuddly person who makes you feel warm all over, but you wouldn’t mess with her. Governments wouldn’t confront the problem, but she did. A modem day superhero, she’s doing God’s work.” – Don Maclean, presenter, BBC Radio 2