The Clothing Bank (TCB), founded in February 2010 in Cape Town, has opened a Gauteng branch in Halfway House, Midrand. It has received a R1.5 million start-up loan from Woolworths and is joined by Edcon as clothing supply partner.
3 Mar 2014 15:02
Relate Bracelets has launched its latest design, the Live Design Transform Life bracelet, at the Design Indaba which is currently underway in Cape Town.
28 Feb 2014 08:46
The Department of Social Development has called on all non-profit organisations (NPOs) that are registered with the department, and haven't submitted their annual reports, to do so by 31 March in order to avoid being deregistered.
25 Feb 2014 10:54
Shoprite Checkers announced last week that it is adding 10 soup trucks to its existing fleet of mobile soup kitchen units to feed an additional four million people, in response to the social media trend sweeping the country known as #Neknominations. (video)
13 Feb 2014 09:17
Kayli Levitan and Max Pazak of M&C Saatchi Abel have created 'The Street Store', described as the world's first rent-free, premise-free and free 'pop-up store' for the homeless.
12 Feb 2014 09:05
Maxi's has a Facebook campaign that encourages its fans to interact with it. The person who engages the most is named the 'fan of the month' and he or she can then nominate a charity for the chain's support.
10 Feb 2014 10:09
Entries are open for the Boxer Youth Leadership Programme, the annual five day adventure and skills development programme for SA youth, and must be in by 28 February 2014.
31 Jan 2014 11:35
A pilot partnership between Standard Bank and Massbuild will see Massbuild supply building materials through a R20-million credit facility to 10 pre-selected BEE contractors.
24 Jan 2014 13:19
Now here's an interesting concept - some of us are proper hoarders when it comes to our wardrobes, but here's an opportunity to give it all away to the homeless. It's called The Street Store, and it's happening Tuesday, 14 January 2014, in Green Point, Cape Town.
By Sindy Peters 13 Jan 2014 07:06
It's obvious that banning alcohol promotion won't stop people from drinking but it's also abundantly clear that the social cost of alcohol abuse is much more than society can afford.
By Lebo Mukansi 10 Jan 2014 08:33
Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their electricity access. President Obama announced in Cape Town, South Africa, his plan to mobilise US$16-billion for investments that will generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity.
By Kingsley Ighobor 19 Dec 2013 07:04
Pick n Pay chief executive, Richard Brasher, has announced the profits from trading on Sunday 15 December 2013 will be donated to charitable causes in honour of Nelson Mandela.
13 Dec 2013 12:00
As part of their World AIDS Day initiative, on Friday 29 November 2013, Takealot.com donated over 700 books to its charity partner, Beautiful Gate, with a retail value of R125,900.
2 Dec 2013 15:15
Relate Bracelets, a not-for-profit social enterprise, is launching its new online store to celebrate one million hand-beaded bracelets being sold.
2 Dec 2013 07:40
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