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TFG celebrated all hands coming together this Arbour Month!
TFG celebrated all hands coming together this Arbour Month!

This Arbour Month, employees from TFG (The Foschini Group), in collaboration with Starke Ayres Garden Centre, spent their afternoon planting indigenous trees with the children at Winsley Primary School...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 20 Sep 2016

TFG Heritage Day campaign celebrates SA's 11 official languages
TFG Heritage Day campaign celebrates SA's 11 official languages

Eleven days leading up to Heritage Day on 24 September, TFG (The Foschini Group) is will run a campaign to celebrate South Africa's 11 official languages, suggesting that when it comes to online shopping, TFG.co.za speaks everyone's language...

16 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Begging-bowl tactic no longer optional for NPOs
#InnovationMonth: Begging-bowl tactic no longer optional for NPOs

South Africa is brimming with non-profit organisations seeking support for various noble causes...

By Sindy Peters 15 Sep 2016

Value retailer boosts education by supporting literacy development
Value retailer boosts education by supporting literacy development

In 2015, value retailer Ackermans partnered with the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, Nal'ibali, and Wordworks to start the Ackermans Ububele School to support early childhood development...

Issued by Ackermans 7 Sep 2016

Checkers partners with Food and Trees for Africa to establish sustainable food gardens
Checkers partners with Food and Trees for Africa to establish sustainable food gardens

In light of Arbor Week, Checkers has partnered Food and Trees for Africa and 11 community organisations, to help upgrade existing food gardens and establish new ones to address food security needs in communities facing serious food security challenges...

6 Sep 2016

It's 'Cupcake for Breakfast Day'
It's 'Cupcake for Breakfast Day'

Mugg & Bean will be adding lemon meringue cupcakes to its menu for the month of September 2016, offering consumers a simple and sweet way to help change and save lives...

1 Sep 2016

Juanita van Zyl, owner of Shalom Orphanage, Patricia Sefuthi, Heidelberg Mall marketing officer, and children from Shalom Orphanage.
Heidelberg Mall's Shoe Collection Drive receives over 1,000 pairs

The Heidelberg community has donated over 1,000 pairs of shoes towards the Heidelberg Mall's ongoing Shoe Collection Drive to provide shoes for those in need...

30 Aug 2016

Masterchef Australia judges host food drive in SA
Masterchef Australia judges host food drive in SA

Making their first appearance together in South Africa, MasterChef Australia judges Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston will host The Longest Dinner Table on 7 September in aid of Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa.

29 Aug 2016

Bic Clic celebrates 60 years
Bic Clic celebrates 60 years

The Bic Clic ballpoint pen celebrates 60 years of smooth writing by releasing a limited edition silver and gold Bic Clic pen pack that benefits underprivileged children...

29 Aug 2016

SASKO takes Siyasizana Daycare Project to Western Cape
SASKO takes Siyasizana Daycare Project to Western Cape

Based on the successfully launch of the SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project in Thembisa in 2015, the programme has now been rolled out in the Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha communities of Cape Town...

25 Aug 2016

Sarah Collins, founder of Wonderbag, receives her trophy.
Winners of the Fairlady Women of the Future Awards for 2016 announced

True to its tagline, 'The smart read for smart women', Fairlady announced the winners of its annual Fairlady Women of the Future Awards, in partnership with Santam, at an exclusive VIP luncheon at Summer Place in Hyde Park, Johannesburg this afternoon...

19 Aug 2016

Why we need to unite to feed children while at school
Why we need to unite to feed children while at school

In a call for Cape Town to unite against hunger at our schools, the Peninsula School Feeding Association's Charity Family Fun Walk, Blisters for Bread, will take place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday, 28 August...

Issued by Peninsula School Feeding Association 16 Aug 2016

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Woolworths, WWF-SA enter second partnership

The World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa and Woolworths have announced a second five-year partnership, following the success of the first three-year sustainable business partnership...

12 Aug 2016

ACDOCOSA donates R400,000 LifeStyles Condoms to Dis-Chem Foundation
ACDOCOSA donates R400,000 LifeStyles Condoms to Dis-Chem Foundation

Specialist consumer packaged goods brand-custodian distributor, ACDOCO South Africa, in partnership with the Dis-Chem Foundation, has donated R400,000 worth of LifeStyles Condoms by Ansell to different NGOs across South Africa...

Issued by ACDOCOSA 12 Aug 2016

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Pioneer is growing its hybrid corn seed scheme further into Africa

Dupont's Pioneer unit hopes to expand its hybrid corn seed partnership with African governments and aid groups, to Tanzania, after setting up programmes for farmers to use its seed in Ethiopia and Zambia...

By Tshepiso Mokhema 11 Aug 2016

KFC team adds hope at CEO SleepOut 2016
KFC team adds hope at CEO SleepOut 2016

The KFC team of Doug Smart, MD of KFC Africa, KFC champion Sydney Thela and KFC champion Sinanziwe Ndlovu joined the CEO SleepOut on 28 July 2016 on the Nelson Mandela Bridge to take a stand in fighting poverty and homelessness in South Africa...

2 Aug 2016

Clover Mama Afrika winner gets Madiba Week renovation
Clover Mama Afrika winner gets Madiba Week renovation

Following her recent win at the Clover Mama Afrika Smarties Week, Mama Mirriam Toni and her Ncedisizwe Centre in Mbekweni, Western Cape received a R150,000 donation by MiX Telematics towards revovations...

29 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: Ronald McDonald House to open at local hospital, a first for Africa
#MandelaMonth: Ronald McDonald House to open at local hospital, a first for Africa

On Mandela Day, Ronald McDonald House Charities South Africa hosted media and investors at the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Parktown for a hard hat tour of the development. The house is scheduled to open in December 2016...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth - Give more than 67 minutes, change lives
#MandelaMonth - Give more than 67 minutes, change lives

For the rest of Mandela Month, customers can purchase soccer balls, shin guards, goalkeeper gloves, water bottles or socks via the Totalsports online gift registry to donate to the African Passions soccer charity...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 27 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: Groupon harnesses the power of group buying to do good
#MandelaMonth: Groupon harnesses the power of group buying to do good

As part of its Mandela Month contribution, Groupon South Africa is hosting donation deals on its website until the end of July 2016...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Jul 2016

Nathaniel Masiza
Woolworths' 'Inside Retail' programme reaches 32 TVET colleges

Woolworths recently hosted its annual 'Inside Retail' programme, targeting 32 TVET colleges in Cape Town through a week-long, embedded course aimed at providing practical experience and knowledge of the retail value chain in South Africa...

19 Jul 2016

Debonairs accused of trying to profit from 'doughnation' drive
Debonairs accused of trying to profit from 'doughnation' drive

Pizza chain Debonairs has got up a few people's noses with a charity drive to feed the poor on Mandela Day‚ with some accusing the company on social media of trying to make some dough out of its so-called "doughnation" project...

18 Jul 2016

Shoprite pledges 67,000 sandwiches every month for a year
Shoprite pledges 67,000 sandwiches every month for a year

The Shoprite Group has undertaken to make 67,000 peanut butter sandwiches for local charities in need this Mandela Day and has pledged to keep doing this every month until Mandela Day 2017...

15 Jul 2016

Professor Elain Vlok and Mama Mirriam Toni.
Mama Mirriam wins Clover Mama Afrika Smarties Week

At the Clover Mama Afrika Smarties Week, a hands-on training course that sees the Clover Mama Afrika women travel from different provinces to partake in a week of value added workshops, Mama Mirriam Toni has won the Ultimate Cleanliness and Hygiene Award...

15 Jul 2016

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Mandela Day at Menlyn offers three ways to give back

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Pretoria has planned some great events on Mandela Day to show its support for and appreciation of the surrounding communities, which include orphanages, cyclists travelling to and from Mamelodi township and an animal shelter...

15 Jul 2016

Sibonile Dube
#MandelaMonth: Unilever uses the most powerful weapon to change the world

Unilever hosted a celebration of South African youth at Shine Studios in Braamfontein on Tuesday 5 July 2016, where CEO Peter Cowan revealed how they plan to tackle some of the tough challenges facing young learners...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Jul 2016

Bizters are doing it for bread
Bizters are doing it for bread

Brothers and Bizters, this year sees Bizcommunity launch the inaugural Bizters for Bread Corporate Challenge, whereby we are inviting our fellow Cape Town-based biz communities to rise to our challenge to walk against hunger...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 12 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: KFC adds hope R2 at a time
#MandelaMonth: KFC adds hope R2 at a time

KFC's Add Hope initiative, together with Joint Aid Management (JAM) South Africa, will be packing 1,000 food parcels at the KFC head office in honour of Madiba this year...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jul 2016

TFG employees raise R350,000 to help the homeless
TFG employees raise R350,000 to help the homeless

On 30 June, TFG (The Foschini Group) announced their donation of R350,000 to MES, an organisation that helps homeless individuals rebuild their lives...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 8 Jul 2016

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