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Making Mandela Day last longer

Mandela said, "And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same..."

By Jan de Beer 22 Jul 2014 08:45

Nelson Mandela Foundation thanks the world

Trustees and staff of the Nelson Mandela Foundation thank all who supported the first Mandela Day since Mandela's passing.

21 Jul 2014 10:23

Mandela Day at Arup delivers scarves for children

As part of their 67 minutes contribution to Mandela Day today, the Arup staff joined in a knitathon to create colourful scarves for the children of Nomthandazo Childrens Care Centre (NCCC) in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni.

18 Jul 2014 07:43

Vital Foundation's Mandela Day initiative

After the initial launch of the Vital Foundation in August 2013, it has been able to raise R3.2m to fight abuse against women and children.

17 Jul 2014 10:37

'Post Your Selfie & Win' rhino orphanage car on show WODAC Pet Expo

At the WODAC Pet Expo 2014, taking place 18-20 July 2014 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, visitors can take a 'selfie' with the Rhino Orphanage car at Stand 148, post it to Facebook and stand to win a holiday.

15 Jul 2014 09:13

Ellerine Holdings employees donate monthly to Mandela Day beneficiaries

Employees within the Ellerine Holdings group, in South Africa and Namibia, launched the Siyanakekela Community Investment Programme on Mandela Day 2010 to collect funds on a monthly basis to...

10 Jul 2014 10:09

Trek4Mandela in association with Lil-lets: climbing for dignity

It is hard to believe that the majority of girls in Africa miss up to 50 days of schooling each year because they don't have access to a basic need: sanitary towels.

9 Jul 2014 09:00

Donate old wetsuits for charity

The 'Surfers Helping Surfers' campaign is a newly launched campaign that calls on the surfing community to donate old wetsuits that can then be reused...

8 Jul 2014 10:36

Local pop-up shop for the homeless goes global

From China to Cape Town, Brussels to Bangladesh, Florida to France, Mexico to Melbourne, The Street Store - the world's first pop-up clothing store for the homeless...

7 Jul 2014 10:45

Unilever, Wildlands promote green-preneurship

As part of Unilever's goal of improving the livelihoods of consumers who use its products, the fast moving consumer goods company has partnered with the Wildlands Conservation Trust to provide 'green-preneurs' with access to nutrition and hygiene packs.

4 Jul 2014 13:14

Grootbos... In for The Long Run

For Grootbos Nature Reserve owner and Managing Director Michael Lutzeyer, being included in The Long Run is big news.

By Brian Berkman 6 Jun 2014 10:19

Online pop-up shop donates all to charity

The new online retail shopping site, Shop for Good is a first for Cape Town, where all items are 100% donated and proceeds go directly to the Children's Hospital Trust. It is a temporary site, with mostly Cape Town based experiences.

2 Jun 2014 11:27

Clover celebrates Clover Mama Afrika of the Decade and 10-year anniversary at Smarties Week

Some 10 years ago Clover embarked on a CSI initiative that aimed to assist people in disadvantaged communities to help themselves, regain their pride, establish livelihoods and become valuable members of their communities and society.

Issued by Clover 21 May 2014 14:54

Woolworths Childsafe Research and Educational Centre now open

Yesterday 15 May 2014, the Woolworths Childsafe Research and Educational Centre opened in Western Cape. The Woolworths Trust donated R1.45 million towards the R6.4 million the Children's Hospital Trust needed to build the Centre. This is Africa's first centre dedicated to child safety and injury prevention and will provide Childsafe with the infrastructure it needs.

16 May 2014 15:06

Retailers raise R3m for rhino conservation

As the enabler of the Adopt So Our Rhino Don't Die campaign, Bavaria Brewery initiated the historic fund-raising collaboration between Woolworths, Spar, Massmart, Pick 'n Pay and divisions of the Shoprite Checkers Group.

23 Apr 2014 06:53

Nampak goes all-out to keep the Kruger National Park picture perfect

As Africa's largest packaging supplier, Nampak is mindful of the influence that packaging has on the environment and strives to produce packaging that is balanced in terms of providing product protection and preservation, is cost-effective and at the same time takes into account environmental responsibility.

Issued by Nampak 14 Apr 2014 15:25

Guilt free shopping to raise funds for charity

Shop for Good is an online pop-up shop where you can purchase a range of items for a cause.

11 Apr 2014 13:30

Call to donate PnP points to TEARS

Transform Education About Rape and Sexual Abuse (TEARS), a local NGO, is encouraging more South Africans to support it in its fight to educate the country on the damage of sexual abuse by asking for the donation of PnP points.

11 Apr 2014 11:55

Whiskas partners with Cheetah Outreach Trust for new campaign

South African cat food brand Whiskas has unveiled a new campaign entitled 'Big Cat Little Cat' which focuses on the parallels between the behaviour of little domestic cats and their big wild cat cousins.

9 Apr 2014 09:15

A novel way to build teams: volunteer

The Woolworths Trust was formed in 2003 to co-ordinate its community development and charity activities.

4 Apr 2014 14:15

Spar trade show supports children, animals

Some 104 suppliers and 95 retailers converged at The Boardwalk Hotel & Convention Centre in Port Elizabeth for the twice-yearly Spar Eastern Cape trade show at which four new house brand product ranges - including premium pet food - were introduced.

4 Apr 2014 12:11

The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014 14:00

International assistance for sustainable farming project in Limpopo

Eight PepsiCo associates from around the globe, all participants in the company's PepsiCorps programme, have recently travelled to Limpopo to assist Heifer International South Africa on a sustainable farming project it is running in Limpopo.

20 Mar 2014 08:44

Eastgate promotes education with donations

Eastgate Shopping Centre, in Johannesburg, presented Elandspark School in Bedfordview with a donation of R18,356 and four Empisal sewing machines last week, Friday, 14 March 2014.

19 Mar 2014 12:04

Inaugural wine auction raises over R7m for education

The inaugural 2014 AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction, which took place on Saturday 15 March 2014 at the Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch, raised over R7-million for education in the Cape winelands.

19 Mar 2014 10:24

Liqui-Fruit Cape Epic teams ride miles for smiles

Four Liqui-Fruit teams of two riders will take on the challenging 800km 2014 Absa Cape Epic race to raise R500,000 for two victims of dog attacks as part of a collaboration between Liqui-Fruit and the Cipla Miles for Smiles Foundation.

19 Mar 2014 09:44

466/64 Fashion supports children's hospital

When the 466/64 Fashion brand was launched in 2011, its objective was to be the most inspiring global fashion brand and generate a sustainable source of funding for the work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

17 Mar 2014 16:56

Re-Cut Project benefits community

Puma has launched the Re-Cut Project, a new line of shoes with recycled denim uppers that benefits the Be Tho Orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, where both the Puma office and orphanage are located. 100% of the profits from this 2014 footwear collection will be donated to the orphanage.

14 Mar 2014 11:58

The Clothing Bank expands to Midrand

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 launches latest bracelet design

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

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