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Unilever launches Dove Self Esteem Project to boost girls' self-worth
Unilever launches Dove Self Esteem Project to boost girls' self-worth

Unilever South Africa recently launched the Dove Self Esteem Project, which is set to reach 100,000 girls by the end of 2015 through self-esteem workshops aimed at building body confidence.

1 Oct 2014 15:02

Finalist from Durbanville Hills competes for Farm Worker of the Year 2014
Finalist from Durbanville Hills competes for Farm Worker of the Year 2014

Mervyn Davies of Durbanville Hills and regional winner of the Farm Worker of the Year 2014 award is now competing against the winners of the other 14 regions for the Western Cape title.

30 Sep 2014 11:15

Hungry Lion serves up Guinness World Record on Heritage Day
Hungry Lion serves up Guinness World Record on Heritage Day

On Heritage Day, Hungry Lion set a new Guinness World Record for the largest serving of fried chicken, handing out over 1.6 tons free chicken to Mitchells Plain residents from a mega sized, 4-metre version of its Pride Bucket...

26 Sep 2014 09:09

State asks private companies to donate to an Ebola fund
State asks private companies to donate to an Ebola fund

The Department of Health has appealed to the country's private sector to donate to the Ebola Response Fund to assist the countries affected by the virus.

26 Sep 2014 08:26

Campaign to donate reading glasses for every purchased pair
Campaign to donate reading glasses for every purchased pair

As part of Eye Care Awareness Month, from 23 September to 20 October 2014, Readwell Reading Glasses and Clicks will donate a pair of reading glasses to a senior citizen, for every Readwell reading glasses purchased.

22 Sep 2014 13:09

Loeries 2014: Unilever leads the shift from the African opportunity to the African challenge
Loeries 2014: Unilever leads the shift from the African opportunity to the African challenge

Unilever believes that creativity is the key to making sustainable living commonplace - its vision not only for itself as a company, but SA and the African continent as a whole...

By Jessica Taylor 22 Sep 2014 10:35

MyPlanet, supporting rhino conservation in transparent manner
MyPlanet, supporting rhino conservation in transparent manner

With International Rhino Day just around the corner, on 22 September 2014, there is a renewed focus around raising funds for rhino conservation and concern around misappropriation of funds.

19 Sep 2014 13:30

Levi's celebrates entrepreneurs with Pioneer Nation festival
Levi's celebrates entrepreneurs with Pioneer Nation festival

The American clothing company's first ever Pioneer Nation festival aims at helping young South Africans design a passionate, productive future for their generation...

25 Aug 2014 08:30

Effective community engagement is vital for CSI success
Effective community engagement is vital for CSI success

As part of its ongoing drive to create dialogue and facilitate knowledge transfer within the corporate social investment and responsibility sphere, Kaelo Engage hosted a breakfast dialogue at the Johannesburg...

13 Aug 2014 11:17

Shoprite's Mobile Soup Kitchens: a food security initiative
Shoprite's Mobile Soup Kitchens: a food security initiative

The Shoprite feeding programme has reached a milestone in growing its fleet to 22 units, allowing approximately 600,000 people in dire circumstances to be served a nutritious meal each month.

5 Aug 2014 15:45

Making Mandela Day last longer
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 - Clover
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
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
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 - Nampak
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
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
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
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
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

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