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Open a candybox for Women's Day
Open a candybox for Women's Day

Candystick, a secure online site that makes it easier and stress-free for businesses to collect money for donations, is encouraging businesses of any size - small and large - to open up a candybox for a woman's charity of their choice...

29 Jul 2015 13:55

Domestos' Brighter Future Campaign gives 24 schools new toilets
Domestos' Brighter Future Campaign gives 24 schools new toilets

Sanitation is dignity, but for thousands of school-going children in South Africa, access to adequate sanitation, which is enshrined in our constitution as a human right, remains a distant reality...

28 Jul 2015 11:15



Ackermans celebrates Mandela's legacy - Ackermans
Ackermans celebrates Mandela's legacy

In honour of Mandela Day, Ackermans' staff in various departments used their 67 minutes in service to the community to make cushions, mats, puppets and build puppet stages for Ackermans' Ububele Story Schools initiative...

Issued by Ackermans 27 Jul 2015 11:48

Rentokil Initial colleagues honour Nelson Mandela by giving back to their communities - Rentokil Initial
Rentokil Initial colleagues honour Nelson Mandela by giving back to their communities

Each year Rentokil Initial actively supports colleagues wishing to participate in Mandela Day. This year was no different, and each of the 19 branches across the country rose to the challenge...

Issued by Rentokil Initial 23 Jul 2015 09:51

DJs for Bread
[Mandela Day heroes] In the business of doing good

How do companies connect with an audience that is growing increasingly savvy to traditional advertising ploys, adding to their bottom line while doing something socially meaningful at the same time?

By Nicci Botha 17 Jul 2015 08:26

Shoprite mobilises for Mandela Day
Shoprite mobilises for Mandela Day

To honour Nelson Mandela on what would have been his 97th birthday, the Shoprite Group is celebrating the legacy of South Africa's former president by mobilising some of its 130,000 staff and providing resources to assist needy organisations across the country on International Mandela Day, 18 July 2015...

16 Jul 2015 10:45

Gogos beat Celebs in bead-off challenge
Gogos beat Celebs in bead-off challenge

A group of South African celebrities took on the Gogos from Relate bracelets recently in a beading challenge to raise awareness of South Africa's senior citizens...

15 Jul 2015 11:40

Call to fight woman and child abuse for Mandela Day
Call to fight woman and child abuse for Mandela Day

With a month to go until we honour Nelson Mandela on his birthday, 18 July, the Vital Foundation is calling on all South Africans to spend time serving at an organisation fighting woman and child abuse...

14 Jul 2015 12:00

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to help keep girls in school
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to help keep girls in school

Research shows that, in South Africa, most impoverished girls miss up to 50 days of school annually due to menstrual hygiene-related challenges. For the past eight years Procter & Gamble has successfully run the Always Keeping Girls in School initiative, which aims to...

10 Jul 2015 10:10

Celebrity chefs at The Cape Leopard Trust fundraiser
Celebrity chefs at The Cape Leopard Trust fundraiser

The Cape Leopard Trust Fundraiser is to be held on Saturday, 15 August, 2015, at the Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards, Franschhoek. The luncheon will be hosted by Master of Ceremonies Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp, a returning host, and Africa Melane...

7 Jul 2015 13:00

Mount Vernon launches Rhino Tears wines
Mount Vernon launches Rhino Tears wines

Mount Vernon wine estate near Klapmuts in the Western Cape has launched its Rhino Tears wines which are available for purchase through a newly launched e-commerce site Rhinotears.co.za...

6 Jul 2015 13:47

Nivea launches Pay with Care campaign
Nivea launches Pay with Care campaign

Instead of asking people to reach into their pockets to make a donation or to buy a product to show they care, Nivea is asking them to, quite literally, Pay with Care. Those who make a 'Care Promise' on Nivea's website will be rewarded with a 'R10 off' voucher sent to their phone to redeem in-store...

2 Jul 2015 11:30

© Le Moal Olivier – 123RF.com
Sustainability: a lever for growth

Sustainability is becoming more and more about business as companies realise that it can be a lever for growth...

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Jun 2015 07:30

Charity dress auction launched in aid of Princess Project
Charity dress auction launched in aid of Princess Project

Some of SA's hottest designers and most stylish celebrities have donated an array of beautiful dresses as part of an auction that aims to raise funds for non-profit organisation Princess Project.

25 Jun 2015 12:12

Social enterprise is changing - Neil Robinson
Social enterprise is changing - Neil Robinson

Relate, a South African not-for-profit, recently announced its phenomenal growth by 70% in just one financial year.

By Jessica Taylor 24 Jun 2015 07:00

Deccan Road Primary School particpated in the Collect-A-Bag campaign
Schools participate in Collect-A-Bag campaign

The Collect-A-Bag campaign encourages communities to collect plastic bags from Albany Superior loaves to decrease pollution and dumping...

22 Jun 2015 06:35

Fruit-handling depot to service Robertson opened
Fruit-handling depot to service Robertson opened

Constitution Road Wine Growers has opened a fully operational fruit-handling depot to service the requirements of producers in the Robertson area...

19 Jun 2015 12:00

Shoprite and Checkers launch winter warmth campaign
Shoprite and Checkers launch winter warmth campaign

Shoprite and Checkers have initiated their #ActsOfWarmth winter campaign, which aims to inspire South Africans to act for warmth. The campaign officially launched yesterday with well-known South African personalities taking up the challenge to make a difference in the lives of others...

18 Jun 2015 11:05

Mixed-media artist and maize meal brand unite to help nourish and feed
Mixed-media artist and maize meal brand unite to help nourish and feed

Thanks to a collaboration between a well-known mixed-media artist and a maize meal brand, an art exhibition in Durban is to help nourish, feed and bring about social change, via community support at grassroots level through feeding schemes and a sewing project...

18 Jun 2015 08:00

Ghd partners with PinkDrive
Ghd partners with PinkDrive

Good Hair Day (ghd) South Africa has announced a partnership with the PinkDrive breast cancer public benefit organisation in which PinkDrive will receive a percentage of sales on ghd's annual limited edition pink styler, as well as its support for the cause in relevant ventures for the next year...

17 Jun 2015 10:15

Upcycling old billboards for good
Upcycling old billboards for good

Jaguar Land Rover and Continental Outdoor Media have partnered with E'Yako Green to recycle old billboards, empowering local communities...

15 Jun 2015 12:13

Cluster farming initiative opens commercial agri-markets for small-holder farmers
Cluster farming initiative opens commercial agri-markets for small-holder farmers

The massive gap between large-scale commercial farmers and 'small-holder' farmers has resulted in many farmers simply not being able to produce the quantities of crops required to enter formal markets....

4 Jun 2015 10:47

Brighten a child's life, make 'Pretty Things for Little Things'
Brighten a child's life, make 'Pretty Things for Little Things'

Once again, the 'Pretty Things for Little Things' competition has launched to encourage senior citizens, and others, to create clothes and toys for needy children. Prizes are offered provincially and nationally to entrants over 60...

2 Jun 2015 09:45

FoodBank South Africa calls for 'Food Fast' on World Hunger Day
FoodBank South Africa calls for 'Food Fast' on World Hunger Day

FoodBank SA is encouraging the people of South Africa to commit to fast for 12 hours from 7am to 7pm on 28 May 2015, World Hunger Day and make a R40 donation...

25 May 2015 11:28

PnP educational programme to improve matric pass rate
PnP educational programme to improve matric pass rate

According to the Department of Education's 2014 matric review, approximately 41% of learners who enter Grade 1 end up matriculating...

22 May 2015 12:00

It's win-win when you Vote4Charity
It's win-win when you Vote4Charity

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet has kicked off its national Vote4Charity survey campaign, asking supporters to vote and win money for their favourite charity...

11 May 2015 13:51

Enter the SAB Foundation Social Innovation competition
Enter the SAB Foundation Social Innovation competition

Entrepreneurs and innovators with innovative, pro-poor products and services are invited to enter for the SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards 2015 which carries a first prize of R1m...

11 May 2015 07:20

Puma grows wings
Puma grows wings

Puma has collaborated with Wings for Life World Run, confirming a multi-year partnership that kicks off in May this year. It will support event staff and athletes participating in the Wings for Life World Run...

20 Apr 2015 11:56

Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrors
Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrors

A recent exposé published in a South African daily newspaper and featured on the front page as "School Toilets of Shame", revealed the horrific truth about sanitation in Gauteng schools - in most cases there isn't any...

By Peter Cowan 2 Apr 2015 10:40

National Breakfast Month sheds light on the power of breakfast
National Breakfast Month sheds light on the power of breakfast

Breakfast is generally known as the most important meal of the day, yet according to a study published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, there's a tendency to skip it...

23 Mar 2015 14:21

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