In answer to the growing violence against women and children in South Africa, 5FM's Sureshnie Rider and luxury rewards programme Legacy Lifestyle have taken a stand and launched an innovative corporate social initiative.
5 Dec 2013 13:46
Residents of the Kensington Home for the Aged in Cape Town received an early Christmas surprise when they were given a TV, DVD player, DVD's, cleaning products and washing powder by a team from Club Travel in partnership with affiliate, Chelsea Travel.
5 Dec 2013 13:28
Hosted by the Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust and professional services firm Deloitte, the inaugural KickstART exhibition at the Pniel Museum features charcoal sketches selected from more than 180 children from 15 disadvantaged schools who participated in the KickstART Outreach Week in September.
4 Dec 2013 10:45
The Rekgaratlhile Honey Bee Project in the Tsantsabane local municipality has turned bees into tiny winged allies in building a sustainable enterprise that will provide the impoverished rural community with employment opportunities.
3 Dec 2013 07:06
Midas has donated 200 Booster car seats to the Imperial I-Pledge Car Seats For Kids road safety campaign. The handover was recently done at the Wheel Well store in The Brightwater Commons Shopping Centre, Randburg. The Wheel Well is an non-profit organisation that promotes road safety and focuses exclusively on children.
2 Dec 2013 12:57
In an attempt to encourage communities and the youth to join hands in the fight against rape and violence in South Africa, Lifeline Pietermaritzburg together with the Diakonia Council of Churches, last year launched the Black Campaign.
2 Dec 2013 11:51
Bakwena recently hosted its fifth annual charity golf day at the Centurion Country Club near Pretoria and raised R220,000 for the various charitable causes that they support. This is a 20% improvement on last year's amount.
2 Dec 2013 09:27
The R20-million Volkswagen loveLife Youth Centre in Uitenhage's KwaNobuhle township opened on 1 December 2012 and yesterday, it celebrated its first birthday. Its manager Themba Maseti announced several successes and bold plans for the year ahead.
2 Dec 2013 08:34
The Dargle Valley Primary School in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands was selected by Chevrolet Ute Force and the Ripples for Good Foundation as the team's final project for 2013 in order to spread festive cheer while giving the school a facelift in preparation for the New Year.
2 Dec 2013 07:55
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
As part of their corporate social investment initiative, Menlyn Park Shopping Centre has donated pavers that will cover 10,000m2 at the New Hope School in Pretoria.
2 Dec 2013 07:24
Khuhle Skosana, a 12-year old from Kriel in Mpumalanga, biggest dream was to become a helicopter pilot for a day. This dream became a reality when she recently visited Denel Aviation in Kempton Park, Gauteng.
2 Dec 2013 07:16
Staff from LexisNexis South Africa (LNSA), provider of content and technology solutions for professionals, recently participated in the company's annual Cares Day initiative which saw their employees nationwide rolling up their sleeves to assist anti-human trafficking organisations.
2 Dec 2013 06:46
Upon being diagnosed with a rare form of osteosarcoma, a form of cancer in the bone, at the end of 2010, Kimberley Rose's brother, Justin, called up a school-friend - Sasha Righini of The Plastics - and asked him to allow Kim to enter their studio to record a pop song.
28 Nov 2013 08:50
GE South Africa has made a donation of R100,000 to the SOS Children's Village in Mamelodi, Pretoria. The donation was handed over to the home by Ian Graham, CFO of Oil and Gas for sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Africa.
28 Nov 2013 08:36
Underprivileged children from care homes in Bloemfontein, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Polokwane, Middelburg and Bethlehem were recently treated to Christmas shopping sprees at their local Jet Stores.
28 Nov 2013 07:28
More than 9,000 people recently flooded the streets of Kyalami near Johannesburg in a firm protest against the abuse of South African women and children at the 1st for Women and Jacaranda FM Sisters with Blisters walk.
28 Nov 2013 07:22
Bambi Nursery School in Pretoria has been nominated as the recipient of the Lonza Wood Protection and Mintroad Saw Mills Jungle Gym competition prize. Original winner of the competition, Johann van Loggerenberg, decided to donate his prize to the nursery school after he heard that their jungle gym was damaged and no longer safe to play on.
28 Nov 2013 06:57
This Christmas, as part of the Smile for Life campaign, Woolworths and MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet have teamed up with Operation Smile South Africa, a MyVillage beneficiary, to give 100 children born with cleft palates or cleft lips life-changing operations.
27 Nov 2013 12:03
Spur Steak Ranches raised R91,834 for rhino conversation, in just one week, in a cricket-themed promotion targeting its loyalty card holders.
27 Nov 2013 11:48
Each December the Cape Town city centre comes alive for a run at which no winner is declared and no medals are awarded - there isn't even an official timekeeper - yet year after year it attracts upwards of 20,000 entries.
25 Nov 2013 12:06
Volkswagen Group South Africa was recently presented with the Chairman's Award of Excellence for its corporate social investment (CSI) programmes in 2013.
25 Nov 2013 08:39
Children from the Rainbow Children's Village in Westdene, Johannesburg will enjoy an early festive season after Energizer announced the launch of its Energizer Making Smiles Last Longer Campaign in partnership with the Cresta Shopping Centre in Randburg.
25 Nov 2013 07:33
Bright Start, a non-profit organisation (NPO) from Hout Bay in Cape Town, and the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company have delivered lockers to 260 learners at Silikamva High School in Hout Bay.
25 Nov 2013 07:15
In an ideal world quality higher education would be available to everyone, all educational resources and technologies would be free, no student would be left behind for financial reasons - education would be a right and not a privilege.
By Sindy Peters 21 Nov 2013 11:05
Luckie Entertainment, an online radio station and media platform that will be launched in February 2014, has conducted a successful charity drive to assist the Ark Animal Centre in Chartwell, Gauteng.
20 Nov 2013 12:09
Ray-Ban will be hosting OneSight Acoustics at the Backsberg Wine Estate near Paarl in the Western Cape on Saturday, 23 November to raise money which will go towards the annual vision clinics hosted in South Africa.
20 Nov 2013 11:20
Meals on Wheels Community Services, a non-profit organisation assisting the aged since 1961, have challenged 15 of their corporate supporters to compete with each other to see who can prepare the most delicious nutritious meals for more than 600 people.
20 Nov 2013 10:45
The Eden to Addo Corridor Initiative has received a promise of R8m in government funding, if the project itself raises R500,000 before the end of 2013.
18 Nov 2013 08:12
The University of KwaZulu-Natal's Mechatronics and Robotics Research Group (MR2G) will receive a Ford Ranger 4x4 Wildtrak for its participation in the DARPA Grand Challenge.
18 Nov 2013 07:17
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