Raise Your Hand is an ongoing initiative designed to inform, motivate and encourage the public to get involved in improving our country's outlook, one future leader at a time.
7 Mar 2014 15:17
TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg has joined the social movement for change and accepted their #RAKNomination from Standard Bank.
Issued by TBWA 4 Mar 2014 13:29
In support of the Alexandra Community Broadcasting Trust, known as AlexFM, Grant Thornton will host a fundraiser evening of a three-course meal; an art auction, presided over by local artist Bongi Dhlomo-Mautla and entertainment by musician, Vusi Nova on 6 March 2014 at its offices.
4 Mar 2014 08:16
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
The Community Chest has a core objective to inspire a nation of active citizens. The organisation will be hosting its annual golf day at De Zalze Winelands Estate in Stellenbosch on Friday, 28 March.
Issued by The Community Chest of The Western Cape 27 Feb 2014 22:38
Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on Wednesday, 5 March 2014, by reading the same story on the same day out aloud to the children in your lives.
26 Feb 2014 07:52
In a joint effort by craft and design entrepreneur, AVOOVA, the Jobs Fund (National Treasury) and the Cape Craft & Design Institute, 50 sustainable jobs have been created in the Klein Karoo town of Prince Albert.
25 Feb 2014 15:00
The Department of Social Development has called on all non-profit organisations (NPOs) that are registered with the department, and haven't submitted their annual reports, to do so by 31 March in order to avoid being deregistered.
25 Feb 2014 10:54
The Cape Craft & Design Institute (CCDI) is managing the new Better Living Challenge (BLC) competition, part of the Western Cape Government's 110% Green initiative, which encourages organisations to commit to the Green Economy.
21 Feb 2014 09:24
Today, 21 February 2014, is International Mother Tongue Day and the Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign will be highlighting the importance of reading and sharing stories with children in their mother tongue languages through its weekly literacy supplement and a special Twitter drive.
21 Feb 2014 09:01
On Friday, 14 February, a team of HDI Youth Marketeers' staff took to Bopanang Primary school in Soweto to show some love.
Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 20 Feb 2014 11:56
Said officially, it is a marketing tool used to help address the social issues of the day, through providing resources and funding, whilst at the same time addressing important business objectives.
By Matthew Karpinski 20 Feb 2014 09:09
Over R130,000 was raised when 28 riders from BMi Research, 4PL and SixSqure hit the tracks on a two-day 180km challenge from Bronkhorstspruit to Machadodorp to raise money for the Ubuhle Day Care and Development Centre based in Bronkhorstspruit.
Issued by BMi Research 14 Feb 2014 10:50
Marie Claire's Naked issue was launched on 12 February 2014 at Mondiall restaurant in Cape Town with 36 celebrities going nude in aid of The Lunchbox Fund.
14 Feb 2014 09:06
Shoprite Checkers announced last week that it is adding 10 soup trucks to its existing fleet of mobile soup kitchen units to feed an additional four million people, in response to the social media trend sweeping the country known as #Neknominations. (video)
13 Feb 2014 09:17
Kayli Levitan and Max Pazak of M&C Saatchi Abel have created 'The Street Store', described as the world's first rent-free, premise-free and free 'pop-up store' for the homeless.
12 Feb 2014 09:05
In a bid to improve the heart wellness of a whole community, Flora will be educating and supporting the residents of Villiersdorp in the Western Cape to lower their cholesterol and lead a healthier lifestyle in a 21-day cholesterol challenge. The aim is to inspire South Africans to see how simple it is to adopt heart healthy habits.
11 Feb 2014 09:49
On 22 January, Primedia Outdoor and their client, Fino, teamed up to donate 500 school bags and 523 stationery packs to two high schools in the Emfuleni Municipality.
Issued by Primedia Outdoor 10 Feb 2014 13:31
What crazy, self-aggrandising, corporate-exploited BS has happened to Nek Nominations, the latest craze sweeping social media.
By Peter Mann 10 Feb 2014 06:48
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. It has a mobile service and a board game designed to achieve these objectives.
6 Feb 2014 08:50
For the fourth consecutive year, Women in Action, a group of pastors' wives from the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, participated in the World Cancer Day initiative, hosting a community education and awareness morning at the Diepkloof Multipurpose Hall in Soweto.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 4 Feb 2014 11:40
The Cape Craft & Design Institute (CCDI) calls on craft producers and designers to register for its training courses, which are run at only R30 per person in Cape Town and free in rural areas.
31 Jan 2014 07:54
The Board and the Management of the Community Chest have made the difficult decision to postpone Carnival 2014. It was not a decision taken lightly, but one based on a careful review of the projected income for the event.
Issued by The Community Chest of The Western Cape 28 Jan 2014 09:05
Biblionef has launched its 1 Million Books Campaign in response to the high illiteracy levels in South Africa and that more than 16,000 public schools in South Africa do not have libraries.
22 Jan 2014 08:50
Now here's an interesting concept - some of us are proper hoarders when it comes to our wardrobes, but here's an opportunity to give it all away to the homeless. It's called The Street Store, and it's happening Tuesday, 14 January 2014, in Green Point, Cape Town.
By Sindy Peters 13 Jan 2014 07:06
It's obvious that banning alcohol promotion won't stop people from drinking but it's also abundantly clear that the social cost of alcohol abuse is much more than society can afford.
By Lebo Mukansi 10 Jan 2014 08:33
The Nordex Education Trust, the South African empowerment arm of German turbine-manufacturer Nordex donated a R250,000 tent to Gospel Church of Power in Africa in Gugulethu, Cape Town and a further R250,000 to Chaeli Campaign, a NPO based in Plumstead Cape Town at the beginning of December 2013.
7 Jan 2014 10:51
Black youth radio station Gagasi FM has embarked on a unique trade initiative that will not just raise awareness of its rapidly growing listenership but also help provide much needed educational toys to pre-schools serving disadvantaged children in KwaZulu-Natal.
Issued by Gagasi FM 7 Jan 2014 10:51
During December 2013, Vodacom donated 1200 food hampers to the St Clement's Home Based Care Project, a non-profit organisation based in Clermont, Durban that renders a supportive service to people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and orphaned and vulnerable children in and around the area.
7 Jan 2014 10:45
Christmas wishes do come true - thanks to the intervention of people like Algoa FM journalist Doreen Loubser, who ensured that a young boy's rugby jersey that had been signed by all the Springbok Sevens team players was given to him just in time for Christmas.
Issued by Algoa FM 27 Dec 2013 10:19
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