In a bid to celebrate Women's Day, this year Pick n Pay School Club honours the (often under-celebrated) powerful women in the educational system - our educators. Since 2003, School Club has been immersed in schools, spending hours engaging with over 105,000 educators in all parts of South Africa, and it is through these interactions that School Club has seen the immense impact that educators have on their learners.
Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 2 Sep 2015 10:04
Continuing the theme of "determination" during women's month, Women in Action, (WiA) bishops' and pastors' wives from the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG), visited inmates at the Kgosi Mampuru II Female Correctional Facility in Pretoria, donating toiletries to the women and encouraging them to be determined and use this time of incarceration to make changes in their lives.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 1 Sep 2015 08:53
Mortimer Harvey spent a day giving something back to the staff at HospiceWits. The initiative, called #CareForTheCarers, was conceptualised and launched by the agency in celebration of Mandela Day. HospiceWits provides care and support to communities within the Johannesburg Metropolitan District, primarily Johannesburg and Soweto.
Issued by Mortimer Harvey 26 Aug 2015 11:12
The Peninsula School Feeding Association's (PSFA) 47th annual Blisters for Bread Charity Family Fun Walk took place from The Cape Town Stadium and finished at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday 23rd August 2015. This event, established in 1968 with the main purpose being to raise funds to feed hungry school children, has become one of the major highlights on the Cape Town events calendar. The organisers of the event wish to sincerely apologise for the delayed start this year due to safety measures that had to be in place.
Issued by BLISTERS FOR BREAD 25 Aug 2015 09:54
Walking almost 5km in silence, 20,000 women and children, supported by some men, re-enacted the historic 1956 march to the Union Buildings, honouring those legendary women for taking a stand against the injustices of apartheid and the laws enforcing racial discrimination on the nation, and paying tribute to their important role in changing history and transforming South African society for future generations.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 12 Aug 2015 09:59
Inyathelo: The South African Institute for Advancement is hosting two Advancement Academies in Cape Town in September: the first on 1 and 2 September is for non-profit organisations; and the second, on 2 and 3 September, is aimed at higher education institutions.
Issued by Inyathelo: The SA Institute of Advancement 6 Aug 2015 11:52
Grey Africa was proud to support The North West Department of Education and Sport Development (NWDESD) and SAPESI (The South African Primary Education Support Initiative) in the recent Mobile Library Inauguration ceremony which was held on Thursday, 23 July, at the Royal Marang Hotel, Rustenburg.
Issued by Grey 6 Aug 2015 08:53
The Gendel Strategic Marketing Group was recently appointed the communications agency of choice by Special Olympics South Africa (SOSA). With the objective of raising awareness for the SOSA brand, Gendel has launched a through-the-line campaign called 'Be a hero to the heroes'.
Issued by Gendel Strategic Marketing Group 5 Aug 2015 11:42
Preparations for the third Annual Kaya FM 67KM Relay are fully under way, and the relay race will be officially launched on Thursday, 6 August 2015, via a Captain's Reception event for team captains of the participating teams. The relay will take place on Sunday, 6 September 2015.
Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 4 Aug 2015 11:44
Now in its fifteenth year, the 702 'Walk the Talk' is a popular sporting event on Jo'burg's calendar that encourages entrants to walk for a cause, belief or charity and pave the way for a chosen initiative.
Issued by Zinto Activation Group 3 Aug 2015 11:35
The group of professional women who have been attending the monthly Godllywood 12 Parts of Me meetings, continued their journey of self-discovery and awareness in July as hostess Marcia Pires asked them to consider what they regarded as accepted standards for true beauty. Opinions differed but all agreed that while the visible trappings of fashion and makeup could change the external appearance of a person, the internal qualities and attributes which contribute towards true beauty, are timeless and never out of fashion.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 30 Jul 2015 12:33
Red & Yellow School staff, students and alumni joined forces with the ad industry on Mandela Day (18 July) to provide charities, small businesses and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with marketing and advertising support.
Issued by Red & Yellow 24 Jul 2015 11:13
In a call for Cape Town to unite against hunger at our schools, the Peninsula School Feeding Association (PSFA) enthusiastically announces that its 47th annual Blisters for Bread Charity Family Fun Walk will take place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday 23th August 2015.
Issued by Blisters for Bread 23 Jul 2015 11:04
Each year since Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday in 2008, 18 July has been marked by global volunteerism and a call to action for people to recognise their individual responsibility to change the world. Mandela's living legacy of service is taken up by individuals, communities and corporates on Mandela Day, with people devoting 67 minutes of their time to community service as a display of commitment to fighting poverty and promoting peace and reconciliation.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 22 Jul 2015 14:45
Project Khanya to give light to those in need
Issued by Jacaranda 94.2 FM 21 Jul 2015 13:43
Students from the Job Readiness Initiative, sponsored by Careers24 and implemented with partners Silulo Ulutho Technologies (Pty) Ltd and Learn to Earn (NGO-PBO), graduated in Phillipi and Khayelitsha in the first week of July. The pilot initiative focused on working with students who either are studying to improve their career prospects or to find employment in different sectors to where they are currently working.
Issued by Careers24 21 Jul 2015 13:21
This Mandela 'Day Week' (why do a day when you can do a week?), HDI Youth Marketeers' initiative, Jozi Cinema Club, is bringing the magic and delight of the cinema experience to Jo'burg's township kids who wouldn't ordinarily get to go to a movie house. This is the second year of Jozi Cinema Club, and the 2015 programme will run over five days in Soweto, Diepsloot, Cosmo City and Tembisa, with the final screening Diepkloof on Sunday,19 July.
Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 21 Jul 2015 12:33