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Celebs participate in 'Slipper Day' initiative

As part of Reach for a Dreams' "Slipper Day" initiative, Wimpy visited the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, delivering meals and slippers to the children's wards at both hospitals and Reach for a Dream added to the fun and excitement, by...

Dawn pampers abused women
Dawn pampers abused women

click to enlargeAs its contribution to Women's Day on 9 August 2012, the Dawn mobile spa bus will be taking a break from its busy schedule to stop off and give back to women who have been affected by physical and emotional abuse. It will visit the Ikhaya Lethemba Shelter for abused women in...

Beautifull food opens in art centre Cape Town
Beautifull food opens in art centre Cape Town

As part of the Beautifull life, an interactive space in Bree St, Cape Town, home to various resident artists and the Youngblood arts & culture development initiatives, Beautifull food has opened offering local organic produce. All profits from the restaurant support arts and culture through...

Still time to nominate winning women
Still time to nominate winning women

Nomination forms for the 2012 Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year need to be picked up from the group's stores or online, as the closing date is Thursday 26 April 2012. The nominees should be entered into one of the five categories: Health Care-Givers; Educators; Socio-Economic Business Developers;...

'Share the care' raises R650 000
'Share the care' raises R650 000

This year's 'Share the care' campaign from mothers purchasing Elizabeth Anne's and Purity brands purchased between July and October 2011 has raised R650 000 for the Avril Elizabeth Home and its 170 residents. This is the 19th year that Tiger Brands has been caring for the home's residents and it has...

Show your support in style with Women's Health

Women's Health and Maidenform Lingerie have joined forces to produce South Africa's first Bra-celet - a hot pink accessory that is meant to become a symbol of solidarity in the fight against breast cancer. Women and men are wearing the Bra-celet throughout October 2011 to raise funds and increase...

Charity book sale

To raise funds for the NGO Wola Nani, which runs programmes for women, orphans and vulnerable children affected by the AIDS pandemic in the Western Cape, the Gardens Shopping Centre will host a charity book sale from 22-26 July 2011. In addition, there will also be a wide variety of contemporary,...

Children's home receives clothes from Jet
Children's home receives clothes from Jet

click to enlargeFollowing the suggestion of an Edcon employee, the marketing division of Jet stores donated 17 boxes of clothing to the children at Njabulo Children's Home in Maraisburg at the end of January 2011. The donation will be used to clothe eight boys and four girls. The home is funded by...

Kulula joins Mo' time
Kulula joins Mo' time

Kulula has joined forces with the Movember campaign, a charity event held annually during November where men are encouraged to 'grow a mo' to raise awareness and funds for prostate and testicular cancer. Its famous Flying 101 plane now sports its very own mo'. The airline has also recruited some of...

Charity book sale successful
Charity book sale successful

The inaugural Cavendish Square Literacy Book Sale, which was themed around National Children's Day and held last week, raised R68 557 for the NGO, Wola Nani's programmes for orphans and vulnerable children. Celebrities including Heart 104.9FM presenter, Saskia Falken; e.tv weatherman, Derek van Dam;...

Fair Cape wins Guinness World Record
Fair Cape wins Guinness World Record

click to enlargeThe Fair Cape Dairies' attempt to produce the world's largest yoghurt, a 500 litre tub of Free Range Rooibos, in January 2010 at Canal Walk shopping centre in Cape Town has paid off. It is now the official Guinness World Record holder, beating the previous record that was set in...

Carnival wine for carnival time
Carnival wine for carnival time

To celebrate the Cape Town Carnival on 18-20 March 2010, Perdeberg Winery has released a special-edition charity wine range of Chenin Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz/Pinotage/Viogner and Sparkling Rosé, retailing for R23, R27 and R39 respectively. Proceeds from this special range will be donated...

Franschhoek opens its gardens for charity
Franschhoek opens its gardens for charity

click to enlargeFranschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Association is hosting its Open Gardens Festival from 24 - 25 October 2009, allowing the public access to ten of the area's most beautiful blooming gardens in all their spring finery. There will be a fresh goods market in the middle of town with a...

Aspiring hotel manager wins Wimpy Youth Day bursary
Aspiring hotel manager wins Wimpy Youth Day bursary

click to enlargeIn celebration of Youth Day this year, Wimpy gave away a bursary valued at R19,760 to put towards an education trust or to use for current education fees. The lucky winner of the prize is Norman Ndlela, a resident of Buccleuch, Gauteng, who SMSed his name and age to a special line...

Spreading festive cheer to the underprivileged
Spreading festive cheer to the underprivileged

click to enlargeLooking to bring some joy to underprivileged children, Primedia@Home raised funds to hire ten face painters and a magician and base them at the popular Super Jumbo Cash and Carry store in Crown Mines. They were briefed to paint the faces of the many underprivileged, disabled...

Retailer offers support for women

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in South Africa, and the very real fact is that approximately one in every 10 women in SA will develop breast cancer. Clicks and Professor Justus Apffelstaedt, Associate Professor: University of Stellenbosch and Head: Breast Clinic, Tygerberg Hospital, are...

Bakers Mini Cricket hits the road
Bakers Mini Cricket hits the road

click to enlargeThe Bakers Mini Cricket - heartbeat of South African Cricket road show will kick off at Parkview Junior Primary in Gauteng on Friday, 29 August 2008. The interactive show will travel around the country visiting primary and pre-primary schools to educate young boys and girls of all...

Go green and get your free lemon tree
Go green and get your free lemon tree

To ensure there'll always be an unlimited supply of lemons available, Savanna is giving away a free lemon tree this year to celebrate Arbor Week, which runs from 1 - 7 September. Consumers can simply buy a case of Savanna Dry or Light from their nearest Makro to receive a free tree. The promotion...

Almost a million ways to make a child smile
Almost a million ways to make a child smile

click to enlargeThe annual ‘Caring for Our Children' campaign by Danone Clover has raised R900,000 in the first of its two month winter run, and is a fine illustration of Madiba's words: “There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.” In previous...

Coaching the coaches
Coaching the coaches

click to enlargeBakers Mini Cricket recently hosted a delegation of coaches and administrators from the 16 provincial affiliates of Cricket South Africa (CSA) at their annual national seminar, held at Hunters Rest near Rustenburg. The conference was held to thank the delegates for their tireless...

Following Queen's suit

Have strayed onto the wrong side of the law, Queen Moroka is doing some community work on TV soapie, Generations (SABC1 from 8pm). Her community service sees her in a homeless shelter where, after a while, she realises how much destitute people need blankets in winter. She then buys blankets from...

Go M.A.D!
Go M.A.D!

click to enlargeAugust marks the launch of the M.A.D (Make a Difference) World global campaign. M.A.D World aims to inspire people to make a difference to themselves, to others and to the planet. One hundred and eight M.A.D World hearts are moving across the globe, being handed to famous people and...

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