Fits like a glove: Cash Converters donates 800 scarves for Madiba Day

As part of its 67 minutes for Mandela Day, Cash Converters Personal Finance donated 800 hand-warming scarves to Hot91.9FM for its Hot Winter Box drive. On Mandela Day, the 800 Hot Winter Boxes were handed over to Mother of Peace, The Cradle of Hope Ministry, and the Johannesburg Organisation of...

19 Jul 2017

Crazy Store hands over R126k donation to FOCHA

Over the past year, The Crazy Store has been allocating 10% of the sales on selected collectable Crazy Ducks purchased by customers nationwide for The Friends of the Children's Hospital Association (FOCHA) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town. In honour of former President...

18 Jul 2017

Radio 2000 to spend Mandela Day at Joubert Park

Radio 2000 will be broadcasting live from Joubert Park on Nelson Mandela Day, 18 July 2017, between 9am and 12pm. The station will be spending its 67 minutes celebrating Madiba's legacy by feeding and donating blankets to 500 homeless people in the Johannesburg CBD. The homeless people will, in...

13 Jul 2017

Donations for #KnysnaFire may be dropped off at GrandWest's Sun Exhibits

The Sun Exhibits venue at the GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World has been allotted as a collection point for non-perishable food items, clothing, blankets, toiletries, and sealed water containers for those who have been affected by the damaging fires in the Southern Cape. Donations may be made...

14 Jun 2017

Standard Bank adds R10m to aid relief efforts in the WC

Following a week of extreme weather conditions that left many displaced, Standard Bank has donated R10m towards providing relief to those who were affected by the heavy rainfall in Cape Town and fires in Knysna. Standard Bank coastal in Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Mossel Bay, and the greater Cape...

12 Jun 2017

In case of an emergency, scroll Airbnb

Following the severe weather conditions that resulted in floods and runaway fires in the Western Cape, Airbnb has introduced a function that will help accommodate and house people who have affected by natural disasters in the province. The response tool provides urgent housing to those affected by...

12 Jun 2017

Miss SA sets Backabuddy collection record in #KnysnaFire crowdfunding campaign

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters set a new record on the Backabuddy local crowdfunding platform when she raked in more than R290,000 (her target is R500,000) in Knysna fire donations within 72 hours. Nel-Peters had been interviewed by Darren ‘Whackhead' Simpson on 947 and she discussed her...

12 Jun 2017

KFM aids the collection of R13m for #KnysnaFire

Following the recent devastating fires in Knysna, KFM has successfully facilitated the collection of R13m through on-air pledges made by corporated companies and individuals. The pledges starting coming in on Thursday, 8 June 2017, after the KFM Drive show had an interview with Imtiaz Sooliman from...

9 Jun 2017

Algoa FM collecting donations for those affected by fires in Garden Route, PE

Algoa FM has set up a bank account, through its Algoa Cares social outreach programme, to raise funds for the Eden Lions and the People Opposing Poverty in Society Foundation following the devastating fires in the Garden Route and Port Elizabeth. In addition to collecting monetary donations, the...

9 Jun 2017

South Africans raises over R4,8m in Hope against Hunger challenge

South Africans donated more than R4,8m in the Hope against Hunger challenge for World Hunger Day in May. Add Hope will now be able to assist 137 NGOS in feeding more than 120,000 children through the respective sustainable feeding schemes. Add Hope has gone from feeding 40,000 children in 2009 to...

7 Jun 2017

McCain supports Helping Hands initiative in Delmas

In support of the Helping Hands initiative, McCain South Africa has donated R50,000 to help clothe children in Delmas this winter. The initiative aims to provide winter school uniforms to children, who miss days of school because they do not have warm clothes to wear, in the area. To date, the...

7 Jun 2017

Locals launch Thundafund campaign to encourage dog adoption

Emma O'Brien and Paula Graham have a launched a Thundafund campaign to raise funds for their Mutts The Book project. O'Brien and Graham created the coffee table book, which is filled with rescue dog portraits and their stories, with the aim of raising funds for the Community Led Animal Welfare and...

5 Jun 2017

First ever 8-I South Africa to be held in Stellenbosch

The Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography will participate in the very first 8-I South Africa, which will be held at Technopark, Stellenbosch. Web developers, WordPress developers, graphics or animation specialists, communication specialists, marketing professionals, branding specialists,...

16 May 2017

My Period is Awesome campaign, empowering the youth

Project Dignity, and Swedish NPO, Wise Economy Global Association, have partnered up in an effort to get rid of stigma associated with menstruation by offering young woman a solution in managing their menses by supplying them with Subz Pants and Pads, which are reusable and environmentally...

4 May 2017

ABN Event Productions partners with Unicef for fundraising gala

ABN Event Productions will be partnering with Unicef for its Fundraising Gala Dinner with guest of honour, Bollywood actress and Unicef goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg Hotel on 6 May 2017. The event will be led by media entrepreneur and Unicef...

20 Apr 2017

Need saving from the humdrum daily grind?
Need saving from the humdrum daily grind?

TEARS Animal Rescue & Hill's #savedbythedogs invites you to take a breather to spend a little time with TEARS' four-legged superheroes in The Company's Garden, central Cape Town on Wednesday, 15 April, 11am to 2pm (and monthly thereafter). Come walk a dog, play with a puppy and have some fun - the...

14 Apr 2015

Knit towards 67 Blankets

Den Anker Belgian restaurant at the V&A Waterfront is supporting the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day by enticing knitters with a complimentary Liefmans lower-carb Belgian beer and tapas. The group knit, between 12 noon and 5pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 8 to 10, also forms part...

8 Apr 2015

SMS a little hope to support outreach on HIV/AIDS, TB

HOPE Cape Town, located at the Medical School of the University of Stellenbosch, is a non-profit organisation providing outreach, education and counselling at community level, focusing on HIV/AIDS and TB in the Western Cape. It has launched a national SMS donation campaign, calling on the public to...

12 Mar 2015

SA excels at helping poor

South Africa leads in using taxes and transfer payments to help the extremely poor, a World Bank report shows. "No other country of the 12 in the survey used its fiscal policy as effectively to reduce poverty," World Bank economist Catriona Purfield told The Times. The other countries surveyed...

5 Nov 2014

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...

13 Aug 2014

Club Mykonos offers Mandela Day 'care packages'

In the spirit of Mandela Day on 18 July, Club Mykonos in Langebaan will partner with Saldahna Bay Tourism and the local Pick 'n Pay to create 'care packages' for local families who are in need. Guests, hotel staff and local residents are encouraged to participate by donating R67 towards a Care...

11 Jul 2014

Mustadafin Foundation and PnP feed street dwellers

Spirits were high last Friday evening, 20 June 2014, when Mustadafin Foundation and Pick n Pay set up food and blanket distribution marques at Cape Town's Grand Parade. Over a period of two hours, approximately 1,200 hungry street dwellers were treated to a hot meal with coffee and a warm blanket...

26 Jun 2014

Hayani Support Project receives R16,000 from NAB

To assist the Hayani Support Project, a day-care and residential care service for destitute women, children and orphans, the NAB has donated R16,000, which has enabled it put down a deposit to buy the property it was renting in Orange Grove, Johannesburg. "The NPO has been living in a rented house...

5 Dec 2013

Ronald McDonald House Charities launches at Bara

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) will launch its first two Family Rooms at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital on 27 November 2013. The Family Room is located within the hospital, near the paediatric and intensive care units that enables the families of sick children to remain close by. The...

11 Nov 2013

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