Siya Kolisi, John Smit, Jean de Villiers, Corné Krige, Bryan Habana and Percy Montgomery recently took up the South African Rugby Legends Association's #Rugbyunites charity challenge by distributing bags of food that were shopped and packed by themselves at SuperSpar Rosmead in Cape Town. The bags were distributed to three charities including Stepping Stones Sport, Unchain the Plain and Safe House Stellenbosch.
DHL Stormers players Siya Kolisi, Steven Kitshoff, Scarra Ntubeni, Damian Willemse, Dillyn Leyds, Nama Xaba, Kwenzo Blose, and Chris van Zyl visited the Neighbourhood Old Age Home (NOAH) in Woodstock, Cape Town on 4 June to unpack 1,354kgs of food that was delivered by Pick n Pay's Feed the Nation campaign.
Pick n Pay and the DHL Stormers have partnered to help create awareness and raise funds for Pick n Pay's Feed the Nation campaign, which is supporting hundreds of vulnerable communities in lockdown. Each Stormers player has personally donated and collectively they've donated over R50,000 towards Feed the Nation, which to date has raised R52.2m....
Clover has awarded Dorah Semenya of the Shalate Drop-in Centre in Seshego, Limpopo with the 2018 funding for a valued site improvement as well as bread baking training. This forms part of the Clover Mama Afrika Madiba Week, which Clover is running with fleet and mobile asset management solutions company MiX Telematics.
Unilever Food Solutions supported World Food Day on 16 October 2017 by donating a chest freezer and by inviting chefs to #ShareAMeal with children at the Pauline Podbrey Foundation in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. The Pauline Podbrey Foundation offers after-school educational support and sports activities to children from the local community and provides them with a daily meal.
At least 200 employees from Woolworths' Employee Community Involvement Programme worked with learners at ten schools' permaculture food gardens on World Food Day, 16 October 2017. Groups of 20 volunteers worked side by side with learners and educators to dig new beds, mulch, compost, plant and water.
To do their bit for Nelson Mandela Day, members of staff at Diageo SA dedicated their 67 minutes to build houses with Habitat for Humanity in Orange Farm and feeding the less fortunate with Meals on Wheels at the Thabo Mbeki settlement in Johannesburg.
Diageo SA staff members use the funds that they collect in their VEO Community Fund, an employee-led charitable initiative that is funded by their personal contributions from their monthly salaries and matched by the company, to assist in similar activities throughout the year....
This Mandela Day, KFC staff members, along with NGOs, and other stakeholders spent the day volunteering and participating in fundraising initiatives linked to its Add Hope feeding initiative and the charities it supports. The KFC head office in Johannesburg ran a can collection drive that led to the packing of 720 boxes of food for JAM; one of the 137 NGOs that Add Hope supports.
As one of the Shoprite Group's #MandelaDay2017 initiatives, it will take hands with NOAH. NOAH lives #ActForChange and takes #ActionAgainstPoverty by making it possible for social pensioners to live with dignity, purpose and companionship.