Save Our Schools (SOS) did its part for Mandela Day 2019 by launching three initiatives in the Bloekombos community of Kraaifontein. The initiatives were launched in collaboration with Grundfos, Munich Re, and Mountain Falls.
The staff of Sasko bakeries across the country spent their 67 minutes for Mandela Day making sandwiches that were donated to schools in their respective areas. The staff also donated books to school libraries.
To play its part in giving back to communities this past Mandela Day on 18 July 2018, Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages and its partners used its 67 minutes to distribute food parcels to various places in the Western Cape.
The Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive collected 132 tonnes of food or the equivalent of 528,000 meals since its launch on 13 July 2018; the final donation figures are expected to be available by 20 July 2018. The drive encouraged customers to donate non-perishable food items in any of the 500 participating Pick n Pay stores nationwide. Customers could also make a cash donation at the till point, or volunteer their time to engage and educate shoppers about the food drive....
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.
The Wavescape Festival in Cape Town, an ocean-minded event, included film screenings, art exhibitions, ocean talks, filmmaking workshops and a charity auction. A record R328,000 was raised and will be making its way to four important ocean causes.
In March 2016, Beauty Without Cruelty called for the end of hen suffering by committing to a petition for a cage-free policy to be adopted by Mcdonalds SA.
United Front 4 Animals (UFA), OWL, South African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and Animal Voice, the official South African representative of Compassion in World Farming, added their voices to the campaign.
The Mcdonalds franchises based in the US and Canada have already begun to phase out battery-cage use in their supply chain enterprises which have been beneficial to the hens that produce eggs for their consumers. Mcdonalds SA is yet to adopt this policy....