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New global partnership sees The Sunflower Fund become DKMS Africa
New global partnership sees The Sunflower Fund become DKMS AfricaArticle

Following an amalgamation of the two organisations, The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS has now become DKMS Africa, a donor recruitment centre and stem cell registry...

25 Mar 2021

Despite Covid-19, Sunflower Fund increased donor registrations since lockdown
Despite Covid-19, Sunflower Fund increased donor registrations since lockdownArticle

The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS increased its stem cell donors by 9,000 since the start of the lockdown in 2020...

4 Mar 2021

Sunflower Fund to host 'Powered by Purpose' online event
Sunflower Fund to host 'Powered by Purpose' online eventArticle

The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, 12 November, titled 'Powered by Purpose' as part of its Sunflower Day celebrations...

2 Nov 2020

Sunflower Fund calls on South Africans to support flagship campaign
Sunflower Fund calls on South Africans to support flagship campaignArticle

To mark the end of the National Bone Marrow Stem Cell Donation and Leukaemia Awareness Month, which is observed from the 15 August to 15 October, the Sunflower Fund is urging South Africans to support its flagship campaign, Sunflower Day...

1 Oct 2020

New date set for annual Sunflower Day campaign
New date set for annual Sunflower Day campaignArticle

Due to the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, the Sunflower Fund's annual Sunflower Day campaign is being moved from its signature date...

8 Jul 2020

Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund launched
Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund launchedArticle

The Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund, in partnership with Community Chest, aims to support an industry in crisis as they provide hope and kindness to needy communities...

24 Apr 2020

#MusicExchange: Niyaaz Arendse
#MusicExchange: Niyaaz ArendseArticle

Capetonian Niyaaz Arendse is 24 years old and making waves fast. His debut single "Don't Need It" was released three weeks ago and is already charting on the KFM top 40...

Martin Myers 23 Apr 2020

Calendar Girls at the Masque Theatre is a perfect holiday show
Calendar Girls at the Masque Theatre is a perfect holiday showArticle

This delightful production of Calendar Girls is a perfect choice for the "reboot" initiative that celebrates 60 years of Masque Theatre entertainment.

Coleen van Staden 13 Dec 2019

Support #SunflowerDay2019
Support #SunflowerDay2019Article

A bunch of flowers is likely to brighten anyone's day...

20 Sep 2019

Alana James, CEO of The Sunflower Fund and Pippa Hudson of Cape Talk.
#WomensMonth: Do we know what our power is?Article

Women often talk about power in all sorts of contexts, but do we actually know what our power is? This is the question posed by Alana James, chief executive officer of The Sunflower Fund...

Nicci Botha 19 Aug 2019

Get your Sunflower Day tope at these retailers
Get your Sunflower Day tope at these retailersArticle

This year, The Sunflower Fund's multi-purpose accessory, Tube of Hope (tope), will be on sale at Pick n Pay stores nationwide, selected independent pharmacies and online at Zando from 1 August 2019. Sunflower Day will be commemorated on Friday, 20 September 2019...

23 Jul 2019

BON Hotels launches multi-tiered CSI partnership with Sunflower Fund
BON Hotels launches multi-tiered CSI partnership with Sunflower FundArticle

The BON Hotels group has launched a multi-tiered CSI partnership with The Sunflower Fund Registry for Africa...

29 Apr 2019

#BestofBiz 2017: CSI & Sustainability
#BestofBiz 2017: CSI & SustainabilityArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's CSI & Sustainability site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2017

New-look topes for 2017 Sunflower Day
New-look topes for 2017 Sunflower DayArticle

With more than 200,000 people expected to don the new-look topes (Tubes of Hope) for this year's Sunflower Day on 15 September, all sold at Pick n Pay will see a direct donation to the Sunflower Fund.

22 Aug 2017

Mark your emails with Stamps for Good and support a charity
Mark your emails with Stamps for Good and support a charityArticle

Advertising agency M&C Saatchi Abel and its client, RocketSeed, have launched a newly launched initiative, Stamps for Good, which is made up of ten virtual stamps linked to ten different charities...

27 Oct 2016

TOPS at SPAR Bierfest launches #SUNDAYFUNDAY
TOPS at SPAR Bierfest launches #SUNDAYFUNDAYArticle

The annual national touring festival of Bavarian bier culture, TOPS at SPAR Bierfest has announced the launch of its fundraising initiative #SUNDAYFUNDAY.

14 Oct 2016

Celia Collins from Carat, handing over the 2016 MOST award for best media owner – cinema category award to the Cinemark sales team – Claire Smith, Eric Blignaut, Kim Cox, Lynne Marshall and Leslie Adams.
#SustainabilityMonth: How Cinemark is walking the CSI talkArticle

Cinemark, part of the Ster-Kinekor family, recently took home the best media owner in the cinema category MOST award. Motheo Matsau, chief marketing and sales officer of Ster-Kinekor Theatres explains how this is proof of their winning CSR strategy...

Leigh Andrews 5 Oct 2016

Giving back by running for a cause
Giving back by running for a causeArticle

We all run for a reason. Some have the talent to win races and break records, while others aim to get fit or achieve personal milestones. Some also use their running, regardless of distance or speed, to support good causes, help those in need and give back to society...

David Barnard 16 Sep 2016

L-R: Leon Beech (Northlink College principal), Alana James (college council chairperson), Guy Harris (college council member)
New chairperson for Northlink College councilArticle

Alana James has been appointed as the college council chairperson for 2016 at Northlink College...

6 May 2016

Klûk CGDT and The Sunflower Fund put a spell on you
Klûk CGDT and The Sunflower Fund put a spell on youArticle

Just in time for the party season, Klûk CGDT, in collaboration with The Sunflower Fund, are inviting you to a gala celebration and dinner auction on 14 November. On show will be designers Malcolm Kluk and Christaan Gabriël du Toit's latest collection, fittingly called Enchanted Evening...

16 Oct 2015

KLûK CGDT does denim at Fashion Week
KLûK CGDT does denim at Fashion WeekArticle

"A unique experience, a celebration of beauty and a departure from the mundane" is what designers Malcolm Kluk and Christiaan Gabriël du Toit set out to create with KLûK CGDT's show at AFI's Spring/Summer 2016 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town.

4 Aug 2015

KLûK CGDT SS16
KLûK CGDT SS16Gallery

On Saturday evening (1 August 2015) KLûK CGDT brought high fashion into the world of art with their unique SS16 exhibition. The #KLuKCGDTartisan collaboration with Levi's showcased limited edition photographic prints by 10 of South Africa's leading fashion photographers and creatives to over 400 guests at the CAAM Gallery in De Waterkant.

3 Aug 2015

More bone marrow donors needed in SA
More bone marrow donors needed in SAArticle

As Bone Marrow Stem Cell Donation and Leukaemia Awareness Months draw to a close on 15 October 2014, the Sunflower Fund, a non-profit organisation based in Cape Town, says there is a serious need for more bone marrow stem cell transplant donors in South Africa.

10 Oct 2014

BDO supports shelter for vulnerable women and children
BDO supports shelter for vulnerable women and childrenArticle

BDO Durban's female staff recently participated in a charitable initiative that entailed collecting groceries and personal care items on the wish list of vulnerable women and children at the specially selected Ikhaya Le Themba.

15 Sep 2014

South Africans challenged to become bone marrow donors
South Africans challenged to become bone marrow donorsArticle

The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, a long-standing supporter of The Sunflower Fund, has produced a new 30-second ad that highlights the fund's National Bandana Day Campaign and the need for new donors...

5 Sep 2014

Support World Cancer Day today
Support World Cancer Day todayArticle

Today, 4 February 2014, is World Cancer Day and is a reminder that it is the leading cause of death globally and the top killer among the non-communicable disease (NCDs), which are the major health target of government and private sector health alike.

4 Feb 2014

Round Table raises R1m for Bandana Day
Round Table raises R1m for Bandana DayArticle

Round Table Southern Africa got behind National Bandana Day and sold 46,450 bandanas, which equated to a record-breaking donation of over R1.1m raised in less than two months.

14 Nov 2013

Private Property hosts the Inaugural CARE Awards breakfast
Private Property hosts the Inaugural CARE Awards breakfastArticle

On 16 October Private Property hosted the first CARE Awards prize-giving at the plush Durban Country Club. Attendees were treated to a sunny breakfast spread before proceedings took over.

Issued by Private Property South Africa 21 Oct 2013

Collaboration creates awareness of lymphoma
Collaboration creates awareness of lymphomaArticle

The third annual 'I am the voice of lymphoma' event was successfully held in Sandton, Johannesburg on 12 September 2013. It was hosted by Roche, in partnership with CHOC, Faces of Hope Foundation, The Sunflower Fund, KZN Lymphoma Support Group, Lymphoma Coalition and Campaigning for Cancer.

13 Sep 2013

Engen employees raise R270,000 for local charities
Engen employees raise R270,000 for local charitiesArticle

Employees of Engen's Cape Town office this year raised more than R270,000 for various local charities by selling goods to the public and their corporate neighbours on Thibault Square.

17 Apr 2013

Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year Award winners, Archbishop honoured
Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year Award winners, Archbishop honouredArticle

On Saturday 21 July 2012, the 2012 title winners of the Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year Award were announced at a gala event in Johannesburg. They are Shéri Brynard who received the Youth Mover Award; Nyeleti Mushwana the Socio-Economic Business Developers Award, Margi Biggs the Good Neighbours Against Crime Award, Tina Botha the Health Care-Givers Award and Marisa van der Merwe received the Award in the Educators Category.

23 Jul 2012

Cool Runnings Charity Drive begins at Brightwater CommonsArticle

Two ordinary men will be doing something extraordinary in aid of raising awareness and funds for The Sunflower Fund, a charity that assists those suffering from life-threatening blood disorders and cancer. Ulrich Roux and Joff Gouveris will take part in an ultra-triathlon over a distance of more than 1000 kilometers from Johannesburg to East London.

16 Jan 2012

World Lymphoma Awareness Day
World Lymphoma Awareness DayArticle

Giving voice to a cancer that can be cured... "I am the Voice of Lymphoma" launches on World Lymphoma Awareness Day. One million people worldwide live with lymphoma[i] and nearly 1000 people are diagnosed with the disease every day[2], yet many South African's generally don't know about this type of cancer.

12 Aug 2011

Emerald hosts bikers for bandanas day in support of the fight against leukaemia
Emerald hosts bikers for bandanas day in support of the fight against leukaemiaArticle

If you're a biker, and you care about the community around you, then there's only one place to be on 14 November: the Emerald Resort & Casino in Vanderbijlpark.

4 Nov 2010

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