Insurance Conference Donates Meals to the Poor

Over a 2 day period the Gift of the Givers team received and redistributed meals to 500 people for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The meals were received from an insurance conference hosted at the Sun City Convention Centre.
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Mandela Day at the Red Cross Hospital

Mandela Day at the Red Cross Hospital
Gift of the Givers brought smiles to the young cancer patients at the Oncology Unit at Red Cross War Memorial Hospital by surprising with them with a gift bag consisting of Hygiene Items and Sweets. The children were aged between 2 and 16.
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Aid for Strathyre Girls Home on Mandela Day

Aid for Strathyre Girls Home on Mandela Day

The Gift of the Givers, Toyota Knights and Roundtable team made their way to Strathyre Girls Home in Bruma with a package of Food, Blankets and Hygiene Packs. Strathyre is home to girls from the age of 3 to 18 years. At this facility the administrator and her staff ensure a secure, loving and homely environment where past hurts are addressed by professionals. #MandelaDay.

 

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Olievenhoutbosch Schools

Olievenhoutbosch Schools

1536 Vodacom and Gift of the Givers food buckets handed over to Seshegong Secondary School in Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion. Each pupil received a hot meal of mince and rice and a fruit pack. Female pupils received 860 packs of sanitary pads.

Simultaneously we distributed 1439 food buckets at the Bathabile Primary School in Olievenhoutbosch.

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Mandela Day Takes Careline into Eastwood

Mandela Day Takes Careline into Eastwood

Mandela Day took Gift of the Givers Careline Counselling Services to Ward 34 in Eastwood, Pietermaritzburg.  

A community once labeled as gangster's paradise with criminal activity,  substance abuse, early teenage pregnancies and a growing rate of school leavers which stemmed mostly out of poverty. All this community needed was someone to show an interest in them to be motivated

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Mandela Day Distributions with the Star Newspaper

Mandela Day Distributions with the Star Newspaper

Gift of the Givers in partnership with the Star newspaper visited the following centres, distributing 100 food packs and blankets to each. The centres were identified by the Star marketing team who accompanied us to all the centres. The Star also conducted interviews with the GOTG team, thanking us for our contributions.

1.Malaika orphanage centre, Hillbrow
2.Ikhaya lethemba, Braamfontein

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Painting Classrooms for Mandela Day

Painting Classrooms for Mandela Day

Mandela Day painting of classrooms at Inkambeni Primary School in Mpumalanga, together with the MEC of Education, Regina Mhaule, a team from Vodacom, Go-to Market Specialist and Ward Councillor, Mr. Mhlengi.

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Kids with Cancer Receive Mandela Day Support

Kids with Cancer Receive Mandela Day Support
Gift of the Givers and Cupcakes 4 Kids with Cancer visited 52 children at the Paediatric Oncology ward in Greys Hospital. The children received cupcakes and colouring books, as well as the following items from Gift of the Givers:
  • 52 Food Packs
  • 52 Stationery Gift Packs
  • Fruit
  • 52 KFC Kiddies Meals
  • Assorted Toys
  • Lunch for their parents
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Fire Victims Mandela Day Support

Fire Victims Mandela Day Support
The community of Mkholombe in Port Shepstone was struck by misfortune where 60 families lost their homes after a blazing fire swept through their informal settlement.

The community of Mkholombe in Port Shepstone was struck by misfortune where 60 families lost their homes after a blazing fire swept through their informal settlement.Gift of the Givers met the affected community members at a local

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Mandela Day in Bloemfontein

Mandela Day in Bloemfontein
Mandela Day in Bloemfontein up and going. Vodacom staff and volunteers with the Gift of the Givers team at Grey College to celebrate the memory of a legend, Nelson Mandela. The vibe is exhilarating.
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Gift of the Givers Mandela Day Projects

Mandela Day this year once again is a very comprehensive programme for Gift of the Givers and will run over several days implementing R10 million in projects. The biggest project is in partnership with Vodacom distributing 50 000 food and stationery packs in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Polokwane, Nelspruit, Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth. This aid will go to various schools in the respective
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Gift of the Givers Mandela Day Aid to Mambongweni Primary

Gift of the Givers Mandela Day Aid to Mambongweni Primary

Gift of the Givers in association with Dumakude Civils and Construction & Ma Afrika Build participated in a joint initiative to assist scholars at Mambongweni Primary School by distributing 95 Vodacom Mandela Day food buckets.

This school is situated in the deep rural area of Elim Paddock, it is an arduous journey to get to the area and impossible to get through during inclement weather.

We

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Grace Home Receives Mandela Day Aid

Grace Home Receives Mandela Day Aid

Gift of the Givers together with Toyota Knights and Roundtable distribute Food Parcels, Blankets, Hygiene Packs and Sweet Packs to Grace Home Orphanage in Midrand which has been running for 3 years. Grace was delighted to receive a container from Roundtable.

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Mandela Day at Grahamstown Arts Festival with SAfm

Mandela Day at Grahamstown Arts Festival with SAfm
Gift of the Givers supplied aid and distributions were facilitated by the SAfm CSI team as well the Makana Municipality. The aid was well-received by the communities and the programme went as follows:
 
03/07/2017 Joza Community
600 food packs
600 blankets
 04/07/2017 Sun City Informal Settlement
600 food packs
600 blankets
 05/07/2017  Phola Park
1000 sweet packs
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St David's Marist Mandela Day

St David's Marist Mandela Day
Gift of the Givers Alexandra Housing Village gets new garden tools, seedlings, seeds and compost from St Davids Marist. The boys got down and dirty in our garden tilling the soil and planting new seedlings.
#MandelaDay
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Acacia Park Kids

Acacia Park Kids

Gift of the Givers maintains a garden project at Acacia Park in PMB. We called the kids to the garden where we gave them Food Packs and Margarine. They enjoyed hot dogs and juice from Capital City Housing who also donated materials to paint the playground wall.

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Mandela Day in City Kamp

Mandela Day in City Kamp
Situated on the N2 at the foot of Sir Lowry Pass the poverty stricken community of City Kamp have to share communal taps as they have no running water in most homes. On Mandela Day Gift of the Givers distributes:
  • 616 x 5lt Water
  • 560 x Blankets
  • 1089 x Stop Hunger Meals
  • 2700 x Looms for kids
 
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Marlboro Fire Relief for Mandela Day

Marlboro Fire Relief for Mandela Day

A fire swept through 180 informal structures in Marlboro, affecting more than 300 individuals.

Gift of the Givers responded with much needed relief which included food parcels and warm blankets for all those affected. This relief effort was made possible with the help of disaster management, civic organizations and the local community leadership.

Sadly the fire claimed the life of a one year old

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GOTG & SA Embassy Celebrate Mandela Day in Desert Village

GOTG & SA Embassy Celebrate Mandela Day in Desert Village
“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Mandela

Gift of the Givers West Africa will be commemorating Mandela Day (18 July) with the South African Embassy at the Centre for the Mother and Child at its new eco-building based in the desert city of

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