2 days later and the #MandelaDay contributions continue:
Gift of the Givers lays foundation for hostel to accommodate 12 school kids from Carisbrook Primary in KZN and their caregivers.
Team Celeritas – Eleanor Harding, Ingrid Lambert, Akhona Mafenuka, Keyuri Naidoo, Samantha Rogers, accompanied by Mrs Lynelle Van Heerden and Mrs Joan Manders of Pretoria High School for Girls to participate in the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge World Finals in Singapore. This competition was held from Saturday 18 September until the awards evening on Wednesday 22 September. Team CeleritasRead more
On Friday 24th November 2017, Gift of the Givers will hand over a 20-seat lab to the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Mangosuthu University of Technology.
The university was seriously affected by the recent KZN megastorm destroying lecture theatres, admin blocks and residences. Three computer labs housing 100 computers were badly damaged being submerged in one metre of water.
Oranje Kloof Primary School in Hout Bay received 1300 Food Parcels for the learners and cleaning staff.
- 400 Food Buckets
- 400 TFG Blankets
- 400 Diaries
- 400 Floor Mats
- Bulk Food and Water
- 2 Water
- 200 Sanitary Pads
- 60 TFG Blankets
- 6 x 5lt Comfort
- 32 Bottles of Milton
- 82 Packs Toilet Paper
- 3 Boxes of Fruit (Bananas, Oranges, & Apples)
- 60 Packs of Stationery
- Cerevita Porridge
- Knorrox Stock Cubes
- Imana Soup
- Split Peas (Dhall)
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In an orderly line 260 pupils from Emona Primary School in Tongaat anxiously wait for their turn to receive a Personal Hygiene Pack from GOTG in partnership with Unilever.
Total Project Value: R104 000.00.
We spread warmth and love at Xunkhewesa Combined School in Platfontein, Kimberley. We were joined by Mr Norman Shushu. MEC for Agriculture, Northern Cape, the New Age Newspaper and Radio Tamaneng.
- The following items were delivered by the GOTG team:
- 1000 blankets
- 2 Pallets Baby Food
- 1 Pallet Sunlight Soap Powder
- 1 Pallet of Margarine
- 3000 Cremora Coffee Creamer
- 200 Balls
- Warm Clothing
10 boxes of duplicating paper donated to Maritzburg Muslim School For Girls in Pietermaritzburg.
Gift of the Givers distributes 107 Personal Hygiene Packs to Eastwood Primary Secondary school in Pietermaritzburg.The girls especially expressed their sincere gratitude for the toiletries as many have had to skip school as they lack the finances to purchase the bare necessities.
Total Project Value: R48 150.00
Gift of the Givers in partnership with Phoenix Poverty Reduction Association and Checkout distributes 1000 Personal Hygiene Packs and Groceries to the underprivileged learners from schools in Phoenix, Verulam, Tongaat and Inanda.
Total Project Value: R400 000.00.
Distribution of Margarine and Meadowland Delight to 4899 learners from the following underprivileged schools in the Western Cape:
- Bellville South Primary School
- Nebo Primary School
- Pinedene Primary School
- Kasselsvlei Primary School
- Goei Hoop Primary School
- Winsley Laer School
Total Project Value: R437 417.47
- 9 Woodwork Machines
- 3 Sealing Machines
- 1 roll of Felt
700 learners at Glenwood Primary School in Pietermaritzburg received a meal as well as Soup Packs.
Total Project Value: R292 500.00
Gift of the Givers donates Food Parcels, Hygiene & Detergent Packs to Bellmore Primary School's Debutant Ball, in Hanover Park Western Cape.
Total Project Value: R33 865.00
150 pupils were acknowledged for their outstanding academic performance at the Phoenix Heights Primary School Awards Day. GOTG distributes 150 Personal Hygiene Packs to the learners.
Total Project Value: R52 500.00
As-Salaam Combined School in the South Coast provides meals to 300 learners everyday, Monday to Friday. Many of the children attending the school come from underprivileged homes.
GOTG hands over:
- 4 Bail of Clothing
- 720 x 500g Rama Margarine
- 49 x 12kg Joko Loose Tea
- 156 x 10g Cup a Soup
- 12 500 x 10g sachets
- 1 x 25kg Mrs Balls Chutney
- 1 Large Unilever Detergent Pack
Total Project Value: R111 700.00
Gift of the Givers distributes 120 Personal Hygiene Packs and Sanitary Towels to Eastwood Primary School in Pietermaritzburg.
Total Project Value: R49 200.00
GOTG distributes 500 Soup Packs to Konfoor Combined Primary School in Vryheid.
Total Project Value: R275 000.00
Zimasa, Moshesh, Siyabulela and Mokone Primary schools in Langa, Western Cape received:
- Dairy Milk
- Kit Kat
- PS Mini Bars
- Joko Loose Tea
Total Project Value: R253 072.06Read more
Willowmeade Secondary is the only school in Lenasia that has a camp school for the matric students. A program initiated by the previous principal in 2014 which allows students to stay over at the school during trails and final examinations.
Gift of the Givers handed over the following aid to the school:
- 3 x 50kg Rice
- 200 Boxes Chomp Chocolates
- 150 Hygiene Packs
- 50kg Beans
- 10 Boxes Milk
- 4 Boxes Steak Chop
GOTG distributes aid to the challenged learners of Newton Pre-Vocational School in Pietermaritzburg. Team member, Tracy, also briefly explains what Gift of the Givers is about, and the importance of giving back to society once they graduate. Many of the learners showed enthusiasm to volunteer.
- 100 Soup Packs
- 200 x 500g Sibusiso Ready Food Supplement
- Large Unilever
Total Project Value: R29 500.00Read more
Mfuleni Primary School in the Western Cape received 119 Yogi Sip.
Total Project Value: R9 555.70.
- Photo Frame
- Roll On
- Kids Game
Wembley Primary School in Durban hosted a Spelling Whizz contest between 120 learners from 40 different schools in the Phoenix and Verulam.
Gift of the Givers supported the contest by handing out 120 Personal Hygiene Pack to all participants.
Total Project Value: R48 000.00
Gift of the Givers distributes 200 Personal Hygiene Packs to students of Islamic Guidance School in Overport.
Total Project Value: R80 000.00Read more
2300 learners who face poverty often don't enjoy breakfast before they leave home for school. Thankfully Brookdale Primary provides learners with a meal and Gift of the Givers continues to support this initiative by handing over 2300 Nutrition Packs.
Total Project Value: R920 000.00
250 learners gathered at Durban High School in celebration and recognition of the New Generation Conference. Learners gather to form clubs which is beneficial to their education as well as support the physically disabled learners.
Total Project Value: R100 000.00
Gift of the Givers in partnership with Tricircle distributed 1000 Food and Detergent Packs to the Ixopo community and D.R.C.J.S.S Primary School.
Total Project Value: R90 000.00
Gift of the Givers distributes 400 Food Parcels to the underprivileged learners of Tauricus Combined School in Mooi River.
Total Project Value: R100 000.00.
Gift of the Givers distributes Furniture consisting of Desk, Chairs & Cupboards to Kalksteenfontein Primary School in Kalksteenfontein, Western Cape.
Total Project Value: R66 375.00
800 underprivileged community members from Tongaat gathered at Sarasvati Primary school to receive Food Parcels, Personal Hygiene and Detergent Packs from Gift of the Givers.
Total Project Value: R992 000.00.
Heinz Park Primary school in Cape Town receives 65 boxes of Flora ProActiv Margarine.
Total Project Value: R57 375.80.Read more
GOTG distributes Food Packs to 100 students at Northbury Park Secondary school in Pietermaritzburg. Items distributed were:
- 200 Nido Milkshake
- 200 Rama Tubs
- 100 x 1kg Sugar Beans
- 100 x 400g Knorr Soup
- 600 x 60g Soup Packs
Total Project Value: R15 000.00
Eastwood Primary School receives 130 Personal Hygiene Packs from Gift of the Givers.
Total Project Value: R52 000.00
At the Steenberg and Lotus Rivers primary schools in Cape Town the Gift of the Givers team distributed:
- 70 x Maggi Noodles (40 per box)
- 28 x Milo (100 sachets per box)
- 117 x Aero Bubbles (12 per box)
Total Project Value: R100 682.45
The atmosphere was charged with excitement as each learner orderly lined up to receive a Nutrition Packs from Gift of the Givers.
- 500 Nutrition Packs
- 500 x 24g Tuc Biscuits
- 4600 x 250g Flora Margarine Tubs
Total Project Value: R200 000.00
Gift of the Givers distributes 277 Personal Hygiene Packs to Arthur Blaxall special needs school in Pietermaritzburg. This in support of the launch of 16 Days of Activism. The SAPS encouraged the, mostly visually impaired, learners to report violence against women and children.
Other items distributed to the school:
- 10lt Sunlite Liquid
- 10ltr Domestos
- 10ltr Handy Andy
- 12ltr Sta Soft Fabric
Gift of the Givers distriutes Snack Packs to 2 primary schools in KZN.
Ramintha Primary School, Phoenix
320 x 30g Bar One Chocolate
320 x 100g Yogurts
320 x 20g Chips
768 x 50g Biscuits
2 Large Detergents for the School
Newholmes Primary School, PMB
550 x 30g Bar Ones
10 Cases Naartjies
1100 x 100g Yogurts
550 x 20g Chips
1100 x 50g Toadys Rolls
GOTG distributes aid to Gugwini Secondary School in uMzimkhulu, KZN.
- 480 Personal Hygiene Packs
- 960 x 525g Flora Active Margarine
- 960 x 500g Sibusiso Ready Food Supplement
Total Project Value: R283 200.00Read more
Gift of the Givers distributes Pre-Cooked Rice & Mash Potatoes to the learners of Watsonia Primary School in Kraaifontein, Western Cape.
Total Project Value: R18 957.59
Ferndale Primary School receive 672 x 500g Cremora and 680 x 140g Kit Kat Pop Choc.
Total Project Value: R49 886.26
Gift of the Givers distributes Hygiene Packs to 2 schools in Tongaat.
Mjele Secondary School
Forbesdale Primary School
Total Project Value: R326 750.00
This weekend Gift of the Givers together with the Sathya Sai Movement, Actonville Primary School, Rotary Benoni and members of the Tamil Federation distributed 75 Food Parcels to the destitute in Actonville and surrounding areas.
Gift of the Givers contributed Nestle Hot Chocolate, Maggie 2 Minute Noodles, Teabags, Mayonnaise, Mixed Spices, Soup, Butter, Jelly, Toothpaste, Face Towels, Vaseline,
Gift of the Givers and the Feedy Needy organisation prepared and served a hot meal to 1000 underprivileged community members from Phoenix. Also distributed was:
- 500 Detergents Packs
- 504 x 250g Nestum Cereal
- 20 Cases Naartjies
Total Project Value: R214 080.00
- Voorspoed Primary School
- Edendale Primary School
- Sonderend Primary School
- Red River Primary School
- Manenberg Primary School
- Saambou Primary School
- Talfalah Primary School
- Our Lady of the Rosary Early Learning Centre
- Athwood Primary School
- Blomvlei Primary School
- Belmor Primary School
Two "Pour Flush" toilets installed at Thornville Primary School in KZN this #MandelaDay. 175 pupils also received a small food hamper and a hygiene pack.
In addition to the construction - three bookshelves and a bakkie full of books were delivered.
Gift of the Givers handed out 30 Sweet/Fruit Packs and Blankets to the learners of the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation of South Africa. This was towards their final excursion for the year.
This is St Martins School in Port Shepstone. A school for deaf, autistic and general learning disabilities. The kids come from disadvantaged backgrounds. The school hosts a party once a year for them. We supported them by providing:
- bulk sauces for their meal at the event
- 1 blanket per child
- plastic dishes for each child
- play dough for the younger kids
Gift of the Givers brought smiles to the learners of Klipfontein Primary and Latana Primary School by surprising them with a donations of biscuits.
- 1512 x 300g Belvita Biscuits
- 876 x 420g Oreo Biscuits
Gift of the Givers handed over 110 Personal Hygiene Packs to the W.A. Lewitts Primary School who hosted a graduation ceremony for the Grade R learners
Total Project Value: R44 000.00Read more
Gift of the Givers Careline hosted the UKZN Gender, Religion and Health Masters students early this year. Students were given an overview of the activities of the counselling services and support structures to the community and their modus operandi. Counsellors shared their experiences from both the helper and the helped perspectives. They provided insight into the case-load undertaken atRead more
300 learners at Mgwangele High School received:
- 300 Personal Hygiene Packs
- 300 x 500g Cremora
- 3600 x 35g Pepsodent Toothpaste
Total Project Value: R207 000.00
Afrikaanse Hoerskool Germiston were donated Unilever goods to a value of R80 000.00. Seventy percent of these pupils families live on the bread line. Gift of the Givers will support their kitchen which offers students consumer studies.
Fruit spot is also supporting this project.
GOTG distributes 365 Food Parcels to children at Ekukhayeni Special School in Imbali, Pietermaritzburg. The nurses were especially grateful for the assistance toward the wellbeing of the mentally challenged children.Total Project Value: R73 000.00
Gift of the Givers distributes Jogolino Yoghurts to 756 learners at Elswood Primary Schoo in Elsies River, Western Cape.
Total Project Value: R27 786.02
Gift of the Givers distributes Maggi 2 Minute Noodles and Margarine to 5 schools in Steenberg and Lotus River in Cape Town.
350 learners from Kranskop High School received:
- 350 Detergent Packs
- 700 Flora Active Margarine
- 350 Cases x 23g Hot Chocolate
- 290 School Shoes
- 90 Tom Tom Shoes
- 700 x 1lt Salad Dressing
Total Project Value: R312 000.00.
Gift of the Givers distributes 365 Personal Hygiene Packs to Ekukhanyeni Special School in Imbali. Each child was encouraged to persevere despite their physical challenges.
Total Project Value: R146 000.00
Gift of the Givers distributes Gift Packs consisting of:
- Milo Cereal
- Hot Chocolate
- Cuppachino Sachets
- Rama Margarine
Babs Pre School
Bethany Educare Centre
Total Project Value: R39 375.00Read more
Gift of the Givers distributes further packs of Hair Products to 320 female learners at Scottsdene High School in Kraaifontein, Western Cape.
Total Project Value: R64 596.24
Gift of the Givers was contacted by Quraisha Adam from the Lakehaven Childrens Home. A Community Outreach programme held over the weekend was organised by learners of Hillgrove Secondary school who also reside at Lakehaven Children’s Home. The programme was steered toward children who are addicted to drugs and alcohol. Counselling was provided by the Lakehaven team with the hope of reintegrating
The Gift of the Givers Western Cape branch delivered goodies to 4 schools in Vrygrond and Skaapkraal.
Dietrich Moravian Primary
Little hearts of Columbia Primary School were most thankful to Gift of the Givers for their Stationary Packs, Shoes and a Large Unilever Detergent Pack for the school.
- 300 Pairs of shoes
- 750 Stationary Packs
- 1 Large Unilever Detergent Pack
Total Project Value: R132 000.00
Gift of the Givers distributes hampers consisting of Detergents and Food to Appelsbosh Secondary School, KZN.
Total Project Value: R200 000.00Read more
Gift of the Givers distributes Nutrition, Detergent and Personal Hygiene Packs to KZN schools.
|Clareville Primary School||895 Nutrition Packs||R358 000.00|
|Ekuthuthukeni Special School||275 Nutrition Packs||R110 000.00|
|Eastwood Primary School||R80 000.00|
|Nsimbini Primary School||149 Personal Hygiene Packs||R 59 600.00|
Nxamalala Islamic School in Pietermaritzburg received Food Parcels and Detergent Packs for 180 learners.
Total Project Value: R153 000.00
Golden Step School for intellectually impaired children in Verulam received 250 Food Parcels from Gift of the Givers.
Total Project Value: R100 000.00.
Gift of the Givers distributes packs of Hair Products to 456 female learners at Scottsville High School in Kraaifontein, Western Cape.
Total Project Value: R148 542.52
700 students competed at their annual Sports Day at W.A. Lewitts Primary school and were treated to Fruit and Biscuits from Gift of the Givers:
Total Project Value: R11 780.00.
Gift of the Givers distributes aid to schools and creches in Durban.
Greenwood Primary School
75 Personal Hygiene Packs
Buffelsdale Primary School
300 Soup Packs
5 Creches in Inanda
10 x 10kg Meali Meal
Gift of the Givers distributes Bulk Food, Seedlings and a Unilever Detergent Pack to Amy Biehl Pre-School in Woodlands, Pietermaritzburg.
Total Project Value: R 3000.00
Gift of the Givers distributes 168 Personal Hygiene Packs and 72 Sibusiso Ready Supplements to Ashburton Primary School with Food Parcels to follow soon.
Total Project Value: R12 600.00
Gift of the Givers distributes Sweets & Chocolates to 291 learners of Lavisrylaan Primary School & 450 to Bergville Primary School learners in Bishops Lavis, Western Cape.
|Lavisrylaan Primary School Learners||R8 283.70|
|Bergville Primary School Learners||R7 041.60|
Total Project Value: R15 325.30
Gift of the Givers distributes 2200 Food Parcels to Brookdale Primary School in Durban.
Total Project Value: R550 000.00Read more
Physically challenged et a spectacular dance performance by the learners of H.S. Ebrahim School in Pietermaritzburg. Gift of the Givers in partnership with the Women’s Upliftment Group provided a Meal and distributed Personal Hygiene Packs to the 220 learners.
- 220 Personal Hygiene Packs
- 5 x 10kg Mealie Meal
- 60 x 1kg Rice
- 24 x 500g Nestum
- 60 x 1ltr Juice
- 36 x 410g Baked Beans
- 5 x 5ltr Tomato Sauce
- 2 x 5kg
Gift of the Givers hands over aid to Greenhill and Phoenix Primary Schools in KZN
Phoenix Pioneer Primary
Total Project Value: R310 000.00
Clarence Primary School receives 160 Personal Hygiene Packs from the GOTG team.
Total Project Value: R88 000.00
Gift of the Givers supports school garden projects. A group of avid agriculturists at Springhaven Primary School were excited to receive our veggie garden starter kit. Each learner also received 20 Personal Hygiene Packs.
- 20 Personal Hygiene Packs
- 10 x 5kg Fertilizers
- 2 x 25kg Mealie Seeds
- 1000 Seedlings
Total Project Value: R20 000.00
Gift of the Givers distributes Clothing Brookdale Primary in Phoenix.
- 1000 School Jerseys
- 1000 Tom Shoes
- 128 Pairs of Socks
- 480 x 200g Soup
- 10 Dispenser Hand Rolls
- 9 Cases of Assorted Clothing
Total Project Value: R178 640.00
Gift of the Givers reached out to 299 families of Bokmakierie, Athlone, a community long suffering from crime and unemployment. We approached Bokmakierie Primary School to assist with organising the community and using the school to distribute the items.
Gift of the Givers distributed food packs and detergents to the community and hot chocolate to the 325 students.
School uniforms were provided to
1260 learners of Helderkruin Primary School in Elsies River were caught by surprise when the Gift of the Givers team arrived with juice for each of them.Total Project Value: R30 378.20
Gift of the Givers distributes 500 Food Parcels to the underprivileged learners of Mabayane Secondary School in Ndendwe.
Total Project Value: R175 000.00.
54 Personal Hygiene Packs were distributed to the Special Needs School in Phoenix as well as:
- 54 x 800g Nespray
- 54 x 500g Coffee
- 54 Toy Packs
Total Project Value: R21 600.00
13 Eastwood Primary School boys were selected for a summer camp at Glenhaven that teaches them lifeskills. Gift of the Givers assisted the underprivileged boys with 13 Personal Hygiene Packs and Blankets.
Total Project Value: R5 850.00Read more
The Msunduzi Municipality hosted a talk at Glenwood Primary School in Pietermaritzburg on recycling, and personal hygiene. Gift of the Givers supported this initiative by distributing 50 Packs of Sanitary Towels to the girls.
Total Project Value: R500.00Read more
Gift of the Givers distributes pure Fruit Juices to 325 learners at the Bokmakerie Primary School in Hazendal, Western Cape.
Total Project Value: R1 865.01
GOTG distributes 43 pairs of shoes to Zizamele Secondary in Cato Ridge.
Total Project Value: R2 150.00
Sunford Primary School hosted a debate regarding social ills such as substance abuse. The GOTG team distributed 100 Personal Hygiene Packs.
Total Project Value: R40 000.00
200 pairs of Toms Toms shoes were distributed to Izwilesizwe Primary School in Imbali. 15 of the local seniors also received Personal Hygiene Packs in recognition for their care and support in teaching the children how to maintain their vegetable gardens.
Total Project Value : R18 000.00Read more