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Image: Stor-Age Create Happiness Campaign Kicks Off Help Create Some Happiness This Festive Season

As the year comes to a close it is time, once again, for the Stor-Age Create Happiness drive to kick into gear and South Africans are encouraged to donate their unwanted goods to their nearest Stor-Age store for charities in need!   Read More...




HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Image: We all have a role to play Madiba’s teachings leave us with hope that by working together under the umbrella of Ubuntu...
We at NICRO - The National Institute for Crime prevention and the Reintegration of Offenders, wish to express our deepest sadness at the passing of former President and the father of the nation, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, lovingly known to his people as Tata Madiba.   Read More...



HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Image: Inyathelo pays tribute to Nelson Mandela The South African Institute for Advancement
Inyathelo: The South African Institute for Advancement mourns the death of South Africa’s most seminal leader to date – Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. We salute him for his monumental role in guiding us to democracy and for the lifelong dedication he gave to South Africa’s people.   Read More...



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Image: Drink Sensibly And Enjoy Your Holidays We wish you all a safe festive season and a prosperous 2014

As we approach the end of the year, I wish you all a safe and enjoyable holiday.  To those of you who will be working during the festive period, I hope that it will be a successful time for your businesses.    Read More...




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Image: Anti-Human Trafficking Organisations To Benefit From Global Company’s Initiatives Cares Day benefits anti-trafficking organisations

Staff from LexisNexis South Africa recently participated in the company’s Cares Day initiative, which saw employees, nationwide, rolling up their sleeves for the third year to assist anti-human trafficking organisations. Globally LexisNexis works to advance the rule of law in order to protect the vulnerable and destitute from crimes such as human trafficking.   Read More...




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Image: Thundafund 'landed' Launch - 28th November - You're invited Thundafund is having its official 'landed' launch and we'd be delighted if you'd be able to join us

Having gone live in June 2013, Thundafund is coming out of our 5 month Beta phase, and will be celebrating our successful launch into the world of innovation & creative funding. With over R400 000 raised thus far for 22 projects and expecting to reach the R1 million mark within the next 3 months. Crowdfunding, Thunda-style, has come of age in Africa!   Read More...




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Image: Honor a Role Model and Make a Difference Do you remember your mentors or role models? Those coaches or individuals that helped you through difficult times?

Now imagine you are a kid growing up in a crowded township in Africa. You are faced with challenges like poverty, drug and alcohol use, peer pressure and the potential to contract HIV. Think about how a positive role model could impact your future and maybe even save your life.   Read More...




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Image: SAEP - the South African Education & Environment Project The power is in your hands: Give today. Change SA.

 November 21st, marks the launch of a new national giving campaign, GiveSA. The movement is asking individuals across South Africa to help transform the country, one donation at a time.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Social & Community
Image: Bell’s Awards South African ‘good guy’ with R1million “Bell’s Share a Million with a Good Guy” promotion
Following a two month long search for South Africa’s Good Guy, Bell’s Whisky, South Africa’s number one alcohol brand, has announced Nirmal and Shunil - as the overall grand winners of the “Bell’s Share a Million with a Good Guy” promotion. Nirmal will split the R 1million prize money with his brother-in-law, Shunil - who nominated Nirmal as the “Bell’s Good Guy” and put him in the running for the grand prize.   Read More...



HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Image: Top philanthropists honoured at Inyathelo Awards Eight exceptional South Africans have been honoured at the prestigious 7th annual Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards
The awards included an 8-year-old Johannesburg schoolgirl who is spearheading the fight against rhino poaching. The annual gala event, which took place at the Cape Town City Hall tonight (Tuesday, 5 November 2013), was initiated by Inyathelo: The South African Institute for Advancement to acknowledge, celebrate and honour those whose personal giving has contributed towards sustainable social change in our country.   Read More...



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Image: 2013 Inyathelo Award for Children in Philanthropy 8-year-old rhino campaigner Afeefah Patel is the 2013 Inyathelo Award Recipient for Children in Philanthropy

Afeefah is the youngest recipient of an Inyathelo Philanthropy Award. She is also the youngest person to be awarded the prestigious SANParks Kudu Award for her work to protect rhinos from poachers.    Read More...




HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Early Childhood Development (ECD), Funding, Health
Image: Engen donates R4 million to Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital The R4m will be used to build the paediatric surgical wards, and so facilitate the provision of medical, surgical and nursing care for children
The need for a tertiary paediatric hospital in South Africa is greater than ever and can no longer be ignored, stated Sibongile Mkhabela, CEO of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust at the announcement that Engen Petroleum is contributing R4 million towards the building of a new facility that will carry Madiba’s name.   Read More...



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Image: Sea Harvest Donates Social Development Offices The minister said social ills affected everyone in a community, and he hoped communities, corporates and government would stand together
The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, cut the ribbon and officially opened the new Social Development Offices in the West Coast fishing town of Saldanha Bay, donated by Sea Harvest on Tuesday, 22 October.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Image: Floors Direct Donates Flooring To SOS Children's Village SA leaders in wooden and laminated flooring

Floors Direct have partnered with SOS Children’s Village Mamelodi in providing R30 000 worth of brand new laminated flooring for one of the organisation’s six-bedroomed children’s homes.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , CHANGE MAKER, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Image: The Civic 50: Companies Making A Difference in Communities Bloomberg, NCoC, and Points of Light announces America’s top 50 community-minded companies

 Launched in 2012, The Civic 50 is a national initiative to survey and rank S&P 500 corporations on how they engage with the communities they serve and institutionalize these practices in their corporate culture. Specifically, The Civic 50 recognizes companies that commit their time, talent, and resources to empower and improve local communities.   Read More...




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Image: Leader of Health Care Charity Among MacArthur 'Genius’ Grant Winners

 Jeffrey Brenner, a physician and founder of a nonprofit that is working to reduce repeat emergency-room visits in Camden, N.J., and elsewhere, today received one of 24 “genius” grants awarded by the John D. And Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , CHANGE MAKER, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Senior Citizenship
Image: STOR-AGE Donate Goods To Maranata Care Centre 100m2 of goods collected in the Stor-Age Create Happiness Drive have been distributed to organisations

 In August, leading self storage company Stor-Age donated several truckloads of clothes, toys, books and furniture to the Maranata Care Centre – an organisation based in Pretoria which supports the homeless.   Read More...




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Image: Radical approach to giving New evidence on GivingDirectly
Two Ivy League graduates in the US saw the explosion of mobile banking in developing countries and realised that this would make it possible to send donations securely to the poor- using cell phones. It's an evidence-based approach which acknowledges that the poor do not abuse cash as predicted by derogatory stereotypes.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Corporate Governance
Image: Kagiso Shanduka Foundation Trust steps up Partnering with the Free State Department of Education is underway in the Fezile Dabi and Motheo districts
This joint venture between Kagiso Trust and Shanduka Foundation has led to the development of an enhanced delivery model that combines the strengths of both their programmes being the Beyers Naudé School Development Programme and the Adopt-a-School Foundation and uses the principle of whole-school intervention.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Image: Generation 2018 The Kay Mason Foundation & Generation 2018
For fourteen years, the Kay Mason Foundation has been helping exceptional young people fulfil their potential, despite disadvantaged circumstances. We help KMF Scholars with school fees, transport, uniforms, text books, and a host of support structures that let them take advantage of the opportunity of a great education.   Read More...


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