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This will be a lucky 13 for charities - and some 'Angels'.

The annual Table of Peace & Unity held on Table Mountain will again see the public, dignitaries, celebrities and religious leaders getting together to enjoy a festive meal on 13 May - Mother's Day - for the pleasure of breaking bread with a wonderful diversity of strangers and raising funds for organisations working with abused, vulnerable and orphaned children across South Africa.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Do you know someone who has inspired you?

This is your opportunity to nominate someone who deserves national recognition for all the good work they do. Here is your chance to nominate them for the Inyathelo Awards. 'Philanthropists play a critical role in providing services to poor and vulnerable people; a voice to those who have not yet been heard...'   Read More...




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Boost for Amy Biehl kids from Horst and Rita Boes.

Eighty four Amy Biehl Foundation learners enjoyed a fun filled day in Green Point Park on Tuesday 27 March courtesy of local residents, Horst and Rita Boes. Assisted by dedicated Amy Biehl Foundation staff and volunteers, the day was a huge success and thoroughly enjoyed by all.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
SA has a poor rating according to the World Giving Index 2011, but…

In this article, courtesy SANGONeT - http://www.ngopulse.org/ - the author, Colleen du Toit - chief executive officer at CAF Southern Africa* - takes a closer look at philanthropy and giving behaviours in South Africa. The country’s poor ranking on the World Giving Index 2011 does not mean that South Africans are not involved in giving and or volunteering.     Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
'Proud to be associated with organisation dedicated to promoting Mandela Legacy.

The former President of the United States hosted the benefit in his private office in New York City on 23 February 2012 to honour the lasting legacy of Nelson Mandela. This event marked the launch of an initiative by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to promote Mr. Mandela’s legacy globally in the years ahead.   Read More...




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The Our World Our Responsibility 2010 Donor Conference Report.

A valuable, new, first-of-its-kind contribution to the philanthropic discourse in South Africa has been published by Inyathelo. The Summary Report of the Our World Our Responsibility 2010 Donor Conference is now available.    Read More...




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Capetonians stay the course to help foundation.

Thursday 23 February saw 144 Capetonians don their golf shirts and dust off their clubs to enjoy a spectacular day of golfing, all in aid of the Amy Biehl Foundation. The second annual McDonald's Amy Biehl Foundation raised in excess of R130,000 before costs, for the 2000 plus youngsters that the Foundation reaches daily.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Sport
Sowetans can now get fit (or fitter) - outdoors in the fresh air.

The 49M movement has welcomed the installation of an eco-friendly gym launched in Soweto recently to encourage residents to live healthy lifestyles.   Read More...




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Living the art of possibility

"Let's create a South Africa that works for all."  This is what Symphonia for South Africa, an NPO with a mission to strengthen the fabric of South African society, aspires to for the country and its citizens. The distribution of the brand new DVD South Africa - Alive with Possibility, is one of the projects Symphonia for South Africa uses to mobilise citizens and communities to become actively involved in creating a country where everyone is a winner.   Read More...




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You have an opportunity to make a real change to Nelly’s life.

Shelby, at LifeXchange*, is taking this opportunity to tell you about a now or never opportunity to make a fundament change to a young girl’s life.Her name is Shantelle April, but her friends call her Nelly. I met Nelly at LifeXchange. She started coming to our Wednesday night Bible studies, which are open events for anyone 15 years and older.   Read More...




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A magnificent gesture leads to painting being auctioned twice.

 

Childline KZN is celebrating 25 years of service to children and their families this year. To mark this important milestone, a function was held in thanks to all staff, partners, friends, donors, and the Board of Childline KZN for the sustainability of the organisation as well as the sponsors of the event. These included Gooderson Leisure Group, Continental Bakery, Mayibuye Dance group, Diverse Art and Dance Agency, Darrius Pillay for entertainment as well as Printmarc and others for making the function possible.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Europcar announces handover of prosthetic legs.

Lewis Wynne was just 5 years old when he was critically injured in a school accident in October 2011 when a tree fell on his classroom, crushing his legs and his bright future as an able-bodied child.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy

Partnership with five global organisations to deliver sustainable change worldwide has been launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos - London.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Corporate Governance

The Funding Practice Alliance is calling for a complete overhaul of the way the National Lottery Board manages and distributes billions of rands worth of public funds. The Alliance - made up of four prominent civil society organisations - says there is a lack of accountability and transparency over the way the board operates and it needs to be called to account for its failure to fulfill its mandate to distribute funds appropriately to non-profit organisations and charities.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Enterprise

The tough business climate is forcing strategic change, especially in the non-profit sector where revenue streams are even drier. Long established Open Africa has partnered with leading luxury safari lodges as it transitions to a more self-sustaining (less donor dependent) social enterprise model.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Health
Image: CANSA Celebrates 80 Years of Caring Annually, 12 million people worldwide hear the words "you have cancer"

CANSA relies on donations from you in order to continue to reach our goals in terms of service delivery to those affected by cancer.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Social & Community

South Africa’s constitution is hailed by many as one of the most progressive commitments and one that guarantees equality and basic human rights to all of the country’s citizens. Since 1996 social justice has, however, in large measure remained elusive for many South African woman.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Social & Community
“It’s in your hands to make the world a better place.”

This is what Nelson Mandela said during his 90th birthday celebrations when he appealed to all citizens to rise up and do something. This was his time to hand over the baton of community service to the beneficiaries of his legacy.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Social & Community
The Amy Biehl Foundation honours youth

The Amy Biehl Foundation will be hosting the fourth annual Youth Spirit Award event in August 2011. Nominations for this annual award are based on evidence of the nominee’s initiative and dedication in service to others.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards 2011

Do you know someone in your community who deserves national recognition for all the good work they do? Inyathelo is urging you to nominate your philanthropy champion for the Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards.   Read More...



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