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Image: Swirl, sip and spit for NSRI - at this year’s Rotary Clubs of Newlands and Table Bay’s annual wine auction

Don’t miss out on one of the most successful and fun wine auctions the Western Cape has to offer. Stock up with your favourite wines at this year’s Rotary Clubs of Newlands and Table Bay’s annual wine auction, confirmed to take place on Thursday, 02 October 2014 at the Table Bay Hotel.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Cape Cookies joins Habitat for Humanity SA to build homes for the needy - with the aim of building no less than 67 houses

Cape Cookies joins Habitat for Humanity SA to build homes for the needy. To achieve their ambitious target, Habitat required the community’s support, both in helping to raise the necessary funding as well as volunteering their time on site to build the 67 houses.   Read More...




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Image: Mandela Day letter of thanks from Clean C - our Mandela Day activity in Joe Slovo Park

One month ago we had the privilege of having your team from The Westin Hotel join us at our Mandela Day activity in Joe Slovo Park. This was the start of the Clean C Mandela Year Project which has been a huge success for the last month. The idea behind Mandela Year is to create a longer term (more permanent/continuous/sustainable/community involving) project where people and companies have the opportunity to engage with Clean C and any community to do more CSI community upliftment projects as well as getting your staff out into communities to see first-hand the difference that they are making. #LeaveALegacy
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HEADLINES, Social & Community
Image: Following a wave of violent crime in Khayelitsha - a transformed Masande brings a multi-coloured message of hope
Located on the Cape Flats and nestled in the busy township of Khayelitsha, a little educare centre called Masande, received two upcycled 6 metre container classrooms, a kitchen and an ablution block, on Tuesday 5th August. As part of last month’s globally celebrated Mandela Day, the radiantly coloured containers stood on display at the V&A Waterfront’s Clock Tower Square.   Read More...



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Image: Miss SA 2014 Rolene Strauss shows support for Casual Day - Miss SA recently visited a Casual Day participating school for children with disabilities

By lending her voice to those of the millions of South Africans who participate in Casual Day, she is making a big impact on the lives of persons with disabilities all over the country. She said, “Bring out the bling for Casual Day – and wear your sticker!”   Read More...




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Mustadafin Foundation and Pick n Pay partnered to give back to the Cape Town community.

Around 6000 bellies were fed in six areas across the mother city as part of the national 67 minutes initiative for positive change. Despite the rain and cold, Pick n Pay employees teamed up with local non-profit organisation, Mustadafin Foundation, to cook and distribute food to disadvantaged areas across Cape Town.   Read More...




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Image: Casual Day ambassadors on Rolling Inspiration cover Casual Day is on Friday 5 September 2014

Casual Day ambassadors Khumo Moyane and Bernadette Rigney are on the July/August cover of Rolling Inspiration magazine. The cover is appropriately celebratory and shows of Casual Day’s Bring out the Bling theme. Casual Day celebrates its 20th birthday this year. Casual Day fans are encourage to put on their dancing shoes and dress up, not down – and to dazzle for disability. Casual Day is on Friday 5 September.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Social Media movement encourages SA to “#ShareTheHappy” and effect positive change

Sunlight, one of South Africa’s most trusted household brands launched an online video clip of US Grammy-winner Pharrell Williams’ hit song turned global YouTube phenomenon Happy. For everyone who shares the video, Sunlight has committed to donating R10 to the SA Ubuntu Foundation. The video has already received over 840 000 views since launching last month and urgently requires the support of the nation to reach its goal of 50 000 shares to secure the R500 000 donation.   Read More...




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Image: Casual Day welcomes new ambassadors on board Remember, remember Casual Day is on Friday 5 September

Casual Day last week welcomed nine new ambassadors aboard to raise awareness around the project and its aims. The launch, where each ambassador signed a pledge to represent Casual Day, took place at the project’s offices in Edenvale. They are ready to ‘Bring out the Bling’ for the project’s 20th birthday.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
-Tata Madiba’s birthday with the children

Spirits were high at the Durbanville Children’s Home last Friday (18 July 2014) when Peninsula Beverage Company’s (PenBev) Human Resource Department celebrated Tata Madiba’s birthday with the children. The festivities kicked off with the little ones singing and dancing before the PenBev team rolled up their sleeves to make the lively bunch smile even more.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: 67 minutes for Mandela Future Leaders of Climate Change got together to clean Amanzimtoti beach last week in honour of the late Nelson Mandela

The Team from Fry’s together with Miss Earth South Africa and Future Leaders of Climate Change got together to clean Amanzimtoti beach last week in honour of the late Nelson Mandela. As part of Mandela Day, an International Day launched in recognition of his Birthday, which seeks to inspire the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s injustices.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: One Million Lights for brighter futures - light is a scarce commodity for many, often disrupting daily life and education due to limited study time.

With 1.45-million people, representing 11% of South African households, living without electricity and a further 3.6% of households accessing electricity informally*,  light is a scarce commodity for many, often disrupting daily life and education due to limited study time.
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HEADLINES, Social & Community
Image: Casual Day Ambassadors at Cresset House, Midrand Mandela Day is very special for the Casual Day team and each year the team visits a different school, centre or organisation that renders services to persons with disabilities. This year several of Casual Day’s new ambassadors spent 18 July at Cresset House, a self-sustaining community providing residential and work facilities for 60 adults with intellectual disabilities, including those with Down Syndrome and Autism. Remember, remember Casual Day is on Friday 5 September.   Read More...



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Image: CLEAN C - Corporate Beach Cleanup - for companies to engage with Cape Town Beach Cleanup on various different levels over a 1 year period.

The idea behind the Corporate Beach & Community Cleanup project, is for companies to engage with Cape Town Beach Cleanup on various different levels over a 1 year period.   Read More...




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Image: CLEAN C - Mandela Day (YEAR) Project: On the 18th of July we celebrate Mandela Day. Last year we painted the walls at 2 parks in Joe Slovo Park.

On the 18th of July we celebrate Mandela Day. Last your we painted the walls at 2 parks in Joe Slovo Park.
This year we have decided to take it up a notch and tackle 5 projects in the area. Youth, Sport, Community, Education, Families. It is going to be a #BeautifulDay and #BeautifulYear.   Read More...




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Image: Red Cross Children's Hospital Burns Rehabilitation programme Give 67 minutes of Life Changing therapy this Mandela Day

On Mandela Day on 18th July the Rainbow Nation will roll up their sleeves to give of their precious time to thousands of needy causes. But not all of us can spare the time, but we could spare just R67.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Social & Community
Image: Share a Madeba Story this Mandela Day “I love playing and chatting with children...feeding and putting them to bed with a little story, and being away from the family has troubled me throu
This Mandela Month, Nal’ibali, the national-reading-for-enjoyment campaign, together with Jacana Media is offering all children and caregivers the opportunity to celebrate and remember the legacy of Madiba through local author Niki Daly’s The Herd Boy – a story of empowerment, self-belief and leadership inspired by the life of Nelson Mandela.   Read More...



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Image: Volunteers for FoodBank SA - FoodBank SA invites your Company and staff members take part in our Mandela Day hamper packing event.

To commemorate former president Nelson Mandela and the sacrifices he made for South Africa and its people, FoodBank South Africa will be holding a hamper packing day at 2 of our warehouses in Cape Town and Johannesburg   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Buy a plant for a child in Lavender Hill - support the workshops with the Lavender Hill children as part of the New World Foundation Holiday programme.

Our social investment budget is running low for this year and we don't want THAT to stop us from enabling education workshops. A workshop consists of teaching children the uses of lavender in their home - medicine, cooking, relaxation etc. They are then taught the essentials of how to plant and maintain a lavender plant.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Social & Community, Transformation
Image: Moving from Charity to Intentional Development - Understanding Collective Impact By: Lorenzo Davids, National CEO
One of the great challenges of our time is the need to understand the true cost of what it will take to impact the education, health and employment challenges we have in our society. We are all aware of the burgeoning pressures these issues are placing on our  economic survival.   Read More...


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