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Image: Street children: Five warning signs of a child’s desperate cry for help before hitting the streets

According to Missing Children South Africa, one South African child goes missing every five hours. The missing child could either be trafficked or will find solace in the streets of South Africa. This International Day for Street Children, commemorated on Tuesday, 14 April 2016, the NCVT implores communities to join forces in providing a safe and conducive environment for children.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project awards 350 Daycares A record 300 000 SASKO Bread Bags were collected in 5 months

In September 2015, SASKO successfully launched its SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project to assist daycares in Tembisa in receiving much-needed items for their facilities. In only five months, 350 participating daycares collected an astounding 300,000 SASKO bread bags. To acknowledge their hard work and perseverance, SASKO awarded 1,385 prizes on 10 March 2016.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Health, Social & Community
Image: Clover's Community Mamas help provide food to the needy South Africa’s current drought crisis has caused a decline in farming output and has heavily increased food prices

April is Health Awareness month, and while many are encouraged to eat the right foods, one has to raise the question of whether people in South Africa, especially the poor, are getting the right nutrition to live a healthy life. The poor are especially getting the right nutrition to live a healthy life. South Africa’s current drought crisis has caused a decline in farming output and has heavily increased food prices. This has had a devastating impact on food security and the wellbeing of the poor as they are unable to afford food that contains the right nutrition that is essential to fight off infections. Luckily, there are community heroes who step in to provide to those who need it most.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Rotary Club of Claremont celebrates 33 years One of the founding members of the iconic Cape Town Cycle Tour with the largest timed cycle race in the world!

This year, one of the founding members of the iconic Cape Town Cycle Tour (CTCT), the Rotary Club of Claremont is celebrating 33 years of being involved with the largest timed cycle race in the world! From humble beginnings in 1983, when there were a mere 1900 cyclists involved, Rotary’s support has grown to 35 other Rotary Clubs and their affiliates across the Western Cape working closely with the CTCT organisers to share in the mammoth task of making sure that 35 000 cyclists make it safely across the finish line.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Engen does major revamp for Ekuphumleni Old Age Home A donation of R50 000 towards renovation of the Ekuphumleni Old Age Home in Zwide, Port Elizabeth.

This initiative formed part of the company’s CSI “Festive Giving” campaign, which aimed to support and uplift the spirit of local communities. The company has supported the old age home for the past five years.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Clover Mama Afrika wins Social Responsibilty Award The PMR award recognises the company's attributes such as commitment to communities, job creation and social upliftment.

Clover Mama Afrika, Clover’s corporate social investment project, has received the Diamond Arrow Award by the Performance Management Review (PMR) at yesterday’s ceremony held at The Houghton Golf Club. Clover won the award in the 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility category by Food Manufacturers/Processors with a highest rated mean score of 4.35 out of a possible 5.00. The PMR award recognises the company's attributes such as commitment to communities, job creation and social upliftment.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community
Image: “Hope begins with you” The Sunflower Fund enters a new era with the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer, Alana James, who joined the Fund in September 2015

Alana bringing a wealth of experience, global insight and an exciting new operational plan for the organisation.
I am delighted to play a part in the ongoing success of The Sunflower Fund, I’m excited to walk this road with staff, patients and board members,” says James. She added that one of the most exciting elements of stewarding the new organisational strategy has been the shift in focus to ‘community’.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Disability, Social & Community
Image: EDCON supports Casual Day - Top performers in campaign for 2015 announced The top performers in the Casual Day campaign for 2015 were announced to the project’s awards breakfast at the Table Bay Hotel last week [12 February]. The function honoured the thousands of volunteers and participants who assist in raising donations for the disability sector.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Hungry Lion’s ‘Battle of the Flavours’ The winner for Team Zamba, from Khayelitsha received a surprise visit from DJ Fresh at the Golden Acre Hungry Lion store

The GRAND-prize handover took place on 10 February 2016, with a surprise visit to each of the two
winners’ hometowns. The winner for Team Zamba, N. Hoho, from Khayelitsha received a surprise visit fromDJ Fresh at the Golden Acre Hungry Lion store, where she was rewarded her share of the R100 000 cash prize.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Disability, Social & Community
Image: Warrior On Wheels Foundation-The Gift of Adventure We have hit the ground running with our plans for 2016 and have some exciting partnerships in the making and event planning under way

The Warrior On Wheels Foundation team wish you a fantastic, adventure-filled new year. We have hit the ground running with our plans for 2016 and have some exciting partnerships in the making and event planning under way to look forward to as we take our vision into the new year.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Disability, Social & Community
Image: EDCON sponsorship adds R27m to Casual Day coffers for disability sector Top performers in the Casual Day campaign for 2015 in KZN were announced to the project’s awards breakfast at the Elangeni Hotel in Durban.

Sponsored by the Edcon Group and supported by a number of corporates, Casual Day is the flagship project of the National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in SA (NCPPDSA). The function was organised by a team from KZN APD whose director, Cheryl Naidoo, thanked all the attendees for their contribution towards the project.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community, Sport
Image: Wamkelekile!  -  Waves for Change A special edition to announce results of our 2015 study to investigate the impact of Waves for Change on young people in Cape Town's most violent town

We're excited to bring a special edition of our newsletter to announce results of our 2015 study with the University of Cape Town, to investigate the impact of Waves for Change on young people in Cape Town's most violent townships.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Get involved in our BIG 5 Goals for 2016! our motto for 2016 is “revived to thrive”… and it’s with this in mind that we present our big goals for 2016.

As we look to 2016 we believe that God has called us to thrive – to see much fruitful work done to impact the lives of many disadvantaged young people across the city of Cape Town. And we are fully committed to work hard towards this goal. However, we also recognise that it is not simply our hard work, our great strategy, or having the necessary resources that will ensure a thriving organisation.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Arts & Culture, Social & Community
Image: Marlene le Roux takes on CEO role at  the Artscape Theatre Centre Hands-on, result-focused and a visionary leader with an extensive track record in Culture, the Performing Arts and Education

History has been made as Marlene le Roux takes on the challenging role of Chief Executive Officer of the Artscape Theatre Centre.She is the first woman and black person to fill this role since its inception in 1971.Hands-on, result-focused and a visionary leader with an extensive track record in Culture, the Performing Arts and Education, Marlene is focussed and inspired to take Artscape to new heights in the coming year.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Project Playground - 5 Year Anniversary We celebrated our 5 years anniversary in September 2015 and arranged a big event at our center in Langa in November.

Invitations went to our colleagues, partners, supporters and friends all over the world. The response from our guests showed that they had just as much fun as we had and the children and youth entertained all night with astonishing performances, all in line with our theme of the evening; Self-Esteem.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Health, Social & Community, Wildlife & Conservation
Image: The Sea Harvest Kids for Kids initiative is now into its sixth year. To date R1.3 million has been donated by Sea Harvest to The Children’s Hospital Trust for projects at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital.

Youngsters can help upgrade the ICU at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town. Children can help make a difference to the lives of other children. The Sea Harvest Kids for Kids initiative, which runs annually from November to February, is now into its sixth year. A portion of the sales of selected Sea Harvest crumbed fish products* are donated to The Children’s Hospital Trust.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Social & Community
Image: Rotary Club-Newlands, donates Emergency Response Vehicle With all the recent fires, the donation of the multi-purpose Isuzu truck couldn’t have been timelier. After two and a half years of negotiations, fundraising and engagement with sponsors and partners, Colin Burke, President of the Rotary Club of Newlands’ dream of donating an emergency vehicle to the Emergency Assistance Volunteer Support (EVS) on the South Peninsula became a reality.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Barloworld’s meal packs brings relief to 20 crèches in Alexandra The success of the project is due to a partnership between Stop Hunger Now South Africa and the Barloworld Group

Full tummies for hungry children, fire extinguishers in an environment often ravaged by shack fires, toilets in places where basic sanitation is not always forthcoming – these are just some of the legacies of a food project playing out in Alexandra thanks to corporate backing from companies such as Barloworld.
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COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Pen Bev sponsorship benefits communities where Rotary operates A great portion of the park’s operational proceeds are donated to Rotary.

There’s a new attraction in Cape Town and a first for the country – an outdoor synthetic ice rink has been installed at the Rotary Blue Train Park in Mouille Point. Now children can enjoy gliding around an outdoor ice rink on the most glorious hot summer days providing hours of guaranteed fun with spectacular views of mountain and sea to top off the one of a kind experience.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Woolworths supports "Keeping Kids Safe Over The Holidays" Childsafe maintains South Africa’s only paediatric injury database for admissions of injured children to the Red Cross Children’s hospital.

Childsafe, an initiative of the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Southern Africa (CAPFSA), have joined forces with Woolworths to launch a poignant communications campaign that aims to raise the awareness of child care-givers as to the increased risks to children over the summer holiday.  While South Africans welcome the relaxation and fun of the holiday season, few are aware that this is the most dangerous time of year for children.    Read More...



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