Moti Cares’s pop-up soup kitchen feeds hundreds of families in Joburg

Admin@adcyxagency.co.za March 23, 2024, 12:10 p.m.

In the spirit of giving, the Moti Cares charity foundation recently provided 1,500 food parcels to residents of the Jan Hofmeyr community in Johannesburg.

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Tackling nutrition education in under-resourced communities

Admin@adcyxagency.co.za March 15, 2024, 11:21 a.m.

One in nine South Africans are affected by diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Federation. Diets high in sugar and carbohydrates are a key cause of diabetes, especially in low-income …

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FoodForward SA (FFSA): Celebrating 15 Years of Social, Economic and Environmental Impact Investment

FoodForward SA March 13, 2024, 10:12 p.m.

What initially started as an idea in 2000 (as FeedBack Food Redistribution) to recover edible excess food from Cape Town’s film industry, morphed to become a national reality in 2009 …

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Food Security Specialist Namhla Skweyiya Joins Living Soils As Programme Manager

Woolworths March 1, 2024, 10:30 p.m.

The Living Soils Community Learning Farm (Living Soils) proudly welcomes Namhla Skweyiya, a distinguished Food Technologist and Food Security Specialist, as the new Programme Manager.

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West Coast schools receive R737 000 to feed learners for a year

wcc-admin Feb. 13, 2024, 11:47 a.m.

Over 1000 learners on the West Coast will receive nutritious daily meals for one year thanks to donations by the Oceana Group, a major employer in the area, and its …

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Fundi garden initiative promotes food security and community engagement

wcc-admin Dec. 8, 2023, 8:17 a.m.

The initiative is strategically aligned with Fundi's Corporate Social Investment (CSI) goals and aligning with the organisation's commitment to making a positive impact on the community.

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Innovation for nutrition: Millhouse pioneers a Smartfill solution to combat malnutrition in schools

wcc-admin Dec. 4, 2023, 4:29 p.m.

Fortified food producer Millhouse has teamed up with digital transformation consultancy DYDX and start-up Smartfill to introduce an innovative, self-dispensing nutrition solution at the Julukandoda Primary School in Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal.

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Woolies Employees Volunteer To Bolster Food Security For World Food Day

Woolworths Nov. 14, 2023, 5:05 p.m.

Woolworths employees from stores across the country volunteered at the retailer’s food security NGO partners and to enhance the various projects’ food security and income generation for the local communities.

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Rise Against Hunger Africa is selected as an official charity of the Comrades Marathon.

wcc-admin Nov. 13, 2023, 9:52 a.m.

Rise Against Hunger Africa is thrilled to have been selected again as an official charity of the Comrades Marathon. The 2024 launch took place on Tuesday and it was announced …

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Mitchells Plain garden blossoms after receiving over 3 million seeds

wcc-admin Nov. 3, 2023, 11:03 p.m.

The Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital’s food garden in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town, has received a donation of 3.2 million seeds donated by the Shoprite Group’s Act for Change initiative in partnership …

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Closing nutrition and education gaps that are stunting South Africa’s youth

wcc-admin Oct. 26, 2023, 8:38 a.m.

A staggering 21.18% of children in South Africa will be stunted by 2025, according to the Shoprite Group’s newly released Food Index.

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Time to Support The Ladles of Love Sarmiethon Campaign of 2023

wcc-admin Oct. 22, 2023, 8:36 a.m.

It’s time to get ready again for World Sandwich Day on Friday 3 November 2023 and that means supporting the annual Ladles of Love Sarmiethon.

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Engen volunteers join hands with FoodForward SA on World Food Day

Engen Oct. 20, 2023, 11:28 p.m.

16 October, 2023 : Engen employees recently stepped up to help with the ‘Foodbanking Process’ at FoodForward SA in support of World Food Day. Foodbanking includes picking, packing, checking, and …

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HOPE WORLDWIDE SA is Addressing Child Hunger

wcc-admin Oct. 13, 2023, 1:22 p.m.

World Food Day is observed on 16 October each year to raise awareness and take action against worldwide hunger and malnutrition. In South Africa, millions of children are going to …

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Market access for emerging farmers through Shoprite & Checkers Market Day

wcc-admin Oct. 10, 2023, 3:13 p.m.

Emerging farmers from over 40 community food gardens across the country will be participating in the upcoming Shoprite and Checkers’ Market Day on 12 October 2023.

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Cultivating Change: Unveiling Our Food Systems Innovators

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 14, 2023, 8:39 a.m.

As we mark the successful completion of another chapter in our journey, we are thrilled to announce the graduation of the latest cohort from our Food Systems Incubation program!

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Supplying Nutritious Protein to Klein Karoo Community: A Simple Solution to a Complex Issue

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 29, 2023, 1:32 p.m.

A simple trailer-mounted freezer is the catalyst that has enabled a Garden-Route feeding project expand to communities as far aways as the Klein Karoo.

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School feeding programme delivers broader benefits

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 29, 2023, 1:20 p.m.

As graduation ceremonies go it was a small affair, but for the ten previously unemployed St Helena Bay women graduating as qualified food handlers it was a big deal.

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Blisters for Bread in association with Lucky Star

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 26, 2023, 8:55 a.m.

We are delighted to announce that entries are open for our popular annual fundraising event, Blisters for Bread in association with Lucky Star #The BarefootEdition, which will be taking place …

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Join Checkers Sixty60 in giving back on Mandela Day with Meals on Wheels

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 16, 2023, 10:57 a.m.

Checkers Sixty60 has again joined forces with Meals on Wheels, a registered non-profit organisation, to offer customers a meaningful way to contribute on Mandela Day.

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Mustadafin supports Hout Bay community kitchen with essential ingredients.

Mustadafin Foundation July 16, 2023, 10:47 a.m.

Pictured from left to right: Margaret Thomas, Deborah Bosse and Junaid Tonkin received food supplies from Mustadafin Foundation to support their community feeding scheme in Hangberg.

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Join the #UnionAgainstHunger: SA Harvest's Mandela Month campaign to deliver 1 million meals

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 4, 2023, 4:50 p.m.

SA Harvest, the pioneering food rescue organisation, has announced the launch of its Mandela Month Campaign under the banner of its advocacy arm, #UnionAgainstHunger.

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South African breweries sustainability initiative shortlisted prestigious international award

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 4, 2023, 4:23 p.m.

South African Breweries’ Castle Lager Bread of the Nation has been shortlisted for the 2023 Dan Wieden Titanium Lion Cannes Awards category. The campaign became the only African initiative that …

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Join the nationwide movement to cook #67000litres this Mandela Day

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 26, 2023, 12:09 p.m.

Chefs with Compassion calls upon the hearts and hands of all South Africans this Mandela Day, to create a monumental wave of compassion and nourishment.

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Checkers steps in to assist Western Cape flood relief efforts

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 26, 2023, 11:51 a.m.

Checkers is donating R100 000 to the Act For Change Fund to aid relief efforts while the Shoprite Mobile Soup Kitchens have been serving warm meals to communities affected by …

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Dichotomy of Abundance and Scarcity: The Paradox of South African Agriculture by Ali Conn

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 30, 2023, 10:50 a.m.

In the verdant heartland of South Africa, a jarring paradox of two opposing food systems manifests - one burgeoning with excess, privilege, and waste, the other scarred by scarcity, hunger, …

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Woolworths makes further commitments to improve access to food in local communities

Woolworths May 25, 2023, 11:47 a.m.

As we all mark World Hunger Day later this week, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the global hunger crisis and finding sustainable solutions, Woolworths is proud to announce …

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Engen and FoodForward SA travel over half a million km’s together

Engen May 18, 2023, 2:28 p.m.

Engen has pledged R4 million fuel to FoodForward SA to help power the delivery of nutritious food to vulnerable people across South Africa since 2020.

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SA Harvest, a leading food rescue and hunger relief organisation in South Africa, is drawing attenti

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 2, 2023, 9:59 a.m.

SA Harvest, a leading food rescue and hunger relief organisation in South Africa, is drawing attention to the critical role of logistics in reducing food waste and hunger.

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Castle Lager partners with SA Harvest to deliver the new Bread of the Nation initiative to communit

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 14, 2023, 12:32 p.m.

Iconic South African brand Castle Lager has launched a first of its kind innovation in South Africa that will see by-products of its beer brewing process to produce bread that …

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Shoprite’s 15 years of fighting hunger in Southern Africa

info@klassikdigital.co.za Dec. 12, 2022, 8:45 a.m.

It’s been 15 years since the first Shoprite Mobile Soup Kitchen trucks set out on a journey to combat hunger in South Africa.

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The fresher the better – it’s time to change how we eat

info@klassikdigital.co.za Oct. 28, 2022, 8:33 a.m.

Patterns of food consumption have changed rapidly in recent decades. The impact of the modern diet, and specifically high-energy foods, on human health has led to serious ailments.

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Months of Millions of Meals, Solidarity and Sharks

FoodForward SA Sept. 23, 2022, 10:10 a.m.

bp Southern Africa has partnered with SA Harvest in a long-term partnership that will deliver 55 million meals and contribute towards reducing methane emissions from landfills.

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New campaign calls for clearer food warning labels to empower SA to make healthy food choices

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 9, 2022, 11:26 a.m.

The unhealthy packaged food you buy your family may be high in sugar, salt and saturated fat – all of which have been directly linked to life-threatening conditions like diabetes, …

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Umlazi’s Welcome Magoso crowned 2022 Championship Boerewors Competition winner

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 29, 2022, 9:37 a.m.

Twenty-three-year-old Welcome Magoso from Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal was crowned the winner of the 30th Championship Boerewors competition.

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Shiloh Relief - Grace In Action

Shilo Aug. 23, 2022, 9:23 a.m.

To eradicate poverty is not possible - BUT we can all make an effort to bring some relief to those in need. Make a donation or start a campaign at …

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Engen partners with FoodForward SA to mark Mandela Day

Engen July 28, 2022, 9:06 a.m.

“There can be no greater gift than that of giving one's time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return.” – Nelson Mandela

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bp Southern Africa and SA Harvest partner to fuel the country and reduce food insecurity

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 28, 2022, 8:49 a.m.

In honour of Nelson Mandela’s legacy of preserving and upholding human dignity, bp Southern Africa has announced a long-term partnership with SA Harvest, including involvement in its ‘Million Meals Month’ …

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Abalimi Bezekhaya (Urban Micro Farming)

Abalimi Bezekhaya July 15, 2022, 2:38 p.m.

With soaring petrol prices and cost of food, supporting the organic micro-farming movement through Abalimi Bezkhaya is very important at this time. Rob Small from Abalimi sent the following note:

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67 000 litres of soup for Mandela Day - there's still time to register

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 14, 2022, 2:59 p.m.

Chefs with Compassion are hosting their incredible #67000litres for Mandela Day Challenge again this year. It's an absolutely remarkable movement that's supported by home cooks, chefs, community kitchens and corporates …

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The Silent But Deadly Livelihoods Crisis Emerging

FoodForward SA July 14, 2022, 11:21 a.m.

While 1994 represented a significant turning point in South Africa’s political history, economic justice was not realised.

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WOOLWORTHS LAUNCHES ‘FOOD FOR THOUGHT’ PODCAST DEMYSTIFYING THE FOOD LANDSCAPE

Woolworths July 12, 2022, 11:18 a.m.

A new podcast series hosted by broadcast journalist Redi Tlhabi will give listeners key insights and a greater understanding of the major issues around the state of our food nation.

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CMH unveils Clan William Legacy Garden Phase 2 in its broad impact accelerator program

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 25, 2022, 8:43 a.m.

In honour of ‘World Environment Day’, Clanwilliam saw the unveiling of phase two of the ChangeMakersHUB ‘Clanwilliam Legacy Garden’. It included the incubation and planting of 2,500 spekboom plants, the …

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Engen’s Nkateko Mabale helps local NPO feed desperate Alex families

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 2, 2022, 3:47 p.m.

Moved by the work of a family run NPO that supports desperate residents of Alexandra township, Engen employee Nkateko Mabale has used the company’s Employee Community Partnership Programme (ECPP) to …

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Child Protection Week: Local children need your help

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 30, 2022, 9:50 a.m.

Ahead of Child Protection Week, which runs from 29 May to 5 June, South Africa’s largest volunteering platform forgood.co.za is calling on South Africans to donate toiletries, toys, and games …

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TOGETHER WE CAN PROVIDE A MEAL TO A HUNGRY CHILD!

Mustadafin Foundation May 30, 2022, 9:32 a.m.

Bikers For Change is a group of biker friends who have decided to travel 92, 200km on motorbikes from Cape Town, South Africa to Zanzibar, Victoria Falls and Tanzania, with …

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Donate to help feed children at Christel House

Christel House South Africa May 28, 2022, 11:28 a.m.

Saturday, 28 May is World Hunger Day and the perfect time to donate towards our feeding programme. It’s true what they say – you can’t teach a hungry child.

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FoodForward SA May 2022

FoodForward SA May 17, 2022, 10:40 a.m.

The gross inequality across the length and breadth of South Africa is palpable, disturbing, and not sustainable for long term growth, national security, and social cohesion.

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From seed to reality: A three year reflection of the Living Soils Community Learning Farm

Woolworths May 16, 2022, 11:57 a.m.

When the Living Soils Community Learning Farm was launched in March 2019, it had three focus areas where it hoped to make a meaningful impact: food production, young farmer skills …

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WOOLWORTHS SOUTH AFRICA WINS ORACLE CHANGE AGENTS’ SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Woolworths May 3, 2022, 5:31 p.m.

Woolworths South Africa was recently named a winner of the 2021 Change Agents Sustainability Award presented by Oracle.

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FoodForward SA #KZNFloodRelief

FoodForward SA April 22, 2022, 9:53 a.m.

The torrential rains in KwaZulu-Natal over the past 2 weeks saw nearly 500 people lose their lives, more than 13 000 homes destroyed by the raging floods, and billions of …

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Shoprite donates R500K of food, continues to serve 9 000 meals in KZN daily

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 22, 2022, 9:43 a.m.

(21 April 2022) Shoprite is donating R500 000 worth of tinned food and bottled water to communities affected by the devastating KwaZulu-Natal floods, while its fleet of Mobile Soup Kitchens …

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FoodForward SA calls on retailers to donate surplus foods for KZN flood relief

FoodForward SA April 20, 2022, 8:33 a.m.

South Africa has returned to a national state of disaster, this time in response to the devastating floods in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Shoprite quick to support those affected by KZN floods

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 14, 2022, 4:52 p.m.

(12 April 2022) Following heavy downpours in parts of KwaZulu-Natal, Shoprite acted swiftly to bring relief to affected communities by dispatching three of its Mobile Soup Kitchens to alleviate hunger …

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Restoring Dignity - One Meal At A Time

Mustadafin Foundation April 11, 2022, 9:57 a.m.

Mustadafin Foundation would want to bring about hope to people during the blessed month of Ramadhaan.

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CHILDREN ARE DYING OF STARVATION

FoodForward SA April 7, 2022, 12:11 p.m.

More than one third of all the food produced in South Africa ends up in landfills – although most of this food is still in an edible and nutritious condition.

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Outside The Bowl Africa raises R1 million in aid of combating childhood hunger

2nd HARVEST March 25, 2022, 7:50 a.m.

Wllington-based non-profit organisation, Outside The Bowl Africa, has reached its aim of raising R1 million while feeding 20 000 children in one day.

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Taking about our Human Rights: “Access to food is a basic human right all children should have”

Mustadafin Foundation March 22, 2022, 10:12 a.m.

Malnutrition impacts a child’s development and impairs their ability to give their attention to their schoolwork.

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Sibaya Community Trust invested R400 000 to build a custom made fully functional Soup Kitchen

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 14, 2022, 2:50 p.m.

The Blackburn Informal Settlement is a large-scale settlement situated within the boundary of the Cornubia Integrated Human Settlement Development and is home to approximately 8000 people.

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FoodForward SA’s support helps to empower centres for orphaned and vulnerable children

FoodForward SA March 8, 2022, 1:38 p.m.

There are over 5 million orphaned children in South Africa with 12,000 being added every month, including thousands of child-headed households.

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THE RIGHT TO FOOD IS A FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHT THAT MUST BE REALISED WITH GREATER URGENCY

FoodForward SA March 8, 2022, 1:16 p.m.

It is often said that food is the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. While this may be true, depending on your social context, …

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WOOLWORTHS CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN RAISES R2.5 MILLION TO EMPOWER SOUTH AFRICA TO GROW MORE FOOD

Woolworths Feb. 24, 2022, 6:02 a.m.

While Christmas was some time ago, the joy that time of the year brings continues. Together Woolies and their customers raised R2.5 million which will empower various communities across South …

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SIXTY NPOs AND 15,000+ SIGNATORIES CALL ON DIRCO TO RETRACT R50m DONATION TO CUBA

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 21, 2022, 7:50 a.m.

Since a coalition of hunger relief organisations launched a petition on the 7th of February to protest the donation of R50 million by the Department of International Relations (DIRCO) towards …

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SOUTH AFRICANS CALLED TO SPREAD LOVE BY PASSING THE POTATO

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 14, 2022, 11:06 a.m.

07 February 2022, Johannesburg: Retailers have begun to entice shoppers to splurge on flowers, chocolates and other gifts for that someone special this Valentine’s Day, but Potatoes South Africa is …

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WOOLWORTHS ACHIEVES 100% RESPONSIBLY SOURCED COCOA TARGET

Woolworths Feb. 11, 2022, 8:57 a.m.

Chocolate, often referred to as the ‘food of the gods’, is undoubtedly one of our most favourite indulgent treats.

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POTATOES COME TO RESCUE AS SA BRACES FOR RISING HUNGER

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 19, 2022, 10:46 a.m.

January is traditionally known as the hungry season, as families often face a cash drought between mid-December salaries and the first pay cheque of the New Year.

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Engen supports Queenstown soup kitchen

Engen Jan. 18, 2022, 7:25 a.m.

Engen Queens Convenience Centre is determined to make a positive difference and play a small part in uplifting the Queenstown community.

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New SA Harvest Garden Route branch set to deliver 100,000 meals a month

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 18, 2021, 8:57 a.m.

As part of its expansion plan to enable greater geographical reach, SA’s fastest-growing food rescue organisation, SA Harvest, has opened its fourth branch – this time in George in the …

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PEPSICO PLEDGES TO ADVANCE FOOD SECURITY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA TO HELP 50 MIL PEOPLE BY 2030

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 17, 2021, 7:48 a.m.

PepsiCo is expanding local partnerships and initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa as part of its global Food for Good programme, pledging to grow affordable nutritious options.

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FoodForward SA November 2021 News

FoodForward SA Nov. 10, 2021, 6:07 a.m.

FOOD JUSTICE MUST BE REALISED FOR PEOPLE TO BE TRULY FREE.

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Full bellies help youngsters to focus on learning

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 9, 2021, 8:59 a.m.

GrandWest donates R285 000 for meal packs and school vegetable gardens.

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Meet SA's fastest-growing food rescue organisation at the V&A Waterfront

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 4, 2021, 8:53 a.m.

You’re invited to join SA Harvest at the V&A Waterfront on Saturday, 6 November to find out more about how SA’a fastest-growing rescues food that would otherwise go to waste …

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BELLVILLE’S FIRST URBAN FOOD GARDEN SPRING HARVEST BRINGS NEW HOPE AND GROWTH

Greater Tygerberg Partnership Oct. 28, 2021, 4:58 a.m.

The Greater Tygerberg Partnership (GTP) in collaboration with MES - Safe Space, GrowZA and Xylem yesterday officially opened Bellville’s urban food garden, known as the Life Changing Garden, with its …

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Engen marks World Food Day with another R1m fuel pledge to FoodForward SA

Engen Oct. 18, 2021, 7:25 a.m.

Engen has pledged another R1 million fuel to FoodForward SA, to help power the delivery of nutritious food to vulnerable people across South Africa.

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Slow Food on the UN Biodiversity Conference: Biodiversity is our future

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 15, 2021, 5:32 p.m.

The loss of biodiversity puts humanity at risk.

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WOOLWORTHS WORKING TOWARDS #ZEROHUNGER 2030

Woolworths Oct. 15, 2021, 10:19 a.m.

This year, R731million worth of food was donated to over 1400 charities across the country

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World Food Day Chefs Challenge

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 12, 2021, 4:58 a.m.

Sun International chefs partner Rise Against Hunger in showdown for World Food Day.

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Food Insecurity Calls for Manufacturers and Retailers to Donate Food to Starving South Africans

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 5, 2021, 6:55 a.m.

There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has added a further strain on South Africa’s already stagnant economy, leaving millions jobless and living in dire poverty.

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SYSPRO partners with Chef’s with Compassion to tackle SA food crisis

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 28, 2021, 7:50 a.m.

As food rescue organisation Chefs with Compassion (CWC) celebrates its 2 million meal milestone since launching in May 2020, software company, SYSPRO, has announced a partnership aimed at reducing unnecessary …

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Companies pledge millions to end hunger in the world by 2030

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 21, 2021, 8:06 a.m.

Today, 42 companies have pledged a promising USD 345 million to contribute to ending global hunger as part of a new initiative led by key international organizations.

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FoodForward SA September Newsletter

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 14, 2021, 6:44 a.m.

South Africa has a growing hunger crisis and is running out of time. Nearly two years into the Covid-19 pandemic, non-profit organisations operating feeding programmes are increasingly under severe pressure …

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One-and-only launched by Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Network!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2021, 12:55 p.m.

LAUNCH of Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Network’s state-of-the-art Agri-Processing Hub on 31st August 2021, will further empower marginalised women and communities being assisted in agricultural and food security activities.

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SUPPORTING SMALLHOLDER FARMERS AMIDST THE PANDEMIC

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 19, 2021, 11:47 a.m.

Nozizwe Mhlongo farms on 10 hectares of land in Sehlakoane, a rural area in Limpopo. Some of this land she uses for maize production which recently benefited from Bayer’s Better …

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FoodForward SA August Newsletter

FoodForward SA Aug. 13, 2021, 12:19 p.m.

PEOPLE WITH NOTHING, HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE. Inequality, poverty and unemployment provide fertile ground for looting and lawlessness

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SA Harvest and partners drive major relief programme to KZN

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 10, 2021, 7:35 p.m.

SA Harvest and a large cohort of collaborators – donors, producers, manufacturers, and logistics companies – are actively addressing the devastation and hunger in KwaZulu-Natal following the unrest, with a …

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Introducing TBFD Community Gardens!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 22, 2021, 11:32 a.m.

In 2020, Greenpop Co-Founder, Jeremy Loops rallied the support of his fans to raise over R700,000 to provide meals to communities who need it most.

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67 000 litre target smashed – 283 588 people fed

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 20, 2021, 10:26 a.m.

Over 280 participants in nine provinces and countless cities have proven the power of collective action, successfully smashing the target of #67000litres of soup set by food rescue organisation Chefs …

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Chefs with Compassion’s #67000litres challenge to go ahead

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 14, 2021, 3:22 p.m.

The nationwide initiative to cook 67 000 litres of soup for Mandela Day is continuing despite the unrest gripping Durban and Gauteng.

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Frogfoot partners with 20 charities across SA for Mandela Day and encourages the public to partake

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 14, 2021, 3:12 p.m.

In the build-up to Mandela Day, Frogfoot Networks, a licensed open-access fibre infrastructure provider, has partnered with 20 charities across the country to provide a countrywide soup drive.

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CLEAN OUT YOUR PANTRY AND SPEND 67 MINUTES HELPING TO COOK 67 000 LITRES OF SOUP

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 20, 2021, 7:16 p.m.

The #67000litres for Mandela Day Challenge is on – and this year every South African with a kitchen and a heart for the hungry can participate.

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KEEPING YOUTH AND COMMUNITIES NOURISHED ON YOUTH DAY

Mustadafin Foundation June 17, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Mustadafin Foundation in partnership with the Delft community, hosted a mass cooking initiative, inviting different soup kitchens from the area to hand out hot meals within the communities.

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Changing South Africa's food narrative

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 14, 2021, 10:39 a.m.

"The arrival of Covid-19 to South African shores has hit the economy in innumerable ways. One of the most important and prevalent is the sheer number of people that go …

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MOST SOUTH AFRICANS CAN’T AFFORD BASIC FOODS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 10, 2021, 8:09 p.m.

While inflation seems to be steadily increasing, the sharp April rise to 4,4% from 3,2% in March has largely been driven by transport costs and food prices.

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Mamas Alliance Celebrates World Food Safety Day

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 6, 2021, 7:29 p.m.

World Food Safety Day, which is celebrated on Monday, 7 June 2021, aims to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect, and manage foodborne risks, which contribute to …

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What's your favourite thing to have with a glass of milk?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 1, 2021, 5:35 p.m.

In celebration of World Milk Day on June 1, Bord Bia Africa is hosting a series of in-store and online campaigns throughout Africa to celebrate the health benefits of Irish …

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Let's fill bellies, let's nourish bodies

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 30, 2021, 3:51 p.m.

It's World Hunger Day, and there are exactly 141 days until World Food Day on 16 October. As you probably already know, we work hard not just to fight hunger, …

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FOODFORWARD SA EXPANDS FOOD PARCEL PROGRAMME TO SEVEN ADDITIONAL PROVINCES

FoodForward SA May 27, 2021, 9:23 a.m.

Three months after launching in the Western Cape, FoodForward SA (FFSA) is adjusting the scope of its Food Parcel Programme and expanding it nationally, to reach even more vulnerable families …

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We need a government that delivers better value for money

FoodForward SA May 7, 2021, 10:29 a.m.

In October 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that “corruption has cost South Africa as much as R1 trillion”. This is a staggering amount of taxpayers’ money that was wasted, at …

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EASTERN CAPE RURAL COMMUNITIES BENEFIT FROM FOODFORWARD SA’s INTERVENTION

FoodForward SA May 7, 2021, 10:04 a.m.

Mobile Rural Depots Increase FoodForward SA’s Eastern Cape Footprint

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RENOWNED CERTIFIER LAUNCHES SOUTH AFRICAN ORGANIC PROGRAMME

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 1, 2021, 7:34 p.m.

A Greener World has added Certified Organic to its portfolio of respected food labels, offering another competitively priced, rigorous certification option

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5 MILLION MEALS DELIVERED IN 18 MONTHS BY SOUTH AFRICAN FOOD RESCUE ORGANISATION

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 30, 2021, 10:12 p.m.

SA Harvest, the national food rescue and advocacy organisation on a mission to end hunger in South Africa, is celebrating having passed the 5 million mark in meals delivered, a …

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The informal trader – a stakeholder the potato industry can rely on

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 30, 2021, 9:58 p.m.

Winston Churchill once said: “Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be, for without victory, there is no survival”.

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FIRST QUARTER = AMAZING!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 26, 2021, 9:41 a.m.

News about the first quarter for Outside the Bowl Africa!

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POTATOES PACK MORE THAN JUST A POTASSIUM PUNCH

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 20, 2021, 9:46 a.m.

There is more to potatoes than meets the eye and it is about time to thoroughly ponder the powerful position and potential that this much underestimated food source has, especially …

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Covid left many vulnerable: Shiloh - Community in action

Shilo March 6, 2021, 8:23 p.m.

It has indeed been a privilege for Shiloh to provide our nutritious, well-balanced meals to the many who had lost their jobs or could not have earned a living during …

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INMED LAUNCHES FIRST AQUAPONICS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 4, 2021, 7:32 p.m.

INMED Partnerships for Children, a global humanitarian development organisation, has announced the launch of its first INMED Aquaponics® Social Enterprise (INMED ASE) in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng.

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A Greener World - ANDREW GUNTHER

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 28, 2021, 8:34 p.m.

It is with huge sadness that we share the loss of A Greener World’s Executive Director, Andrew Gunther, who passed away suddenly on Friday, 19 February.

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NGO PARTNERSHIPS CRUCIAL TO OVERCOMING COVID-19 CHALLENGES

FoodForward SA Feb. 23, 2021, 6:31 p.m.

SURPLUS FOOD BOOSTS IMPACT OF OVC CENTRES.

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As Hardship Continues, Empathy Drives Our Social Agenda

FoodForward SA Feb. 10, 2021, 7 a.m.

Only one thing is certain - these are uncertain times. In the space of only 11 months, we all find ourselves living in a very different world.

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PATIENTS TO BENEFIT FROM FOOD RELIEF INITIATIVE

FoodForward SA Feb. 3, 2021, 7:46 a.m.

A pilot initiative between FoodForward SA, Feed the Nation Foundation and the WC Department of Health was launched on Friday, 29 Jan, which will identify and expedite food support to …

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New meaningful food certifications that brings peace of mind

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 13, 2021, 5:39 p.m.

Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) is a new food label that allows you to choose meat, milk and egg products that have been farmed with real …

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Mustadafin Foundation keeping the communities fed

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 23, 2020, 7:20 p.m.

Eased lockdown levels and social grants may have provided relief to some, but the queues for food support remain long at Mustadafin Foundation (Mustadafin).

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OUR PEOPLE ARE DESPERATE: THEY NEED FOOD

FoodForward SA Dec. 8, 2020, 9:25 p.m.

A lady recently shared her story, on radio, of how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected her family. Two years ago, she and her husband agreed that she would leave her …

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Hungry Lion brings KING-SIZED smiles to the Grade R pupils at local Primary School

Hungry Lion Dec. 1, 2020, 7:43 p.m.

There were KING-SIZED smiles and joyful singing all around when the Grade R pupils at Simondium Primary School were treated to a yummy Hungry Lion lunch on Tuesday 3 November …

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Accountability: Part of FoodForward SA’s Recipe/DNA

FoodForward SA Nov. 30, 2020, 4:28 p.m.

Pakama, Edgar and Walliya have little in common. They have never enjoyed a meal at the same table, yet their lives are interwoven. Responsibility glues them together.

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Engen brings drought and fire relief to farmers

Engen Nov. 20, 2020, 3:33 p.m.

Engen, South Africa’s favourite petrol station*, has stepped up to assist drought-stricken farming communities in Sutherland in the Eastern Cape as well as areas in the Free State that suffered …

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#FOODHEROES 2020 EDUPLANT WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Woolworths Nov. 4, 2020, 2:55 p.m.

There’s probably no better time to celebrate SA’s #foodheroes than this year of the COVID pandemic, and just after the month of October when World Food Day is commemorated.

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FoodForward SA reaches national footprint in time for World Food Day

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 22, 2020, 8:21 p.m.

The possibility of your children and theirs having to rely on food relief organisations for nutritious food increases daily. Rising unemployment, increasing food prices and an ever growing population results …

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Doing good never tasted this good!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 20, 2020, 11:09 a.m.

Hungry Lion is SHARING MORE than ever before with their Pay it Forward campaign, because it is always a good day to make someone's day!

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Engen and FoodForward SA stand together for World Food Day

Engen Oct. 19, 2020, 10:26 a.m.

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen has again moved to help marginalised members of society by partnering with FoodForward SA to commemorate …

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World Food Day 2020 – Is South Africa at risk of a ‘hunger pandemic’?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 15, 2020, 5:25 p.m.

There is enough food produced globally to feed the world, yet, in Africa, recent estimates suggest that 73 million people are acutely food insecure.

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MILLIONS OF MEALS TO COMMEMORATE WORLD FOOD DAY

Woolworths Oct. 14, 2020, 4:01 p.m.

On 16 October, the world unites in recognition of World Food Day which each year highlights the UN goal of achieving #zerohunger by 2030.

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Engen brings much needed relief to the Agricultural sector

Engen Oct. 12, 2020, 7:17 p.m.

In response to severe drought across vast tracts of South Africa and the associated hardships experienced by many farmers, Engen partnered with AgriSA earlier this year to help support the …

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Food Forward SA - September Newsletter

FoodForward SA Oct. 6, 2020, 1:31 p.m.

Thank you, to all our donors and partners. It is through your support that we were able to achieve our goals in what was a milestone year!

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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY: TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN

FoodForward SA Oct. 6, 2020, 12:44 p.m.

South Africans are truly remarkable and unique. In spite of our very brutal past and the legacy we still live with, along with our very different cultures and sub-cultures that …

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Blisters for Bread in association with Lucky Star Virtual Celebration Walk & Concert

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 1, 2020, 7:06 p.m.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a sudden and substantial negative impact on all sectors of our economy, and long-lasting effects on our communities. This year, we are celebrating our annual …

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Hungry Lion - Local fast food restaurant group shares more than 140 000 chicken pieces

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 18, 2020, 6:44 p.m.

Proudly South African QSR Hungry Lion, has shared more than 140 000 pieces of chicken with Mzansi in the first half of their Pay It Forward Campaign.

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Investing in rural communities critical to food security - FoodForward SA launches 9th depot

FoodForward SA Sept. 16, 2020, 8:20 p.m.

If the United Nations’ estimates are correct, SA's rural population will decline to 20% of the population by 2050. At the moment, the UN’s Population Division estimates SA’s rural population …

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Mzansi Edge: Kingsley Holgate and the New Defender hit the road again

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 14, 2020, 2:01 p.m.

Kingsley Holgate Foundation ready to put the new Land Rover Defender to the test during its latest Mzansi Edge Expedition.

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Poverty won't magically disappear.

Shilo Sept. 8, 2020, 5:19 p.m.

Shiloh Food entered some unknown territory during the last two weeks of March with the announcement of the National State of Disaster (COVID-19), followed shortly thereafter by a total lockdown …

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Women integral to FoodForward SA's approach to food security and distribution.

FoodForward SA Aug. 28, 2020, 11:34 a.m.

Women account for two-thirds of the total job losses in South Africa, between February and April this year. According to the Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey published by the National Income …

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Engen brings food relief to Rustenburg community

Engen Aug. 25, 2020, 6:52 p.m.

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen has partnered with the Gift of the Givers to provide food relief and Personal Protective Equipment …

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Engen brings food relief to Klerksdorp community

Engen Aug. 25, 2020, 6:29 p.m.

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen has partnered with the Gift of the Givers to provide food relief and Personal Protective Equipment …

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Shiloh, the link between those who give and the most vulnerable who receive

Shilo Aug. 4, 2020, 6:25 p.m.

During lockdown Shiloh has distributed almost 20 000 meals above and beyond our regular meal production. Not to mention various tons of fresh fruit and veg, grocery parcels, vanity packs …

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Ride and Raise with Uber

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 22, 2020, 6:03 p.m.

Following the success of Uber’s partnership with Afrika Tikkun to provide food eCoupons to their driver and courier partners, Uber is now giving riders a chance to help those in …

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Mandela Day #Each1Feed1

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 18, 2020, 5:53 p.m.

Today, for Nelson Mandela International Day, the Nelson Mandela Foundation together with its partners the Imbumba Foundation and the Kolisi Foundation launched the #Each1Feed1 Digital Voucher in Potchefstroom, North West …

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Transnet heeds #Each1Feed1 call

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 17, 2020, 5:52 p.m.

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) this year observed Nelson Mandela International Day 2020 through outreach projects aimed at helping to fight hunger, in line with the global theme of #Each1Feed1.

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Engen pledges R1m fuel to FoodForward SA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 2, 2020, 7:38 p.m.

Despite the easing of the lockdown restrictions, many South Africans remain in dire need of help. Ever mindful of its role as an agent of positive change, Engen continues to …

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Zoetis introduces range of first world innovations to SA agriculture

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 24, 2020, 7:33 p.m.

Agriculture will play a critical role in the economic recovery of South Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ROGZ ACADEMY EXTENDS SUPPORT TO ATLANTIS TO ALLEVIATE HUNGER

Rogz Academy June 11, 2020, 7:22 p.m.

Early May Mothers That Care, Boost Africa and Rogz Academy joined efforts in an attempt to alleviate hunger in the Dunoon and Joe Slovo areas.

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ROGZ ACADEMY JOINS COMMUNITY EFFORTS TO ALLEVIATE HUNGER IN DUNOON

Rogz Academy June 11, 2020, 7:09 p.m.

Mothers That Care, Boost Africa and Rogz Academy have joined efforts in an attempt to alleviate hunger in the Dunoon area.

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PSFA’s COVID-19 lockdown appeal for funding raises over R12 million

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 10, 2020, 7:11 p.m.

We are pleased to announce that our appeal for funding for our feeding programmes during the COVID-19 lockdown period, has to date managed to raise an outstanding amount of R12 …

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Humanitarian relief continues, will not be affected by debate over draft food relief directions

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 17, 2020, 8:37 p.m.

In response to the COVID 19 lockdown the Western Cape Government has established a humanitarian relief work stream in order to co-ordinate humanitarian relief efforts in the province.

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Helping neighbours in need in South Africa

Christel House South Africa May 13, 2020, 6:18 p.m.

Our staff members have shown just how special they are by not only supporting our students during the COVID-19 crisis, but also extending a helping hand to our neighbours who …

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WOOLIES OPENS ITS KITCHEN AND PANTRY TO PROVIDE MEALS TO CAPE TOWN’S MOST VULNERABLE

Woolworths May 1, 2020, 7:04 p.m.

In partnership with Woolworths, Infinity Culinary Training (ICT) has started serving around 1 000 nutritious meals per day to Cape Town’s most vulnerable communities.

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Freedom Day #Each1Feed1 Lockdown Food Distribution in Limpopo

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 28, 2020, 4:17 p.m.

Freedom Day 2020 has been an unfamiliar experience given that we cannot gather with our loved ones and commemorate the day we voted in the country’s first democratic elections in …

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Food Distribution to Child-Headed Households #Each1Feed1

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 25, 2020, 11:24 a.m.

South Africa is a nation that is perhaps best described as a nation borne out of solidarity. The means by which we overcame our troubled past was by each group …

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WOOLIES COMMITS OVER R34 MILLION TOWARDS COVID-19 SUPPORT

Woolworths April 22, 2020, 9:24 a.m.

Woolworths has announced a commitment of over R34 million to support a variety of initiatives to meet the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis in South Africa.

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This possible #2030isPossible

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 17, 2020, 6:24 p.m.

The outbreak of Covid-19 has definitely caused some of the most challenging and uncertain times in our history. The lockdown has affected access to food for many of the most …

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Each One, Feed One

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 14, 2020, 8:17 p.m.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation applauds the decisive leadership being given to South Africa by President Cyril Ramaphosa in addressing the challenges posed by COVID-19.

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Shiloh FAQ's and lockdown facts

Shilo April 8, 2020, 8:05 p.m.

Shiloh, nutritious meals in transit, answers some questions and provides some facts to ensure they keep their staff safe in this time and keeps providing nutritious meals to the people …

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Cultured Meat: Just Around the Corner?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 25, 2019, 2:20 p.m.

The idea of growing meat outside an animal has been around for a long time. In 1931, Winston Churchill wrote that by the 1980s “we shall escape the absurdity of …

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