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One woman; 2000km; 30 days; R150,000; five lives changed!

Mandy Rapson is on her bike on a 2000km journey to raise funds and awareness for LifeXchange.  She departed from 29 Rameron Imhoff's Gift in Kommetjie, past the LifeXchange office at around 9:30 on her way to Somerset West.    Read More...




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There has seldom been a more worthy cause to support - so do it!

Improguise, South Africa’s longest running, award-winning and hilarious improvisation company turns 20 this year. To celebrate, they invite you to the Soap-a-thon: South Africa's first-ever live, improvised soap opera marathon, performed in aid of Rape Crisis.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
It was a case of clothing for Africa recently - and the kids loved it!

Jet Club, along with BMW, Ballito handed over R37,000 worth of school shoes and jerseys on Tuesday, 14 August to the learners of Tinley Manor Primary School in Shakaskraal.   Read More...




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Honouring young people who make a real difference.

Thursday 23 August 2012 saw the University of the Western Cape play host to the Amy Biehl Foundation’s fifth annual Youth Spirit Awards.  The awards are designed to recognise and pay homage to charitable youngsters in the area, who are dedicated and committed to making a change.    Read More...




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We take shoes for granted - but what about when we don’t have any?

On 17 August 2012, Lennox Mathebula was in a group that visited Hundzukani primary school in Huntington to hand over new shoes to 15 orphan kids who did not have school shoes. Lennox writes: "It touched our hearts to see the list on the wall showing the number of kids who didn't have school shoes. The group wanted to help contribute in making a different to the kids’ lives. This made my day!"   Read More...




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Edgars answers an SOS, and children benefit.

As part of its "A Time to Give" advertising campaign, Edgars committed to brightening the lives of the many previously abandoned, orphaned and vulnerable children who call SOS Children's Villages South Africa home. The intention of the campaign was a joint initiative between Edgars and its customers to raise enough money to buy each and every child a brand new outfit.   Read More...




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Help make Nelson Mandela Day that much more special.

LOGIC will be helping making a difference on Nelson Mandela Day this year. The guest experience agency has been appointed to assist Cheesekids with its Nelson Mandela Day revolution, part of the broad-based volunteer movement’s celebrations for Madiba’s 94th birthday.   Read More...




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1time’s commitment to CSI continues through Disney on Ice.

1time airline is committed to corporate social investment (CSI) initiatives, especially when giving back to those less fortunate or empowering youth is involved. This dedication was demonstrated yesterday when 1time took 15 girls and three caregivers from a local orphanage, the John Wesley Child Care Centre, to watch the Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy production at the Coca-Cola Dome.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Two striking examples of using the media to raise awareness and funding.

Both raise interesting issues about fundraising, the use of media, the relationship between funders and beneficiaries and the potential donor pool in South Africa, writes Gillian Mitchell, an Associate of Inyathelo: The South African Institute for Advancement.   Read More...




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Young girls promised a warm winter thanks to donation.

In partnership with the Nashua Children's Charity Foundation, Jet Stores provided the Strathyre Girls Home with pyjamas and underwear for their 47 young charges, who range from 3-18 years. This donation was in direct response to a recent plea from the home for clothing basics that were not normally donated.   Read More...




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Day 3 of the Gobi March in China, is well underway.

After completing 39km yesterday, in 5h02, coming in at 15th position, SANGONeT executive director, David Barnard explained that he had a slow start to the race due to stiff legs from the previous day. This was soon abated, when he passed numerous competitors within the last 15kms of the day’s race. This article republished courtesy of SANGONeT - http://www.ngopulse.org/.   Read More...




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2012 Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards: Four weeks to go.

Inyathelo: The South African Institute for Advancement invites you to nominate someone who you think deserves national recognition for all the good work they do. The annual Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards honour people who have used their personal funds to make an outstanding and lasting contribution to social change in South Africa.   Read More...




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New bike and more... all the gear, and training.

Honda Kyalami has come to the aid of a young Pretoria motorcycle enthusiast after he lost his motorcycle in a shack fire on Tuesday morning. 26-year-old Chengetai Chauke was out looking for work when his shack, along with nine others was razed to the ground in the Woodlane informal settlement after a gas stove fell over and started a devastating fire.   Read More...




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High tech brought in to hammer rhino poachers.

Composed and gently spoken, veterinarian and genetics specialist, Dr Cindy Harper, tells the extraordinary story of RhODIS: South Africa's two-year-old rhino DNA index system that was first believed to be an impossible project, but is now playing a major role in prosecuting rhino poachers through forensic DNA testing.   Read More...




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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...




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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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