GOTG to Assist Knysna and Western Cape Disasters


Gift of the Givers truck carrying bottled water for drought affected Cape Town has been re-routed to Knysna following the devastating fire that began yesterday.

We have been on standby since Tuesday morning, 6 June, at the request of Cape Town Disaster Management, to assist drought stricken Cape Town and the expected storm that evening. Our warehouses were ready, additional supplies were being sent from Johannesburg. The first such delivery of bottled water destined for Cape Town is now re-routed to Knysna and is a few hours away from the town.

Checkers, Woolworths and Massmart have already come forward to assist us both in Cape Town and Knysna. We awaiting feedback from disaster centre in both these regions as to the exact requirements for those affected. Contributions in cash and kind for both areas will be accepted. Cash contributions into Gift of the Givers, Standard Bank, Pietermaritzburg, Account number 052137228, Branch Code 057525. Please send deposit slip to Section 18A tax certificates will be issued on request. For more details call toll-free 0800786911.