05/12/2018 - Fire in Serepta Kuilsriver

Sadly another fire in the Western Cape in Serepta Kuilsriver where 25 informal homes and 4 houses were burnt. Gift of the Givers provides meals for the displaced.
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Kraaifontein Fire

Kraaifontein Fire
Gift of the Givers delivered Food Parcels and Blankets to the fire victims of Kraaifontein. 30 structures and 150 people were unfortunately affected by the fire.
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Hangburg Fire, Hout Bay

Hangburg Fire, Hout Bay
Gift of the Givers distributes Food Parcels, Blankets,Stationery Packs and Mattresses to families affected by the fire in Hangberg, Hout Bay.
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Cape Town City FC Accompanies Gift of the Givers in Khayelitsha

The entire Cape Town City FC, with their star players, will accompany Gift of the Givers at Thembelihle High School, Town 2, Khayelitsha, today, 6 November, at 1.30pm, in the distribution of stationery packs, hand sanitisers and bottled water to 730 learners. The purpose of the visit is to motivate and inspire learners to deal with life's challenges as many of these players have grown up in

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Deputy Minister of Human Settlements visits Khayelitsha today

Deputy Minister of Human Settlements visits Khayelitsha today

Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Zou Kota-Fredericks, will join Gift of the Givers on a site visit at Khayelitsha today at 11.30am. Thereafter, she will address victims of the fire at the Twusong Sports Centre, near Khayelitsha Hospital.

Gift of the Givers continues to roll out it's R2 million aid package for fire victims. A huge quantity of the aid items will be present at the hall for

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Gift of the Givers Prepares R2 million Aid Package for Khayelitsha Fire

Gift of the Givers Prepares R2 million Aid Package for Khayelitsha Fire

Gift of the Givers teams were on site arranging meals for the victims of the devastating shack fire, fanned by the strong Cape winds, that destroyed 500 homes and displaced 4000 people. People were in a state of shock, hungry (not having eaten since 3am when the fire occurred), traumatised and deeply upset. Whilst some families tried to salvage what they could other's escaped with only the

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Haasendal Fire

Haasendal Fire
The Gift of the Givers team together with the City of Cape Town and Disaster Management brought relief to largely forgotten residents of Haasendal near Kuils River.

21 people from the informal settlement received water food parcels, and hygiene packs.Sadly this community has lived without running water and electricity for decades.
 
 
 
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Garden Route Fires - Update

Garden Route Fires - Update
Gift of the Givers have intervened in the Garden Route Fires and have been very involved since 29 October in the area with the following activities:

1. Extricating beehives and moving them to safety.
2. Feeding several hundred people in various community centres twice a day.
3. Providing trauma counselling for affected individuals.
4. Offering play therapy to children.
5. Providing snacks,

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Gift of the Givers Teams Saving Bees, Aiding People in Knysna and George

Gift of the Givers Teams Saving Bees, Aiding People in Knysna and George
The Gift of the Givers "Bee" Team led by Owen, Grant, Gareth and Layla did an incredible job extracting and relocating hives in the face of many, many stings, from very anxious bees. Hives were extracted from the Botanical Gardens and Nelson Mandela University in George on 29 October and various sites in the Knysna corridor on 30 October. In total 28 beehives were relocated to the Gift of the
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12/09/2018 - Kleinmond Fire

12/09/2018 - Kleinmond Fire
Gift of the Givers delivered food parcels, blankets and noodles to the 20 families who lost there homes to a raging fire that tore through their informal settlement in Kleinmond.
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