Winter Warmth 2016

It's that time of the year again when Gift of the Givers and The Star Operation Snowball partner to bring warmth to the poorer members of our nation. Launching tomorrow at 5.30 pm outside The Star offices in Pritchard Street 2000 recipients will be given blankets, other warm clothing items, and a hot meal. You are most welcome to participate in the event. Bring your contributiontomorrow or make your contribution to Gift of the Givers, Standard Bank, Pietermaritzburg, Account Number 052137228, Branch Code 057525. Send proof of deposit The Star will acknowledge donors in their coverage of this campaign. Encourage your friends, organisation, company to participate in the interest of the poor members of our society. Blankets cost R70 each and are of an excellent quality. Details Badr Kazi0832281298 or Emily Thomas 0836520315.

10/06/2016 - Ivory Park Stadium

Gift of the Givers does Winter Warmth distribution at the Ivory Park Stadium where 2000 people received toothpaste. The elderly and physically handicapped received 300 warm blankets. Also among our guests was the Executive Mayor of Jo'burg,Mpho Parks Tau.

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28/07/2016 - Setshaba Research Centre

The Setshaba Research Centre in Soshanguve is where 1000 senior citizens patiently waited for their freshly made hot meals. After serving them, a now satisfied group of "madalas and gogos" received:
  • 1000 Blankets
  • 1000 Food Packs
  • 1000 Hygiene/ and Detergent Packs
  • 500 Packs of Huggies Disposable Nappies
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