05/07/2017 - Cape York Building

On Wednesday, the Cape York Building in Nugget Street, Johannesburg, was engulfed in huge flames resulting in 7 fatalities. The building was declared unsafe for residential purposes and victims were relocated to Wembly Stadium in Turfontein. The PDMC and City of JHB Disaster Management requested Gift of the Givers assistance.
 
Our team arrived with 200 food parcels, blankets and disposable nappies. We also distributed Nestle Dairy Snack to the community and fire victims.
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17/06/2017 - Fire in Uitsig

17/06/2017 - Fire in Uitsig

Gift of the Givers responds to calls for assistance to the community of Uitsig where 38 informal dwellings were destroyed by a fire that displaced 150 people.

Gift of the Givers distributed 150 blankets and 80 mattresses to the fire victims.
 
Total Project Value: R60 760.00
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25/03/2017 - Fire in Durban

25/03/2017 - Fire in Durban

Gift of the Givers distributed 1000 cans of juice and biscuits to the firemen and rescue teams who battled all day and night to douse the fire in Durban.

Total Project Value: R15 000.00

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01/03/2017 - Fire in Blackburn Informal Settlement

01/03/2017 - Fire in Blackburn Informal SettlementGift of the Givers delivered much needed relief aid to 40 families in Blackburn informal settlement in Mount Edgecombe. Their homes were completely destroyed by a fire. The aid delivered was:
  • 40 Food Parcels
  • 40 GOTG Blankets
  • 40 The Foschini Group Blankets
  • 40 Mattresses
  • 24 Personal Hygiene Packs

Total Project Value: R60 000.00.

 

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09/06/2017 - Storms in Cape Town

09/06/2017 - Storms in Cape Town

Gift of the Givers has begun its response to the recent storms in Cape Town and surrounds.

Gift of the Givers begins in Maitland with the distribution of 200 Shoprite-Checkers blankets to residents of informal shelters which have flooded and were damaged during the storm.

Total Project Value: R16 300.00.
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