28/07/2012 - Distribution at PASSOP

Gift of the Givers donates Food Parcels, Detergents and Hygiene Packs and Blankets to the families with physically challenged children at the offices of People Against Suffering, Oppression & Poverty (PASSOP) in Wynberg, Western Cape.

PASSOP is a nonprofit human rights organisation devoted to fighting for the rights of asylum - seekers, refugees and immigrants in South Africa. Eunice Runeni of PASSOP visited our offices and requested some assistance for these families as most of them are unemployed and find it difficult to make ends meet.

Institution

Description

Quantity

Project Value

PASSOP

Under Privileged Families with Physically Challenged Children.

41 Food Parcels
41 Detergent Packs
41 Hygiene Packs
50 Blankets

R27 325.00

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28/07/2012 - Clairwood's Homeless

28/07/2012 - Clairwood's HomelessIsmail, an ordinary citizen who was moved with compassion contacted GOTG to assist the community of Clairwood. 50 families live on Clairwood Sports Ground because they are homeless and have no where else to go. The government provided 2 x 2 pole marques. Day to day they have to fight for survival even for the basic necessities. The homeless people of Clairwood are grateful for the aid GOTG
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27/07/2012 – New World Foundation

27/07/2012 – New World Foundation

The Girls & Boys Club is based at the New World Foundation, in Lavender Hill. The aim is to separately address boys and girls aged 11 to 16 years, offering discussions and activities on specific topics every Friday afternoon from 13h30 until 15h30. The Girls and Boys Club consist of 25 girls & 25 Boys.

Creating a safe environment, some of the topics includes:

  • Health and sexuality and the
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25/07/2012 - Northdale Primary School

25/07/2012 - Northdale Primary SchoolThe children attending Northdale Primary School in Pietermaritzburg generally come from low income households and townships outside of Northdale. They are so excited about their garden project and have a good sense of pride and ownership of their school. The fresh produce from the garden is used for the school's soup kitchen which feeds the children who don't bring lunch to school.

School gardens

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19/07/2012 - Establishment of Halaal Kitchen in Helen Joseph Hospital

19/07/2012 -  Establishment of Halaal Kitchen in Helen Joseph HospitalA ribbon was cut and MOU signed to officially open the halaal kitchen at the Helen Joseph hospital. This is a big milestone for both the community and hospital and a project they had envisioned for more than a decade. GOTG contributed linen and 600 blankets for patients, equipment, utensils and a structure to establish a halaal kitchen.

Also we looking at broader co-operation in terms of
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09/07/2012 - Madeira Island Shows Their Appreciation

09/07/2012 - Madeira Island Shows Their AppreciationRegional Secretary for Culture, Tourism and Transport, Conceicao Estudante, and the Director of Madeira Emigration, Goncalo dos Santos and members of Amo-Te-Maritimo soccer club visits GOTG Gauteng branch. The visit was to convey their thanks to GOTG for assisting Madeira during the flood disaster. Ms Conceicao handed over a token of appreciation as well as Amo-Te-Maritimo who gave us a portrait
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02/07/2012 - Muscular Dystrophy Foundation

02/07/2012 - Muscular Dystrophy FoundationGift of the Givers donates 100 pairs of ladies shoes to the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation in Cape Town. These shoes are to be sold in their shop to raise much needed funds. Muscular Dystrophy is the term used to describe the many inherited progressively destructive diseases of the muscles, at present there is no cure, however the Muscular Dystrophy Research Foundation of South Africa is doing its  Read more  

27/07/2012 - Wheelchair to 100 Year Old

27/07/2012 - Wheelchair to 100 Year OldMorgan Govender sent his request to GOTG for a much needed wheelchair for his father. The old man of over a 100 years old was recently diagnosed with Pakinson and is too weak to walk let alone stand. For 2.5 weeks, Morgan has had to carry his father around which proved tremedously difficult as he himself has serious problems with his back.

Zohra Limalia of the GOTG Durban branch hands over a
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25/07/2012 - St Theresa Childrens Home

25/07/2012 - St Theresa Childrens HomeSt Theresa’s Home in Mayville houses 70 boys, some of whom have been abandoned whilst others orphaned as they lost their parent through death. The boys were thrilled to receive 70 Personal Hygiene Packs.

Total Project Value: R21 000.00.

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22/07/2012 - Creating Awareness on Gaza

22/07/2012 - Creating Awareness on GazaA delegation of individuals from Gaza arrived in South Africa on a mission to create awareness about their plight back home. The war has left many disabled and without limbs life for them can be unbearable. Gift of the Givers is assisting the disabled people in Gaza by providing various aid items and necessary skills development to help sustain themselves.

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18/07/2012 - Mandela Day Distributions

18/07/2012 - Mandela Day DistributionsOur Gauteng branch did their distribution at Mandela Park, Tamaho Clinic in Alrode as well as Boikhutsong Old age Home in Hamanskraal. We were most grateful to have received contributions from Air Liquid, Woolworths Menlin and Amka Products.

InstitutionItemsProject Value
Tamaho Clinic

225 Foodparcels
550 Blankets
150 Wonder Cooking Bags
100 Huggies
2 Wheelchairs for Clinic
2 Pairs of Crutches

R2 036
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11/07/2012 - Victory Outreach Rehabilitation Centre

11/07/2012 - Victory Outreach Rehabilitation CentreGift of the Givers donates regular Bulk Food, Detergents and Personal Hygiene products to Victory Outreach Rehabilitation Centre in Penlyn, Western Cape. Each pack consisted of:
  • 10 x 30 x 500gr Rama
  • 48 x 100 Glen Tea Bags
  • 10 x 1kg Cornflakes
  • 2 x 20kg Mayonaise
  • 1 x 25kg Balls Chutney
  • 160 x 7gr Barbeque Spice
  • 160 x 7gr Chicken Spice
  • 2 x 25gr Washing Powder
  • 10 x 12 x 400ml Shampoo
  • 2 x 9 x 700ml Sunlight
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02/07/2012 - Oliver Tambo Squatter Camp

02/07/2012 - Oliver Tambo Squatter CampThe community of Oliver Tambo squatter camp were brought to tears, tears of joy that is. This distribution was covered by TV show, Motswako and the Daily Sun. A tragedy caused by unforeseen circumstances had left Kenny and his son without a wife and mother. Kenny lives in unbearable conditions and could not even afford to bury his beloved wife.


GOTG assists by building a Zozo and donating new

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