Motala Farm

At Motala's Farm in Pinetown the Gift of the Givers team distributed 300 Personal Hygiene, Detergent Packs and Blankets.

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B Line, Eerste River

B Line, Eerste River

Gift of the Givers provided assistance in the form of hygiene packs and chocolates for the poverty stricken community of B Line in Eerste River, Western Cape. We acknowledge Kekkel and Kraai for providing the soup and food items and the Post Office for providing volunteers.

 

 

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Chatsworth Stadium

Chatsworth Stadium

Gift of the Givers, Nelson Mandela Youth Centre and Revolution Motorcycle Club served 1500 preschoolers at the Chatsworth Stadium and distributed Soup Packs and 200 Unilever Vanity Packs. The children come from Chatsworth, Welbedacht, Wentworth, Lamontville, Umlazi and the Bluff and also enjoyed sporting activities for the rest of the day.

The event was covered by Lotus FM.

 

 

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Kgolakgano Primary School

Kgolakgano Primary School

Gift of the Givers, joined with Vodacom, at the Kgolakgano Primary School, an impoverished school in Emaphupheni, Benoni. The team distributed 1500 hot meals, 1500 Squish baby puree, 1000 apples and Unilever washing powder.

 

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Mother Theresa Centre

Mother Theresa Centre

Mother Theresa Centre in Shallcross, Durban. A home for the abandoned seniors and neglected children.Gift of the Givers serves Hot Meals, 70 Vanity Packs and 70 x140g of Kit Kat Chocolates.

 

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Kommagas Borehole

Kommagas Borehole

Handover of borehole in Kommagas. The farming community was eternally grateful for the gift of a borehole pumping 800lts of water an hour.

 

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Kwanyuswa White House

Kwanyuswa White House

Kwanyuswa White House in Bothashill cater for the poverty stricken, mentally and physically challenged people. Gift of the Givers provided a Hot Meal, 60 Vanity Packs and Kit Kat Chocolates.

 

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Khulakahle Primary School

Khulakahle Primary School

600 Food Parcels distributed to kids at Khulakahle Primary school in Newcastle with Muvhango actors Macdonald Ndou, and Rantebeng Makapan who play KK and Morapedi in SA soapie Muvhango.

 

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Mandela Day 10

No Mandela Day project is complete without involvement in Alexandra Township in Johannesburg, where the late President Mandela went into hiding for a period. Here, as in KZN, we will be supporting orphanages, homes for the physically and mentally challenged and homes for the abused. This project is in partnership with the Johannesburg City Council, Region E. Gift of the Givers has constructed a

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Mandela Day Part 8

Educating the youth, providing life skills and motivating society positively are key ingredients for the healthy and progressive development of our population where difficulties are viewed as challenges to conquer, harnessing inner potential, instead of succumbing to negativity and doubt. Gift of the Givers partners SABC Foundation, SABC Radio, SABC TV, Nedbank, Allianz and a group of celebrities

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Mandela Day Part 6

One of the most tragic events earlier this year was the Lily Mine Disaster in Mpumalanga; families don't have closure as three miners have not been recovered as yet; adding to the woes the mine closed down. Then their was light again when a new investor was announced; all families were hopeful of jobs and salaries again. Sadly, this did not materialize and now the families of 900 miners are

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Mandela Day Part 4

Mandela Day Part 4

One of the most serious challenges facing us, not only in South Africa, but in the whole SADC region is the crippling drought affecting eight of our provinces. As part of Mandela Day, Gift of the Givers opens its 12th borehole tomorrow. This will be in Kommegas in the Northern Cape in partnership with the Nama Khoi Municipality that have provided the land and will service the borehole on a regular

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Mandela Day Part 2

Mandela Day is great for South Africa as it inspires in us a desire to serve our fellow human who in turn await in anticipation some type of Manna and Quails in this time of economic turbulence.  But Mandela Day should be much more than that; it should be about re-examining our relationships with one another, where class, color, religion, race, culture and prejudice do not serve as barriers

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Actonville Primary School

Actonville Primary School
Actonville Primary in Benoni established a reading room on Mandela Day to encourage their learners to develop a love for literature. Exploring the imagination, increasing knowledge and mental stimulation is but a few of the benefits of reading. Together with The American International Johannesburg School, Gift of the Givers secured 3000 reading books for the program.
Gift of the Givers also
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Mogadishu

Mogadishu

Iin Mogadishu, Somalia where 330 disabled people received Food and Hygiene Packs from Gift of the Givers.

 

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Joubert Park

Joubert Park

Gift of the Givers in partnership with Radio 2000, Channel Africa, SABC Africa fed 1200 people and distributed 800 boxes of baby food, 1200 Cremora and sweet packs to the poor and homeless at Joubert Park
Our main partner, Unilever, supplied loads of hygiene products which were most graciously received.

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Mary Asher Home

Mary Asher Home

Mary Asher Home for the Aged in Sydenham received a hot meal and vanity packs. All Hygiene and Vanity and Personal Hygiene Packs are generously donated to Gift of the Givers by Unilever.

 

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Diepsloot Combined School

Diepsloot Combined School

Washing Powder from Unilever, Cremora from Nestle, baby food from Boland Pulp, clothing, sweets and hot meals were distributed to 200 girls at the Diepsloot Combined School. A certificate of appreciation was awarded to Gift of the Givers by the Vice Principal, Director of Penina Holdings and actor, Presley Chweneyagae.

 

 

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iThembelihle School for Disabled

iThembelihle School for Disabled

Gift of the Givers and the SAPS serve 500 Hot Meals, 500 Cremora Packs,100kg Washing Powder, 5 Bulk Hygiene Packs, 500 OralB Toothpaste and 500 Bath Towels to the iThembelihle School for disabled children in Germiston.

 

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Roman Catholic Wheelchair Recipient

Gift of the Givers has been assisting the Roman Catholic Church in Midrand for the last two years. The congregation is made up of residents from the underprivileged surrounding communities such as Rabie Ridge, Kaalfontein, Ivory Park, Ebony Park. In celebration of Mandela Day a wheelchair and food hamper was donated to Roselea whose one leg will be amputated. 

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Mandela Day Part 9

Mandela Day is incomplete without paying special attention to youth centers, orphanages, homes for the physically and mentally challenged, centers for abused women and children, centers for the abandoned and the homeless. In KZN, Gift of the Givers will be providing various forms of support to:

1. Cheshire Home, Sydenham, Durban.
2. SOS Children's Home, Grange, Pietermaritzburg.
3. White House,

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Mandela Day Part 7

Mandela Day is about respecting the aged, the poor, the weak, the deprived and the homeless.  Gift of the Givers partners Radio 2000 on Monday in Joubert Park.  The homeless will do a clean up.  In recognition of their valued, honored service and to boost their self esteem, Gift of the Givers will provide 1000 individuals with a hot meal, hygiene packs, food parcels and winter

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Mandela Day Part 5

Mandela Day Part 5

We have added our support to Vodacom (one of our corporate partners) in their endeavour to deliver 40 000 food parcels to various areas in South Africa. Our contribution in food items totals R2 million largely through contribution from our corporate donors Nestle and Boland Pulp (Rhodes). Our vehicles have been frantically busy delivering supplies to Vodacom facilities in Cape Town, Port

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Mandela Day Part 3

Mandela Day Part 3

It was a wonderful experience being among the children at Nkosi's Haven doing the first handover in our series of Mandela Day projects that will be rolled out over the next few days. The choice of project is to draw attention to a specific social challenge in our country.  This first project highlights AIDS and the resultant orphans related to this condition. But there is also a strong

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Mandela Day Part 1

Gift of the Givers celebrates Mandela Day 365 days per year with its continous extensive local and international projects. But the period around 18 July is special as people in need expect "something" on this occasion, corporates and media look for partners, ordinary South Africans want to participate in giving and government officials want to acknowledge some of these activities with their

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