Mandela Day 2017
The Gift of the Givers, Toyota Knights and Roundtable team made their way to Strathyre Girls Home in Bruma with a package of Food, Blankets and Hygiene Packs. Strathyre is home to girls from the age of 3 to 18 years. At this facility the administrator and her staff ensure a secure, loving and homely environment where past hurts are addressed by professionals. #MandelaDay.
1536 Vodacom and Gift of the Givers food buckets handed over to Seshegong Secondary School in Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion. Each pupil received a hot meal of mince and rice and a fruit pack. Female pupils received 860 packs of sanitary pads.
Simultaneously we distributed 1439 food buckets at the Bathabile Primary School in Olievenhoutbosch.
Mandela Day took Gift of the Givers Careline Counselling Services to Ward 34 in Eastwood, Pietermaritzburg.
A community once labeled as gangster's paradise with criminal activity, substance abuse, early teenage pregnancies and a growing rate of school leavers which stemmed mostly out of poverty. All this community needed was someone to show an interest in them to be motivated
Gift of the Givers in partnership with the Star newspaper visited the following centres, distributing 100 food packs and blankets to each. The centres were identified by the Star marketing team who accompanied us to all the centres. The Star also conducted interviews with the GOTG team, thanking us for our contributions.
1.Malaika orphanage centre, Hillbrow
2.Ikhaya lethemba, Braamfontein
New Nation School in Vrededorp receives 705 of the Gift of the Givers and Vodacom food and stationery buckets in celebration of Mandela Day.
Gift of the Givers delivered 1435 Vodacom food buckets and 1435 collapsible water bottles to Aramelo Combined School in Boshof, Bloemfontein.
Mandela Day painting of classrooms at Inkambeni Primary School in Mpumalanga, together with the MEC of Education, Regina Mhaule, a team from Vodacom, Go-to Market Specialist and Ward Councillor, Mr. Mhlengi.
- 52 Food Packs
- 52 Stationery Gift Packs
- 52 KFC Kiddies Meals
- Assorted Toys
- Lunch for their parents
Gift of the Givers delivers 940 food buckets to Kimgolo Primary School in Kimberley in celebration of Mandela Day.
The community of Mkholombe in Port Shepstone was struck by misfortune where 60 families lost their homes after a blazing fire swept through their informal settlement.Gift of the Givers met the affected community members at a local
Gift of the Givers in association with Dumakude Civils and Construction & Ma Afrika Build participated in a joint initiative to assist scholars at Mambongweni Primary School by distributing 95 Vodacom Mandela Day food buckets.
This school is situated in the deep rural area of Elim Paddock, it is an arduous journey to get to the area and impossible to get through during inclement weather.
Bergville and Saldanha primary schools in Cape Town received the awesome Mandela Day Vodacom food and stationery buckets from Gift of the Givers. 1336 buckets distributed.
Gift of the Givers together with Toyota Knights and Roundtable distribute Food Parcels, Blankets, Hygiene Packs and Sweet Packs to Grace Home Orphanage in Midrand which has been running for 3 years. Grace was delighted to receive a container from Roundtable.
Gift of the Givers delivers 927 Vodacom food buckets to Greenlands Primary School in Bishop Lavis Cape Town. #MandelaDay
600 food packs
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600 food packs
1000 sweet packs
Gift of the Givers delivers 863 Vodacom Mandela Day food buckets to Windermere Primary School in Kensington and a further 982 to Delta Primary School in Retreat, Cape Town.
998 Gift of the Givers and Vodacom Mandela Day buckets distributed to Lokothwayo High school in Ezakheni.
Gift of the Givers maintains a garden project at Acacia Park in PMB. We called the kids to the garden where we gave them Food Packs and Margarine. They enjoyed hot dogs and juice from Capital City Housing who also donated materials to paint the playground wall.
Gift of the Givers & Vodacom drop off Mandela Day Buckets to Attie Van Wyk Primary School in Durbanville. 320 buckets were delivered.
Qondukwazi Primary in the Ilembe District receive 140 food and stationery buckets from Gift of the Givers and Vodacom.
- 616 x 5lt Water
- 560 x Blankets
- 1089 x Stop Hunger Meals
- 2700 x Looms for kids
A fire swept through 180 informal structures in Marlboro, affecting more than 300 individuals.
Gift of the Givers responded with much needed relief which included food parcels and warm blankets for all those affected. This relief effort was made possible with the help of disaster management, civic organizations and the local community leadership.
Sadly the fire claimed the life of a one year old
Gift of the Givers West Africa will be commemorating Mandela Day (18 July) with the South African Embassy at the Centre for the Mother and Child at its new eco-building based in the desert city of