The seventh annual 5 For Change Black Tie Gala debuted in Joburg on 27 October. The event raised funds and awareness for five social enterprise beneficiares: Dlala Nje, Olico Maths Education, Hustlenomics, CRSP Dsgn and enke: Make Your Mark. Read more about the event here.
The Tsogo Sun Silverstar Casino donated more than 189 staff hours and over R700,000 in various upliftment projects in celebration of Mandela Day. Its beneficiaries include the Bethany Trust House, which has several homes and centres under its care in Krugersdorp, as well as the Tower of Life, which shelters for men and women, and several others.
The staff of Sasko bakeries across the country spent their 67 minutes for Mandela Day making sandwiches that were donated to schools in their respective areas. The staff also donated books to school libraries.
United Nations Messenger of Peace Charlize Theron recently visited non-profit organisation Dlalanathi in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. Dlalanathi is one of nine Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP) programme partners.
Clover has awarded Dorah Semenya of the Shalate Drop-in Centre in Seshego, Limpopo with the 2018 funding for a valued site improvement as well as bread baking training. This forms part of the Clover Mama Afrika Madiba Week, which Clover is running with fleet and mobile asset management solutions company MiX Telematics.
Qhubeka, Tsogo Sun, and the City of Johannesburg donated 40 bicycles to the staff of Diepsloot Safe-Hub on 26 June 2018. The bicycles will help the staff in their efforts to build the Safe-Hub programme in the area by travelling further, faster, and at no cost.