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7 Ways to give back this Mandela Day

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7 Ways to give back this Mandela Day

Feige Lewin
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7 Ways to give back this Mandela Day
1. Make Teddy Bracelets at Impilo

Where: 20 Leigh Avenue, Fairvale, Johannesburg

When: Tuesday, 18 July 8am-4pm


What: Impilo provides early intervention services to both parents and vulnerable children. Join them to make and sell Teddy Bracelets to raise funds for Impilo and empower the lives of young children and families helped by their services.

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2. Contribute to early childhood development with Chaeli

Where: Blue Route Mall, Tokai

When: Tuesday, 18 July 10am-5pm


What: The Chaeli Campaign is hosting a Mandela Day event to help with early childhood development.  For R150 you can either sponsor a stationery kit; purchase stationery items which will be on display; or volunteer 67 minutes by making two HOPE bracelets which include a funky purple streak in your hair for R67.

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3. Make and Donate a Sleeping Bag

Where: Kingsmead College, Johannesburg

When: Tuesday, 18 July


What: Kingsmead College, in collaboration with Community Hours, is hosting a Make-and-Donate-a-Sleeping-Bag event on Mandela Day. Sleeping bags will be made from newspaper and recycled plastic and every sleeping bag will be put into a sturdy cover made from billboard material and sewn by Fleur Fashion House. These sleeping bags will be distributed to the homeless. R67 covers your materials.

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4. Give kids Books with Learning in Reach

Where: Your office

When: Tuesday, 18 July


What: Learning In Reach is putting a book into the hands of every child attending each of the four primary schools and every child at an ECD centre in Lavender Hill. To get involved you can either give R67 towards a book or spend 67 minutes selecting a book and wrapping it for a child. This is a corporate event.

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5. Clean a Beach

Where: Lagoon Beach, Milnerton

When: Tuesday, 18 July 9-11am


What: Help clean up Lagoon Beach. Prizes will be given for the most trash bags filled.

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6. Feed the Homeless with Ladles of Love

Where: 4 church square, Spinstreet, Cape Town

When: Tuesday, 18 July 10am-2pm


What: Join Ladles in Love and help them hand out sandwiches, juice and warm winter beanies to the homeless community at lunchtime on Mandela Day

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7. Write a Review and Feed a Child

Where: Online

When: Tuesday, 18 July


What: For every restaurant review written by an Eat Out reader, Eat Out will pledge one meal for a hungry child through Stop Hunger Now SA’s programme.

Find out more here



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