19/10/2018 - Mangercare Centre

A donation of 100 hygiene packs, 13 boxes washing powder and 12 boxes of noodles was donated to Mangercare Centre for the elderly and vulnerable.

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10/08/2018 - Leandra Shoe Distribution

10/08/2018 - Leandra Shoe Distribution

Gift of the Givers distributes 1200 pairs of shoes to the community of Leandra in Mpumalanga at a school called Al Hudah. The children, women and men were delighted. Many arrived without shoes. In addition the children received 200 sweet packs.

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08/12/2017 - Cinderella Park Stationery Pack Distribution

08/12/2017 - Cinderella Park Stationery Pack Distribution
Gift of the Givers Careline Counselling delivered 500 stationery packs with body soap to children of Cinderella Park. This was done in conjunction with “Project Warmth” a community initiative led by Ebrahim and Odette Hoosen for their upcoming Christmas Party. The counseling service has a long standing relationship with this community by offering psycho-social support to the women including the
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21/11/2017 - Masisizane Creche

21/11/2017 - Masisizane Creche

Gift of the Givers in partnership with Boxer Store supplied a creche in Pietermaritzburg with:

  • Bulk Food
  • 10 Mattresses
  • 15 Blankets
  • 15 Play Dough
  • 20lt Sta-Soft Fabric Softener
  • 20lt Handy Andy
  • 20 x 20s Baby Diapers

 

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In Women's Month We Celebrate 103 Year Old Hilda.

In Women's Month We Celebrate 103 Year Old Hilda.
It was a phenomenal day in Soweto as the Gift of the Givers team, Molefe family, and Dube community celebrated Hilda Molefe's 103 birthday.Hilda is a mother of 6 children, 29 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren.
 
We distributed 100 blankets and 50 traditional garments to the women in recognition of Women's Day. All guests enjoyed a hearty chicken curry and rice.
 
 
 
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Young Humanitarian, Hugo Paluch

Young Humanitarian, Hugo Paluch
Gift of the Givers volunteers, Romy Petersen Saltz and Roslyn Toontas handed over 200 blankets in loving memory of Hugo Paluch, a Gr 8 pupil of Yeshiva College in Glenhazel, Johannesburg. The donation was received by Denese Bloch, high school principal and teacher Ronit Janet. Gift of the Givers is honoured to spread a little warmth in this young boy’s memory, who was fatally injured two weeks ago
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15/06/2017 - Abuse & Neglect Against Elderly

15/06/2017 - Abuse & Neglect Against Elderly
An event aimed at edifying the elderly and teaching them their rights against abuse and neglect, hosted by the Northdale Library in Pietermaritzburg and supported by Gift of the Givers who donated 90 Personal Hygiene Packs to the seniors.

Total Project Value: R36 000.00

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15/05/2017 - Lentegeur Community

15/05/2017 - Lentegeur Community

Gift of the Givers visits Lentegeur in Mitchells Plain which is plagued by gangsterism and drugs. The team distributes:

  • Ponds Cream
  • Vaseline
  • Omo
  • Washing Powder
  • Knorrox Soup
  • Robertson Herbs

Total Project Value: R81 434.26.

 

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02/05/2017 - Masjidul Aamina

02/05/2017 - Masjidul Aamina

Pre-Ramadaan community outreach project took place at Masjidul Aamina where 2000 Tafelsig residents received:

  • Detergents
  • Sweet Packs
  • Groote Schuur Blankets
  • Plastic Containers
  • Disposable Nappies
  • Head Scarves
  • Rama Margarine

Total Project Value: R340 554.49.

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21/04/2017 - Eerste River

21/04/2017 - Eerste River

Gift of the Givers continues it community outreach project in Eerste River where 600 community members received:

  • Clothing
  • Bulk
  • Food
  • Hygiene Packs
  • Looms

Total Project Value: R179 116.95.

Date: 21-Apr-17
   
Project: Community Outreach
   
Venue: Eerste River
   
Recipients: Community of Eerste River
   
Number of Recipients: No. Recipient
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16/03/2017 - Nongoma Drought Relief

16/03/2017 - Nongoma Drought Relief

Sounds of joy echoed through the community of Kwanogcoyi SP School and the community of Nongoma as the team unpacked the water. A community in constant need of water as the effects of drought still impact them. The children could not hold back their excitement and offered to assist the team to distribute the aid items.

All of the above was made possible due to a wonderful partnership between Gift

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02/03/2017 - Jozini Community

02/03/2017 - Jozini Community

Gift of the Givers distributes clothing and other aid items to the Jozini community.

  • 7 Bales of Clothing
  • 500x 735ml Omo Concentrated
  • 2016 x 250g Flora Tubs
  • 500 Food Parcels
  • 500 Personal Hygiene Packs
  • 41 Cases of Kit Kat Chocolate

Total Project Value: R505 170.00.

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15/02/2017 - Matshapa and Mbabane Regions

15/02/2017 - Matshapa and Mbabane Regions

The distribution of margarine continued in the Matshapa region. We distributed 2 x 500g of margarine to each person in the following villages:

  • Eteni
  • Mhlaleni
  • Lekelela
  • Logoba

The rain did not deter the villagers in Mbabane from receiving their share:

  • Msunduza
  • Gobolo
  • Cooperation
  • Mdvakwelitje
  • Mahwalala
  • Nhlanganisweni Mpolonjeni

A total of 316 boxes at a cost of R142 000.00 was distributed.

 

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26/01/2017 - PMB Underprivileged

26/01/2017 - PMB Underprivileged

Thamboville, Copesville and Inkululeko Informal Settlement in Pietermaritzburg received 2664 x 500g Flora Margarine and 13 032 x 50ml Colgate Toothpaste from Gift of the Givers.

Total Project Value: R340 560.00.

 

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300 kids, 5 creches

300 kids, 5 creches
We have spread warmth and love to the little ones in Noordgesight and Newlands. 300 kids from 5 creches received:
  • TFG Blanket
  • Sweet Pack
  • Aero Chocolate
  • Tin of Milk
Seeing the smiles on their faces is absolutely worth it !!! We also delivered 6 bags of washing powder.
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30/03/2018 - GOTG Sponsors Potch Rugby Players

30/03/2018 - GOTG Sponsors Potch Rugby Players

Gift of the Givers hosted a Rugby Tournament with Ikageng Rugby Development Club at the CPUT Campus in Bellvulle over the Easter weekend. 160 rugby players (girls and boys) from disadvantaged homes, ages 14 to 18, residing in Potchefstroom had the opportunity to play against other teams. This event was organised to foster teamwork and togetherness, to empower, mentor, cultivate and empower them

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11/12/2017 - Santa Goes Green

11/12/2017 - Santa Goes Green
Our annual Santa Goes Green party was hosted in a village called Ngqungqu in Mthatha. We had 1000 kids who were entertained with music, games and lots of food to lots of food
 
Santa arrived with a food bucket, blanket, sweet pack and stationery pack for each child. The kids were highly fascinated by our green Santa and even more appreciative for their goodies.
 
 
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06/12/2017 - Sanitizing with Unilever

06/12/2017 - Sanitizing with Unilever

Gift of the Givers donates washing powder and Vim to the Johannesburg Zoo and it's on site veterinary hospital as well as the Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital and Helen Joseph Hospital. Thanks to Unilever for these hygiene products which will be used to sanitize cages, surfaces and bedding.

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An Update from Gaza

An Update from Gaza

Benoni Spurs and the Palestine Walk for Freedom Committee hosted Gift of the Givers' Dr Malik from Gaza. He gave the guests an update on progress made at the GOTG Women and Child Care Centre.

Benoni Spurs donates R135 000.00 to Gift of the Givers toward our Gaza relief projects.

Later the teams handed out 300 blankets, food parcels, bottled water and soup to residents in Actionville and Watville.

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Women's Day in Chatsworth

Women's Day in Chatsworth
A Gift of the Givers Women's Day distribution took place in Chatsworth where 200 detergent and 100 personal hygiene packs were distributed to both young and old women at a soccer event.

Total Project Value: R95 000.00
 
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07/07/2017 - Distribution of Juice and Margarine

07/07/2017 - Distribution of Juice and Margarine

Many in the community shared the same sentiment, it’s the first time a distribution of this nature took place in their community. 1000's lined up patiently to receive there donations. Sir Lowry Pass Village, Chris Nissen Park, Lwandle, Gustov & Crosby received juice and margarine from Gift of the Givers:

  • 6000 x 1lt Fruit Juice
  • 1704 x 200ml Fruit Juice
  • 7600 x 250g Rama Margarine
  • 1080 x 1kg
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16/06/2017 - Phumlani Community

16/06/2017 - Phumlani Community

Gift of the Givers and the Islamic Medical Association distributed Blankets, Rama Margarine and Cerevita to the Phumlani community who have recently been affected by the flooding and severe wind damage in Cape Town.

Total Project Value: R28 281.90

 

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03/05/2017 - Delft Community

03/05/2017 - Delft Community

Pre-Ramadaan distributions continue this time in Delft where community members received:

  • Blankets
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Scarves
  • Plastic Kitchen Ware
  • Bedding with Pillows
  • Toothbrushes
  • Disposable Nappies
  • Rama Margarine

Total Project Value R486 302.52.

 

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13/03/2017 - PAFTA

13/03/2017 - PAFTA

Gift of the Givers handed over furniture, 2 cupboads and 10 chairs, to Pietermaritzburg Association For The Aged (PAFTA).

Total Project Value: R3 800.00.

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15/02/2017 - Margarine Distribution

15/02/2017 - Margarine Distribution

The following institutions received Rama Margarine from Gift of the Givers:

  • SOS Children's Village - 20 boxes
  • Redi Disabled Care Centre - 20 boxes
  • Hope House - 20 boxes
  • Chesire Home - 34 boxes

Total Project Value: R37 800.00.

 

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