Gift of the Givers feeds the fire victims of Valhalla Park after a fire occurred destroying 30 shacks.
Gift of the Givers responds with meals for the 220 displaced people at Tsepetsepe Camp and 162 people at Samora Michelle camp.
More assistance to follow.
Distribution along Garden Route continues. Families whose homes burnt receive aid from Gift of the Givers. They are living at Pine Lake Marina.
Knysna Motor Strippers Provides two Forklifts at no cost.
Mario Ferreira, from Gift of the Givers, meets Premier Helen Zille, giving an input on Gift of the Givers diverse interventions in the fires along the Garden Route. Mayors from various municipalities were in attendance at the meeting in Sedgefield.
The entire Cape Town City FC, with their star players, will accompany Gift of the Givers at Thembelihle High School, Town 2, Khayelitsha, today, 6 November, at 1.30pm, in the distribution of stationery packs, hand sanitisers and bottled water to 730 learners. The purpose of the visit is to motivate and inspire learners to deal with life's challenges as many of these players have grown up in
Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Zou Kota-Fredericks, will join Gift of the Givers on a site visit at Khayelitsha today at 11.30am. Thereafter, she will address victims of the fire at the Twusong Sports Centre, near Khayelitsha Hospital.
Gift of the Givers continues to roll out it's R2 million aid package for fire victims. A huge quantity of the aid items will be present at the hall for
Gift of the Givers teams were on site arranging meals for the victims of the devastating shack fire, fanned by the strong Cape winds, that destroyed 500 homes and displaced 4000 people. People were in a state of shock, hungry (not having eaten since 3am when the fire occurred), traumatised and deeply upset. Whilst some families tried to salvage what they could other's escaped with only the
21 people from the informal settlement received water food parcels, and hygiene packs.Sadly this community has lived without running water and electricity for decades.
Gift of the Givers loads supplies from Cape Town for Garden Route Fires. Henties donates 15 pellets of juice.
Gift of the Givers distributes blankets at community centres. These were sponsored by the Lions Club.
1. Extricating beehives and moving them to safety.
2. Feeding several hundred people in various community centres twice a day.
3. Providing trauma counselling for affected individuals.
4. Offering play therapy to children.
5. Providing snacks,
Plastic Dishes (plates, cups, bowls)