Over Women's Month Gift of the Givers and SAPS visited various institutions that care for the elderly, disabled and orphans. The following items was distributed:
- 1500 TFG Blankets
- 1300 Food Packs
- 1300 Porridge
- 600 Stationery and Cosmetic Packs for Girls
- 600 Stationery and Caps for Boys
- 100 Hats
- 2 Wheelchairs for Elderly Home
- 3 Wheelchairs for Ikwezi Special School
Gift of the Givers together with the SAPS in Naledi distributed 100 Shoprite Food Buckets and 10kg Bags of Maize Meal to the Naledi Community Police Forum.
Naledi police introduced a crime prevention programme that involves community members taking an active role in guarding their streets. The volunteers get a thumbs up from Gift of the Givers.
GOTG in partnership with the SAPS fed 2000 underprivileged people who met at the Truro Hall in Pietermaritzburg. Each recipient also received a Sibusiso Ready Food Supplement.
Gift of the Givers donated bulk office furniture to the Sutherland Police Station, the Trauma Unit based at the Police Station, Sutherland Magistrates Court, Johenco Old Age Home, Roggeveld Primary School and Duminy Kids Fun Club.
Thank you to UNISA Western Cape for the donation of furniture and joining us on this distribution was Head of Finance, Mr Nick Oosthuizen.
GOTG in partnership with SAPS distributes Food Parcels and various other aid items to women in Pietermaritzburg and Durban.
P. Pillay Home for the Mentally Challenged, Pietermaritzburg
70 Personal Hygiene Packs
Isabel Beadmore Home for the Aged, Pietermaritzburg
65 Personal Hygiene Packs
GOTG in partnership with SAPS distributes 100 Personal Hygiene Packs to underprivileged senior citizens who met at the Imbali Community Hall in Pietermaritzburg.
Total Project Value: R40 000.00
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Ridding the Sobantu community of crime is of utmost importance to the SAPS in Pietermaritzburg. The resounding voice of the community was heard bringing 200 police men and women together to the Sobantu hall. Discussions took place and plans were made to help make the community feel safer. The SAPS provided a meal to the community whilst GOTG distributed:
- 40 x 5 Ltr Water
- 38 Ecclair Sweet Packs
Total Project Value: R175 000.00
Mrs Bantam takes care of 10 orphans at the Ladysmith Orphanage. Although these children have been abandoned, they are surrounded by much warmth and love at the home. GOTG distributes bulk food which we hope would make a substantial difference in their day to day living. The parcel consisted of:
- 10 x 12.5 Cake Mix
- 25kg Washing Powder
- 1 x Large Unilever Detergent Pack
- 80 x 250g Glen Teabags
- 40 Packs of
On the morning of Saturday, 22 September 2012, an intrepid group of young adventurers set off on an overnight hike in Cape Point Nature Reserve. This was part of a Service Learning Project, which was a joint initiative between the Service Learning and Emergency Sciences Departments of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), and the Gift of the Givers. Ten Grade 10 students from
Colonel Ursher of the Montain Rise Police Station in Pietermaritzburg organized an Appreciation Day for Police women at her station. These selfless women dedicate their lives to serve and protect our communities daily. The event took place at Golden Horse Casino's Rockafellas where the ladies enjoyed a delicious meal and received 60 Personal Hygiene Packs.
Total Project Value: R18 000.00.
GOTG in partnership with CPUT EMS offered a workshop on smoking awareness at Silukhanyo Primary School in Asanda Village, Strand on Sunday, 16 September 2012 from 1 pm until 5 pm. The workshop was attended by over 180 people, mainly children. It was a joint initiative between the Service Learning and Emergency Medical Sciences Departments of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), andRead more
Pietermaritzburg Association for the Aged (PAFTA) in Northdale takes care of many senior citizens from the surrounding communities. GOTG distributes 175 Personal Hygiene Packs to this fun loving group.
Total Project Value: R52 500.00.
The elderly women of Umbumbulu gathered at the community hall to receive 100 Blankets and Personal Hygiene Pack from GOTG.
Total Project Value: R35 000.00
SAPS, General M. V. Phiyega, the first woman
300 Vodacom Food Buckets and 300 TFG Blankets delivered by the Gift of the Givers team to the Nelspruit Policing Forum.
100 children also received stationery packs, TFG blankets and shoes.
The SAPS Alexandra Road station hosts an event to honour police women by celebrating their achievements in the line of duty. GOTG distributes 100 Personal Hygiene Packs to the women.
Total Project Value: R40 000.00
- Assorted Sweets and lollipops
- 336 packs Picasso Biscuits
- 330 x 250ml Sama juice.
Total Project Value: R12 260.00
The SAPS embarked on a community awareness campaign to support Child Protection Week. They visited 4 local hospitals in Pietermaritzburg, namely Medi Clinic, Northdale, Greys, and St Annes Hospital and addressd the mothers in all maternity wards regarding issues around child care, sexual offences, and domestic violence.
GOTG supported the campaign by contributing 200 Personal Hygiene Packs.
2 police officers were killed in a shootout with gunmen on the N3 highway near Modderfontein. Each family has lost a father, husband, brother and friend and we the community have lost guardian angels.
The police officers served at the Sandringham Police Station near the Gift of the Givers Gauteng Logistics Centre. We have always maintained a good relationship with the SAPS who have on severalRead more
A swimming safety education programme was recently offered by paramedic students from Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). The programme was part of a Service Learning Project, which was a joint initiative between Gift of the Givers and the Service Learning and Emergency Medical Sciences Departments of CPUT. The programme included a poster making competition at Silukhanyo Primary SchoolRead more
A first aid and fire safety course was offered by paramedic students of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), in partnership with Gift of the Givers, from 21 to 23 September 2012. The initiative was part of a CPUT Service Learning Project. Eleven community members from Lwandle and other areas around Strand attended the course. The Lwandle SAPS assisted in identifying appropriateRead more
GOTG visited the Children's Ward at Northdale Hospital in Pietermaritzburg.It was amazing to see their faces light up with shock and excitement as we distributed a box full of toys and 60 Personal Hygiene Packs. Thereafter the team made their way to the Isabel Beardmore Home for the Aged and distributed a further 75 Blankets and Personal Hygiene Packs.
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On Saturday June 16th, GOTG in partnership with SAPS Lwandle celebrated Youth Day by encouraging the youth to be conscious about their surroundings and be more caring for their communities. Because of poverty being so rife in these areas we decided with the youth of the Lwandle Township to feed the sick, the disabled, the elderly and the kids in the three biggest informal settlements. In the early
GOTG in partnership with CPUT EMS, paramedic students from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) held two workshops at Silukhanyo Primary School hall in Asanda Village, Strand, on Saturday 15 September 2012. The first workshop started at 10am and ended at 2pm, this was to advise the public about the adverse health and social consequences of alcohol abuse.
It was attended by about 150Read more
The Plessislaer Police Station hosted a workshop focussing on crimes against children. 250 learners from the Sanzwile and Muzi Primary schools in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg attended the event and were educated on the appropriate measures to take should they find themselves directly or indirectly involved in violence.
GOTG was contacted by Fisani Khuboni from the Centre for Community Justice and
GOTG honours women principals at the Women’s Principal Support Network event held at the Arthur Blaxall hall in Pietermaritzburg. 250 principals came together to celebrate Women's Month and their sterling leadership at their respective schools. Principals from the Umgungunlovu District stood together to agree that they will to add value to their schools and continue to support their teachers and
Ensuring the rules of our roads are followed, our local Moutain Rise SAPS police women were given the opportunity to work as a team. Their task was to issue tickets to drunk or speeding drivers as many have lost their lives prematurely as a result of this recklessness. A road block was set up on 1 of our busiest roads in Pietermaritzburg, Bombay Road. Being Women's Month the ladies were rewarded