27/06/2013 - Sinolwazi Community Creche

Gift of the Givers distributes 100 Personal Hygiene Packs to parents and 50 Gift Packs to the children attending Sinolwazi Community Creche in Ndindi, KZN. Each gift pack consists of:
  • Photo Frame
  • Lotion
  • Vaseline
  • Sweets
  • Toys
Total Project Value: R52 500.00
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26/06/2013 - Disabled Children and Adults

GOTG distributes Personal Hygiene Packs to adults and children in Vulindlela who are in need of wheelchairs. Each individual had their measurements taken in order to customise their wheelchairs.

Hygiene Packs consisted of:

  • Lotion
  • Roll-on
  • Bryl Cream
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Vaseline
  • Face Wash



Project Value

Kwashange / Vulindlela

35 Personal Hygiene Packs

R14 000.00

Emgodini / Vulindlela


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21/06/2013 - Machibisa Community

GOTG distributes Detergents to the Machibisa community. 300 people gathered at the community grounds in Pietermaritzburg to receive their aid.

  • 60 x 500g Stork Margarine
  • 300 Personal Hygiene Packs
  • 300 x 500g Washing Powder

Total Project Value: R54 400.00

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18/06/2013 - Kwashange Community

130 senior citizens gathered at the Kwashange Community Hall in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg to receive aid from GOTG in support of their garden projects. Thus far each garden has been run successfully and brings in a steady income to each family.

  • 130 Personal Hygiene Packs
  • 2 Bags of Fertilizer
  • 2 Veg Packs
Total Project Value: R52 400.00
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14/06/2013 - Children's Homes

GOTG distributes Food to children's homes in Pietermaritzburg.



Project Value

Sunlit Gardens

10 Boxes I&J Chicken Burgers


The Haven

60 x120g Robertsons Paste
100 x 35g Cook in Bag
5 x 2kg Knorr Soup
60 x 500 Rama Margarine
60 x 500g Stock Cubes
480 x 4kg Knorr Seasoning
30 x 470g Mrs Balls Chutney
20 x 1kg Sugar Beans
2480 x Rajah Curry Powder
1 x 12.5kg Cake Mix

R8 000.00


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13/06/2013 - Advanced Playskills Therapy

Gift of the Givers Careline held a meeting where counsellors had to provide feedback on implementation of an 8 week programme in Advanced Playskills Therapy for Bereaved Children.  This programme was undertaken at various schools and institutes with a group of children aged 8 to 13 years old.  Feedback was positive and Careline had received many requests for the programme to be offered to other
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11/06/2013 - Careline Coregroup

Gift of the Givers Careline hosted Director, Ebrahim Dawood and Abdul Hadi from R.A.U.F (Refocus and Upliftment Foundation) and a representative from A.A (Alcoholics Anonymous) for their June core group meeting. The guests from the above mentioned organisations orientated the Careline team on the type of services provided and delivered narratives about their success cases.
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07/06/2013 - Montebello Chronic Illness Home

Gift of the Givers distributes much needed Food and Medical Supplies to the Montebello Chronic Illness Home in the Ndwedwe Municipality. The home takes care of patients with special needs and disabilities.

  • 90 x 500g Rama Margarine
  • 20 x 1kg Sugar Beans
  • 3 x 10kg Rice
  • 5 x 2kg Stew Mix
  • 3 x 10kg Mealie Meal
  • 18 x 100g Herbs & Spices
  • 500 x 10g Salt
  • 24 x 420g Mrs Balls Chutney
  • 100 x 17g Robertsons Seasoning
  • Medical
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06/06/2013 - Phumela Village

The Community Life Centre in Phumela Village is home for orphaned & vulnerable children. Youth from the surrounding community come to the home to receive meals and be part of the Life Skills programmes.

Financially the centre is struggling and called on GOTG for assistance. The team distributed:

  • 25 Blankets
  • 25 Personal Hygiene Packs
  • 4 x 3kg Mrs Balls Chutney
  • 6 x 1kg Lemon & Herb Spice
  • 20 x 1kg
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04/06/2013 - Isabel Beardmore Home

GOTG distributes Bulk Groceries to the Isabel Beardmore Home for the Aged in Pietermaritzburg, and each of the 72 senior citizens received a Personal Hygiene Pack.

  • 90 x 500g Stock Soup
  • 2 x 12.5kg Cake Mix
  • 6 x 2l Pepper Sauce
  • 200 x 35g Cook in Bag
  • 8 Jikelele Spice Mix
  • 10 x 50g Chillie Paste
  • 3 x 5kg Mrs Balls Chutney
  • 100 Packets of Fish Seasoning

Total Project Value: R35 700.00

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27/06/2013 - Belle Donna Empowerment

The Belle Donna Empowerment is an organisation that empowers youth of the Westham community by offering motivational talks and life skills programmes. The youth decided to honour the senior citizens and contacted GOTG for assistance.

Gift of the Givers distributes 40 Personal Hygiene Packs.

Total Project Value: R16 000.00

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26/06/2013 - Empowering Ex-Convicts

"Yesterday’s failures are today’s seeds...", echoed loud and clear at the Pietermaritzburg City Hall where 150 ex-convicts gathered forming part of a rehabilitation programme. The programme is coordinated by the Abaduduzi Home of Peace and the Department of Correctional Services who have adopted the responsibility of mentoring and empowering youth to start their own businesses. They hope to be

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24/06/2013 - Lungisani Indlela

The 500 orphans of Lungisani Indlela gathered at the Phoenix sports grounds to be part of a vibrant holiday club for kids. The children were delighted to find they were also being treated to their own Personal Hygiene Packs from GOTG.

Total Project Value: R200 000.00

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21/06/2013 - Shayamoya Orphans

Sleeping on the street is a reality for many South African children. However 150 of these children have found a place to call home in the Shayamo community in Shaka's Kraal, KZN. Women from the area have taken them under their wings providing love, care and attention.

In partnership with Spec-Cast, GOTG rounded up the children at the Shayamo Community Hall where they were treated to Hotdogs,

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19/06/2013 - SAVF Old Age Home

GOTG distributes Large Food Parcel to SAVF Old Age Home in Pietermaritzburg. The pack consists of:
  • 12.5kg Cake Mix
  • 40 x 400g Knorr Soup
  • 60 x 70g Aromat
  • 12 x 2L Pepper Sauce
  • 12 x 470g Mrs Balls
  • 20 x 1kg Sugar Beans
  • 4 Boxes 250 x 120g Paste
  • 1 x 3kg Joko Tea
  • 30 x 500g Rama Margarine

Total Project Value: R10 000.00

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15/06/2013 - Youth Day

In recognition of Youth Day, GOTG distributes Gift Packs & Personal Hygiene Packs to 800 Youth and Children in Pietermaritzburg. Each gift pack consists of:
  • Photo Frame
  • Vaseline
  • Lotion
  • Sweets
  • Toys


Project Value

Protea Grounds

R125 000.00

City Hall

R75 000.00

Brama Kumaris Worlds Spiritual University

R20 000.00

Total Project Value: R220 000.00

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13/06/2013 - Food Distribution in KZN

Gift of the Givers distributes Food Parcels to underprivileged communities in KZN.



Project Value


120 x 120g Tomatoe Paste
40 x 84g Chicken Spice
2 x 10kg Mealie Meal
10 x 1kg Sugar Beans
60 x 470g Mrs Balls
144 x 60g Knorr Soup
60 x 500g Rama Margarine
6 x 800g Curry Powder
144 x 60g Knorrox Soup
1 Large Unilever Detergent Pack
Children Gift Packs

R251 500.00

Amen Daycare Centre


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12/06/2013 - Fathers Day Distribution in KZN

GOTG distributes 313 Personal Hygiene Packs to senior citizens in KZN in recognition of Fathers Day. Each pack consisted of:
  • Lotion
  • Vaseline
  • Roll-on
  • Shampoo and Conditioner


Project Value

Muslim Darul Yatana Wal Masakeen, Sydenham

R8 000.00

Claytons Garden, Overport

R8 800.00

Benevokent Society

R68 400.00

Sobantu Village, Pietermaritzburg

R40 000.00

Total Project Value: R125 200.00

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07/06/2013 - Liletha Creche

Gift of the Givers distributes Food and Detergent to Liletha Creche in Kraaifontein, Western Cape.

  • 2 x 6 x 2lt Tomato Sauce
  • 2 x 2kg Knorr Creamy Chicken Flavour Stew
  • 5 x 4 x 16 x 20gr Cup A Soup
  • 1 x 6 x 800gr Dessert Mix
  • 2 x 12.5kg Cake Mix
  • 2 x 10 x 20ml Pepper Spice
  • 2 x 2kg Jikelele Spice
  • 1 x 6 x 1lt Robison Herb Seasoning
  • 1 x 6lt x 1lt Robinson Herb & Spices
  • 12 x 500gr Nesquick
  • 1 x 50kg Washing Powder
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06/06/2013 - Ekuphumeleni Frail & Old Aged Centre

Gift of the Givers distributes Food, Detergents, Blankets & Linen to Ekuphumeleni Frail & Old Aged Centre in Gugulethu, Western Cape.

  • 5 x 6 x 2lt Tomato Sauce
  • 5 x 2kg Knorr Creamy Chicken Flavour Stew
  • 2 x 6 x 2lt Scooter Sauce
  • 10 x 4 x 16 x 20gr Cup A Soup
  • 3 x 4 x 1.8kg Knorr Soup
  • 2 x 6 x 800gr Dessert Mix
  • 2 x 12.5kg Cake Mix
  • 5 x 2kg Jikelele Spice
  • 1 x 6 x 1lt Robison Herb Seasoning
  • 1 x 6lt x 1lt
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05/06/2013 - Verulam Day and Frail Care Centre

A day well spent with the elderly of Verulam Day & Frail Care Centre together with Phoenix Heights Primary School.

GOTG handed over 100 Personal Hygiene Packs as well as a Large Unilever Household Detergent Pack for the centre. The elderly also enjoyed a warm meal.

Total Project Value: R44 000.00
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04/06/2013 - Nesquick Distributions

Gift of the Givers distributes Nesquick Milk Shakes to the following Schools in the Western Cape.



Project Value

Sunrise Special Educare

10 x 24 x 250ml

R1 320.00

Intshinga Primary School

18 x 24 x 250ml

R2 376.00

John Pama Primary School

36 x 24 x 250ml

R4 752.00

Nkhanyiseli Primary School

33 x 24 x 250ml

R4 356.00

Nomlinganiselo Primary School

20 x 24 x 250ml

R2 640.00

Total Project Value: R15

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