RED CROSS SOCIETY - FIRE APPEAL : Fire Rampages Through Informal Settlement

SA Red Cross Society Jan. 8, 2024, 7:28 p.m.

On the 24th December a merciless fire broke out in Village Heights (Lavender Hill), a multiracial informal settlement. The fire rampaged through the settlement and was only brought under control …

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Impala Rustenburg hands over four SLP projects valued at over R53 million

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 30, 2023, 10:59 a.m.

Four Social and Labour Plan (SLP) projects, undertaken by Impala Rustenburg at an investment of more than R53 million, were handed over to the relevant local authorities in Rustenburg, North …

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R88 million entrepreneurial fund set up to support entrepreneurs

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 20, 2023, 1:05 p.m.

The SAB Foundation has announced the launch of an R88 million Financing for Impact Fund in partnership with Lead Impact Capital and the National Treasury's Jobs Fund.

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The Woolies Water Fund reaches the 1 million liter milestone by providing storage infrastructure

Woolworths April 18, 2023, 11:11 a.m.

It is critical to focus every day on the importance of having access to clean, sustainable water in SA, but March is particularly significant in that it marks Water Month …

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Renault South Africa brings the gift of reading to Soweto children

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 24, 2023, 7:04 a.m.

Renault South Africa, in partnership with the Motus Imperial Trust, has donated the second of two mini-libraries that have been specially designed for use in junior schools in underprivileged areas.

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Shoprite provides affordable financing options to its suppliers, including SMMEs

info@klassikdigital.co.za Oct. 18, 2022, 2:16 p.m.

The Shoprite Group now helps its suppliers with access to funding at the most affordable rates with the launch of a new supply chain finance product.

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Impala Rustenburg invests in small business development hub

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 29, 2022, 11:51 a.m.

Impala Rustenburg has invested R8,6 million into developing an Economic Inclusion Centre (EIC) that will serve as a small business hub for mine-community small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs).

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North West communities receive over R400 000 from Sun City

info@klassikdigital.co.za May 19, 2022, 11:50 a.m.

Local communities in the North West province have directly benefitted from an increase in tourism bookings to Sun City, with over R400 000 in support from the resort during the …

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Calling all social innovators: applications for the SAB SHARP Awards 2022 are open

SA Breweries May 3, 2022, 5:37 p.m.

(25 April 2022, Johannesburg) The South African Breweries (SAB) in partnership with the SAB Foundation, has established the SAB SHARP Awards.

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The last day of the South African Tax Season: Monday, 28 February 2022

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 23, 2022, 5:15 p.m.

This tax end-year, we want to encourage you to do things differently and put your money where your heart is.

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Flamingo gladdens young hearts with back-to-school donation to !Xunkhwesa School

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 3, 2022, 11:06 a.m.

Back to school is always an exciting time for children, and this was even more so for the community of the !Xunkhwesa School in Platfontein outside Kimberley after Flamingo Casino …

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BRILLIANT BTS FANS RAISE $135K FOR CHARITY ON GIVENGAIN

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 25, 2022, 8:57 a.m.

Why does Goedgedacht House, an orphanage in the Western Cape, have a baby unit named after South Korean pop star Kim Seokjin?

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#R10GoesALongWay countdown: student application window closes this Saturday

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 12, 2022, 11:14 a.m.

The #R10GoesALongWay allows students to apply for registration fee assistance from the crowdfunding initiative.

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TEARS launches fundraising campaign aimed at easing the plight of Community Cats

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 10, 2021, 11:40 a.m.

Leading pro-Life animal rescue and veterinary charity based in Sunnydale in Cape Town, TEARS Animal Rescue, has launched a fundraising campaign ahead of Christmas to raise R500k and highlight the …

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TEN QUESTIONS TO HELP YOU PICK A BETTER FUNDRAISING PLATFORM

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 7, 2021, 9:33 a.m.

Whether you’re a charity, fundraiser, donor, event organiser or company looking to help raise money for vital causes, finding the right online fundraising platform can be a challenge.

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Sibaya Community Trust donates R1-million to ABH

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 23, 2021, 2:20 p.m.

At the handover ceremony on Friday, 19 November 2021, Mohil Bandulal, President of the ABH Council noted the phenomenal work undertaken by Sibaya Community Trust in the upliftment of mankind …

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Help us raise R300 000 for the horses at our Recovery and Rehabilitation Centre

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 19, 2021, 2:51 p.m.

On Tuesday 30 November we will be hosting an eight-hour-long livestream from the Recovery & Rehabilitation Centre in Gordon’s Bay.

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#R10RandGoesALong Way ignites new possibility for Class of 2021

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 19, 2021, 2:09 p.m.

Founders of the R10GoesALongWay education funding initiative have launched the second phase of this inspirational campaign – inviting South Africa to come together once again and invest in the dreams …

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CHARITIES: DON’T MISS OUT ON THE BIGGEST DAY OF GIVING OF 2021

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 10, 2021, 9:42 a.m.

On 30 November, charities across South Africa will be looking to catch the customary wave of goodwill surrounding Giving Tuesday, a global end-of-year movement to support charitable causes and communities.

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Spend the Night Cuddling Shelter Animals

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 7, 2021, 8:37 a.m.

TEARS Animal Rescue, a non-profit animal welfare organisation serving the Western Cape’s South Peninsula for the last twenty-two years, is excited to announce that its’ annual flagship fundraising event.....

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IT’S TIME TO FUND-RACE AGAIN WITH THESE GREAT UPCOMING SOUTH AFRICAN SPORTS EVENTS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 5, 2021, 7:15 a.m.

Mass participation sport events are back in our beautiful country, and participants from around the world are looking to make their host event more meaningful by fundraising online for their …

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The Printery Offers New Fundraising Platform

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 30, 2021, 9:29 a.m.

Hope Africa Collective's social enterprise, The Printery, has developed a fundraising platform that removes all the upfront risk for NPOs and NGOs.

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HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONS WALK TO KEEP HOSPICES OPEN

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 13, 2021, 11:08 a.m.

On Saturday, 4th September, champions and supporters will walk to raise funds for the Hospice Palliative Care Association (HPCA).

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Rebuilding South Africa together

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 2, 2021, 5:32 p.m.

What began as protests quickly devolved into looting and anarchy, with businesses and buildings either partly destroyed or entirely decimated

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Put Foot KZN Relief Mission

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 20, 2021, 10:03 a.m.

A Put Foot mission to provide aid and support to the people of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa affected by the recent the riots and mass destruction.

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DKMS Africa sets aside R2m for blood stem cell treatment for SA’s child cancer patients

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 14, 2021, 12:14 p.m.

MANDELA DAY IS ABOUT GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY, AND DKMS AFRICA, THROUGH ITS THE STATE PATIENT SUPPORT PROJECT, HAS SECURED MORE THAN R2 MILLION TO FUND BLOOD STEM CELL …

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New book on Fundraising - Frank Julie

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 13, 2021, 5:20 p.m.

FUNDRAISING STRATEGIES FOR STRUGGLING NPOs.

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Non-profit FunDza scoops R25 000 in MTN Donors Den

Trialogue June 30, 2021, 6:20 p.m.

Zilungile Zimela, head of marketing and PR for non-profit organisation FunDza Literacy Trust, secured R25 000 for the educational NPO thanks to a successful pitch at the MTN Donors Den …

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THIS MANDELA DAY, MAKE AN EVEN BIGGER DIFFERENCE BY FUNDRAISING FOR YOUR FAVOURITE CHARITY

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 27, 2021, 7:23 p.m.

Covid-19 has hit every economy, causing new social and economic challenges and exacerbating old ones.

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APPEAL FOR FUNDING - PSFA WINTER HOLIDAY FEEDING PROGRAMME

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 17, 2021, 9:17 a.m.

With the bitterly cold Winter school holidays approaching and the possibility of the Western Cape moving into stricter 3rd wave COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, PSFA, now more than ever, needs to …

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Online crowdfunding powers a new age of CSR

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 6, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

It’s been a bad 12 months for one of the biggest sources of charity – corporate social responsibility programmes.

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LEAP Science & Maths Schools - Mandela Day

LEAP Science & Maths School June 2, 2021, 6:44 p.m.

LEAP Science & Maths Schools will be hosting our Annual Nelson Mandela Day campaign running from the 1st of June and culminating in a virtual online concert on the 18th …

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THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BE A SERIOUS SOCIAL INVESTOR

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 25, 2021, 8:32 a.m.

Far more than being a ‘nice to have’, fulfilling a public relations exercise to increase positive brand awareness or ensuring compliance with certain legal requirements, social investment has come to …

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THE SA KNOW-HOW THAT POWERS FUNDRAISING AT THE 125TH BOSTON MARATHON

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 6, 2021, 10:16 a.m.

When GivenGain, a global leader in cross-border crowdfunding for non-profits, was named the official fundraising partner of the Boston Marathon recently, the team rightfully celebrated a stunning achievement 20 years …

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Making dreams come alive in the face of incredible challenges

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 29, 2021, 8:04 p.m.

While business losses during the Covid-19 pandemic and national lockdown have been well documented, NGOs and charities have been similarly affected given that their fundraising efforts were largely put on …

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African innovation: Launch of Wits philanthropy and resource mobilisation postgraduate diploma

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 8, 2021, 7:27 p.m.

Students and professionals with a strong interest in philanthropy and fundraising can now apply to study for a prestigious specialist qualification.

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VIRTUAL EVENTS – A LIFELINE FOR CHARITIES DURING LOCKDOWN

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 8, 2021, 5:24 p.m.

How do you fundraise for charity in times like these? With park fairs, church fetes, tombola stalls and social challenges like marathons out of the question, what can we do …

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WHY GIVING AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE SHOULD BE AT THE TOP OF YOUR 2021 NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 18, 2021, 6:08 p.m.

After a very challenging year for many, GivenGain – the global fundraising platform with SA roots – says charitable giving should be a top priority in everyone’s new year plans …

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CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME FOR GIVENGAIN IN SOUTH AFRICA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 15, 2020, 8:16 p.m.

In a clear case of practising what they preach, employees of charity crowdfunding platform GivenGain and the Humanstate Group – from which it licenses its technology – have just completed …

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Companies in SA spent R10.7 billion on corporate social investment in 2020

Trialogue Nov. 27, 2020, 8:47 p.m.

South African companies spent an estimated R10,7 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in the 2020 financial year. This represents a marginal 1,2% growth in real terms from R10,2 billion …

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#GivingTuesdaySA enables South Africans to give back locally as part of a global movement

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 16, 2020, 4:10 p.m.

On 1 December 2020, South Africans from all quarters will come out to support #GivingTuesdaySA, a global day of giving and worldwide celebration of charitable causes.

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SERVICE DOG HEROES DESPERATELY NEED FUNDING TO KEEP THE PROGRAM ALIVE

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 1, 2020, 5:22 p.m.

A service dog training facility based in Cape Town since 2016 needs funds to facilitate the training of Medical Service Dog Heroes and TheraPets.

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Kagiso Trust survey - Topline results

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 1, 2020, 9 p.m.

Kagiso Trust and the survey team thanks you immensely for participating in the Covid-19 Community Resilience Survey. Thank you for sharing your experience and insights. Here are the Topline Results.

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HOW AARON MSIPHA BECAME A NEXT-LEVEL CHARITY HERO WITH GIVENGAIN

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 17, 2020, 4:21 p.m.

Aaron Msipha has always wanted to make a difference. During his first year of chartered accountancy articles, he and a group of colleagues in the same year adopted a charity …

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GivenGain debuts live-stream fundraising

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 5, 2020, 4:57 p.m.

Charities in the know use live-stream fundraising to get tons of donations for good causes. Others are missing out. Now GivenGain wants to bridge the gap between them.

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Diabetes telemedicine attracts local investment as COVID-19 surges

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 4, 2020, 6:52 p.m.

COVID-19 is a serious risk for the estimated 4.6 million people with diabetes in South Africa as high blood sugar levels increase the mortality risk posed by the pandemic.

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GIVENGAIN OPENS UP PREMIUM FUNDRAISING POWER TO ALL CHARITIES

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 21, 2020, 1:48 p.m.

GivenGain, the leading global fundraising platform for charity, has announced that all charities will now have access to all its Premium fundraising advantages – completely free of charge.

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Take action, inspire change, and make every day a Mandela Day

Salesian Institute Youth Projects July 16, 2020, 8:41 a.m.

Communities across the world are affected by the spread of Covid-19, which has hit every economy, causing new social and economic challenges and exacerbating old ones.

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Engen pledges R1m fuel to FoodForward SA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 2, 2020, 7:38 p.m.

Despite the easing of the lockdown restrictions, many South Africans remain in dire need of help. Ever mindful of its role as an agent of positive change, Engen continues to …

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STAY SAFE WITH VIRTUAL FUNDRAISING METHODS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 17, 2020, 6:18 p.m.

SA returned to work on 1 June as the government relaxed the national lockdown from Level 4 to Level 3. But things may never – and probably shouldn’t – go …

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ADvTECH PROVIDES COVID RELIEF TO 5300 FAMILIES

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 25, 2020, 7:03 p.m.

In terms of support sought as a result of COVID-19, ADvTECH has provided targeted financial relief to more than 5 300 families within its community, to the value of R24 …

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NEDERBURG DONATES R100 000 TO EAT OUT RESTAURANT RELIEF FUND

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 24, 2020, 7:10 p.m.

Nederburg Wines is backing the Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund established to extend a hand to those restaurants feeding the hungry during the national lockdown.

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Putting it in perspective

Salesian Life Choices April 15, 2020, 9:25 p.m.

This year sees the Salesian Institute Youth Projects (SIYP) celebrating 110 years of being in service to youth-at-risk and through the last century of dedication, we have weathered many storms.

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WOOLIES AND MYSCHOOL ANNOUNCE R500 000 DONATION FOR COVID-19 FIGHT

Woolworths March 30, 2020, 6:39 p.m.

Woolworths and the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme have made a R500 000 donation to the Gift of the Givers Foundation to support frontline medical workers through the provision …

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Meerkat, proud participant in Catalyst Fund’s latest cohort of inclusive fintech startups.

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 28, 2020, 6:11 p.m.

Meerkat is proud to announce they are a participant in the latest Catalyst Fund cohort aimed at advancing financial inclusion in emerging markets.

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UNIQUE ROOIBOS BRA FETCHES R10 000 AT CANSA AUCTION

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 4, 2019, 8:52 a.m.

The one-of-a-kind Rooibos bra, which captured the hearts and minds of thousands during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October fetched a cool R10 000 at a private auction held …

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Companies in SA spent R10.2 billion on corporate social investment in 2019

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 27, 2019, 10:11 a.m.

Companies spent an estimated R10.2 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa in 2019 – a 5% year-on-year increase in nominal terms (2018: R9.7 billion)

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Project Responsible Workshops

themba Oct. 5, 2019, 9:34 a.m.

During the month of October the Market Responsibility Team from District Cape Inland hosted a series of Project Responsible Workshops. The workshops, arranged in partnership with the NGO FASfacts, the …

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Winning for a good cause!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2019, 9:36 a.m.

Garden Route Casino, will be hosting the finals of their Charity Slots Tournament on Sunday, 29 September, where local NPOs stand a chance of receiving a share of R25 000

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Rotary Club of Claremont welcomes new president

2nd HARVEST Aug. 21, 2019, 10:45 a.m.

“I am honoured to take over the helm of this extraordinary club,” said Tsie Mogoje newly elected president of the Rotary Club of Claremont at her inauguration on Tuesday, 25 …

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SAB Sponsors New Wildfire Helmets for VWS

SA Breweries July 12, 2011, 8:27 a.m.

The Volunteer Wildfire Services (VWS) attended a sponsorship handover ceremony at South African Breweries (SAB) in Newlands on Tuesday 12 July 2011. Read More...

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