Category: Charity

  • Why a Santa Shoebox is so much more than a box

    Why a Santa Shoebox is so much more than a box

    Pledges for the annual Santa Shoebox Project opened on 1 September. And, this year marks the 10th birthday of an initiative that has become one of South Africa’s favourite ways to give over the festive season. From a humble 180 shoeboxes donated in its first year, the Santa Shoebox Project has now notched up more than…

  • Life Retreat’s Friday Weekly Round Up

    Life Retreat’s Friday Weekly Round Up

    The weekend is finally here. And I’m so happy I stuck to healthy eating habits this past week. Smoothies, gym and light dinners. But it’s Friday and I feel like letting loose. After all, “all work and no play” right? Wrong. It’s time for change. No drinks. No good food. I stop this break-the-rules cycle…

  • Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp Foundation

    Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp Foundation

    The Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp foundation, is launching in Port Elizabeth. On the 19th August 2016, which,  would have been Reeva’s 33rd Birthday. The foundation is planning to provide a bursary, to a law student, specialising in family law.

  • Books for Woofs Book Drive

    Books for Woofs Book Drive

    The Mdzananda Animal Clinic is having our annual charity book sale at the Cavendish Square mall from the 25th – 28th August 2016. We are very low on books and would like to appeal to the public to donate books for our sale. We would greatly appreciate it if you could assist us in asking…

  • South Africa’s great white sharks heading for extinction

    South Africa’s great white sharks heading for extinction

    Only 353 to 522 great white sharks left in South African waters The magnificent great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias L.) is one of the oldest shark lineages with an evolutionary origin dating back about 14 million years. New research from Stellenbosch University (SU) shows that the South African white shark population is double jeopardy. Not…

  • Symphony Of The Soil Gala Screening – 14 August 2016

    Symphony Of The Soil Gala Screening – 14 August 2016

    An exclusive gala screening of the award-winning documentary Symphony of the Soil will be at the Labia Theatre, Orange Street, Cape Town at 18:30 on Sunday 14 August in support of Soil for Life.