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Support South Africans struggling in the wake of COVID-19. In times of past crisis, we’ve always risen to the challenges as a nation. We are once again facing such a crisis, and while we are concerned about our own futures, we must not forget the people in our community who are already struggling, not only with health and education but also with the financial effects of COVID-19: Such vulnerable people of our nation include our homeless men, women and...
Monday, April 6, 2020
Greetings, United Way South Africa (UWSA) has established a Social Support Collection Drive and is very excited to invite you to be part of this exciting initiative. All items collected will be donated to vulnerable child headed households in Ivory Park and Tembisa. Volunteers will also be invited on the day to come together for an opportunity to connect with the beneficiaries by giving back their time during the donations packing and handover. Volunteers...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
You are cordially invited to United Way South Africa’s fundraising event to support our programmes in Income Stability   United Way South Africa represent the Sultry Pop & Rock Sounds of Latin American ‘Rhythm of the Night’ Fundraiser on the 13th of July at ‘The Barnyard Theatre’ in Rivonia. Through this initiative, United Way South Africa aims to raise R200 000 towards Urban Agriculture - connecting low income farmers to sustainable economic...
Monday, July 8, 2019
KZN recently experienced deadly floods that caused many deaths, damage to housing and infrastructure.  Due to the severe conditions, many people were left displaced and are currently picking up the pieces following this tragic experience. In order to assist those affected, United Way South Africa is undertaking a donation drive, collecting non-perishable food items and toiletries. With the help of Red Cross South Africa volunteers, donated items will be...
Friday, May 3, 2019
“Cyclone Idai has provoked a massive disaster in Southern Africa – affecting hundreds of thousands if not millions of people, ”according to the United Nations (UN).   The region has been hit by widespread flooding; affecting Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. These three countries are still coming to terms with the immediate impact and aftermath of the storm, a week after it made landfall on the Southeast Coast of Africa. An estimated 1, 6 million people...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
United Way South Africa (UWSA), in partnership with Cummins Africa Middle-East (Pty) Ltd, developed a bespoke ‘Youth Success’ programme for Grade 9 pupils in two schools within the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. These schools are Ivory Park Secondary School and Ingqayizivele High School. The project’s objective is to equip learners with the knowledge, experiences and tools which are required to make informed curriculum subject choices, improve...
Thursday, February 7, 2019

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