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The covid19 pandemic continues to spread. The number of confirmed cases in South Africa is now over 6,000, with 123 deaths. Even in these uncertain times, no one is powerless to make a difference. Small acts can change the course of the pandemic, bolster those facing economic challenges, and protect the most vulnerable. At United Way South Africa, we are committed to ensure that our country’s most vulnerable communities have the support they need to...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
United Way South Africa sent out an appeal for donations of clothing, blankets, books and games for our vulnerable communities during this Covid-19 crisis. Christine & Fritz are a Dutch couple who are downsizing  after being in their home for more than 35 years.  Fritz had a stroke and  is bedridden. He is an avid reader and he  donated his beloved books  so someone else can drive pleasure and escapism from them.  Christine who is  an avid cook,...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
United Way South Africa has established a ‘clothing and blankets collection drive’ and is very excited to invite you to be part of this exciting initiative. As part of the #Covid19 relief efforts, all items collected are donated to vulnerable homeless men, women, and children, currently at the homeless shelter in Johannesburg. Clothes and blankets are some of the necessities they need in order to help them survive during these difficult times. Due to the...
Friday, April 17, 2020
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

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