Blooming surprise for Charlotte Maxeke healthcare heroes

 Healthcare workers at Charlotte MaxekeJohannesburg Academic Hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg were treated to acolourful surprise today during shift. 250 bright pink potted Cyclamen werelaid out to spell HEROES, on the grass next to the entrance of the hospitaltoday as a token of appreciation for their commitment as frontline heroesof the Covid-19 pandemic in the Province. This is thanks to a joint partnership between *Ubuntu<https://www.ubuntubeds.org/>Beds <https://www.ubuntubeds.org/>**, *an NGOthat pairs healthcare workers with free accommodation and *Together WeBloom, <https://www.facebook.com/bmorebloom/>* an NPO that raises money forcommunities in need through the sale of flowers…

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Shoprite’s Act for Change Fund

Inspired by customer donations in excess of R1.7 million to its in-store Act for Change Fund, the Shoprite Group is making it easier for shoppers to support organisations that are assisting the most vulnerable in local communities. Now when customers donate R5 or more to the Act For Change Fund at the till point in any Shoprite, Checkers or Usave nationally, the funds collected will go to vetted beneficiary organisations involved in Covid-19 relief efforts in the province where the donation was made. The Group heeded President Ramaphosa’s call in…

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Law enforcement to deal decisively with criminal

The Gauteng Department of Community Safety urges the law enforcement agencies in the province to continue to deal decisively with all criminal elements. This follows the arrest of scores of suspects in the province for breaking the law over the weekend. A 36-year old suspect was arrested on Friday evening in Garankuwa, Tshwane for allegedly terrorizing and threatening the community of Brits. He is, among others, being accused of threatening contractors doing developments in the Brits area. His modus operandi was threatening the rightful contractors at various sites by firing…

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World Brain Day 2020

On July 22, World Brain Day is dedicated to raising awareness to improve thelives of those with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers South Africa, July 2020 – On July 22, the Neurology Association of SouthAfrica (NASA) is partnering with the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) andthe International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society to support the 6thAnnual World Brain Day. This year, World Brain Day is dedicated to raisingawareness of Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is aneurodegenerative disorder that affects multiple regions of the brain andproduces the most well-known symptoms of…

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Recycling collectors receive care packs

From Wednesday 15 July to Friday 17 July, 1500 recycling collectors received care packs as part of a Mandela Day Initiative by the South African paper and paper packaging sector. The activations took place in Springs, Ekurhuleni, serving people in Daggafontein, Never Never and Everest informal settlements. Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation for the paper and paper packaging sector, the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) and its recycling arm RecyclePaperZA invested a combined R600,000 to deliver handwashing units, soap, cloth masks, food vouchers, children’s activity packs and blankets to…

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