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Providing Essentials for the Homeless and Unemployed in Johannesburg

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My name is Anonymous and I am homeless, can you help me? This could be anyone on the side of the road, sleeping in a shop doorway or under a flight of stairs. Speak to any of them and the first thing you would assume they say is that they would like a meal, it’s not.

Fortunately. most homeless people rely on their local soup kitchens who are doing phenomenal work feeding the homeless and unemployed. The following items are what the homeless really want – not want, but need. This Christmas, we would like to purchase 40 care packs to distribute to our beneficiaries.

The idea is to distribute a canvas tote bag to each of the beneficiaries with the following items:

1)     One pair of gloves (Unisex)

2)     One pair of socks (Unisex)

3)     20 plasters (for blisters caused by cold)

4)     Body Cream

5)     Lip Balm

6)     Super C

7)     A toothbrush and toothpaste

8)     Wet wipes

The cost of the above items totals the amount of approximately R200.00*

This amount is based on the cheapest price at the time of this article*

 

Donations

  • Jul 18, 2019 - R 210.00
  • "With love" - Anonymous

  • Jul 17, 2019 - USD $ 75.85
  • "keep up the amazing work" - suzanne ravenall

  • Jul 12, 2019 - R 51.41
  • "Keep up the good Work! You are an incredible organisation" - Anonymous

  • Jul 11, 2019 - USD $ 74.20
  • "spread love" - CC

  • Jul 11, 2019 - USD $ 74.20
  • "Thanks for the incredible job you do! These packs will make a real difference. " - Dave & Stace

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Statistics

Donations to date

R 3 417.41

Fundraising target

R 8 000.00
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Meals on Wheels assists the homeless, unemployed, pensioners and children who have no access to nutritious meals on a daily basis. We are alleviating the effects of poverty and providing hope and new tomorrow for hundreds of people living across Johannesburg.