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The Don Mattera Legacy Foundation

Dr Don Mattera is an acclaimed poet, author, journalst, storyteller, liberation struggle stalwart and community activist who was never acknowledged for the contribution he has made to arts, literature and his community activism. We have established The Don Mattera Foundation to honour and preserve his literary work and his legacy for future generations to appreciate his contribution to the liberation of our country.

We want to launch the Foundation and honor Dr Mattera on the 5th October 2019 with a Black-Tie Affair in the communities he hails from in Eldorado Park at the Don Mateman Hall and later we want to host a Community sporting event for the general public.

Our conservative estimation at this stage for the entire Black Tie event is R600 000. We want to call on community members and the broader public in South Africa to support this initiative to honor one of our foremost heroes of the liberation for a democratic South Africa. 

Donor Messages

Elvis Presslin
To Dr Don Mattera a living legend worth celebrating