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Soup for the Sick: A bowl of warmth in a time of need

Soup for the Sick is nourishing hundreds of people too ill to cook for themselves

End voluntourism and the white saviour industrial complex

We need to dismantle the unequal systems we have upheld in Africa. Divesting from missionary tours is a good place to start

TCS ranked as South Africa’s #4th Top Employer in latest study

Consultancy achieves top position for its employee-friendly workplace practices and continued investment in local talent

Building a thriving society

Winner: Investing in the Future Award for Best Corporate Employee Community Involvement Programme — Discovery Employee Volunteer Programme

Discovering new spaces in innovation

Creating a new strategy in corporate communications demands fresh thinking and a clear vision, as FirstRand has discovered.

Pro bono professional services

Employee initiatives give people the tools to change lives and make a difference.

The value of voluntary service

If you thought that volunteering was nothing more than being helpful, then Vosesa has a surprise in store for you.

Giving more than just money

Investec’s social investment philosophy demonstrates why a powerful volunteer programme must focus on building a strong relationship with the NGO.

A culture of hope

The Charities Aid Foundation drives effective corporate social investment through innovation and leadership.

Banking on entrepreneurship

Driving change through employee volunteering can be done with finesse and an eye to the future, as Absa has proven.

Helping NGOs work smarter

Momentum has created a sustainable and robust employee volunteering programme that brings real meat to the table.

More than painting a classroom

Can corporate programmes that involve employees in NGOs really make a difference to South African communities?

Do more than paint classrooms

Plan better and deliver more, conference hears.

Keys to successful volunteerism

As with all the best things in life, the hallmarks of a great staff volunteer programme have everything to do with passion and commitment.

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