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Feeding the homeless Christmas 2022

Being able to spread Christmas cheer and feed those less fortunate, is what Uzwela Foundation is all about. On Christmas Eve, we took to the streets of Kempton Park and handed out 173 hotdogs to the homeless and less fortunate. They were so grateful to receive a meal. Thank you...
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Tambo Memorial Visit Christmas 2022

Tambo Memorial Hospital is a Government hospital situated in the Ekurhuleni Metro, in the town of Boksburg.  The hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in Gauteng.  It began as a joint hospital of the state and East Rand Property Mine on August 1905.  The State assumed full control over...
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Chubby Chums Christmas 2022

Chubby Chums have 36 children’s homes throughout Gauteng province. The homes work in partnership with Child Protection Units to help address the needs of the many children left destitute by poverty, disease and abuse. The houses accommodate children from birth to 18 years. They are having their Christmas party on 19...
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Charlotte Maxeke Hospital Christmas 2022

Santa is ready and heading towards the Paediatrics Oncology Ward at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg.  Santa, accompanied by our Uzwela representative, visited and spoiled all the brave little cancer fighters and their mommies.  We handed out gifts, soft toys, sweetie cups and cupcakes. The faces when Santa walked in...
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Salvation Army Christmas 2022

On 17 December 2022, Uzwela Foundation visited The Salvation Army in Benoni to hand out Christmas gifts, treats, and cupcakes for the 33 men and women staying in the Goodwill Centre. We've been visiting the centre for many years and it always feels like visiting a family.  They know you...
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Jars of Hope – Christmas 2022

In August 2022, we told you that Uzwela Foundation was up to the challenge to make a difference by supporting the “Jar of Hope” movement. (A “Jar of Hope” is a jar packed with nourishing ingredients added to boiling water to make an easy, wholesome meal that can easily feed...
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Toys for a community project

It’s Christmas time! Time for the Uzwela Foundation Elves to get going with the toy donations. Our first stop is to support a local community project based in Edleen, Kempton Park. They were hosting a Santa Toy Run on 16 & 17 December and needed some toys. We were more...
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Jars of Hope

Uzwela Foundation was up to the challenge to make a difference by supporting the “Jar of Hope” movement.A "Jar of Hope" is a jar packed with nourishing ingredients added to boiling water to make an easy, wholesome meal that can easily feed four people. Read the story behind Jars of...
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Winter Clothing & Blanket Drive 2022

July is the the middle of Winter in Gauteng and freezing cold.  Uzwela Foundation reached out to the homeless living on the streets of Kempton Park. During the month of July 2022 we handed out blankets, scarves and beanies to the needy, mainly in Kempton Park CBD but also in...
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Easter 2022

Uzwela Foundation and the Easter Bunny were ready for another year of surprising children!  Preparations started early with handmade bunny-shaped cookies baked, individually decorated, and packaged, marshmallow Easter eggs, and Koala chocolate cakes ready for distribution.  Over the Easter weekend, we visited the Pediatrics Oncology Ward at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital,...
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