Zululand Observer - Weekender

Madiba Day donations stream in

- Connie Harry

DONATIONS for Hang out with Madiba 2019 continued to stream in this week as community members made their way to Zululand Observer offices in Richards Bay and Empangeni to deliver boxes of clothing, blankets and soft toys.

The ZO’s annual Mandela Day initiative and its charity arm, Do I Care Enough? (DICE) attracted numerous businesses, schools, corporates and community groups who erected washing lines at different venues across the city.

This year was undoubtedl­y the most successful clothing collection drive, with lines going up at the Empangeni ZO offices, Richards Bay CBD, Hillside Aluminium, Port of Richards Bay (Transnet National Ports Authority), Foskor Richards Bay, Richtek campus, Mtunzini Primary School, Hollywood Bets Empangeni, King Cetshwayo District Municipali­ty, Felixton College, Empangeni High School, John Ross College, Richards Bay High School, the Richards Bay police station, and various other small businesses.

 ??  ?? City of uMhlathuze Speaker Silondile Mkhize was the first to peg her blankets and clothing in Richards Bay
City of uMhlathuze Speaker Silondile Mkhize was the first to peg her blankets and clothing in Richards Bay
 ??  ?? Zululand Observer Editor Dave Savides accepts donations collected at the Transnet National Ports Authority’s Hang out with Madiba line from Communicat­ions Officer, Tessie Gower
Zululand Observer Editor Dave Savides accepts donations collected at the Transnet National Ports Authority’s Hang out with Madiba line from Communicat­ions Officer, Tessie Gower
 ??  ?? Foskor Richards Bay’s Thembile Jobe delivered boxes of clothing collected at the Foskor line
Foskor Richards Bay’s Thembile Jobe delivered boxes of clothing collected at the Foskor line

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