15 Nov
  • By Brownie Points
  • Cause in

Contribute to a Greener Tomorrow with B-Leaf

B-Leaf is planting 229 trees! B-Leaf is on a mission to plant trees not only to help fight the global climate crisis but to uplift and support disadvantaged communities. With RDP housing going up, very little has been invested in environmental health care and building green parks, corridors and living environment. Every child should be […]

READ MORE
31 Oct
  • By Brownie Points
  • Cause in

Volunteer Ideas: It’s Movember and Cape Townians are Cleaning the Beaches for Summer

‘Volunteer Ideas’ is a weekly blog sharing volunteering opportunities and ideas for us all to make a difference.   It’s November and the start of Movember Movember is a charity focused on men’s health, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention – Movember is taking them all on. How to get involved? Grow […]

READ MORE
16 Oct
  • By Brownie Points
  • Cause in

The Do More Foundation broke the world record with 108,000 sandwiches in 1 hour!

Today the world celebrated World Food Day, a day dedicated to drawing attention to world hunger. The stats are frightening. Approximately 870 million undernourished people in the world and an estimate of 13 million South Africans going hungry every day. The Do More Foundation set an ambitious goal to break a world record by making […]

READ MORE
manage expectations while volunteering
30 Jul
  • By Dayle Kavonic
  • Cause in

How To Manage Your Expectations As A Volunteer

Volunteering can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can also be draining, disheartening and disenchanting. Many well-meaning individuals enter into volunteer arrangements with grand hopes and goals, only to find that they aren’t able to foster the kind of change they desire to. Many others give far too much of themselves, far too quickly, […]

READ MORE
Eden Festival of Action
27 Jun
  • By Camilla Marsh
  • Cause in

Eden Festival Of Action 2019- Join The Treevolution

It’s time to get active about the future of our planet and grow rather than wither in the face of climate change. It’s time to dig in, get our hands dirty and our hearts cleansed, reconnecting to Mother Nature and her beautiful bounty. It’s time for the Eden Festival of Action. This July, Cape Town […]

READ MORE
self love
08 Apr
  • By Camilla Marsh
  • Cause in

5 Steps to More Self Love

“Self love” needn’t be a sniggered at phrase like the ubiquitous and undesirable “selfie” and it certainly needn’t require extra support from sticks and lenses to perfect its place in our life. Self love doesn’t require you to pose pouted for hours on end as you put your phone’s front camera to the test and […]

READ MORE
Earth Hour 2019
25 Mar
  • By Camilla Marsh
  • Cause in

Beat Eskom to it. Join Earth Hour 2019

Each year since 2007, our world has celebrated Earth Hour – a single 60 minute cycle where our lights go off and our awareness lights up. For one hour we turn down the power supply from non-renewable energy sources and dial up the voltage on our responsibility for the plight of our planet.     […]

READ MORE
volunteering advice
04 Mar
  • By Dayle Kavonic
  • Cause in

Invaluable Advice from One Volunteer to Others

I remember my first day of work like it was yesterday. I felt hopelessly lost and out of my depth. Nothing during my studies or the years leading to my professional debut prepared me for the reality of work life. Nothing really could. Because the truth is, nothing beats real-world experience. This unspoken truth applies […]

READ MORE
15 Feb
  • By Brownie Points
  • Cause in

U-Turn calling for volunteers

If you’re in Cape Town on the 16th of February, join U-Turn Homeless Ministries to help sort donated clothes. U-Turn have been blessed with mountains of donated clothes this January and they need your help to get to the bottom of it. See more details of the event here, and spread the news with friends and family. […]

READ MORE