Brownie Points | Mandela Day 2021
09 Jun
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Ubuntu | What are you doing for Mandela Day 2021?

It’s that time of the year. Mandela Day (18 July 2021) is around the corner. Unfortunately, this day of giving falls right in the middle of a global pandemic that affects many aspects of our lives and limits our volunteering opportunities. So what to do? Mandela Day has always been a time of giving, generosity […]

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27 Aug
  • By Sam Hayward
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Making Everyday Mandela Day

Individuals and businesses around our country have adopted Mandela Day as an opportunity to celebrate the life of former President Nelson Mandela by doing small acts of kindness for those who are less fortunate. This year we celebrated Mandela Day and Month under unique circumstances but despite these tough times, we witnessed love and hope […]

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Giving Tuesday SA
27 Nov
  • By Laura Parker
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Black Friday, Cyber Monday… #GivingTuesdaySA

Today is the big day. Today is #GivingTuesdaySA. Today is the global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday.   “USD301M (R4.2B) was raised in 2017 in 24 hours around the world.”   Giving Tuesday harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage local philanthropy and […]

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Act For Change
15 Nov
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Act For Change – a Platform for The People

From our humble beginnings as a small platform with a big vision, Brownie Points has bust its boots, and is no longer just a networking site for do-gooders. In addition to connecting volunteers with causes they care about, we now also cater to businesses keen on giving back to their communities. Our recent success with […]

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01 Nov
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And the lucky winners of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 are…

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, presented and hosted by The Motsepe Foundation, with major partners House of Mandela, Johnson & Johnson, Cisco, Nedbank, Vodacom, Coca Cola Africa, Big Concerts, BMGF Goalkeepers, Eldridge Industries, and associate partners HP and Microsoft, is around the corner! South Africa can’t wait to welcome an incredible line-up of artists, including […]

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Giving Tuesday South Africa
04 Sep
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Introducing Giving Tuesday South Africa

In keeping the spirit and the vibe of Mandela Day alive, I’d like to introduce you and South Africa to another amazing initiative focused on giving back: #GivingTuesdaySA. Pop this into your diaries for 27 November 2018 and start planning! As the more impactful sister to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this is the most […]

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Africa's Biggest Cleanup
11 Jul
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Join Africa’s Biggest Cleanup

In the lead up to Madiba’s centenary birthday on 18 July, do-gooders across the continent are joining helping hands for Africa’s biggest ever cleanup! #ActForChange hosted by Shoprite and Brownie Points, is our chance to give back to Mama Africa what we’ve taken out, and put a cap on plastic pollution for good.   Last […]

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#Actforchange
02 Jul
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#ActForChange

Mahatma Ghandi once famously said, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” And at Brownie Points, we’ve taken this to heart. From 14-18 July, in partnership with Shoprite and do gooders across the continent, we’ll be the change by hosting Africa’s biggest ever cleanup! Our recently launched #ActForChange campaign is one […]

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#SAspreadslove
04 Jun
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Join SA’s Biggest Love Campaign!

EXCITING UPDATE: Our Spread The Love SA campaign begins today! 😀 Leading up to Mandela Day on 18 July, this month is all about South Africans giving back to fellow South Africans. In the spirit of Madiba and Ubuntu, the epic team here at Brownie Points, in partnership with Game For Humanity, is bringing you weekly […]

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