volunteering advice
04 Mar
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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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 […]

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love our trails
16 Mar
  • By Blake Dyason
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Leave Nothing but Footprints

“Leave nothing but footprints and take nothing but photos,” these are two major sentiments of Love Our Trails, an organisation aimed at preening and preserving our country’s beautiful walking and hiking trails.  Last week we heard volunteer Sasha Fairhead’s recount of the recent Lion’s Head Cleanup, today we get another angle on the story from Love […]

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success story
07 Mar
  • By Sasha Fairhead
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Success Story: Lion’s Head Clean-up

Our blog is almost one year old! And what better way to celebrate than to grow our family of contributors and spread even more Brownie Points love! Last week we heard from NPO and Corporate co-ordinator Malcolm Boyd, today we’re super excited to introduce Sasha Fairhead, our very first Brownie Points volunteer ambassador. In this post she inspires us […]

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RAM success story
31 Jan
  • By Camilla Marsh
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RAM’s Recent Success a Real Shoo-in

This week we chatted to Carol Bruton, chairperson of Rescue Among Many (RAM) about their recent food and shoe drive at Ashbury Primary and what they have lined up for 2018.   Firstly, who is RAM? RAM (Rescue Among Many) was founded in 2011 in Montagu by myself and husband Stephen Bruton. We’re dedicated to […]

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Clean-C Beach Clean Up
08 Dec
  • By Brownie Points Team
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Success Story: Clean-C Beach Cleanup

On a crisp Saturday morning, Brownie Points, in partnership with Clean-C and Slinky the Dachshund, took to Blouberg Beach for a clean day of fun. We were joined by a large group of volunteers, rubbish bags in hand, to pick up every piece of man-made litter from the sand. On the first Saturday of each […]

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The Santa Shoebox Project many happy smiles
01 Dec
  • By Brownie Points Team
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The Santa Shoebox Project – A Festive Way to Give Back

Looking for fun, festive and meaningful ways for your company to give back this season? The Santa Shoebox Project is a sure-fire way to fire-up your employees about CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility). This week we spoke to COO Debbie Zelezniak about the project’s biggest corporate drives yet, and how your organisation can get involved. Here’s […]

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MAD Leadership Foundation
16 Aug
  • By Camilla Marsh
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The Leaders of Tomorrow Need our Leadership Today

We all have big dreams but many of us live our entire lives without attaining those dreams. Well, what if you knew there was a quick and sure-fire way to not only reach your biggest goals, but to help those in need to do the same too- would you do it? Well, this is your chance. […]

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Startupbootcamp
09 Aug
  • By Pascale Henke
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Brownie Points + Startupbootcamp = More Impact!

We are very excited to announce that Brownie Points is in the top 10 selected startups to team up with Startupbootcamp Cape Town! Startupbootcamp – backed by sponsors: Old Mutual, RCS, BNP Paribas Personal Finance, Nedbank, Woolworths Financial Services and PwC – helps high-growth startups achieve in just 3 months what would normally take 18 months or […]

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