Earth Hour 2019
25 Mar
  • By Camilla Marsh
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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.     […]

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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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Valentine's Day
14 Feb
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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4 Ways to Love Humanity More this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day might be a celebration of love, but who says the focus has to fall on the romantic sort alone. The ancient Greeks defined many different types of love, one of which is agape, a concept that bears resemblance to the Buddhist notion of Metta. Agape is an unconditional universal love, expressed through kindness, […]

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volunteering opportunity
06 Feb
  • By Brownie Points Team
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How To Choose The Best Volunteering Opportunity For You

By volunteering your time and efforts, you don’t just get to give back to the world around you; you teach yourself to see beyond your own reality. You open your mind and heart to others’ experiences, and cultivate gratitude and generosity within yourself. In short – you become a better person. But for volunteer work to have the […]

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Tshemba Foundation
29 Nov
  • By Brownie Points Team
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Unique Voluntourism Opportunity for Doctors in South Africa

As a medical professional, how would you like to lose yourself in Africa’s wildest nature while rediscovering a love to help those in need? Well here is your chance. Tshemba Foundation offers a unique opportunity for doctors to seek well-deserved refuge and refind their passion for the profession. As part of their voluntourism initiative, the […]

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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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01 Nov
  • By Brownie Points Team
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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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Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100
13 Sep
  • By Blake Dyason
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Win Tickets to Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100!

Join an #Actforchange Cleanup on World Cleanup Day, Saturday 15 September, and stand a chance to win tickets to the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 on 2 December 2018 at FNB Stadium.   Here is how you will be eligible to win tickets: Sign up to your closest Cleanup on the Actforchange website. Volunteer on […]

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#SAspreadslove
04 Jun
  • By Camilla Marsh
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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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