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Santa Shoebox Project

About the Santa Shoebox Project: The Santa Shoebox Project originated in Cape Town in 2006 with a humble 180 shoeboxes. In 16 years, it has grown in leaps and bounds, with the number of Santa Shoeboxes donated reaching a total of 1 077 289. The shoeboxes are distributed to more than 1000 recipient facilities each year, through more than 60 satellites around South Africa and Namibia. The success of the Project can largely be attributed to its personal nature – donors […]

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The journey so far

Since posting my My mental health matters I have had so many women reach out to me. Women who thought they were the only ones going through this type of experience. Women who felt guilty, ashamed and embarrassed. Women who were scared of what their partners and society would think of them. Women who thought that by asking for help they would be seen as weak. I also came to the realisation that there is a big misconception about what […]

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Join the movement and set the pace with the return of Africa’s largest virtual challenges

Following the success of the first virtual series in 2020, Nedbank Runified became Africa’s biggest-ever virtual mass participation platform with over 225 000 participants. The Nedbank Running Club, which is also Africa’s largest virtual running club, is elated to announce the second instalment of Nedbank Runified, a virtual running series in partnership with Strava, set to kick off on Saturday, 10 July 2021. The various restrictions as a result of Covid-19 impacted the routines of many, and, while everyday runners […]

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