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FOOD RELIEF

Supporting the poor and vulnerable in South Africa

WORKING TOGETHER TO CREATE POSITIVE SOCIAL CHANGE IN SOUTH AFRICA

We are a community of people motivated by Jewish values,
stepping up to create a just, diverse and equal future for all.

FOOD – A basic human right. You can help right now!
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As the months roll on, the initial wave of Covid-19 donations are dropping, but winter has begun and the urgent need for food relief continues. If you are able to give, no matter how much, we’ll make sure it goes a long way. By donating once-off or on a regular basis, you are ensuring people in South Africa can eat today and beyond Covid-19.

Your donations will support the following vetted, impactful organisations feeding children, the elderly, the disabled and refugees:

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Child headed Families

Ort SA Cape is feeding teachers and learners that participate in their education programmes,  who are still not all benefitting from school feeding schemes. With the support of their networks they are assisting the most needy – including child-headed families, and those with little or no income.

The Homeless

Over 8000 homeless people live on the streets of CT, South Africa. They are often overlooked for government programmes. Now, in winter, hungrier than ever, they need our help to eat.  Souper Troopers commits to feeding and supporting the homeless in CT –  before, during and beyond Covid-19.

Children

Projects support at-risk children and infants at educare centres, food kitchens and neonatal hospital wards in impoverished communities. During Covid-19 these partnerships, provide excellent networks to support and feed those young people who depend on the UJW for their most basic needs.


Elderly and Disabled

This project feeds over 1000 people from the Hangberg community in Hout Bay, CT, weekly. Vulnerable families that depend on one income per household are impacted by the lack of work caused by retrenchments. Food parcels distributed comprise staples as well as fresh produce to boost immune systems.


Refugees

H18 Foundation runs a social upliftment programme employing and upskilling refugee women. During Covid-19 this was expanded to supplying food parcels to 57 families in Joe Slovo township in CT, the community many of the women live in. Refugees in SA are especially hard hit as they are not eligible for government social grants, emergency relief, and have few rights.

PLEASE NOTE: We will add and
change beneficiaries over time.
To learn more about why we
have chosen to direct funds to
the organisations above click here.

FOOD – SA DONORS

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Donation Total: R180.00

Food – International Donors

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Toby Shenker

R372.60 July 30, 2020
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Nadia Auerbach

R786.60 July 28, 2020
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Dana Lieberman

R372.60 July 28, 2020
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Nancy Krisch

R372.60 July 26, 2020

Kol HaKavod!!!

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Andy Bolnick

R186.30 July 26, 2020
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Leaza Cowan

R180.00 July 26, 2020
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Ryan Davis

R186.30 July 26, 2020

Mensch and your partners make such a difference every day - very proud to be associated with you. Onward and upward!

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Sarit Swisa

R186.30 July 26, 2020
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Sandra Beswick

R186.30 July 26, 2020
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Lindy Diamond

R180.00 July 26, 2020
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Lisa

R372.60 July 26, 2020
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R186.30 July 25, 2020
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£18.00 August 25, 2020
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Janine Lowy

£8.83 July 28, 2020
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Lisa Daitz

£88.18 July 28, 2020

Well done Robinne. Although we didn't cook with you we're pleased to be able to support this fantastic initiative for beautiful South… Read more

Well done Robinne. Although we didn't cook with you we're pleased to be able to support this fantastic initiative for beautiful South Africa.

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Talya Chalef

$10.78 July 27, 2020
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Ilana Diamond

£31.10 July 27, 2020
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Daniella Radomsky

£26.21 July 27, 2020
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arlene miller

£8.75 July 27, 2020
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candice cohen

£26.21 July 27, 2020
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Robyn Solomon

$37.33 July 27, 2020
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Robyn Solomon

$47.27 July 27, 2020
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Jonathan Werth

£17.52 July 26, 2020

A huge well done for all your efforts. You are a real inspiration. love The Werths

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Margaret

$11.21 July 26, 2020

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We are a community of Jewish individuals working or volunteering across South Africa in job creation, education, skills development, healthcare, housing, food security, homelessness and more.

We support members through capacity-building, training, networking opportunities, profiling, mentorship & coaching and shared services.

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“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

As this African proverb illustrates, we know that together we can achieve so much more. The Mensch Community brings together the Jewish, the wider South African, and the international community who are all committed to making real sustainable change in this country and world.

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The SA Jewish Response to Covid-19 & Beyond campaign is powered by Mensch in collaboration with the South African Jewish community.

Mensch is the fiscal partner and responsible for the financial oversight, governance and management of the campaign.

Mensch is a registered Non-Profit Organisation (NPO 171-784), Public Benefit Organisation (PBO 930054343), with SARS Section 18A Status. All South African donations are tax deductible.”

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