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Feeling stuck about what to do for Mandela Day? Visit www.forgood.co.za – an online platform that connects passionate people with accredited causes. Log onto the site and respond to a real-time need in your area, or post an offer of your own and an interested cause will contact you.
“There are some fantastic causes doing great work across the country, all of them need help in one way or another – be it a volunteer’s time, goods or services,” says Andy Hadfield, CEO of forgood.
Describing themselves as a social market place where skills, goods, services and information can easily be offered and asked for, forgood is a central hub for individuals, groups and causes. “We have been assisting the causes on our sight to gather specific, real-time needs for the month of July and put all of those requests in to a customised search engine. This allows individuals and businesses to browse for activities in there area, their field of expertise or interest – and enables them to do something great on the 18th of July,” says Hadfield.
Browse through forgood’s list of opportunities to make your 67 minutes count. You and your colleagues could chip in to sponsor classroom equipment, donate winter clothes or file tax returns for an NGO – the possibilities to add real value this Mandela Day are endless.
Interested? Visit forgood (www.forgood.co.za) and choose from a list of curated Mandela Day options to:
1. Volunteer your time
2. Donate goods
3. Create an offer
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