Community Service - Outreach Projects by Staff members

Community Service - Outreach Projects by Staff members


Many of our Staff members are involved in Community Service in their private capacity.

The following are some of the projects they support:

1. Help collect bottle tops and bread tags to recycle in exchange for wheelchairs

Sweethearts foundation Initiative

Together with the support of corporates, schools and volunteers, the Sweethearts provide wheelchairs to those in need through the Tops & Tags initiative where plastic bottle tops and bread tags are recycled in exchange for wheelchairs. Ever wondered how many are needed for ONE wheelchair? Either 200 kg bread tags or 400 kg bottle tops. So YES, every ONE of them counts.

2. Singing

As part of choirs Staff members use their talent to uplift the lives of others in the community.

Some of them are or have been choir members of the University of Pretoria’s choirs, The University’s choirs, University of Pretoria Jacaranda Children’s Choir, University of Pretoria Youth Choir, Tuks Camerata and UP Ovuwa Cultural Ensemble, enrich the lives of the broader community through their singing.

3. Blanket Run


        Collecting and donating blankets during winter for the less fortunuate in the community





4. SPCA and other Animal welfare-organisations

Collecting and donating to the SPCA and other Animal welfare-organisations as the need arises.

5. Greenpop

Donating to Greenpop

What do they do?

Greenpop works to restore ecosystems and empowers environmental stewards through forest restoration, urban greening, food gardening, and environmental awareness projects across Sub-Saharan Africa. Since 2010 they have planted over 150,000 trees and inspired over 132,000 active citizens across South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania.


5. Izandla Esisizayo
Supporting Izandla Esisizayo (translated: Helping Hands)
Name of the Project
Choba Community Upliftment Project
Olievenhoutbosch Township, Centurion, City of Tshwane
Description of Activities
  • Food and clothing drives
  • Children Christmas gifts drive
  • Sports outreach (in planning phase)
Food and Clothing Outreach
6. Tennis and Beach Tennis


      One of our Staff members is involved in Tuks Tennis.

      In the past Tuks Tennis has had outreach programmes for young children at Hammanskraal and Mamelodi.

- Author Joukje Geertsema

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