Many of our Staff members are involved in Community Service in their private capacity.
The following are some of the projects they support:
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.
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.
Collecting and donating blankets during winter for the less fortunuate in the community
Collecting and donating to the SPCA and other Animal welfare-organisations as the need arises.
Donating to Greenpop
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.
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.
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