Tshemba Foundation
29 Nov
  • By Brownie Points Team
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Unique Voluntourism Opportunity for Doctors in South Africa

As a medical professional, how would you like to lose yourself in Africa’s wildest nature while rediscovering a love to help those in need? Well here is your chance. Tshemba Foundation offers a unique opportunity for doctors to seek well-deserved refuge and refind their passion for the profession. As part of their voluntourism initiative, the […]

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Giving Tuesday SA
27 Nov
  • By Laura Parker
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Black Friday, Cyber Monday… #GivingTuesdaySA

Today is the big day. Today is #GivingTuesdaySA. Today is the global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday.   “USD301M (R4.2B) was raised in 2017 in 24 hours around the world.”   Giving Tuesday harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage local philanthropy and […]

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01 Nov
  • By Brownie Points Team
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And the lucky winners of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 are…

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, presented and hosted by The Motsepe Foundation, with major partners House of Mandela, Johnson & Johnson, Cisco, Nedbank, Vodacom, Coca Cola Africa, Big Concerts, BMGF Goalkeepers, Eldridge Industries, and associate partners HP and Microsoft, is around the corner! South Africa can’t wait to welcome an incredible line-up of artists, including […]

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Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100
13 Sep
  • By Blake Dyason
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Win Tickets to Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100!

Join an #Actforchange Cleanup on World Cleanup Day, Saturday 15 September, and stand a chance to win tickets to the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 on 2 December 2018 at FNB Stadium.   Here is how you will be eligible to win tickets: Sign up to your closest Cleanup on the Actforchange website. Volunteer on […]

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#SAspreadslove
04 Jun
  • By Camilla Marsh
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Join SA’s Biggest Love Campaign!

EXCITING UPDATE: Our Spread The Love SA campaign begins today! 😀 Leading up to Mandela Day on 18 July, this month is all about South Africans giving back to fellow South Africans. In the spirit of Madiba and Ubuntu, the epic team here at Brownie Points, in partnership with Game For Humanity, is bringing you weekly […]

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brownie points
11 May
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Brownie Points is Moving to Your City!

Don’t have a view of Table Mountain from your back garden nor the city skyline of Joburg lit up at night? Never to fear, no matter what cosy corner of South Africa you live in, Brownie Points is soon to bring epic volunteering opportunities to your city! Since our humble beginnings in 2015, Brownie Points […]

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Ladles of Love
11 Apr
  • By Sasha Fairhead
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Dishing up With Ladles of Love

Rather than lazing about while you shake off the week, make your Saturdays proactive by volunteering to give meals to the homeless. This week, Brownie Points ambassador, Sasha Fairhead writes about a Cape Town NPO with a big heart and overflowing cups of generosity. Every Saturday at 12 noon, Ladles of Love, a Cape Town […]

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success story
07 Mar
  • By Sasha Fairhead
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Success Story: Lion’s Head Clean-up

Our blog is almost one year old! And what better way to celebrate than to grow our family of contributors and spread even more Brownie Points love! Last week we heard from NPO and Corporate co-ordinator Malcolm Boyd, today we’re super excited to introduce Sasha Fairhead, our very first Brownie Points volunteer ambassador. In this post she inspires us […]

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Brownie Points for companies
18 Jan
  • By Camilla Marsh
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Why You Should Tell Your CEO About Brownie Points

As consciousness spreads the globe, more and more of us are waking up to the dire need to give back to the planet what we have taken out. And corporates are fast jumping onto this benefactor bandwagon. Corporate Social Responsibility programs are the new buzz in the business world and are almost a necessity to […]

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