relationships
08 Mar
  • By Dayle Kavonic
  • Cause in

How Giving Can Improve Our Personal Relationships

It’s impossible to give abundantly and consistently without being impacted by the process. Anyone who’s dedicated time and resources to helping others will tell you, giving changes who you are and how you think. And if you change, it follows that the quality of your relationships would change too. It’s also worth noting that being […]

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volunteering advice
04 Mar
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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Invaluable Advice from One Volunteer to Others

I remember my first day of work like it was yesterday. I felt hopelessly lost and out of my depth. Nothing during my studies or the years leading to my professional debut prepared me for the reality of work life. Nothing really could. Because the truth is, nothing beats real-world experience. This unspoken truth applies […]

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15 Feb
  • By Brownie Points Team
  • Cause in

U-Turn calling for volunteers

If you’re in Cape Town on the 16th of February, join U-Turn Homeless Ministries to help sort donated clothes. U-Turn have been blessed with mountains of donated clothes this January and they need your help to get to the bottom of it. See more details of the event here, and spread the news with friends and family. […]

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Valentine's Day
14 Feb
  • By Dayle Kavonic
  • Cause in

4 Ways to Love Humanity More this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day might be a celebration of love, but who says the focus has to fall on the romantic sort alone. The ancient Greeks defined many different types of love, one of which is agape, a concept that bears resemblance to the Buddhist notion of Metta. Agape is an unconditional universal love, expressed through kindness, […]

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volunteering opportunity
06 Feb
  • By Brownie Points Team
  • Cause in

How To Choose The Best Volunteering Opportunity For You

By volunteering your time and efforts, you don’t just get to give back to the world around you; you teach yourself to see beyond your own reality. You open your mind and heart to others’ experiences, and cultivate gratitude and generosity within yourself. In short – you become a better person. But for volunteer work to have the […]

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Tshemba Foundation
29 Nov
  • By Brownie Points Team
  • Cause in

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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Act For Change
15 Nov
  • By Brownie Points Team
  • Cause in

Act For Change – a Platform for The People

From our humble beginnings as a small platform with a big vision, Brownie Points has bust its boots, and is no longer just a networking site for do-gooders. In addition to connecting volunteers with causes they care about, we now also cater to businesses keen on giving back to their communities. Our recent success with […]

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Giving Tuesday SA
13 Nov
  • By Laura Parker
  • Cause in

What is #GivingTuesdaySA About?

Giving Tuesday SA encourages all South Africans to give to a cause in whichever way they choose leading up to #GivingTuesdaySA on 27 November 2018. It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or organisation to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about […]

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Abundance
25 Sep
  • By Camilla Marsh
  • Cause in

You are Abundant

We’ve been brought up in a culture of lack. Parents and teachers dutifully drumming age-old (and positively expired) mental models into our minds. No you can’t have this, no we can’t afford that, no you’ll never be good enough for any of it… Instead of being told how much we do have, and are capable […]

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