8 July 2014 | Category: Mandela Day, Press release
Sunderland AFC is to donate food parcels and clothing to the city’s Centrepoint hostel for homeless young people, as part of its commitment to the Mandela Day campaign.Read more
Meals in Memory event ensures food security for 6 000 pre-school learners for one year
4 July 2014 | Category: Mandela Day
On 18 July 2014, Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa will run a food security and volunteer engagement event at the Sandton Convention Centre, and the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town.
Titled Meals in Memory, the event will see a record number of 6 000-plus volunteers package 822 000 meals in a single day, or meals for a year for over 6 000 pre-school learners.Read more
4 July 2014 | Category: Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, Mandela Day, Press release
At 09h45 on Nelson Mandela International Day, 18 July 2014, members of the public are invited to attend free screenings of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom at selected Ster Kinekor cinemas across the country.
Guests will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.Read more
Media launch takes place at Nelson Mandela Foundation
2 July 2014 | Category: Mandela Day
Following the successful launch of the Mandela Day Marathon at the Nelson Mandela capture site in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, the uMgungundlovu District Municipality (of Pietermaritzburg) today, 2 July 2014, launched the Mandela Day Marathon at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.Read more
1 July 2014 | Category: Mandela Day
On 26 June 2014 a Mandela Day Long Walk to Freedom library was opened at the Mahlubimangwe Primary School in Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal.Read more
27 June 2014 | Category: Tributes for Madiba, Mandela Day
On 26 June 2014, over 2 000 elderly members of a rural community in Hammanskraal, North West Province, received a much-welcome winter gift – a thick blanket donated by the Al-Imdaad Foundation and personally handed over to them by Zwelivelile “Mandla” Mandela, Chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council and grandson of the late Nelson Mandela.
An initiative of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Al-Imdaad Foundation and the Chief himself, the blanket handover project represents Mandla Mandela’s call to make every day a Mandela Day by helping those in your community in whatever way they can.Read more
Mandela Day food security initiative kicks off with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Department of Education
27 June 2014 | Category: Mandela Day, Press release
On 27 June 2014 Tiger Brands, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Department of Basic Education, kicked off Nelson Mandela Day Month with the distribution of over 17 000 food parcels to primary school learners in Alexandra township, Gauteng.Read more
Media statement: Issued on behalf of Mrs Machel
27 June 2014 | Category: Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, Press release
After six months of retreat, mourning the death of President Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela, Mrs Graça Machel will now return to her active role as a global advocate for women’s and children’s rights.Read more