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#WeLeadYou – BLK JKS, Lebo Mashile, Nova, Word N Sound Collective, and Nicole Daniella live

Some of South Africa's leading musicians and poets are coming together at Shikisha in Newtown on September 19th to help us raise our voices and unite South Africans in the fight against climate change. Come and watch BLK JKS, Lebo Mashile, Nova, the Word N Sound Collective, and Nicole Daniella. Join us! To stand a ...

Good Cause Friday: The Kimberley Rose Cancer Foundation (with a little help from The Plastics)

Just like all other teenagers, Kim had a dream to become the world’s biggest superstar. Having watched Miley Cyrus grow up in the Hannah Montana character, Kim always believed she had what it took to become world famous. Her passion was brought through in her dancing, ballet, singing and drama eisteddfods – in ...

Good Causes: Santa Cause For Paws

So we're heading into the Christmas season (whether you're ready to accept it yet or not), and for a lot of people, that me it's time to do some good work. Whether you're doing it because you've been riding the me train all year and now is a good time to give back, or because you're overflowing with cheesy Christmas ...

Gig to get to >> Rocking For Rhinos 2013

The Rocking for Rhino Festival will take place on the weekend of 21 – 22 September 2013 which includes World Rhino Day on the 22nd of September, as well as Heritage Day on the 24th 2013 which is very fitting seeing as Rhinos are both our heritage and their protection as a species our social responsibility. This makes ...

Gig to get to >> Landmine Rock – Saturday 13 July

Started in 2007 as a one day music festival to raise awareness and funds for landmine victims and demining companies, Landmine Rock has grown into an annual NOT-TO-BE-MISSED event raising money for various charities! Supported by Wolmer Bush Lounge (Events Arena) and our local bands we have raised over R60 000 for ...

Chevrolet’s #UTEForce visit Othandweni Children’s Home

by Kirsty Sharman Follow @kirstycarrot With Mother’s Day having just passed, it is important to acknowledge those children who have been orphaned in South Africa, and remind them that they are special and loved too. Yesterday, a group of us moms headed off to Soweto for an afternoon at Othandweni to see some of the ...

Good Cause Friday: Greenpeace Africa

Well, biased I may be about this one, but I can't believe it's taken me so long to bump my favourite organisation into this column. But the timing works out well because Greenpeace Africa has recently relaunched their online donation system to make them an extremely supportable cause now. Here's the ...

Good Cause Friday: Airtime 4 Good

So, we all have good intentions about the ways we're going to save the world. But very often, life/home affairs/post office/general errandy shit gets in the way. During one particularly productive session of bouncing around the net, I found this great local idea ----> Airtime 4 Good. According to their ...

Good Cause Friday: Children Of The Dawn

How You Can Help: If you wish to sponsor a child, please click here If you wish to make a donation to sustain our various programmes, please click here If you wish to obtain a MySchool Card, please click here If you wish to register for our e-newsletter, please click here Our ...

Good Cause Friday: The Table of Peace & Unity

Imagine 700 people seated at one long table, sharing a meal in the world’s most spectacular setting. This is the visionary annual Table of Peace & Unity held on Table Mountain, which will again see the public, dignitaries, celebrities and religious leaders getting together to enjoy a festive meal on 13 May – ...

Good Cause Friday: CLAW – Community-Led Animal Welfare

Pets are always there for us when we need them. Loyal and steadfast, they are an endless source of unconditional love. Pet owners in disadvantaged communities love their pets just as anywhere else. But pets suffer from poverty the same way their owners do. Without the means to provide proper care, pets can be vulnerable ...

Ten causes from 2011 that we’d support all over again in 2012

International Day Of Peace: The Handbag Project: New or used handbags are donated, containing items that can assist a rape victim during the initial reporting process at the police station. These are things such as a facecloth, soap, deodorant spray, new underwear, etc. Typically, any item of clothing with ...

Good Cause Friday: Charity Swearbox

I dig this. An excellent way to make me reign in my cyber-swearing. It's going to hurt at the end of the month when I pay my grand total. for more info, go to charityswearbox.com. how does it work? It works pretty much the same as a real life swear box. Charity Swear Box is constantly on the look out for naughty ...

Good Cause Friday: Use The Sun & Wind More

A really simple one for everyone to support today. All this entails is clicking over to www.usememore.co.za and adding your name and e-mail address to the Greenpeace Africa petition to get the South African government to double their renewable energy ambitions. The amount of solar energy that reaches the Earth in one ...

Chris Chameleon – Minutes To Midnight

Big up to Chris for being eco-friendly: "Minutes to Midnight" was written for Leadership for Conservation in Africa (LCA) to draw attention to their cause, which is to secure 20 million hectares of African forest for conservation by the year 2020. This is called the "20/20 Vision" campaign. www.lcafrica.org. "Minutes ...

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