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NPOs work together to combat poverty in Alex

Social Youth Care, a non-profit organisation (NPO) based in Alexandra that strives to combat poverty in Alex and the surrounding areas, distributed necessities to the community of Alex on 18 July thanks to donations by The Angel Network and the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD).

To donate or contact us for more info on this, click here or mail Glynne

Not all Superhero's wear capes, some wear wings.

When 200 shacks in Alexandra Township in Johannesburg, went up in smoke on 2nd July leaving 1000 people destitute and homeless, The Angel Network SA did what they do best… they rallied the troops to give a HAND UP and #MakeaDifference!

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Charity secures big deal to help distribute even more meals in bags

The Angel Network has been on a mission to spread their reach into as many communities as possible; the charity negotiated a deal that will save lives.

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NPO to distribute donations to families

Dozens of families have lost their homes in Alexandra this past week after a fire gutted their shacks inside an abandoned building. The Angel Network will be handing out essentials and other household items and have made a call to the public to donate to the affected families.

To donate or contact us for more info on this, click here or mail Glynne

NPO sends out donations to over 1 000 families affected by recent Alex fire

The Angel Network is a non-profit organisation who aims to help those in need. The organisation put out an appeal on social media urging the public to donate to the affected families and have received a great response from the public. Founder of the Angel Network Glynne Wolman said, “After about two hours this morning (3 July) we had received over 2 500 blankets, hundreds of kilograms of food, thousands of black bags of clothes and linen as well as crockery, cutlery and household items.”

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Thousands of blankets, meals and more donated in one hour to Alex fire survivors

The Angel Network started a collection drive, asking people to please drop off donations today, between 10 am and 2 pm. It has been 1 hour since the first donation was dropped off and within the hour, thousands of blankets have been dropped off, bags filled with clothing and groceries.

To donate or contact us for more info on this, click here or mail Glynne

Six ways COVID-19 is changing South Africa

Local philanthropy has also pitched in to help with the impact of the lockdown on the poor. The private sector-driven Solidarity Fund has received pledges of $108 million to date, and local relief organisations, from the Gift of the Givers through to the Angel Network, are part of a diverse civil society network in South Africa that is working to combat hunger.

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Donations pay off! Student thanks donors for data that helps him study

The Angel Network recently raised funds for students without data, struggling to keep up with online classwork. One recipient of data wrote a thank you to donors.

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Charities help feed destitute

The Angel Network together with Boikanyo are hoping to feed hundreds of thousands of starving people epap on world hunger day and beyond.

500g pack of ePap feeds an adult for 10 days & costs just R25.

We implore everyone to donate as many packets as possible to feed millions of starving people.

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Humanitarian relief bodies team up to help most vulnerable in remote regions

Since the beginning of the lockdown Marilyn Bassin is the founder of Boikanyo, has been raising funds with the e’Pap Foundation and The Angel Network, so that they reach some of the farthest-flung regions of the country for the Save a Soul project.

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SA Jewish Board helps feed poor families amid lockdown

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) has raised R9 million to feed families harshly impacted by Covid-19 and restrictions in place to flatten the curve.

The donation was largely made possible through an anonymous donor along with various Jewish-based organisations and community members.

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SAJBD launches R9-million fund for food aid countrywide

When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced an extension of the national lockdown, the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) realised it had to come up with a strategy to help.

While the Board recognised the importance of the restrictions, the painful reality that thousands of people would risk starvation as a result meant it had to do something impactful.

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SA expat raises funds to send home, supports organisation with over R52,000

Aviva-Liora La Torre-Ek, a South African expat living in Sweden, used social media to rally her international friends, raising funds for the Angel Network.

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Former South African Steps Up to the Plate

Aviva-Liora La Torre-Ek, a South African expat living in Sweden, used social media to rally her international friends, raising funds for the Angel Network to feed hundreds of families.

The 32 year-old, born in SA and moved to Sweden 6 years ago. said that South African still holds a special place in her heart.

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Gauteng Together to help address Covid-19 food and social insecurity

The project was initiated by The Angel Network, the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and CONECKT, and is supported by a range of organisations, individuals and local community volunteers.

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Realising the heartwarming good that is being done

With the endless drumbeat of morbid stories and pictures of pain and suffering, communal organisations and ordinary people in the community are making an extraordinary impact.

The SA Jewish Report this week went to see where the community’s cash, kindness, and compassion lands up.

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Community rally together, helping father with newborn twins after mother passed away

Samuel Nonyane was seen carrying his three-week-old twins through the mall; a woman asked where his wife was and learned a heartbreaking tale.

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Help Out These Networks Fighting The COVID-19 Pandemic

As the world experiences lockdown due to the coronavirus, the reality of the poverty stricken who barely make ends meet and now have even the smallest of jobs prohibited, and the unemployed who rely on help to survive is a bleak one. Being this poor is a struggle to survive even a global pandemic. So it’s heartening to hear that even under these difficult circumstances, The Angel Network is doing their utmost to help the most vulnerable in our society.

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‘Angels’ sponsor brave Biscuit Boy's first year of college

The Heideveld “Biscuit Boy” who captured the hearts of Cape Flats mense  is one step closer to fulfilling his dream after donors came forward to sponsor his first year at college.

Alone in the world and left to raise himself for more than a year, Luke Smith, 18, has officially been enrolled for business management studies at the College of Cape Town after The Angel Network funded his fees for an entire year.

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Children pack goodie bags for orphans as birthday party activity!

Taryn Winer inspired the Angel Network by using her daughter’s 7th birthday to do some good for orphans in South Africa, gifting useful goodie bags to the charity.

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Little girl’s dream of being a neurosurgeon is being made a reality

The Angel Network is raising funds to make a dream come true!

Despite her situation, Phila is dedicated to educating herself and working hard to become a neurosurgeon!

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HOT 91

HOT 91 cares

Sasha-Lee Laurel Olivier, voted one of the most beautiful women in the country at the Miss South Africa competition, is on a mission to bring solace to survivors of sexual assault.

Sasha-Lee herself was sexually abused as a child, so she understands… Listen to HOT 91 Cares podcast to hear more.

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To promote safe travel, charity collects and cleans car-chairs for December holidays

The Angel Network want to give the gift of safety to families in need this December; collecting unused and unwanted car-chairs.

If you have a car-chair or booster you would like to donate, you can contact the Angel Network

To donate or contact us for more info on this, click here or mail Glynne

SA People

SA Beauty Queen Will Use Miss World To Help Sexual Assault Survivors

Sasha-Lee Laurel Olivier, voted one of the most beautiful women in the country at the Miss South Africa competition, is going to represent South Africa at the Miss World pageant… and she’ll be there on a mission to use the world famous platform to bring solace to survivors of sexual assault. Sasha-Lee herself was sexually abused as a child, so she understands…To donate or contact us for more info on this, click here or mail Glynne

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Joburg woman helps homeless man get new fitted leg for his birthday

Linda Momberg Swart asked the Angel Network for help to get a man a new, better fitting prosthetic leg. The man, who stands on the side of Hendrik Potgieter, is a regular to many. Linda has seen as his leg has slowly deteriorated to the point it prevents him from working.

To donate or contact us for more info on this person, please mail Glynne

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SA's Miss World hopeful to raise awareness with ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ campaign

Sasha-Lee Olivier is not only beautiful and glamorous but she has a big heart as well. The current Miss World contestant is coming to the Mother City this Monday. She is expected to be in town for a few days to raise awareness for her campaign Miss World ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ #ItsnotYourFault.

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Miss World SA 2019 visits The Alexander Institute

Today was such an Awesome Blessed day when Miss World SA 2019 SASHA-LEE OLIVIER joined Kevin Alexander of The Alexander Institute for Self-Development at Kensington Library to hand over 100 Comfort Packs for victims of Rape and Abuse.

The Institute will ensure that the packs are distributed where the dire need exists like Victim Support Rooms at Police Stations and other NGO’s dealing with vulnerable survivors of abuse.

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Miss World SA, Sasha-Lee has taken up an important cause for women

Miss World SA, Sasha-Lee, is using her platform to bring comfort and care to sexual assault survivors by raising funds to make 10,000 rape comfort packs.

Sasha-Lee Laurel Olivier, Miss World South Africa 2019, is a sexual abuse survivor and she has chosen to use her platform to make a difference in the lives of thousands of other sexual abuse and assault survivors in South Africa!

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Angels support women and children by restoring dignity in darkest hour

The Angel Network saw a feature on Carte Blanche about Rape Kits and decided to help, they collected funds for 2000 kits for women and children.

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The Citizen

Angels support women and children by restoring dignity in darkest hour.

The Angel Network has once again inspired thousands with their efforts to make South Africa a better place. The charity spearheads several causes and has, on many occasions supplies thousands of essential items to people in need.

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Autistic Boy, 11, Will Finally Be Going To School After ‘Teaching’ Himself Under Tree

Autistic boy, 11, will finally be going to school after ‘teaching’ himself under tree.
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The South African Jewish Report

Activists call on community to turn rage against femicide into action

A year ago, Penny Stein met three siblings at a shelter for abused children whose grandparents had distributed pornographic photos of them. Although she had worked with women and children for decades, this case affected her deeply. It was then that she decided to do something to assist battered women and children.

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Students Turn To Crowdfunding To Finance Their Studies

One member of The Angel Network donated R158 000 to assist Randy last year. This year so far, our members have contributed R11000 to Randy’s Back a Buddy campaign and an anonymous donor of ours has just donated R10 000 offline.

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Dad Arranged Xmas Party For Children With Cerebral Palsy To Honour Daughter

Glynne Goldberg Wolman shared a beautiful story about how a dad wants to make a better world for his daughter who has cerebral palsy. To donate or contact us for more info on this person, please mail Glynne