August 18, 2022
Nokuthemba took over Sonke from her mother, Rose Gumede. We pay tribute to both these women who forged a way forward for those living with disabilities in the KwaNdengezi community.
August 11, 2022
“We have taken up the mandate of creating change and bringing hope wherever we are involved. Although we cannot help everyone, we will help every single person we take responsibility for.”
July 22, 2022
Food parcels and blankets are distributed to communities throughout KZN thanks to the generosity of Joan St Leger Lindbergh Charitable Trust, a supporter of Community Chest Durban.
June 24, 2022
The first one thousand days in a child’s life hold the key to unlocking his/her life-long potential. By the age of 5, almost 90% of a child’s brain will be developed.
June 5, 2022
NCT Forestry comes to the rescue again by providing food parcels and blankets to the value of R150 000 to affected communities throughout KwaZulu-Natal.
June 2, 2022
Through Community Chest Durban, NCT Forestry is answering the needs of NPO Impact Partners throughout KZN. Whether it be emergency requirements or a long-term investment.
April 19, 2022
For the first time, funds have been allocated to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths). R300 240 will be divided between three NPOs - Numeric, PROTEC, and Innovate Durban.
April 16, 2022
All funds raised will help nurture and nourish 6 000 children to equip them for optimal learning. The first five years of a child's life are vital for their physical, mental, emotional, and social development.
April 1, 2022
Passionate supporter, Wendy Palmer, donated R45 000 for the benefit of young mothers in challenging circumstances. These funds were split over three NPO Impact Partners who each supported 15 young ladies and their new babies.
March 18, 2022
The impact of flourishing vegetable gardens in the provision of food and alleviation of poverty is substantial and this is thanks to NCT Forestry and the well-run NPOs that Community Chest support.
March 10, 2022
We are aiming to implement the ‘Month of Caring’ throughout May, with the ‘Day of Caring’ taking place on Thursday, 26 May, in order to get as many NPO maintenance jobs completed as possible.
February 9, 2022
Partner with us and ensure your CSI spend for this Tax year has real impact. Donate before 28 February 2022 and claim the value of your donation as a rebate against your 2021/2022 Income Tax.
February 8, 2022
We salute those NPO Impact Partners who care for children and adults with disabilities. Please follow the link to our donate page and help us to help them. https://www.communitychest.co.za/donate
February 7, 2022
Riveting words from our second prize Essay Contest winner..."The pandemic has hit us all hard. My father as of now is still not working. We are trying our best to get by."
January 23, 2022
Vitamins help the body to rebuild and work the way it should. There are 13 essential vitamins and some help to resist infections and keep nerves healthy, while others may help blood clot properly.
December 22, 2021
Without losing the brand credibility built up over the past 90 years, Millhouse Design enhanced the Community Chest Durban logo to make it relevant and contemporary.
December 19, 2021
Community Chest Durban’s purpose is to be the leading agent of change and hope, empowering people and organisations to enhance the quality of life of those who need support.
November 19, 2021
Peripheral parties were not permitted to enter the school premises and our educational programmes were compromised, meaning opportunities to obtain vital life skills were lost.
November 5, 2021
Hopelessness, loneliness and boredom were heightened during lockdown which meant that staff had to work harder to alleviate fear and despair and create additional activities to compensate for visiting hours.
November 2, 2021
Developing strategies based on data allows impact partners to grow and become sustainable which ultimately means that more people in need can be supported and cared for.
October 10, 2021
The Comrades Marathon 2022 is taking place on Sunday, 28 August and if you are running, please sign up for Race4Charity and help make a difference in the lives of 6 000 children.