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Sports produce some of our country’s top achievers; these are the organisations and federations working to uplift through various sporting codes.


South Africa (12 January 2023) – The Good Things Guy team has been working on these charity lists since the start of the pandemic in 2020. They were created as tools to help people find help or offer it to causes close to their hearts. Over the years, the demand for these lists has grown, and today, we are excited to share our lists for 2023.

Our charity list was usually one long one, but we have found, with the help of insightful readers, that one list is too much to work through. This year we are splitting the list into various categories. This list features all the sports organisations we have featured over the years and can vouch for.

If we have missed an organisation or charity, please email, and we will add it soonest; kindly supply the relevant links as well as which province they work in, the NPO/NGO/NPC registration details and a brief description of what the organisation does.

Please note, this is a working list, so keep sending through your charities, and we will keep adding them!

Adaptive Sports


Ball Sports

Surfing and Swimming

  • Adaptive Surfers of South Africa (Working in Durban) – Facebook
  • Made for More (Working in Durban ) – Website / Facebook
  • The Roxy Davis Foundation (Working in Muizenberg, Western Cape) – Website / Facebook

Ball Sports


  • Netball South Africa – Website / Facebook
  • Women in Sports Education Upliftment Programme (WISEUP – also focussing on girl’s hockey) – Facebook

Ball and Racquet Sports



Donating Sporting Goods

  • Play it Forward Jozi (Working in Johannesburg) – Facebook


Karate, Judo, Boxing and Wrestling

  • Karate South Africa – Website
  • Orlando West Karate Development via Soweto Karate Dojo (Working in Soweto) – Facebook

Road Sports – Cycling, Running and Racing

School and After-School Programmes

  • Safe Study (Working in Lorentzville, Johannesburg) – Facebook
  • Sporting Chance Foundation (Working in Cape Town) – Website / Facebook

Swimming and Water Sports

Sources: Various (Linked Above)
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Tyler Leigh Vivier is a writer for Good Things Guy.

Her passion is to spread good news across South Africa with a big focus on environmental issues, animal welfare and social upliftment. Outside of Good Things Guy, she is an avid reader and lover of tea.

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