Charity Advent
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Over the last two years, we have seen how life-changing charity work can be for volunteers and recipients, so this is our charity list for 2022.

 

South Africa (04 January 2022) – Since the pandemic started, we have been flooded with calls for help, as well as people looking for places to lend a helping hand. We were inspired to create a charity list dedicated to Covid-19 relief, but now, two years on, the list is adapting.

This charity list is one we are always working on, from writing features about selected organisations to adding new organisations working to better South Africa. We hope that it will be a guide for good.

The 2022 Good Things Guy charity list includes charities and organisations from all realms of care. It is by no means a complete list, though. We are looking at options to make this list a permanent one instead of doing a new one each year so stay tuned; that will probably happen in 2023.

If we have missed an organisation or charity, please email tyler@goodthingsguy.com and we will add it soonest; kindly supply the relevant links as well as which province they work in, the NPO 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!

Animal Welfare Charities

These charities include all kinds of animal welfare organisations. We have simplified the search process for you by adding the following codes:

B – Birds, C – Cats, D – Dogs, H – Horses / Donkeys, W – Wildlife, and O – Other.

South Africa

Eastern Cape

Free State

Gauteng

  • 4Paws (Working in Diepsloot, Johannesburg) (C) – Facebook
  • Animal Anti-Cruelty League (Working in Johannesburg) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Avatar Sterilisation and Protection (Working in Fourways but travel throughout SA) (C,D) – Facebook
  • BARC (Working in Benoni) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Bark for Life Animal Rescue (Working in Krugersdorp) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Bull Terrier, Adorabull Rescue and Rehabilitation (Working in Meyerton) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • Cause 4 Paws (Working in Johannesburg South) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Chihuahua Adoptions SA (Working in Johannesburg) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • CLAW (Working in Johannesburg) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Critter Rescue SA (Working in Johannesburg) (O) – WebsiteFacebook
  • Free Spirit Claws and Paws (Working in Beverley Gardens) (C) – Facebook
  • FORA (Working in Krugersdorp) (D) – Facebook
  • Husky Heaven Rescue (Working in Centurion) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • Husky Rescue South Africa (Working in Randburg) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Hospital (Working in Gauteng) (W) – Website / Facebook
  • Love-a-Bull SA (Working in Gauteng) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • Maltese, French Poodle & Yorkie Rescue South Africa (Working in Midrand) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • PET RESCUE (Working in Benoni) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Pretoria Animal Buddies (Working in Pretoria) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Pug Rescue South Africa (Working in Benoni) (D) – Facebook
  • Saints Animal Charity (Working in Northriding) (O) – Website / Facebook
  • Sandpaper Kisses Fundraising SA (Working in Centurion) (C) – Website / Facebook
  • Santa Cause for Paws (Working in Weltevredenpark) (O) – Website / Facebook
  • Soldiers Against Dog Fighting – S.A.D (Working in Gauteng) (D) – Facebook
  • SPCA Alberton (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Bedfordview/Germiston (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Benoni (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Boksburg (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Brakpan (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Edenvale (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Heidelberg (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Johannesburg (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Kempton Park (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Krugersdorp/Roodeport (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Midrand (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Nigel (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Randburg (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Randfontein/Westonaria (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Sandton (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Springs (All) – Facebook 
  • SPCA Tshwane (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Vereeniging/Vanderbijlpark (All) – Facebook
  • The Society for Animals in Distress (SAID) (Working in Midrand) (All) – Website / Facebook
  • The Bunny Hop Haven (Working in Johannesburg) (O) – Facebook
  • Tiny Paws Rescue SA (Working in Benoni) (D) – Facebook
  • Tranquillity Animal Rescue (Working in Glen Austin) (All) – Website / Facebook
  • Underdogs SA Pitbull Rehabilitation Centre (Working in Gauteng) (D) – WebsiteFacebook
  • Walk For Rhinos (Working in Roodepoort) (W) – Facebook 
  • Wetnose (Working in Bronkhorstspruit) (All) – Website / Facebook
  • Wollies Animal Project (Working in Pretoria) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • Woodrock Animal Rescue (Working in Pretoria) (D)- Website / Facebook

KwaZulu-Natal

  • Animal Anti-Cruelty League (Working in Durban) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Bluff Kennels (Working in Durban) (D) – Facebook
  • Brenda’s Canine Fund (Working in Durban) (D) – Facebook
  • Edu-Paw (Working in Amanzimtoti) (D) – Facebook
  • Feeding the Furballs (Working in Durban) (C,D) – Website / Facebook
  • Funda Nenja (Working in Mpophomeni) (D) – Website / Facebook 
  • Mazarat Animal Rescue (Working in Waterfall) (C,D) – Website / Facebook
  • Paw Prints Rescue and Rehoming (Working in Botha’s Hill) (D) – Facebook
  • Pheonix Animals Care and Treatment “PACT” (Working in Durban) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Pmb Animal Rescue & Rehome (Working in Pietermartizburg) (D) – Facebook
  • SPCA Amazintoti (All) – Facebook 
  • SPCA Kloof and Highway (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Kokstad (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Lower South (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Pietermaritzburg (All) – Facebook

Limpopo

  • DAKTARI Bush School and Wildlife Orphanage (Working in Hoedspruit) (W) – Website / Facebook
  • HERD – Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation and Development (Working in Hoedspruit) (W) – Facebook
  • The Charlie Project (Working in Limpopo) (C) – Website / Facebook

Mpumalanga

Northern Cape

  • Noupoort Animalcare (Working in Noupoort) (D) – Facebook
  • SPCA Kimberley (All) – Facebook

North West

Western Cape

  • 1 Kennel at a time (Working in Ocean View, Western Cape) (C,D) – Facebook
  • African Tails (Working in Brooklyn) (D) – WebsiteFacebook
  • Aid 4 Animals In Distress (Working in Cape Town) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Animal Anti-Cruelty League (Working in Cape Town) (C,D,H) – Facebook
  • Animal Lifeline (Working in Cape Town) (C,D) – Website / Facebook
  • Animal Rescue Organisation (Working in Ottery) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Animal Welfare Society of SA (Working in Cape Town) (All) – Website / Facebook
  • Cape Dachshund Rescue (Working in Cape Town) (D) – Facebook
  • DARG (Working in Hout Bay) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Dead Animals Walking (Working in Durbanville) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • Grabouw Animal Welfare Society (Working in Grabouw) (D) – Facebook
  • HART (Working in Helderberg) (C,D) – Website / Facebook
  • HAWK – Koinonia (Working in Malmesbury) (C,D) – Website / Facebook
  • Help a Paw (Working in Somerset West) (D) – Facebook
  • Hout Bay Seal Rescue Centre (Working in Hout Bay) (O) – Website / Facebook
  • Leaps (Working in Lamberts Bay and Eilands Bay) (C,D) – Website / Facebook
  • Lucky Lucy Foundation (Working in Malmesbury) (C,D) – Website / Facebook
  • Mdzanana Animal Clinic (Working in Khayelitsha) (C,D) – Website / Facebook
  • Muddy Pooches (Working in Plettenberg Bay) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Paws of Cape Town (Working in Cape Town) (C,D) – Website / Facebook
  • Pit Pals (Working in Melkbosstrand) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • Project 18 (Working in Blouberg) (O) – Website / Facebook
  • Safe Hands Animal Rescue (Working in Franschoek) (C,D) – Facebook
  • Sidewalk Specials (Working in De Doorns) (D) – Website / Facebook
  • SPCA Cape of Good Hope (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Garden Route (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Paarl (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Swartland and West Coast (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Wellington (All) – Facebook
  • SPCA Winelands (All) – Facebook
  • Tanaka Foundation (Working in Plettenberg Bay) (D) – Facebook
  • TEARS Animal Rescue (Working in Cape Town) (C,D) – Facebook
  • The Outreach Program (TOP) (Working in Somerset West, Gordons Bay and Strand, Western Cape) (C,D) – Facebook
  • The Sushi and Panda Foundation (Working in Cape Winelands) (C,D) – Facebook
  • The Underdog Project (Working in Hout Bay) (D) – Website / Facebook

Charity for Child Welfare and Youth

South Africa

Eastern Cape

  • Missionvale Care Centre (Working in Port Elizabeth) – Website / Facebook
  • Youth Potential South Africa – YOUPSA (Working in Gamtoos Valley) – Website / Facebook

Gauteng

  • ACFS Community Education and Feeding Scheme (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Arise Shine Hope Centre (Working in Freedom Park) – Website
  • ArkStar Kidz Club (Working in Walkerville) – Website / Facebook
  • Boikanyo – The Dion Herson Foundation (Working in Gauteng) – Website / Facebook
  • Botshabelo (Working in Midrand) – Website / Facebook
  • Door of Hope (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Hearts of Hope (Working in Johannesburg) – Website
  • Hopelands Village (Working in Magaliesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Hotel Hope (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Impilo Child Protection and Adoption (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Johannesburg Children’s Home (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Joburg Child Welfare (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Just In Time Baby Sanctuary ( Working in Randfontein) Website / Facebook
  • Kids Haven (Working in Benoni) – Website / Facebook
  • Manger Care Centre (Working in Benoni) – Facebook
  • Princess Alice (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • SA Cares for Life (Working in Pretoria) – Website / Facebook
  • Saving Angels Foundation (Working in Pretoria) – Website / Facebook
  • Seeds of Africa (Working in Mulderdrift) – Website / Facebook
  • The Character Company (Working in Krugersdorp) – Facebook

KwaZulu-Natal

  • Angels’ Care Centre (Working in Howick) – Website / Facebook
  • Dlalanathi (Working in Pietermartizburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Endleleni (Working in Ramsgate) – Website
  • Give a Child a Family (Working in Margate) – Website / Facebook
  • I2BA Skills Training (Working in Isipingo) – Website / Facebook
  • Izulu Orphan Projects (Working in Zululand) – Facebook
  • Operation Bobbi Bear (Working in Amanzimtoti) – Website / Facebook
  • Thandanani Children’s Foundation (Working in Pietermaritzburg) – Website
  • The Baby Home (Working in Durban North) – Website / Facebook
  • Umduduzi – Hospice Care for Children (Working in KwaZulu-Natal) – Website / Facebook

Limpopo

  • Eco Children (Working in Hoedspruit) – Website

Mpumalanga

  • Pediatric Care Africa (Working in White River) – Facebook

Northern Cape

  • Inspire Children and Youth (Working in Middelpos farm) – Website / Facebook

Western Cape

  • Africa Children Aid (Working in Cape Town and in neighbouring countries) – Website / Facebook
  • Afrika Tikkun (Working in Gauteng and Western Cape) – Website
  • Badisa TRIO (Working in Kraaifontein) – Website / Facebook
  • Badisa (Working in Bellville) – Website / Facebook
  • Bless-a-Baby (Working in Western Cape) – Website
  • Boost Africa Foundation (Working in Killarney Gardens) – Website / Facebook
  • Children’s Book Network (Working in Overberg) – Website / Facebook
  • Distance For Difference (Working in Somerset West) – Website / Facebook
  • The Justice Desk (Working in Khayelitsha and Nyanga, Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • Flow Foundation SA (Working in Claremont) – Website / Facebook
  • George Child and Family Welfare (Working in George) – Website / Facebook
  • Heartlands Baby Sanctuary (Working in Somerset West) – Website / Facebook
  • Heart to Heart Care Centre (Working in Mossel Bay) – Website / Facebook
  • Heavenly Haven (Working in Mossel Bay, Great Brak River) – Website / Facebook
  • Hermanus Child & Family Services (Working in Hermanus) – Website / Facebook
  • Home From Home (Working in Plumstead) – Website / Facebook
  • Imbali Western Cape (Working in Paarl) – Website
  • Isabelo (Working in Franschoek) – Website / Facebook
  • Kuilsrivier Jeugtrust (Working in Kuilsrivier) – Website / Facebook
  • Leliebloem (Working in Crawford) – Website / Facebook
  • Life Community Services (Working in George) – Website / Facebook
  • Mamas Pay It Forward (Working in Cape Town) – Facebook
  • Masikule (Working in Helderberg) – Website
  • Melkbos Care Centre (Working in Melkbos) – Website
  • Newborn Trust (Working in Cape Town) – Website / Facebook
  • Orphan Care Foundation (Working in Westlake) – Website / Facebook
  • Paedspal Paediatric Palliative Care (Working in Cape Town) – Website
  • Patch – Helderberg Child Abuse Centre (Working in Helderberg) – Website
  • Pebbles Project (Working in Western Cape) – WebsiteFacebook
  • Primary Science Programme (Working in Cape Flats and Overberg) – Website
  • The Zoe Project (Working in Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • SOSA (Working in Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • Sparking Minds (Working in Knysna) – Website / Facebook
  • The Parent Centre (Working throughout Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • Ukama (Working in Vrygrond) – Website / Facebook

Charities working in Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse & Human Trafficking.

South Africa

Eastern Cape

  • Healing Hands Foundation (Working in Gqeberha and Nelson Mandela Bay) – Website / Facebook
  • Yokhuselo Haven (Working in Gqeberha) – Website / Facebook

Gauteng

  • Alpha Trauma Centre (Working in Vereeniging) – Facebook 
  • Call Her Blessed (Working in Johannesburg) – Facebook
  • Epic Foundation (Working in Johannesburg) – Website
  • Green Door (Working in Diepsloot) – Facebook
  • Go Purple Foundation (Working in Vanderbijlpark) – Facebook
  • Saeed Foundation (Working in Montclare) – Website / Facebook

KwaZulu-Natal

Mpumalanga

  • Standerton Victim Empowerment (Working in Standerton) – Facebook

Western Cape

Charities working in Mental Health and Counselling

South Africa

  • ADHASA – Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Support Group of Southern Africa – Website / Facebook
  • SA Federation for Mental Health – Website / Facebook
  • The Goldilocks and The Bear Foundation – Website

Western Cape

  • Community Keepers (Working in Stellenbosch) – Website / Facebook
  • Counselling Hub (Working in Woodstock) – Website
  • Hope House (Working in Bergvliet, Tableview and Kuilsrivier as well as online) – Website
  • LifeLine (Working in Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • Persona Doll Training (Working in Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • Second Chances Restoration Centre (Working in Eersteriver) – Facebook

Charities Aiding in Winter Protection

South Africa

Western Cape

Charities working with Disabilities, Diseases and Healthcare

South Africa

Gauteng

  • Amcare (Working in Alberton) – Website
  • Conor James Foundation (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Hartbeespoort Zonkes Anti-Drug Foundation (Working in Hartbeespoort) – Facebook
  • Kungwini Welfare Organisation (Working in Pretoria) – Website / Facebook
  • Little Eden Society (Working in Edenvale) – Website / Facebook
  • RareBear Project (Working in Johannesburg) – Facebook
  • Rainbows and Smiles (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Redeeming Hope for the Disabled (Working in Roodepoort) – Website / Facebook
  • Tiny The Mighty (Working in Fourways) – Facebook
  • Woodside Sanctuary (Working in Auckland Park) – Website / Facebook

Free State

  • Sunflower Children’s Hospice (Working in Bloemfontein) – Facebook

KwaZulu-Natal

Mpumalanga

Western Cape

  • Grandmothers Against Poverty and AIDS (Workings in Khayelitsha) – Website / Facebook
  • Helderberg Stroke Support Group (Working in Somerset West) – Website / Facebook
  • Stellenbosch Disability Network (Working in Stellenbosch) – Facebook
  • Symphony Outreach (Working in Delft) – WebsiteFacebook
  • The Rachel Swart Fund (Working in Mowbray) – Website / Facebook
  • Vasco Special Needs Centre (Working in Cape Town) – Website / Facebook
  • Western Cape Association for Persons with Disabilities (Working in the Western Cape) – Website / Facebook

Charities Helping to Feed Communities

South Africa

Eastern Cape

  • African Solutions to African Problems (ASAP) (Working in Zitapile Village) – Website / Facebook
  • Clean Slate (Working in East London) – Website / Facebook
  • Kindness Like Confetti (Working in Port Elizabeth) –  Facebook (PE)
  • Lia – Love In Action (Working in East London) – Facebook
  • Love Story (Working in Port Elizabeth) – Website / Facebook
  • Ndlambe Lockdown Support Group (Working in Port Alfred) – Facebook
  • SVDP St Vincent de Paul Society (Working in Port Elizabeth) – Facebook
  • The Eyabantwana Trust (Working in East London) – Facebook
  • The Place of Mercy and Hope (Working in Addo) – Website

Gauteng

  • Acts of Love (Working in Midrand) – Website / Facebook
  • Afrika AWAKE (Working in Gauteng) – Facebook
  • Africa Food For Thought (Working in Roodeport) – Website / Facebook
  • AGS Vrededorp (Working in Vrededorp) – Facebook
  • Brave to Love (Working in Pretoria) – Website / Facebook
  • Charity Begins With Me (Working in Johannesburg North) – Facebook
  • Chefs with Compassion (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Daily Bread Org (Working in Fourways) – Facebook
  • Dare To Love (Working in Pretoria) – Facebook
  • Eden Angels (Working in Edenvale) – Facebook
  • Fingertips of Africa (Working in Yeoville) – Website / Facebook
  • Hanna Charity and Empowerment Foundation (Working in Pretoria) – Facebook
  • Healing Waters Foundation (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Holanathi (Working in Johannesburg) – Website
  • Home-Start South Africa (Working in Benoni) – Website / Facebook
  • Hope SA (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Isithunzi Sabo Bonke (Working in Pretoria) – Website / Facebook
  • Ingelosi Foundation (Working in Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Kingdom Valley Forum (Working in Western Johannesburg) – Facebook
  • Kindness Like Confetti (Working in Johannesburg and Pretoria) – Facebook (JHB) / Facebook (PTA)
  • Mahlasedi Relief Fun (Working in Irene) – Website
  • Megas in Motion (Working in Orange Farm) – Facebook
  • Mould Empower Serve (Working in Hillbrow, Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook
  • Northfield Methodist Church (Working in Benoni) – Website / Facebook
  • Nosh Food Rescue NPC (Working in Johannesburg) – Facebook
  • One Small Act of Kindness (Working in Randburg, Johannesburg) – Facebook
  • Paballo Ya Batho (Working in Inner City) – Website / Facebook
  • Pay It Forward SA (Working in Johannesburg) – Facebook
  • People4Purpose (Working in Trevallyn Park, Johannesburg) – Facebook
  • Rays of Hope (Working in Alexandra) – Website
  • Siyabonga Africa (Working in Brakpan) – Facebook
  • Sought Out Foundation (Working in Alexandra) – Facebook
  • SVDP St Vincent de Paul Society (Working in Victory Park) – Facebook
  • The Angel Network (Working throughout Johannesburg) – Website / Facebook.
  • The Barn Compassion (Working in Boskruin) – Facebook
  • The Hope Project (Working in Johannesburg) – Facebook
  • The Cradle of Hope (Working in Krugersdorp) – Website / Facebook
  • The Winnie Mabaso Foundation (Working in Johannesburg) – Website 
  • The Wot-If? Trust (Working in Diepsloot) – Website / Facebook
  • Trauma Support SA (Working in Benoni) – Website / Facebook
  • Viva Foundation (Working in Mamelodi) – Website / Facebook
  • WAS Foundation (Working in Krugersdorp) – Facebook
  • WeCan SA (Working in Centurion) – Facebook
  • Yeoville Meals on Wheels (Working in Johannesburg) – Facebook

KwaZulu-Natal

  • 1000 Hills Community Helpers (Working in rural KwaZulu-Natal) – Website / Facebook
  • Action in Isolation (Working in Midlands) – Website / Facebook
  • African Spirit (Working in Howick) – Facebook 
  • Angels Care (Working in Howick) – Website
  • Ashton International College (Working in Ballito) – Facebook
  • Build The Future (Working in Ndwedwe) – Website / Facebook
  • CityHope Disaster Relief (Working in Durban) Website / Facebook
  • Feed Rural KZN (Working in various communities) – Facebook
  • Fundisa Umntwana (Working in Winterton) – Facebook
  • Gratiari (Working in Ramsgate) – Website / Facebook
  • HEART NPO (Working in the Drakensberg) – Facebook
  • His Way Outreach (Working in Ballito) – Facebook
  • I Learn to Live – Ngifundela Ukuphila (Working in Empangeni) – Facebook
  • Nation Changers (Working in Hillcrest) – Website / Facebook
  • St Dominic’s Catholic Church (Working in Hillcrest) – Website / Facebook
  • The Angel Network KZN (Working in Durban) – Facebook
  • The Domino Foundation (Working in Durban) – Website / Facebook
  • The Do More Foundation (Working in Northern KZN) – Website / Facebook
  • The Robin Hood Foundation (Westville) – Website / Facebook
  • Umgeni Community Empowerment Centre (Working in Durban) – Website / Facebook
  • Zero2Five Trust (Working in eThekwini KwaZulu-Natal and Surrounds) – Website / Facebook

Limpopo

  • Love Limpopo (Working across Limpopo) – Website / Facebook
  • Tshembo Africa Foundation (Working in Hoedspruit) – Facebook

Mpumalanga

North-West

  • Ambassadors4Change (Working in Mafikeng) – Facebook

Western Cape

  • Chanan54 (Working in Fisantekraal) – Website / Facebook
  • Century City Feed-a-Family (Working in Milnerton) – Website
  • Food Flow SA (Working in the Western Cape) – Website
  • Kindness SA (Working in Athlone) – Facebook
  • Love George (Working in George) – Facebook
  • Philisa Abafazi Bethu SA (Working in Lavender Hill) – Facebook
  • Prompts of the Heart (Working in South Peninsula) – Website
  • RAM – Rescue Among Many (Working in Western Cape) – Facebook
  • Table View Angels (Working in Table View) – Facebook
  • The Angel Network WC (Working in Western Cape) – Facebook
  • The Amy Foundation (Working in Gugulethu and Bonteheuwel) – Website
  • Valcare (Working in Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • Abalimi Bezekhaya (Working in Khayelitsha) – Website
  • Angel Wings Cape Town (Working in Cape Town) – Facebook
  • Diaconia with NG Wes-Kaapland (Working in broader Western Cape) – Facebook
  • Families for Lonely Grandparents (Working in Cape Town) – Facebook
  • Food Angels (Working in Westlake, Cape Town) – Facebook
  • Food Security in Masiphumelele (Working in Masiphumelele) – Website 
  • JDI Foundation (Working in Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • Ladles of Love (Working in the Cape Peninsula) – Website / Facebook
  • MercyAIDS (Working in Durbanville) – Website / Facebook
  • Ndihluthi (Working in Western Cape) – Facebook
  • Service Dining Rooms (Working in Cape Town) – Website / Facebook
  • Souper Troopers (Working in Western Cape) – Website / Facebook
  • Stellenbosch Unite (Working in Greater Stellenbosch, Western Cape) – Website
  • The Longbeach Brewery (Working in Noordhoek, Western Cape) – Facebook
  • The Hope Exchange (Working in Cape Town) – Website / Facebook
  • Together in Cape Town (Working in Cape Town) – Website 
  • Ubuntu Legacy Western Cape Trust (Working in Western Cape) – Facebook

Organisations Supporting the Arts

Gauteng

  • Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Company (Working in Soweto and Auckland Park) – Facebook
  • Phinda Mzala (Working in Katlehong) – Website / Facebook

KwaZulu-Natal

International Organisations with Local Branches

Please reach out to the organisation directly to find a branch in your neighbourhood.

Community Action Networks (CAN)

Charities working with the Elderly

Gauteng

KwaZulu-Natal

  • The Association for the Aged (Working throughout KZN) – Website / Facebook

Western Cape

  • Neighbourhood Old Age Homes (NOAH), (Working in Cape Town) – Website / Facebook
  • Senior Santa Shoebox (Working in Cape Peninsula) – Facebook

Shelters, Housing and Charities Working with the Homeless.

(HM) – Homeless, (HH) – Housing, (S) – Shelter.

South Africa

  • Habitat for Humanity South Africa (Working across South Africa) (HH) – Website / Facebook

Gauteng

  • Doorway to Dignity (Working in Randburg) (HM) – Website / Facebook
  • Fountain for the Thirsty (Working in Parktown North) (HM) – Website / Facebook
  • Frida Hartley Women Shelter (Working in Yeoville) (S) – WebsiteFacebook
  • PEN – Protecting the Homeless (Working in Tshwane) (HM) – Website
  • Tower of Life Men’s Shelter (Working in Krugersdorp) (S) – Facebook 

KwaZulu-Natal

Western Cape

  • Havens Night Shelter (Working in the Western Cape) (S) – Website 
  • Ihata Shelter for Abused Women and Children (Working in Cape Town) (S) – Website / Facebook
  • Ons Plek Projects (Working in Western Cape) (HM, S) – Website
  • Pride Shelter (Working in Cape Town) (S) – Website
  • Somerset West Night Shelter (Working in Somerset West) (S) – Website

Sources: Various (Linked Above) 
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