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Pick n Pay surprises local schools with Easter treats

Pick n Pay surprises local schools with Easter treats

19/04/2019 - 11:57
Two schools were recently surprised with chocolate eggs and hot cross buns ahead of the Easter Weekend.  read more
Shoprite Group helps waiter become an entrepreneur thanks to his unique product offering

Shoprite Group helps waiter become an entrepreneur thanks to his unique product offering

18/03/2019 - 15:02
Phenyo Sebaeng (28) had to borrow money from two of his close friends in order to buy a bus ticket from Rustenburg to Cape Town, where he had secured a meeting with a buyer at the Shoprite Group's home office in January 2017. read more
MySchool: 21 early childhood development centres to open in under-resourced communities

MySchool: 21 early childhood development centres to open in under-resourced communities

06/03/2019 - 10:41
The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme has launched a new partnership with the GROW with Educare Centres project to establish 21 high-quality early childhood development centres (ECD) in under-resourced communities of Cape Town and Gauteng over the next two years. With funding of almost R5 million, this is one of MySchool’s biggest commitments to a single project to date.  read more
Woolworths raises R2 Million with One Small Spoon Christmas campaign

Woolworths raises R2 Million with One Small Spoon Christmas campaign

20/02/2019 - 14:06
Christmas is a distant memory already, but thanks to Woolies and their customers, meals will be given to those who need it most throughout 2019.  read more
Shoprite replaces stolen computers at Khayelitsha school

Shoprite replaces stolen computers at Khayelitsha school

18/02/2019 - 19:28
Shoprite demonstrated its heart for the Khayelitsha community when it replaced the computers and equipment a local school lost in a recent burglary. read more
Award-winning low-carb health food company – MojoMe launches fundraising partnership with The Sunflower Fund

Award-winning low-carb health food company – MojoMe launches fundraising partnership with The Sunflower Fund

18/02/2019 - 19:18
The partnership between the two organisations will see The Sunflower Fund benefiting from a portion of the proceeds of the sales from two products - the O’ Mega Crunch instant breakfast and the O’ Mega munch instant smooth porridge. The products are easily identifiable with The Sunflower Fund’s logo on the top left corner of the box. read more
Shoprite-supported food garden helps Pinetown community go and go

Shoprite-supported food garden helps Pinetown community go and go

11/02/2019 - 11:03
They abandoned their first food garden because there wasn’t a sufficient water supply plus goats trampled and ate the plants. Now ten years later Nurses at a Go, an NPO focused on improving the lives of people affected by HIV, has a flourishing food garden in a different location. Their garden is supported by Shoprite and provides fresh vegetables to a community in Luganda, Pinetown. read more
Local Pick n Pay stores come to the aid of abandoned flamingo chicks

Local Pick n Pay stores come to the aid of abandoned flamingo chicks

04/02/2019 - 09:42
Local Pick n Pay stores have answered the call to aid in the rescue operations to save the thousands of flamingo chicks from the Kamfers Dam just outside Kimberley.  read more
Community heroes featured on Shoprite trucks

Community heroes featured on Shoprite trucks

24/01/2019 - 11:15
The hard work and success of two Gauteng community food gardens are being celebrated on the Shoprite Group’s truck fleet. read more
MySchool celebrates 21 years of giving back

MySchool celebrates 21 years of giving back

12/12/2018 - 10:37
The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme is celebrating 21 years of giving back. To date, more than R500 million has been raised for South African schools, charities, animal and environmental causes thanks to supporters swiping their cards at participating retailers.  read more
Checkers helps rural co-op close in on commercial ambitions

Checkers helps rural co-op close in on commercial ambitions

03/12/2018 - 10:07
A decade ago Fikile Khiva and four of his peers established a trading entity with the aim of creating jobs, alleviating poverty and having the Eastern Cape village of Nkangeni Park serve as a model for a self-sustained rural community. read more
Shoprite helps industrious co-op challenge perspectives on gardening

Shoprite helps industrious co-op challenge perspectives on gardening

13/11/2018 - 09:33
A motivated group of people from Alexandra in Gauteng has partnered with Shoprite on their journey to self-sustainability.  read more
Shoprite and Checkers celebrate seniors this October

Shoprite and Checkers celebrate seniors this October

01/11/2018 - 10:21
Seniors around South Africa were recently treated as part of the Shoprite Group’s initiative to honour the elderly in the month of October. read more
Shoprite helps unemployed youth find purpose in gardening

Shoprite helps unemployed youth find purpose in gardening

23/10/2018 - 11:08
A small but keen group of formerly jobless young people is gardening up a storm in Mpumalanga. read more
Shoprite-supported food garden brings hope, health to senior citizens

Shoprite-supported food garden brings hope, health to senior citizens

26/09/2018 - 10:25
Josephine Mpofu started Supa Dimama Senior Centre in 2008, after seeing the struggles of elderly people who often went hungry and spent all day alone with no company or stimulation in an impoverished area of Ivory Park close to Midrand in Gauteng. read more
Shoprite Group's World Cleanup Day campaign gains momentum

Shoprite Group's World Cleanup Day campaign gains momentum

17/09/2018 - 11:03
Volunteers came out in numbers to take part in cleanups facilitated by the Shoprite Group on World Cleanup Day (15 September 2018). Some 250 cleanup events took place in eight countries across Africa.  read more
Shoprite Group set to stage cleanup events across Africa on World Cleanup Day

Shoprite Group set to stage cleanup events across Africa on World Cleanup Day

04/09/2018 - 14:04
Following the success* of Africa’s Biggest Cleanup, the Shoprite Group will again stage cleanup events across Africa on World Cleanup Day (15 September 2018).  read more
Shoprite brings tears of joy with radical preschool makeover

Shoprite brings tears of joy with radical preschool makeover

22/08/2018 - 09:51
This Women’s Month the Shoprite Group is celebrating ordinary women doing extraordinary things in their communities, like Buyi Mdinisi, whose partnership with the retailer saw the learners of her Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre benefiting from a school feeding scheme for the very first time. read more
Pick ‘n Pay, Zando and ICPA Pharmacies announced as retail partners for annual Sunflower Day campaign

Pick ‘n Pay, Zando and ICPA Pharmacies announced as retail partners for annual Sunflower Day campaign

13/08/2018 - 09:09
Bone Marrow Stem Cell Donation and Leukaemia Awareness Month is commemorated annually from 15 August to 15 October. With very little focus and fanfare around this very important topic, The Sunflower Fund is calling out the hero in all South Africans.  read more
Shoprite helps create a safer more stimulating environment for preschoolers

Shoprite helps create a safer more stimulating environment for preschoolers

08/08/2018 - 09:58
Shoprite is taking hands with Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres across the country to bring about transformation by enabling the education of the poorest and most vulnerable.  read more
Pick n Pay & FoodForward SA launch the 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive

Pick n Pay & FoodForward SA launch the 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive

26/06/2018 - 11:43
The goal: Collect 250 tonnes of food over three days to provide over a million meals. This is the task ahead for Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA’s second consecutive 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive, and they are encouraging South Africans to unite together to reach this goal.  read more
Shoprite Group set for Africa’s biggest cleanup

Shoprite Group set for Africa’s biggest cleanup

25/06/2018 - 13:24
The Shoprite Group is staging Africa’s biggest cleanup at which over 6 000 people in nine countries are expected to participate in almost 500 events from 14-18 July to remove waste from communities.  read more
Pampers & Pick n Pay raise R1m for South African newborns

Pampers & Pick n Pay raise R1m for South African newborns

22/06/2018 - 13:33
Brand of baby nappies, Pampers has partnered with South Africa’s largest Supermarket Chain, Pick n Pay to help raise R1 million to support The United Nations Children's Funds (UNICEF’s) First 1000 Days initiative. read more
Woolworths partners with FoodForward SA

Woolworths partners with FoodForward SA

19/06/2018 - 14:27
Woolworths has announced that it is joining forces with national non-profit organisation (NPO), FoodForward SA to increase access to food across the country.  read more
Shoprite supports female community champions

Shoprite supports female community champions

15/06/2018 - 09:34
A community in rural Limpopo is celebrating following a partnership that resulted in a fully resourced creche, better-equipped carers and good nutrition for preschoolers. read more
Shoprite set to empower 12 000+ youths with skills development programme

Shoprite set to empower 12 000+ youths with skills development programme

11/06/2018 - 18:02
This youth month Africa’s largest retailer is set to reach its target of empowering more than 12 000 youths (aged 18-29 years) to enter the retail sector or start their own business.  read more
Shoprite and Checkers to donate a portion of ALL cakes sold to CANSA

Shoprite and Checkers to donate a portion of ALL cakes sold to CANSA

07/06/2018 - 11:56
Supporting the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) this June is a piece of cake, as Shoprite and Checkers will donate a portion of ALL cakes sold in their stores to CANSA.  read more
Shoprite brings fight against hunger to its doorstep

Shoprite brings fight against hunger to its doorstep

14/05/2018 - 11:09
Community food gardens are gearing up to sell their vegetables at selected Checkers stores on Friday (18 May) to raise much-needed awareness ahead of World Hunger Day (28 May). read more
Shoprite helps uplift and nourish a new generation of young South Africans

Shoprite helps uplift and nourish a new generation of young South Africans

07/05/2018 - 14:32
The challenge of feeding around 60 disabled children with three nutritious meals seven days a week is not for the fainthearted. But thanks to dedication, vision and creative solutions, the food garden at the Star Uplifting Centre in Dimbaza, near King William’s Town, is making it happen.  read more
Shoprite Group helps students stretch their budgets

Shoprite Group helps students stretch their budgets

17/04/2018 - 13:46
Recognising the severe financial pressures which leave many students too hungry to apply themselves to their studies, the Shoprite Group has implemented Student Discount Week once a month across all its Shoprite and Checkers stores in South Africa.  read more
Woolworths and MySchool shine light on literacy in SA

Woolworths and MySchool shine light on literacy in SA

16/04/2018 - 11:38
Every festive season, Woolworths and MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet embark on a special drive to raise funds in order to make a meaningful life-long impact on children in need. Over December 2017, for the second year in a row, they raised funds for Shine Literacy.  read more
Shoprite upskills 4 000 employees

Shoprite upskills 4 000 employees

10/04/2018 - 11:25
More than 4 000 employees from the Shoprite Group’s fresh food departments will be upskilled as a result of the retailer’s latest training programme, which delineates a clear career path for all those working in, among others, its bakeries, delis, and fish departments.  read more
Pick n Pay honours farmers for the gift of water and provides relief to 18 local welfare organisations

Pick n Pay honours farmers for the gift of water and provides relief to 18 local welfare organisations

20/03/2018 - 14:57
The ongoing drought in the Western Cape continues to not only impact on the residents of Cape Town and surrounds, but also has a severe impact on businesses, including agricultural activity, in the province.  read more
Shoprite calls for bursary applications

Shoprite calls for bursary applications

19/03/2018 - 14:16
The Shoprite Group’s bursary purse for 2018 has not yet been depleted.  read more
Shoprite launches discount buying card for NPOs

Shoprite launches discount buying card for NPOs

16/03/2018 - 08:16
The Shoprite Group has launched a discount buying card to assist welfare organisations in their bid to stay afloat amidst trying economic times.  read more
Shoprite trades in stock images for those of real heroes

Shoprite trades in stock images for those of real heroes

27/02/2018 - 14:58
Africa’s largest retailer is celebrating real heroes making a real difference in their communities by showcasing their stories on its truck fleet traversing the length and breadth of South Africa. read more
21-million litres of water saved at 100 schools with Shoprite Group’s Smart Water Meter Challenge

21-million litres of water saved at 100 schools with Shoprite Group’s Smart Water Meter Challenge

19/02/2018 - 13:09
One hundred and ten schools saving 21 million litres of water which translates to a total saving of R1,1 million in just over three months.  read more
Why CSI should be an extension of company culture

Why CSI should be an extension of company culture

13/02/2018 - 14:42
Companies are realising that Corporate Social Investment(CSI) should no longer be viewed in isolation as a stand-alone portfolio, but rather an integral part of a sustainable business plan.  read more
Shoprite’s Disaster Relief Fund to be used exclusively for water relief

Shoprite’s Disaster Relief Fund to be used exclusively for water relief

06/02/2018 - 09:34
As parts of the Western, Eastern and Northern Cape remain in the grips of the worst drought in a century, the Shoprite Group has heeded the call of South Africans to help Cape Town and other communities that will soon be left without water through its till-point donation facility. read more
Shoprite partners with the Mutshidzi Community Centre to implement sustainable solutions

Shoprite partners with the Mutshidzi Community Centre to implement sustainable solutions

12/01/2018 - 09:52
With access to drinking water and food security being a major challenge in the rural village of Tshavhalovhedz in Limpopo, the Shoprite Group partnered with the Mutshidzi Community Centre (MCC) to implement a number of sustainable solutions. read more
Shoprite delivers packages of love to mothers in Nelson Mandela Bay

Shoprite delivers packages of love to mothers in Nelson Mandela Bay

20/12/2017 - 13:44
With less than one week left before Christmas, the festivities are everywhere. Some have been blessed with the joy of motherhood but may also be worried about the financial impact. Shoprite reached out to help make this time a little easier for mothers from seven public hospitals and clinics.  read more
Shoprite steps in to help relieve hunger in the Eastern Cape

Shoprite steps in to help relieve hunger in the Eastern Cape

19/12/2017 - 14:04
Responding to reports of extreme hunger and malnutrition in the Nelson Mandela Bay area, the Shoprite Group has donated 500 food parcels to the Missionvale Care Centre in Port Elizabeth. read more
MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet goes digital for card free giving

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet goes digital for card free giving

18/12/2017 - 11:27
Just in time for the festive shopping season, one of South Africa’s largest consumer-driven fundraising programmes, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet, has gone digital with its mobile app. The app’s new virtual card feature now allows you to give back, card-free.  read more
Shoprite urges consumers to #ActForChange this festive season

Shoprite urges consumers to #ActForChange this festive season

12/12/2017 - 15:15
South Africans are invited to take hands with the Shoprite Group, who is utilising its extensive store network to support charitable organisations this festive season, to bring some joy to thousands of less fortunate people around the country. read more
 Shoprite renovates safe house for 21 children

Shoprite renovates safe house for 21 children

04/12/2017 - 14:00
Emma Makhatini’s residence in Blue Downs, also known as the Ethembeni Educare & Children’s Care Centre, is home to 21 children who call her ‘mommy’. As a widowed pensioner, Makhatini could not afford to upgrade her security, which put her at risk of losing her Department of Social Development (DSD) registration. read more
Shoprite rolls out its trucks to help drought-stricken farming communities

Shoprite rolls out its trucks to help drought-stricken farming communities

27/11/2017 - 09:40
Five trucks left the Shoprite Group’s distribution centre in Centurion on Friday morning to collect fodder and transport it to the Northern Cape, where the worst drought conditions in a century are killing off livestock and threatening farmers’ and farm workers’ livelihoods. read more
Corporate SA heeds Shoprite’s challenge to help save water

Corporate SA heeds Shoprite’s challenge to help save water

22/11/2017 - 16:15
Corporate South Africa has come on board to support a Smart Water Meter challenge initiated by the Shoprite Group to help roll out a ground-breaking water-saving initiative at Western Cape schools and make a real difference to the province’s water crisis.  read more
Shoprite Group pumps resources into water-scarce communities

Shoprite Group pumps resources into water-scarce communities

09/10/2017 - 13:22
Drought-stricken communities in the Eastern Cape now have access to clean drinking water following the installation of two new PlayPumps. read more
Shoprite opens 14 new stores, creates 820 new jobs in one week

Shoprite opens 14 new stores, creates 820 new jobs in one week

28/09/2017 - 14:55
The Shoprite Group created more than 820 new job opportunities with the opening of 14 new stores across 6 different provinces in South Africa. read more
Shoprite introduces R5 meals

Shoprite introduces R5 meals

07/06/2017 - 14:31
Hard-pressed consumers in the current difficult economic climate can now buy meals from Shoprite stores countrywide for just R5 or less. These discounted convenient meals have been introduced to help consumers’ money go further, especially amongst students. read more
The evolution of CSI - for the better of communities and the economy

The evolution of CSI - for the better of communities and the economy

18/11/2016 - 13:40
By employing dedicated Corporate Social Investment (CSI) departments, that do concise and researched CSI planning, corporates can have a bigger and better impact on the communities they support to ‘effectively’ uplift people from the ground to the boardroom, says Glenda Mansfield, CMO of Marketing CSI South Africa.  read more