06 November 2014 Volume :2 Issue :56

Santa Shoe Box Project 2014

Santa Shoe Box Project 2014
From left: Mr Sharman Singh, Miss Nana Ngcobo, Mr Shaun Naicker, Mrs Tammy Frankland, Mr Reggie Mkhize, and Mr Jabulani Zondi; and (front) Mrs Rowelda Donnelly, Mrs Adeshini McIntosh, Ms Regan Dawson, and Mr Wonderboy Makhaye.

Santa’s helpers have done it again! As a part of a charity drive initiative, staff on UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus and some of their friends have made online pledges to the Santa Shoe Box initiative to fill shoe boxes for children on the project’s Christmas list.

The project relies on the passion and generosity of willing volunteers and donations to ensure the delivery of thousands of gifts to children in South Africa.

The contents of the boxes include items such as stationery, toiletries, toys, clothing and sweets.

‘This year the Santa Shoe Box may reach its goal of more than 100 000 pledges for the first time and we are all thrilled to be a part of it,’ said UKZN’s Mrs Tammy Frankland. ‘Our involvement in the project has grown from four people in 2013 to 16 this year. We are confident that our team of Santa’s helpers will grow even further in the future – ensuring the contribution of more shoe boxes from UKZN.’    

              Tammy Frankland

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