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July is Madiba Month at Sustainable.co.za

July is Madiba Month at Sustainable.co.zaAs everyone is well aware, Tata Madiba's birthday is on the 18th of July. At Sustainable.co.za, we love what Madiba Day stands for so we have decided to dedicate the month of July to Madiba and challenge everyone else to do the same!

In the spirit of this, our team have dedicated themselves to 67 random acts of kindness in July. You can follow our progress via the checklist below. We will post evidence of our deeds to our Social Media accounts so keep an eye out!

67 Random Acts of Kindness Checklist

1. Buy the Big Issue
The Big Issue is a socially responsible non-profit organisation that enables willing unemployed and marginalised adults to take responsibility for their own lives through a developmental employment programme. You can read more about them here. We will be on the lookout for a Big Issue vendor and will purchase all their stock.

2-7. Free Hugs
Each team member will hold up a cardboard sign offering free hugs in a busy area at lunch time for 67 minutes.

8-17. 10 x blankets for the homeless
We will be purchasing 10 blankets and will be on the lookout for destitute people to give them to.

18-23. Free sandwiches
Each team member will be making a sandwich and give it to someone in need.

24 -33. Knit 10 x scarves
Winter is cold, so we will be knitting 10 scarves to offer with the blankets.

34. Put a complete category of products on special in July only.
Check out the range here.

35 - 44. Ship 10 Hampers for free to any charity of buyer's choice.
Purchase a Hamper here for a charity of your choice and we will ship them to any main area in South Africa for free.

45. Donation
We will be donating a percentage of our sales income in July to the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

46 - 55. Help animals in need.
We will be donating various goods to Shaygam's Shelter in Hout Bay. See more about Shaygam's Shelter here.

56 - 57. 2 x Team Members to donate blood.
Zeke and Sian have very kindly offered to donate blood at the Blood Bank in Blue Route Mall.

58 - 67. Sponsor ten trees on Greenpop
Greenpop is a social enterprise planting trees, growing food and educating for action across Southern Africa. We will be sponsoring 10 trees to be planted in reforestation projects across Southern Africa. Check them out here.

" A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of. " ~ Nelson Mandela

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