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Headstart Trust Festive Food Drive

The HeadStart Trust would like to support 72 families of Jongensklip Primary this festive season by distributing food hampers to these underprivileged children, low-income families and vulnerable communities. These food hampers will assist the recipients and their families with adequate food supply for the festive season. With support from current and prospective donors, we can spread a message of hope this festive season through the joy of giving. Schools are at the center of our communities and our children's lives. During the festive season, when schools close, children don't have access to the usual daily school meals providing them with [...]

67 instruments – Mandela Day

Do you have a lovingly used second hand musical instrument to pass on to a child in need? From Napier, the Cape Flats all the way to Houtbay, we will distribute your gift to children in urgent need of stimulation and healthy activities. Whatsapp your name and email address to 072 175 7922 or send us a private message on our Facebook or Instagram page. All donations can be dropped off at a Bothners Musical Instruments near you and we will do the rest. Proudly Collaborating with: The Headstart Trust MusicWorks Kronendal Music Academy of Hout Bay Butler Youth Development

Nedbank Vinpro Information Day 2022

The South African wine industry was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and will still take a few years to fully recover. However, through a necessity to revive, recover and rebuild, wine businesses are undergoing a mind shift in the way they do business and the industry has fast-tracked tools and initiatives aimed at becoming more robust, adaptable, competitive and sustainable. This was the message at the 16th annual Nedbank Vinpro Information Day, which was attended by close to 450 virtual and in-person delegates at Allée Bleue Wine Estate, Franschhoek, on 20 January 2022. The event was sponsored by Nedbank Business [...]

The HeadStart Trust – Rural Food Relief update

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of our lives, most notably those in poor and marginalised communities. Within a few weeks of the lockdown in South Africa, it was obvious that most piecemeal workers in poor rural areas had no food. A proportion of these are foreign nationals, who, along with many South Africans were without access to the UIF (Unemployment Insurance Fund) or other social grants, and started going hungry before our eyes. With the consent of the trustees of the HeadStart Trust we repurposed ourselves to become the bridge between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’. We tapped into [...]

The HeadStart Trust Succeeds in GlobalGiving’s Accelerator, Becomes Recognised Partner of GlobalGiving

The Headstart Trust has graduated from the GlobalGiving Accelerator program, gaining entry into the GlobalGiving marketplace and becoming a recognized partner of GlobalGiving. As part of the Accelerator, The Headstart Trust successfully raised $5,377 from 50 unique individual donors to support their project, "COVID-19 Rural Food Relief - Cape Agulhas region." "We're thrilled to have The Headstart Trust as part of our community. The Headstart Trust has met our rigorous vetting standards for trust and community support, and we're committed to providing tools, training, and support as they learn, grow and become more effective," said Alix Guerrier, CEO of GlobalGiving. "GlobalGiving [...]