#StellenboschUnite is what happens when you bring together Stellenbosch Municipality, Stellenbosch University, Visit Stellenbosch (civil society), SCAN (Stellenbosch Civil Advocacy Network, representing the non-profit sector) and the Greater Stellenbosch Development Trust (administrators) in a collaborative aid action aimed at providing social support to our vulnerable community members during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Their first priority is to supply weekly food packages to identified vulnerable families. Once this has been done, StellenboschUnite will start to mobilise further, to be able to provide the aid that might be needed if the pandemic deteriorates.
This is an unprecedented situation requiring readiness and responsiveness, so the organisation is calling on everyone in Stellenbosch to unite and to ensure that no one in our town has to face starvation.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented social distress in vulnerable communities. The sudden loss of income caused by the lockdown is rapidly eroding food security and #StellenboschUnite calling on everyone to help alleviate hunger in our town.
A basic provision food parcel for a family of four people will be supplied to a minimum of 2 500 homes per week.
How will it work
Food parcels will be assembled and distributed through a network of NPO’s, community leaders, churches and volunteers to vulnerable families, identified through these networks. StellenboschUnite is working closely with community leaders to identify the needs in each area. These leaders will also oversee the distribution within their communities.
How you can help
Greater Stellenbosch Development Trust – FNB Stellenbosch
Account nr: 621 645 89 833
Reference: COVID-19 Feeding
There are many ways in which you can help in Stellenbosch’s fight against coronavirus, follow the link to see how you can help.
For more information:
Tel 1: • Jeanneret Momberg | 082 944 3868
Tel 2: • Ané Spies | 082 613 9394
NPO Delivery Agents:
• Feeding in Action: Liesel Koen | 071 322 0747
• Her Voice: Alex Nomavuka | 082 597 4357
• Kuyasa: Wiseman Zondiwe | 073 589 4331
• Love to Give: Jacques Treadway | 074 207 1765
• Pebbles: Sophia Warner | 072 472 2797
• Usiko: Arnold Okkers | 072 138 2299
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