Frequently asked questions on how businesses can help
Donate essential goods to those in need
We are working with the Red Cross and a number of other NGOs to distribute food parcels and other essential goods to those in need. If your business would like to donate bulk items please email email@example.com and your donation will be logged and directed to the correct Disaster Response units and / or the Red Cross.
Food items that are needed:
Beans; bread and cake flour; bread; carrots; cooking oil; corned beef; instant coffee; long-life milk; maize meal; mix fruit jam; oats; onions; peanut butter; pilchards in tomato; potatoes; rice; salt; samp; yeast; soup powder; soya mince; pasta; sugar; sugar beans; tea and tinned food.
Non-food items that are needed:
soap, black bags, hand sanitiser, sanitary pads, toothpaste, toothbrush, shampoo, washing powder, disinfectant for house and surfaces, plastic gloves, nappies, baby food, baby milk formula, rash cream, teething gel, sterilising fluid (eg: Miltons), toilet paper.
Donate money to our charity partners
You can donate money directly to our charity partners:
Donate to the Solidarity Fund
Businesses can donate money directly to the Solidarity Fund which was established by National Government as a means for individuals and organisations to directly support government's efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19 through secure, tax-deductible donations.
The Fund will operate with the highest principles of corporate governance and through an independent Board. All activities will be reported in a transparent manner.
For more info visit www.solidarityfund.co.za
Donate your services or products
If your business has specific services or products that you believe will assist us to stop the spread of Covid-19 please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Your offer will be logged and directed to the correct Disaster Response units and / or the Red Cross for evaluation. Should the offer align with our disaster management needs we will make contact to discuss it further.