Safety shoes donated to OJ’s charity shop

2016-07-21 06:00
=Ronel Joubert from Bagshaw Footwear and Riaan Marais, director of Oosterland Child and Youth Care Centre with the shoes that were donated to OJ’s Charity Shop.          Photo: SUPPLIED

=Ronel Joubert from Bagshaw Footwear and Riaan Marais, director of Oosterland Child and Youth Care Centre with the shoes that were donated to OJ’s Charity Shop. Photo: SUPPLIED

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A total of 100 pairs of safety shoes were donated to Oosterland Youth Centre to be sold at the OJ’s charity shop.

Ronel Joubert from Bagshaw Footwear in Port Elizabeth, handed over the shoes to the director of Oosterland Child and Youth Care Centre, Riaan Marais. It was donated as part of the enterprise and supplier development B-BBEE element of Bagshaw Footwear to be sold at the charity shop as part of the income generating focus of Oosterland.

According to Marais, the Oosterland Trust was recently established consisting of various Oosterland income generating projects including the Oosterland Opstal catering business, Oosterland hiring business, vegetable tunnels and OJ’s Charity Shop.

“The Trust is viewed as a B-BBEE level 2 with 125% recognition as verified by BEE BIZZ, an independent verification agency. Businesses are now able to receive recognition towards their enterprise and supplier development B-BBEE element for donations made towards the Trust,” said Marais.

The OJ’s Charity Shop is situated at the youth centre’s premises in Despatch.

  • For more information contact Riaan Marais at 041 933 1120. (-Heilie Combrinck)

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