Community Chest thanks key donors

2008-07-28 00:00

Awards were handed out to businesses at the Pietermaritzburg and District Community Chest’s 48th annual general meeting held recently.

In the financial year 2008/2009, the organisation will distribute over R2 million to 52 welfare organisations working in a variety of welfare sectors in and around Pietermaritzburg.

Since 1961, over R29 million has been raised and distributed for the benefit of welfare organisations in Pietermaritzburg and surrounding areas.

During the year, the Chest was also involved in the distribution of gifts-in-kind.

Certificates of appreciation were presented to:

Corporate donors:

GOLD AWARD — Hulamin.

SILVER AWARD — SA Sugar Association.

BRONZE AWARDS — Tatham Wilkes Inc. and Willowton Oil & Cake Mills.


GOLD AWARD — Msunduzi Municipality.


BRONZE AWARD — Dick Whittington Shoes.


Barloworld Armstrong.

City Computer Bureau.

Comrades Marathon Association.

Golden Horse Casino.

The Witness group.

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