Knights warm up winter

2015-06-11 06:01

WITH the cold weather making us reach for our blankets and warm clothing, the Winter Knights of the Round Table are calling you to join them in the fight against the cold and to help them spread warmth to those less fortunate.

“This is the 12th year the Winter Knights campaign will unite communities through the giving and receiving of blankets, clothing and hot meals that warm not only bodies, but the hearts of all involved,” said Leon Garbade, Round Table Southern Africa president.

The success of this campaign lies in the passion of the Winter Knights who serve their community by putting their hearts and souls into a variety of self-funded fundraising activities.

These young men, aged between 18 and 40 and from all walks of life, brave freezing winter nights to go out and cover the homeless with blankets and serve hot meals to the hungry. Their delivery of winter supplies at homeless shelters, orphanages and old-age homes bring smiles to the faces of young and old alike.

“We believe that the true measure of our success is the hope that is spread to those who receive and the joy that is felt by those who are able to give. We are looking forward to another successful fundraising project, which is only made possible with the involvement and partnership with our communities,” said Garbade.

You can support your Winter Knights by donating blankets, warm clothing, non-perishable food items and monetary donations.

To get in contact with your local Table, visit the website at or “like” the Facebook page on

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