ARTICLES RELATING TO DONATIONS

OPINION: This change in the way we approach charity can make a real difference

2019-10-06 10:00

It's time for us to move beyond sending volunteers to paint classrooms at schools in poor areas for Mandela Day or dropping in at a crèche or retirement home to hand out gifts, writes Luvuyo Madasa.

Holy cow: The curious case of the Free State’s cattle donations

2019-08-16 16:30

MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development William Bulwane has said the provincial department donated a grand total of 178 head of cattle in one decade, valued at R815 200. In one instance, a cow was donated for the funeral of a government worker who is still alive.

Northdale family overwhelmed by donations for boy’s treatment

2019-02-27 16:18

A Northdale family received a massive boost to get their child with Down Syndrome the treatment he needs after the community banded together to raise funds.

Bruce Whitfield: Cyril Ramaphosa’s salary donation is a gesture, but a powerful one

2018-05-24 15:55

No, it is not much money in Ramaphosa's world. And many rich people do the same. But Ramaphosa's donation of half his salary could be a catalyst for more.

Suspended Baloyi to take legal action against BBC

2017-12-04 18:17

Suspended BBC president Danisa Baloyi has broken her silence on the circumstances surrounding a 'missing' R5m donation to the council from Airports Company South Africa.

Plot thickens around BBC’s missing millions

2017-12-03 08:27

The Black Business Council and the Airports Company SA still have conflicting versions of how a R5 million donation to the business lobby seemingly disappeared.

University grants climb 144% over 10-year period

2016-10-28 19:58

South Africa's higher education institutions received more than R22bn in grant money from government in 2015, Statistics South Africa says.

Is financial help from kids taxable?

2015-01-08 17:35

A Fin24 user wants to know whether the money her children have been giving her is taxable.

The Gumtree Extreme ReFresh

2014-09-02 09:08

DJ Fresh partners with Gumtree to renovate Soweto day-care centre.

The world's first "street store" is clothing the homeless and providing hope.

2014-01-15 14:33

The world’s first rent-free, premises-free, free “pop-up clothing store” for the poor, found entirely on the street and curated by you.

 

SARS' guide to donations tax

2019-08-28 21:57

SARS' is issuing clarification notices to the public to better inform them on tax filing season. In this edition SARS focuses on donations and their tax implications.

Mandela Day: 12 best food products to donate, and 3 to avoid

2019-07-12 08:11

Charitable food collections are taking place all over South Africa this month. Forget rice and lentils, give some of these food products this winter:

HELP MOONCHILD GO ON HER EUROPEAN TOUR

2018-06-21 14:19

Mzansi musician Moonchild Sanelly has been given an opportunity to tour Europe and she does not intend on letting it pass her by.

Drake’s in the spirit of giving

2018-02-16 13:50

E-News recently reported that the God’s Plan singer surprised a Miami maid with a $10 000 (R118 000) shopping spree after reading her touching story in the Miami Herald.

BBC suspends Danisa Baloyi amid missing R5m scandal

2017-12-04 10:35

Danisa Baloyi has been suspended as president of the Black Business Council pending the investigation of the missing R5m.

SA kids use their savings to contribute to R9.6m for Syrian children

2016-12-28 14:23

South African children have opened their hearts, and their piggy banks, to help contribute towards R9.6m for their Syrian counterparts.

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WATCH: Reader inspired to warm elders with blankets

Made with love, Johannesburg residents made and donated blankets to seniors at a retirement home in Johannesburg.

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Four things to remember when making charitable donations

2014-12-30 12:48

With the provisional tax deadline on the horizon, its valuable to keep these four things in mind when donating to charity, especially if you want to benefit from the tax breaks.

Local South African food brand donates to rhino safety

2014-04-22 12:53

Fair Cape Dairies donates thousands to the efforts of anti-rhino poaching.

World Bank: $52bn pledged to help poorest

2013-12-18 07:52

Rich and emerging-market nations have agreed to commit a record $52bn over three years to a World Bank fund to aid the world's poorest countries, the bank says.

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