How did Ekurhuleni distribute 18 000 food parcels without spending a cent?

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Workers package food parcels at the food bank in Springs.
Workers package food parcels at the food bank in Springs.

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina said the municipality has managed to distribute more than 18 000 food parcels to households – but has “not spent a cent”.

Masina received food parcel donations to the value of R250 000 from the Progressive Business Forum, under the office of ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile, at the Ekurhuleni Food Bank in Springs on Thursday.

Masina said the business forum was one of the municipality’s 96 donors.

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