Charity News
July 18, 2019

Soweto Red Cross teams up with Jozi FM on Mandela Day 2019

The importance of Mandela Day, celebrated each year on Nelson Mandela’s birthday, July 18, can be summed up in one quote from the iconic leader. “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is…
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Inspiration
July 16, 2019

Meet one of our Master Trainers in First Aid, Mr. Freddie Kgwasi

Meet one of our own, Freddie Kgwasi, residing in the North West province, Mafikeng in the village named Top village. A young and vibrant man who is enthusiastic and dedicated to the SARCS organization. 

He joined the Red Cross in…
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Disaster Management
July 8, 2019

Fire ripped through Marathon informal settlement, in Germiston

Press Release - 08 July 2019 At least 150 people have been displaced following fire outbreak, that ripped through, approximately 100 shacks were destroyed in Marathon Informal Settlement, in Germiston. The South African Red Cross has deployed teams of Disaster…
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Charity NewsTraining
June 21, 2019

Community First Aid Training in Cosmo City

In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it. We continue to feed communities with much needed skills to save lives. Be…
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Charity NewsEventsInspiration
June 16, 2019

Red Cross Youth Day Commemoration

Statistics show that drug abuse is on the rise particularly among the youth in South Africa, the average age of drug dependence in South Africa is 12 years old and the age group is dropping (Africa Check). Drug abuse remains…
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Charity News
June 12, 2019

Thank you for Supporting Red Cross Emergency Appeals

Press Release: 11 June 2019 Thank you for Supporting Red Cross Emergency Appeals Recent devastating flooding in parts of South Africa as well as a second cyclone to batter neighbouring Mozambique and Zimbabwe in just two months has raised alarm…
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Charity News
June 5, 2019

Red Cross After-School program

It's no secret that after-school activities do wonders for a child's development. They are linked to improving social skills, grades, overall coordination, sense-of-self and relationships with adults other than Mom and Dad. Red Cross after-school program accept and take care…
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Charity News
May 28, 2019

Take a Pledge for Child Protection Week 

Child protection statistics in South Africa paint a troubling picture: high proportions of our children are victimised by violence; at least 40% of  reported rape cases involve children; last year more than 2,600 children were murdered. National Child Protection Week will be observed in South Africa  during 27 May…
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Training
May 21, 2019

First Aid, and Aid provided in an emergency situation to save a life

The South African Red Cross Society is on a mission to provide the much needed skills but yet not seen as vital by many communities. Sponsored by the Belgian Flanders Red Cross S.A Red Cross will be training over 2500…
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Inspiration
May 17, 2019

Team up with Nedbank for KZN flood relief

Red Cross has partnered with Nedbank to pledge for support in aid of KZN Flood relief, Follow @SARedCross and Nedbank on Twitter to retweet:   “RT to pledge your support for #TeamUp4KZN and Nedbank will donate R5 for every retweet…
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