Clicks store staff and management visited Tembisa Child and Family Welfare Society in Tembisa, Gauteng on August 17th and assisted them by donating R5000 worth of Clicks products including baby formula, nappies and toiletries.
This forms part of Clicks 50th birthday and is one of 50 charitable causes identified by Clicks staff nationwide as their way of giving back to the community they serve.
A total of 34 projects have been earmarked to receive support through donations of much-needed toiletries, infrastructure and basic essentials. A further R1 million worth of reusable sanitary pads will be donated to 16 schools across South Africa to reduce absenteeism in schools.
“Seeing the huge need at Temibisa Child and Family Welfare Society is very humbling, but also rewarding,” says Donna Davids, CSI Co-ordinator at Clicks. “We are happy to assist where we can and have enjoyed engaging with and helping the residents here.”
Tembisa Child and Family Welfare Society was established in 1986 to address the assist children were lost, abandoned or abused. There are two Centres which include of two Children’s Homes, two Preschools, an Administration Block, a Bakery, a Sewing School/Factory as well as an eight-room halfway house for university and college children who were raised in the children’s homes.