Volunteer firefighters need YOUR help, please!

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Over the last few days terrible fires have ravaged the Cape Peninsula. Volunteer Wildfire Services are fighting 15 huge fires across Cape Town and desperately need your help to protect our communities.

CapeTalk has set up a pledge line so we can help raise money for much needed resources and equipment.

If you’d like to make a donation, however big or small, call our hotline now on 021 446 4837. Please, YOU can make a difference!

You can also do an EFT if you so please or pledge using the form below.

Donations must please be deposited into
Account: Cape Talk A Division of Primedia
Bank: First National Bank
Type of account: Corporate Account
Account number: 6216 5431 736
Branch Code: 256005
Reference to use: Fire Relief Fund

Fill out my online form.

Thank you, R700 000 has been donated so far!


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