Random Acts of Kindness with Dis-Chem

Dis-chem donates R96 000 to charity caregivers St. Luke's Hospice

CapeTalk has partnered with the Dis-Chem Foundation to make a meaningful difference to great local organisations.

St. Lukes Hospice's Melissa Zaayman literally had her breath taken away when she heard that the Dis-Chem Foundation would donate R96 000 to their supportive care organisation.

Lynette Saltzman, director of the Dis-chem Foundation said that the local hospice did important community work treating and counselling terminally ill patients, often with cancer or HIV/Aids.

We really wan to give some help to St. Lukes Hospice for the marvelous work they do in the field of oncology and HIV/Aids care.

Lynette Saltzman, director of the Dis-chem Foundation

Every month CapeTalk and The Dis-Chem Foundation honour those who work tirelessly in our communities for their betterment. If you know of any charity organisation or group of individuals who dedicate their time to making a difference in their communities, and have a specific need – whether for funds or products nominate them for a Random Act of Kindness.

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