24 September 2022
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Charities

Johannesburg Heritage Foundation

Absa Joburg 10K believes in the rejuvenation of Johannesburg City, It therefore makes logical sense that we have partnered with the Joburg Heritage Foundation.

The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated the exploration, documentation, protection and restoration of Johannesburg’s heritage. The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation’s Programmes include:

Education

They provide world-class heritage education outside of the classroom environment. In 2019, the Education Programmes reach extended to 2,434 primary school children, 1,572 of whom attend non-fee paying schools and were either fully or partially sponsored by the Foundation.

Exploration

The Foundation runs an exciting tour programme exploring the diverse and rich history of Johannesburg and surrounds ranging from the homes of rich and famous to the graveyards of pioneers, working class heroes,   baronets and scoundrels. Tours take place almost every weekend of the year and are led by volunteer tour leaders.

Research

The Foundation’s Research Centre contains a treasure trove of data including valuation rolls, heritage impact assessments and records of plans which are being archived at Museum Africa. The Research Centre archives are largely digitized, but this is an ongoing process.

 

 

Restoration

Through the generous assistance of private donors, the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation has been able to restore a number of Johannesburg’s most important buildings, including St Alban’s Church in Ferreirastown, the Lutheran Church in  Hillbrow, St Mary the Less in Jeppestown, James Mpanza House in Soweto, the stained glass windows in the Church of Peace, Hillbrow,  and, most recently,  the Church of St John the Divine in Belgravia, a very poor neighbourhood. The Foundation is working with the City Parks and  James Delaney  to improve The Wilds a public park with its wonderful collection of indigenous plants.

Blue Plaques

The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation has been responsible for erecting more than 150 blue plaques in many historic parts of the City which provide information to passersby and draw attention to the heritage significance of buildings and places.

Contact Details
Call Us:  (+27) 11 482 3349
Email
General Enquiries: mail@joburgheritage.co.za
School Tours: education@joburgheritage.co.za
Office Hours:
Mondays to Fridays  09:00 to 13:00

 

Website: www.joburgheritage.co.za
Address
Northwards 21 Rockridge Road,
Parktown,
Johannesburg,
South Africa,
2193

JSPCA

Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K believes in making a community impact. To that end, we’ve partnered with the Johannesburg Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (JSPCA) and ask all runners to consider a donation to this extremely hardworking organisation
Established in 1902, the JSPCA is one of the largest animal welfare organisations in the country. Their goal is to make sure that all of the animals in the areas in which we operate are safe, healthy and happy.

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Email (General Enquiries): jhbspca@jhbspca.co.za 
Email (Animal Cruelty): inspectoratemanager@jhbspca.co.za
Please note that their emails and social media platforms are not manned 24 hours per day.

Should you have a real emergency to report, please phone the 24 hour duty Inspector: 083 604 1172

JSPCA Operating Hours:

Kennels Department and Adoptions

Mondays to Fridays  09:00 to 15:45
Saturdays  09:00 to 12:45
Sundays and Public Holidays  09:00 to 11:45

Closed on Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, Day of Goodwill and New Years Day.

Veterinary Hospital

Vaccinations:

Thursdays  09:30 to 11:30
13:00 to 15:30
Saturdays  09:00 to 11:00

Consultations:

Mondays to Fridays  08:30 to 11:00
13:00 to 15:00
Saturdays  09:00 to 11:00

Discharge of animals from hospital:

Mondays to Fridays 13:00 to 15:00
Saturdays  09:00 to 11:00
Sunday  10:00 to 12:00

 

Administration
Mondays to Fridays  08:00 to 16:30

Website: http://www.jhbspca.co.za/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhbspca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jhbspca

Address:

5 Benray Road,
Reuven,
Booysens,
South Africa

GPS Coordinates

26°14’09.0″S 28°01’46.7″E

Tel: +27(0)11 681 3600
Fax: +27(0)11 681 3660

Contributions

Ensuring animals are happy, safe and healthy what we all at the Johannesburg SPCA dedicate ourselves. But we can only do the work by means of your support. Together we can make the world a better place for animals. We would like you to know that not only will your donation directly benefit the animals in our area but – through a sharing agreement between all SPCAs nationwide – a portion will be used in other, less fortunate areas to benefit animals over a wider area. We feel sure you will approve of this outreach initiative and wish to thank you most sincerely for supporting our SPCA and the movement generally.

Account Name : S.P.C.A Jhb Fund Raising
Account Bank : First National Bank
Account Number : 6223 2576 176
Branch : Southdale
Branch Code : 254205

Reach for a dream

RFAD-logo-smallAbsa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K believes in making a community impact. To that end, we’ve partnered with the Reach For A Dream Foundation and ask all runners to consider a donation towards this inspirational organization.

For 28 years the Reach For A Dream Foundation has been able to fulfill the dreams of life-threatened children. No dream is too big or small. Reach For A Dream has always sought to inspire hope, courage and strength in the lives of children who need it most.

Fulfill a dream

As each life-threatened child fights for their life, the Reach For A Dream foundation creates magical dreams to alleviate the psychosocial burden of a life-threatening illness. Below are some stories from our dreamers.“Hennie is 5 years old and has Medullo Blastoma. She loves nature and she wants to be a farmer.”

“Athikule is a quiet young girl with big dreams.  Diagnosed with Leukemia at 3 years old her dream is to be a ballerina.”

Morati is a quiet young girl who loves to play. Diagnosed with Tetrology of Fallot at age 7 her dream is to have a life size toy house. She dreams of having friends come over and play with her in her house.”

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What A Dream Means:

When a child is diagnosed with a life-threating illness like cancer, renal failure, or a blood disorder their whole life is turned upside down. After a diagnosis there are many financial, emotional and spiritual burdens that are placed on a child and their family. Having a terminal illness robs many children of their childhood as their illness usually requires difficult, painful and long treatments. Despite these stressful treatments, each child still lives for the present moment. RFAD creates magical dreams that inspire each child to have hope and courage when fighting for their life.

Contact Details:

Web – www.reachforadream.org.za

Email – chloe@reachforadream.org.za

Telephone – 011 880 1740

COTLANDS

The potential of millions of young children is lost due to our inability to provide families access to quality play-based early childhood education programmes.  Cotlands exists to close the access gap by offering innovative programmes that promote play-based learning.  Through direct service delivery as well as in partnership with other organisations, these include:

  • Toy libraries and playgroups to reach marginalised children.
  • Nutritional, health and parental support for children attending Cotlands early learning playgroups.
  • Building capacity in NPOs and ECD centres to implement Cotlands play-based early learning programmes.

Western Cape Office:

5 Ray Street, Macassar

Marketing Manager

Natalie Frank

natalie@cotlands.org

0764554076

www.cotlands.org.za