If you don’t know what to do this Mandela Day, we have come up with 67 options for you to get involved. Now, there’s no excuse not to get involved.
Below are a few things you can do to help make a difference.
Put together stationary packs (pens, stickers, coloured paper, scissors, etc.) for teachers at an under-resourced school.
Do a neighbourhood clean-up armed with plastic gloves and black bags.
Sort donated clothes at U-turn or The Warehouse. (Phone ahead to organise!)
Volunteer your time at a Shelter
Make ‘care kits’ (including a comb, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, face cloth, etc. ) for patients at a nearby government hospital.
Throw a tea party for the children and carers at a children’s home.
Offer to mow the lawn and fix up the garden at a nursing home or hospice.
Organise a fun outing for children in an HIV/Aids programme.
Offer to read stories to children at a children’s home.
Give blood. Find your nearest fixed donor site.