freshStart depends totally on good will and gifting, of time, new and used goods, and money.
It is manned by volunteers and has MINIMAL employment costs or overheads.
Here are ways that you can help us to help people to help themselves.
Every “penny” counts and 100% of all donations are used to support the purpose of freshStart -Helping People to Help Themselves
You can make a cash donation to freshStart directly into the bank, by EFT:-
freshStart, Sedgefield account no – 18 040 113 0 Standard Bank, George.
You can make a cash donation to freshStart using either BackaBuddy, Just-Giving or Pay-Pal, by clicking on any of the buttons. In each case, simply follow the instructions.
Please note your donation can be made in most currencies which will be converted to ZAR by each system.
Donation of Items and or time
The Smutsville Recycle Swop Shop depends on goodwill and gifting….of time, creativity, second-hand goods, new items and cash.
- It is registered as a not for profit company so donations are tax-deductible in S.A.
- It is manned by volunteers and has NO costs or overheads.
All financial and item donations go to ensure that the Smutsville Recycle Swop Shop is sustainable and always has items on offer that are needed by the children (toiletries, stationery, clothing and blankets) as well as aspirational items (soccer balls, netballs, skateboards and dolls) and weekly fruit.
Collection Bins for goods are located at:-
St Francis Church,
The Sedgefield Tourist Office,
The EDGE Newspaper Office,
Lemon and Lime DVD Rentals.
and Ballare School of Ballet, St Mark’s Hall, Cathedral Street, George.
If you have large or bulky items to donate that may need to be collected, or if you would like to get involved with a specific project, or have a few hours of time to donate a month, please call:-
Schalk on +27 (0) 71 385 9605
Special thanks, from us and the children, for your continued generosity.
Items most needed by the Swop-Shop are :-
This list is for guidance and suggestion, all quality donations will be considered and gratefully received
Fundraising for freshStart
You can raise funds for freshStart by creating your very own fundraising campaign via Just-Giving.
E.G. you may wish to do a marathon, a 10K fun run, an M.I. Table or other event. By creating a campaign you can easily share your sponsorship link with friends and family.
Please click on the “start Fundraising” button to get started and help us to help people to help themselves.