Pick up a bag of rubbish with us this Tuesday, 18 July, between 17:00 and 17:30. Meet at the Kingston Frost Park tennis courts, corner Chiswick and Putney Rds. Bring gloves, black bags, litter pickers if you have them - if you don’t, just pitch up and pitch in! Cost? 30 mins of your time.
Donate cleaning supplies and or toilet paper for the public toilets at Kingston Frost Park. Contact Sophia 083 272 2117 or email email@example.com Cost: $-$$
Give blood, save up to three lives with each donation! Closest SANBS Blood Donor is in Braamfontein at 33 Hoofd Street. More info www.sanbs.org.za or call 011 767 9900 Cost? 30-45 minutes of your time
To sign up for volunteering jobs from simple sewing projects to on-the-day marshaling, or find out how you can make a contribution to the Brixton Light Festival by lighting up your house, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp Sophia 083 272 2117. There is loads to do! Cost: time, varies. For more info please attend the community meet up on 15 July from 2-5PM at the tennis courts.
4. MAKE BRIXTON BEAUTIFUL
Donate paint to the Brixton Beautiful project. Contact Sophia 083 272 2117 or email email@example.com
Make a meal for the 25-35 kids at Shade for their Saturday art class (or just buy the ingredients for a meal and give them to Lucy). Lucy: 078 083 7881 Cost? $$ and time
6. GET TO KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOURS AND MAKE BRIXTON SAFER
Share a meal with your immediate neighbours, because when we know each other, Brixton is safer. Cost: $
Separate your recyclables for the reclaimers to collect. Leave them in a box or clear bag next to your bin so that they don’t have to sort through your household waste. Cost: free.
Support students at UJ by donating to these campaigns.Cost: $-$$$
Support students at UJ by donating here. Cost: $-$$$
Friends of Johannesburg Cemeteries in collaboration with the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation and JoburgParks is commemorating Mandela Day with a clean-up at Braamfontein Cemetery. You will need to bring along gardening gloves, secateurs and black bags, if possible. The meeting point is Braamfontein Cemetery, Graf Street, at 10.30 on the 18th of July and people are free to leave when they wish. A memorial tree will also be planted in memory of all those whose ash niches have been vandalised over the past few months. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost: a few hours of time.
Buy magwenyas from Aunty Jeanette, get some fruit and veggies from Gladys corner Fulham and Esher, get a coffee at Breezeblock, buy some delicious shortbread biscuits or beskuit from Agnes, get Mike to fix that broken window, order gas from Omen - you see where this is going… If you need recommendations, ask on the community WhatsApp groups.
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