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Mandela Day Volunteers

Monday 18 July is Mandela Day! Why not start your week off on a good note, by volunteering to help make our Child Care Centre bright and beautiful with a new coat of paint and other maintenance projects?

Get a team together from your workplace – or gather a bunch of friends together and book now for one of these Mandela Day opportunities:

Sand down window frames

All our window frames in the office, Khayelisha House, Amaqhawe Care Centre, Saunders House, SAWA House and the hall are in need of a little TLC. We need 5 enthusiastic volunteers for each venue (total 30 voluteers). Please bring gloves and sandpaper with you.

Supply and install lace curtains

We need 12 white lace curtains (size 2m x 2m), together with stretch wire and hooks for our hall. 5 volunteers needed for this task.

Set up Mini Library for Teenage Girls Unit

Three volunteers needed to supply and install bookshelves and arrange books. You will need to bring bookshelves and gloves, please.

Varnish jungle gyms

We have two sets of jungle gyms that need to be painted with water based wood treatment and varnish (if necessary, depending on the instructions pertaining to the treatment product ). Two sets of 5 volunteers needed. Each team to bring 2 x 5l water base wood treatment and 2 x 5l varnish (optional), plus 5 paint brushes.

Pavement clean up & weeding

A total of 10 volunteers needed to pull weeds and clean up the paving. Please bring gloves, bin bags and rakes.

Clean up and replant vegetable garden

5 enthusiastic gardening volunteers needed for this task. Please bring gloves, spades, rakes, compost and vegetable seeds/seedlings.

Paint TV Room and Security Gate

5 volunteers needed to sand down and paint the security gate and TV room. Please bring sandpaper, 20l paint and paint brushes.

Paint Saunders House front entrance walls

5 volunteers needed for this task. Please bring sandpaper, 10l paint and paint brushes.

For more information or to volunteer for any of these tasks, please contact Nicolette Modicka  by emailing nicolette@dch.org.za.

You could also choose to help out by donating items on our Wish List. Or make a cash donation online right now! Thank you!

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