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#CapeStorm and #KnysnaFire: How you can help


June 8, 2017

Cape Storm and Knysna Fire: How you can helpYesterday’s weather was not for the faint-hearted: citizens of Cape Town and Knysna were left homeless and destitute after the outbreak of a merciless storm and a raging fire respectively.

What you need to know:

  • 8 people killed in the Cape storm.
  • Over 2 000 people displaced and over 100 evacuated.
  • 5 people killed in the Knysna fire.
  • Over 8 000 people evacuated and homeless.

How you can help:

  • For just R60, sponsor a bed at a homeless shelter to keep someone warm and dry for five nights. Click here for more info.
  • Donate warm clothing and blankets to either your local shelter or at a DHL drop-off point. Click here for more info.
  • Purchase food and necessities for those in need at Pick ‘n Pay online, and they will deliver your donation to the victims. Click here for more info.
  • Donate money to a crowdfunding platform created to assist the needy, such as Go Fund Me. Click here for more info.

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