Spreading the warmth in Joburg

Last weekend the Saturday Star spent a night out in the city centre with Joburg's homeless. We interviewed numerous homeless people who battle daily, trying to keep warm in the icy cold winter.

Thanks to Operation Snowball, the Saturday Star was able to give 20 blankets to a handful of homeless people to provide them with much needed warmth over the weekend.

Saturday Star journalist Sameer Naik and Photographer Paballo Thekiso spent a cold night with the homeless and last night the two visited the same homeless people and delivered 20 blankets donated by the Independent Newspapers. Picture:Paballo Thekiso. Credit: INSLA

Temperatures are set to drop dramatically this weekend and can go as low as 3ºC in the evenings.