Sunday saw the conclusion of Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA’s 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive, where over 500 stores across the country collected non-perishable items in an attempt to provide one million meals to disadvantaged South Africans.
Word of this extraordinary campaign has attracted interest from all over the country, even reaching the ear of a local celebrity. Singer Jimmy Nevis who visited the Pick n Pay store in Gardens to make his 67 minute contribution for the Mandela Day celebrations.
The goods will be sorted on Mandela Day. Food drives are continuing across Cape Town as Mandela Day approaches.
GrandWest is also hosting their own event on July 18.