Heather Brown was inspired to fill JAM Red Bowls by hosting Red Bowl Birthday parties “This gave me a chance to indulge in my love of entertaining while at the same time helping out starving children. And it gives people the opportunity to bless others in a simple way and challenges them to look beyond

Eleven-year-old Gaby and eight-year-old Kristen often see their father Iniel Dreyer (owner of Gabsten Technologies) raising funds for JAM. They asked him how they could help and he encouraged them to raise funds at their school, Trinity House Little Falls. Kristen and Gaby collect filled JAM money tins every Friday and bring them back on

Craig Wittstock is a REAL legend who raised an AMAZING R52 000 for JAM by cycling the Sani2C and TransBaviaans cycle challenges with his old school friend Derek Schulze. Not willing to rest on his laurels, he then threw his enthusiasm into rallying the troops at KFC/YUM to join the Red Riders and take part

Cherae Olivier always wanted to assist in the community and was prompted into action when she realised that cheering up children was a good place to start. Together with her family and friends she collected 114 teddies, including a giant pink shark that the children at Blessings Day Care in Diepsloot adored! Each child was

Green Orchards crèche in Orange Farm township, which is about 45km from Johannesburg, South Africa, would be exceptional even if Guguletu Baloi, the principal, didn’t put in extra effort. It would be remarkable even if she didn’t go to the lengths she has done to make it a model place of learning for babies and

Seven year old Jay Kerekes from Plettenberg Bay made angel charms which were sold in her father’s shop which raised enough money for JAM South Africa to feed 47 children for a month. Her grandmother, Lynne Harris helped her make the charms using beads and a sharp wire stick and in one day sold more

World Social Day, which was celebrated on 20 February, is a day dedicated to tackling issues of poverty, exclusion, unemployment and the promotion of sustainable solutions to alleviate these burdens. Societies can do this through establishing solidarity between communities, corporates and NGOs by crafting ways that promote the dignity of vulnerable children and individuals who

Written By: Sarah Sebetola Now that the centre is protected, the staff arrived in their numbers to prepare a spacious area for a vegetable garden to be planted. JAM agricultural supervisor was there to help them to plant the seedlings. The food garden now boasts spinach, cabbage, beetroot, onion and carrots. The supervisor will check

Written By: Sarah Sebetola The Christian Revival Church (CRC) Kimberley and JAM SA formed a partnership in January 2016, after the church showed an interest in supporting nutritional feeding programmes at JAM Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres. After CRC had identified seven ECD centres, they invited JAM to conduct nutritional assessments and to train the

Written By: Sarah Sebetola While many cyclists at this years 947 Cycle challenge raced for fun, medals and fitness, the JAM Red Riders were on a different mission. A total of 44 riders donned their Red Jerseys to Ride for a Purpose to raise to be donated to JAM. The scorching summer heat did little to

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