How YOU can help Gift of the Givers provide food to #FeesMustFall protestors

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South African disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers has received requests by individuals representing alumni and other professionals to provide support to hungry students in the form of drinks, biscuits, nutritional bars and fruit.

This request in turn has been received from students to sustain them when they will be addressed by President Zuma at the Union Buildings on Friday.

Gift of the Givers will provide at least 32 tons of essential supplies on the condition that they will be allowed to bring their vehicles onto the Union Building grounds for organised distribution.

Please call 0800786777 (toll-free) if you’d like to donate aid to the students.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Imtiaz Sooliman, Founder of Gift of the Givers and awardee of the inaugural LeadSA Leadership Award.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

We never get involved unless we are requested to.

Imtiaz Sooliman

We are catering for up to 15 000 students.

Imtiaz Sooliman

This is a similar situation to Marikana.

Imtiaz Sooliman

People are hungry and fighting for a just cause.

Imtiaz Sooliman

Call our toll-free number if you’d like to know where you can drop off your donation.

Imtiaz Sooliman

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