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Warm donation for cold kids

THE disabled children of Mthimkhulu Stimulation Centre in Meadowlands should be a whole lot warmer after they received hand knitted winter clothing.
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Street children have a party

A BUNCH of celebrities were entertained by boys from Twilight Children, where they threw a party to donate much-needed items.
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Centre is a haven for disabled kids

THE newly revamped Nkanyezi Stimulation Centre in Soweto offers a caring environment where children with multiple disabilities learn and play.
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Animals rescued over the festive season

REFLECTING on having to deal with animals in distress during the December holiday season, welfare organisations urge pet owners to use tags or microchips.
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City staff help paint care centre

IN the run up to World Aids Day, health department staff spent a day in overalls, giving a much-needed lick of paint to the Ebenezer Care Centre.
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Tape Aids for the Blind turns 50

HALF a decade ago a railway clerk taped himself reading a book for his sick friend. Since then thousands of blind and visually impaired people have been touched by Tape Aids for the Blind.
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Hotel Yeoville is home for migrants

THE first phase of Hotel Yeoville is an interactive website aimed at helping the immigrant residents build social networks and decrease their isolation.
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Action needed to help migrants

LOCAL and international organisations have called for immediate action to help immigrants to Johannesburg, who are faced with challenges such as language barriers and lack of access to government services.
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Zasekhaya opens on Women's Day

MOST women are partial to a spot of shopping, and Zasekhaya Market aims to feed this need with a special open day on Women's Day.
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Mayor recalls those who have died

OUTRAGE has been the almost universal response to the xenophobia in the city, with Johannesburg throwing its weight behind relief efforts and stepping in to help stop the violence.
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Christmas cheer spread in Region C

RAIN failed to dampen the delight of hundreds of orphans and vulnerable children at a City Christmas party.
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Children enjoy big birthday party

HUNDREDS of orphaned and vulnerable children were treated to a fantastic birthday party. For many, it was the first time their special days had been celebrated.
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City lends its support to hospice

BLANKETS and food were some of the essentials that the City donated to the Dudu Zwane Hospice Centre as part of its activities to mark World Aids Day. It also painted the shelter.
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Tree of Light to brighten up zoo

ONCE again the thousands of globes on the Tree of Light will light up the season of goodwill. Joburgers are urged to buy a globe to raise much-needed funds for Hospice.
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The caring woman who puts the 'fine' into Finetown

TO a passer-by, there is nothing really fine about Finetown, south of Johannesburg, only a series of makeshift dwellings - an array of splendidly but haphazardly done corrugated iron houses, with equally tiny windows.
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