ISUZU Foundation and IRONMAN 4 the Kidz have strengthened their support to 13 charities in the Nelson Mandela Bay region

ISUZU Foundation and IRONMAN 4 the Kidz have strengthened their support to 13 charities in the Nelson Mandela Bay region

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April 25, 2024

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In a powerful collaboration, the ISUZU Foundation and IRONMAN 4 the Kidz are proud to continue their joint efforts in strengthening support for 13 registered Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) in the Eastern Cape. The partnership, fuelled by the R158 000 funds raised from the prestigious ISUZU IRONMAN African Championship, ISUZU IRONMAN 70.3 Nelson Mandela Bay, and ISUZU Corporate Triathlon Challenge events, aims to make a significant impact on the lives of children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

In a powerful collaboration, the ISUZU Foundation and IRONMAN 4 the Kidz are proud to continue their joint efforts in strengthening support for 13 registered Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) in the Eastern Cape. The partnership, fuelled by the R158 000 funds raised from the prestigious ISUZU IRONMAN African Championship, ISUZU IRONMAN 70.3 Nelson Mandela Bay, and ISUZU Corporate Triathlon Challenge events, aims to make a significant impact on the lives of children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The funds raised through these events will be allocated towards crucial areas such as refurbishment of the charity homes, transportation fees, nutritional support, sports activities, medical expenses, and, where feasible, capital projects. This support ensures that the registered NPOs continue their vital work in providing essential services and opportunities for children facing various challenges.

Among the organisations receiving support are:

  • Eastern Province Youth Care Centre: Focused on holistic childcare and development programs.
  • Khayalethu Youth Centre: Providing care and intervention programs for street children.
  • Children’s Haven MTR Smit: Creating conditions for optimum child development.
  • Heatherbank: Offering structured education programs for children.
  • Salem Baby Centre: Providing basic needs and economic empowerment for mothers.
  • Oosterland Foundation: Empowering children with positive life experiences and skills.
  • Daleview Foster Home: Ensuring comprehensive care and guidance for orphans.
  • Siyakatala Child and Youth Centre: Caring for neglected, abused, and orphaned children.
  • Eluxolweni Shelter: Nurturing and supporting boys without homes.
  • Barcelona Feeding Scheme: Ensuring balanced meals for children in informal settlements.
  • Kids of Tomorrow: Providing nutrition, education, and support for early childhood development.
  • Mahlasedi Foundation: Delivering balanced meals to primary school learners.
  • Early Birds Day Care: Offering early childhood development and education for youngsters.

"ISUZU Foundation, in collaboration with IRONMAN 4 the Kidz, remains committed to the well-being and development of children in the Eastern Cape. Through these collaborative efforts, we aim to make a tangible difference in the lives of those who need it most," says Marcia Mayaba, ISUZU Department Executive Dealer and Business Development South African Customs Union (SACU) Markets.

In Nelson Mandela Bay, ISUZU Foundation, and IRONMAN 4 the Kidz have been actively involved in supporting local communities through various initiatives. From providing educational resources to nutritional support for children, the partnership has consistently worked towards developing a supportive environment where children can thrive. This latest endeavour further solidifies their dedication to making a positive impact in the region.

For media queries and interview requests please contact:

Asanda Fongqo, External Communications, Stakeholder Relations, and PR Coordinator

Contact details: +27 64 863 2644 | asanda.fongqo@isuzu.co.za

 

Sharne’ Woods, Corporate Communications Manager

Phone: +27 76 785 5090 | sharne.woods@isuzu.co.za

 

About the ISUZU Foundation

Formed in 2010, the ISUZU Foundation is a partnership between ISUZU Motors South Africa and its Dealer Network. For every ISUZU vehicle sold, ISUZU and its Dealer Network contribute to the ISUZU Foundation to support projects that are focused on the needs of members of the South African community, especially those living under vulnerable circumstances.

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