Volunteer run soup kitchen Ladles of Love will take the festive spirit to disadvantaged school children in Gauteng, with a memorable Christmas event and is calling on 200 volunteers to help make 1,200 kids happy this festive season.
“This year we have decided to join forces with our oldest sponsors, Doppio Zero and stretch out a helping hand to Gauteng,” says Ladles founder, Danny Diliberto.
“This year Doppio Zero’s Wishtree Campaign will raise funds so that together we can serve 1,200 school kids a Christmas lunch in two separate schools – at the Zakhele Primary school in Mamelodi on 28 November and at Vulamazibuko Primary school Diepkloof Zone, Soweto on 4 December.”
Diliberto explains that they are looking for 100 volunteers to help serve at each event at the schools to help them create a memory of a lifetime for the children.
Regarding volunteering he says: “At Ladles of Love we refer to our work as ‘Seva’, which is a beautiful Sanskrit word that refers to the art of selfless service,” he explains. “When you give of yourself wanting nothing in return you become a Seva warrior.”
For more details and to book your spot on either 28 November or 4 December please go to Https://web.facebook.com/events/477472216206883/ or click on the Quicket links, https://qkt.io/t9ParW for Soweto and https://qkt.io/BRhlMf for Mamelodi
There are many ways the public can get involved either by joining the team, donating, sponsoring a school feeding scheme, or becoming a partner. Go to https://www.ladlesoflove.org.za for more information. Those wanting to donate to the Wishtree Campaign can go to any Doppio Zero restaurant in Gauteng and pledge their R50 donation.
About Ladles of Love
Volunteer run Cape-based Ladles of Love Cape Town provides over 12,000 healthy meals to the homeless a month. They also distribute soup to struggling schools, students and communities at various locations around Cape Town.
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