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Magic Happens with The Magic Bean Foundation

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We take a look at a magical little foundation making big differences in the community – The Magic Bean Foundation does so much more than make and sell “stuff” they change lives! To view the products on offer from Magic Bean Foundation – and to place an order, email info@magicbeanfoundation.com …

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Durban ICC Commemorates World AIDS Day with LIV Village

Founders of LIV Village, Tich and Joan Smith, receive a donation from the Durban ICC in commemoration of World AIDS Day 2016

World AIDS Day is commemorated annually on the 1st December around the world. This year, Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) chose to honour this day in partnership with the Lungisisa Indlela Village (LIV Village). To commemorate the day, a breakfast was hosted at the Centre for 200 people including …

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Volunteers From The Durban ICC Invest Their Time At The LIV Village

Volunteers from the Durban ICC spend the day with the children of the LIV Village

Volunteers from the Durban ICC recently visited the Lungisisa Indlela Village (LIV), to donate resources and spend some time with the children. The day was spent singing songs, playing games and participating in various sports activities with the children. The group also had the chance to enjoy some cupcakes together, …

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DURBAN ICC SPREADS FESTIVE CHEER TO THE CHILDREN

Members of the Durban ICC team spreading festive cheer at the Makabongwe Methodist Pre-school

The Durban International Convention Centre joined together with the Santa Shoebox Project once again this year to spread some festive cheer to the children of the Makabongwe Methodist Pre-School. The Santa Shoebox Project is an initiative that collects and distributes approximately 100,000 gifts to underprivileged children in orphanages, children’s homes …

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Hilton Durban Celebrates Annual Hilton Worldwide Global Month Of Service

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In celebration of Hilton Worldwide’s annual Global Month of Service, Hilton Durban staff and guests dedicated their time helping the community. Throughout October, volunteers from Hilton Durban have dedicated their time helping the community, their fellow Team Members as well as our guests. Community service is a tradition embedded in …

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Gateway Gives Back

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Gateway Theatre of Shopping decided to launch a campaign aimed at addressing the needs of the underprivileged communities bordering the centre’s catchment area, aptly named “Gateway Gives Back”. The campaign launched on Nelson Mandela Day – 18 July, and ran until end September 2015. Nelson Mandela International Day was launched …

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FLAMES AND DAMES 2015 FOR WOMEN’S DAY

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A fun Women’s Day fundraising challenge and braai-off will set Durban’s Morning Trade alight on Sunday August 9 when “Flames and Dames 2015” gets cooking. Hosted by Raise Your Voice Productions, the annual cook-off, which raises money for charities that support women and young girls, is a stereotype-shattering event which brings …

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Gateway Gives Back!

Aileen Rodel (Gateway's Campaign & Events Manager) and Terence Pillay at the Abalindi Community Village for Gateway Gives Back

This Mandela Day, Gateway Theatre of Shopping has decided to launch a campaign aimed at addressing the needs of the underprivileged communities bordering the centre’s catchment area, aptly named “Gateway Gives Back”. The campaign will be launched on Nelson Mandela Day – 18 July, and will run until 12 September …

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Durban Street Store – Free Pop-Up Shop

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The Pavilion Shopping Centre recently hosted Durban’s Street Store, aimed to be the biggest in Durban. The Street Store in collaboration with Rotary Durban is a concept that originally started in Cape Town in January 2014 and is popularly known for being a rent-free, premises-free, free “pop-upclothing store”, found on the streets, curated …

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Durban ICC backs the Mandela Day Million Meal Challenge

Members of the Durban ICC executive management team join Saira Khan of Stop Hunger Now at the announcement of the Mandela Day Million Meal Challenge.
(Names L-R: Fred Hattingh - Senior Human Resources Manager, Melanie Rambally – Financial Director, Mala Dorasamy – Marketing, Sales and Events Director, Saira Khan – CEO of Stop Hunger Now SA, Marlene Govender – General Manger: Marketing and Sales and Jerry Hurter – Facilities Director)

On Nelson Mandela Day 2015, (17th July), the Durban International Convention Centre will host the Durban leg of the “Million Meal Challenge” in association with Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa. The “Million Meal Challenge” is an initiative of Stop Hunger Now (SNH), an international NGO working in South Africa to …

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