Bernie's Boutique

Bernie’s Boutique update

We recently received from Vaughan Bennewith of Vagabond Clothing in Durban, thanks to Susan and Monica, two boxes of clothes (seconds). We have been busy doing the minor repairs and they were ready to put on the rails at the project today. The children were very excited and all the items of clothing were bought…

Sinovuyo and Monique from Kouga Express, John from Our Times and Zachery and Hannes from JBay Wind Farm

Giving and receiving

JBAY RECYCLING PROJECT RECEIVED R70 000 DONATION FROM JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM The Jbay Recycling Project, a community programme situated in Pellsrus, received a R70 000 donation from the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. These much needed funds will be used to stock the swop shop with some high-value items to encourage local community children to…

Old friends

Some background on how the JBay Recycling Project started: After the presentation by Marilyn van der Velde, from Hermanus (www.swop-shop.za.net) at the Jeffreys Bay Rotary club, three ladies who attended the presentation were so taken with the idea that they convened a meeting in October 2010 to investigate the possibility to start a similar project…

Fundraising news

Thank you to everybody involved in fundraising events for the JBay Recycling Project. The whole project would fall apart if it was not for the generous donations of the community and the hard work of the volunteers. First we had David Cicotello from the USA who through a gofundme campaign raised $750 specifically to buy…

Getting to know our volunteers better:

In an attempt to get to know the volunteers better we ask them some silly and some serious questions. This week is the turn of Zack who is there every Monday, and is loved by both children and volunteers alike. Zack Scott Davidson What do you do at the project: Washing hands, bottle sorting, taking…

Wine auction raises R 26 000 for JBay recycling project!

The funds of the Jeffreys Bay Recycling Project were running low, and a plan had to be made to keep the project rolling. A wine auction was decided upon to fill the piggy bank and Carina De Flamingh put the wheels in motion. Sponsorships were donated and last Friday night the whole plan came together.…