The tradition of charities wrapping gifts in exchange for customer donations has become synonymous with Christmas at Shoprite and Checkers stores, and the retailer is again calling on registered charities to apply for this annual festive season fundraiser.
Hundreds of qualifying charities man the in-store gift wrapping stations at some 577 Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores across South Africa, where customers can have their gifts wrapped in exchange for a small donation.
- Lunga Schoeman, CSI spokesperson for Shoprite and Checkers
New Beginnings, a non-profit organisation that feeds 25 000 people per week, has been a beneficiary for more than five years.
- Bernice Myers, marketing manager at New Beginnings
- Gadija Israel, regional fundraiser at CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation
Applying to become a beneficiary organisation is easy:
Complete the online application form before Friday, 2 November 2018.
Attach a copy of the NPO representative's South African ID or passport and the NPO's certificate.
Read the terms and conditions.
Wait for e-mail confirmation regarding the status of your application.