The Shoprite Group and their employees are reaching out to their communities

May 25, 2020

 

During these unprecedented times the Shoprite Group continues its work, which is now more necessary than ever before, of building resilient communities. Given the significant impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on vulnerable communities, the Group has ramped up its relief efforts to provide support in excess of R13-million.

The Group also supports and salutes its employees who reach out to communities in need. Here are two examples of compassionate employees who continue to #ActForChange.


“It’s our responsibility to lend a helping hand says Shoprite branch manager”

Ansie Adams, branch manager of Shoprite Eldorado Park in Johannesburg, was so moved by the plight of 10 car guards outside the shopping centre where she works that she presented each one of them with a food hamper.

Read more here.


“The need in our communities is so great that I help whoever I can.”

Donita Stephens, the Fresh Foods Manager at Checkers Hyper in Brackenfell, has worked for the retailer for the past 30 years, but has been serving her community for even longer. Most recently she made up 50 food hampers that were distributed to the increasing number of destitute people in Scottsville in the Western Cape as the Covid-19 pandemic continues.

Read more here.