20 July 2021

People wanting to help family and friends in need following unrest in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal can buy virtual vouchers and send them directly to their phones.  

Vouchers are sent via SMS to a recipient’s mobile phone within an hour of placing the order. Once received, they can be used immediately for groceries at Shoprite, Checkers and Usave stores nationwide. 

Help family and friends in need in unrest areas with virtual vouchers
Use a virtual voucher to help family and friends in need.

Buying and sending a virtual voucher is simple: WhatsApp “voucher” to 087 240 5709, send a voucher via a Money Market account, or buy one online

  • The virtual voucher can only be used in-store by entering the voucher number into the pin pad at check out.
  • Vouchers can only be redeemed once and no change is given if the purchase value is less than the voucher value. The remaining value will be loaded onto a gift card.
  • Vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • Vouchers are valid for three years.
  • In addition to virtual vouchers, customers can also send money to recipients without bank accounts at Money Market counters in selected Shoprite, Checkers and Usave stores. 

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