Caxton Joburg North sends donations to Knysna

Tony Mavuso, Enoch Moloi, Whiskey Thunare, Innocent Mtembo, Mandla Nkozwana, Abraham Mofokeng, Thabo Make and Sipho Shongwe after loading one of the 4-ton trucks. Photo: Pieter Dempsey

Caxton Joburg North filled two 4-ton trucks with donations to help people affected by the fires in Knysna.
The trucks, made available by Caxton Newspapers, delivered the donations to the Randburg Mets Baseball Club and were then taken to DHL couriers for distribution in Knysna.

Enoch Moloi and Innocent Mtembo pack the truck with donations. Photo: Pieter Dempsey

Donations flooded into Caxton following an appeal to the community to donate items for those affected by the fires. SA Express and Caxton have partnered to deliver donations to the area via two flights a day. All the donations will be distributed to various relief centres.

Thabo Make driver of one of the 4-ton trucks. Photo: Pieter Dempsey

The fires have claimed seven lives, destroyed hundreds of houses, and left hundreds of people homeless.
Caxton will continue to collect donations until 22 June.

Vicky Nkoana sorts out donations to be couriered to the Western Cape for victims of the fires. Photo: Sarah Koning

READ: HELP: Drop off donations for the #KnysnaFire relief TODAY

The drop-off points during office hours on weekdays are: Caxton Joburg North office at 386 Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall Park, and Caxton Joburg North West office at 1187 Cornelius Street in Weltevreden Park.

Gloria Mance drops off clothes at Caxton’s Craighall office for the #KnysnaFire victims.

Do you know of any community drives to assist those affected in Knysna? Share your stories with us on the Sandton Chronicle Facebook page.

Pieter Dempsey

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