Mandela Day 2018

FoodForward SA and Pick n Pay are partnering to unite a nation around Mandela Day, with the goal of raising 1,000,000 meals in July 2018. The national food drive will help stock FoodForward SA’s warehouses across the country with staple foods during winter, ensuring that the 600 Beneficiary Organisations they serve can continue to provide warm meals to the 250,000 people they feed every day.


Volunteer your time in-store or at our Corporate Packing Event

Instore Food Drive: 13 – 15 July
Volunteer your time at any Pick n Pay stores in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Rustenberg or Bloemfontein. Hand out branded shopping bags and encourage shoppers to buy selected non-perishable food items and donate them to FoodForward SA.

Corporate Packing Event: 18 July
Encourage your staff and colleagues to to spend 67 minutes at the Packing Events in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Rustenberg or Bloemfontein, to sort and pack the donated groceries for distribution to our Beneficiary Organisations during winter.


Can’t Volunteer?
Buy and Donate Food In-Store

Buy and Donate Food In-Store: 13 – 15 July 2017

Visit your nearest Pick ‘n Pay store, purchase the selected food groceries and donate them in the marked bin.

Click here to download the grocery list


Watch the video of our 2017 Mandela Day Event:

Mandela Day has become known as the annual day of goodwill in South Africa. What better way to spend the day than helping others. Take action with us and inspire change.