This is for those of you who saw the Tekkie Tax advert on TV starring Jack Parow but you’re not quite sure what it’s about. Tekkie Tax is an annual fundraising campaign for a large mix of carefully selected welfare organisations, schools and institutions in South Africa. NGOs which are accountable, reliable and have a history of good service, have been chosen as beneficiaries of this campaign.
– Basic Family Care
The first Tekkie Tax campaign took place in 2013 and a whopping R2.4 million was raised and more than 180 local NGOs participated.
How to participate:
-Choose the beneficiary sector(s) you and your colleagues would like to support and get the appropriate stickers: Animals, Basic Family Care, Children, Disability or Education.
– Wear your tekkies with your funky shoelaces to show your support.
The campaign is endorsed by some of the biggest and most accountable NGOs in the country:
– Child Welfare SA
– SOS Children’s Villages
– Special Olympics SA
– Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa (CHOC)
– Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT)
– South African Woman’s Federation (SAVF)
– Cheshire Homes SA
– Meals on Wheels
– Highveld Horse Care Unit
– Pet Welfare SA
– Epilepsy SA
– Imisebeyelanga Services
– Free State Care in Action (VVA)