South Africa’s top business, government and NGO leaders gathered at our school to celebrate the 25th anniversary of MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet (MySchool), Woolworths highly innovative, multiple award-winning customer loyalty and corporate social responsibility programme.
To date, MySchool has established itself as a successful fundraising programme in South Africa. Raising over R8 million a month, the programme focuses on supporting schools, communities in need, charitable, environmental, animal organisations and many other great causes. Christel House SA is a proud beneficiary of the MySchool programme.
The prestigious anniversary celebration was led by prominent businesswoman and public figure, Jo-Ann Strauss as the master of ceremonies. Several management representatives from Woolworths including CEO, Roy Bagattini and General Manager of MySchool, Pieter Twine attended the event along with Louis Taylor from the National Education Department; MEC of Western Cape, David Meynier and Imtiaz Suliman, founder of Gift of the Givers. Some of our staff attended and our CEO, Adri Marais gave a speech that outlined the work that we do. The event ended with a moving musical performance by our school choir.
Thank you to MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet for 25 years of impact. To support us through this programme, simply get a free MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card, select Christel House as your beneficiary and swipe your card when shopping at MySchool’s retail partners. For more information, visit https://www.myschool.co.za/