ALGOA CARES


Algoa Cares is our Corporate Social Investment programme. Algoa Cares was started in 1997 with the aim to support local non-profit organisations with their mission to help and empower those in need, especially the most vulnerable within our community. We use the power of radio to increase awareness, influence positive change and inspire the development of our broadcast area. Algoa Cares has three focus areas namely: Health and Welfare, Education and Skills Development, and the Environment and Sustainability. The initiative highlights star projects that model sustainability.

1. CARES ON-AIR
Mio Khondleka and Queenie Grootboom interviews a different charity representative every Wednesday between 12h30 and 13h00 to help increase awareness about their non-profit organisation. To apply for an interview, simply complete the online application form below.

2. CARES PROMOTIONAL SUPPORT
Community and fundraising events/initiatives can be promoted on-air and online via the Whats Happening Feature. Send your event information to carolann@algoafm.co.za .

3. CARES EVENTS
Organisations also have the opportunity to apply to be a beneficiary to the Algoa Cares charity initiatives listed below.

• Algoa Cares Charity Golf Day (Port Elizabeth)

• Algoa Cares Charity Golf Day (East London)



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11:56 (GMT+2) Mon, 16 May 2016
Algoa Cares highlights package of an interview with the NPO, Ubomi Obutsha.  
09:00 (GMT+2) Mon, 16 May 2016
Algoa Cares May 18th : Wings and Wishes Wings and Wishes is a non-profit organization dedicated to transporting critically ill children to receive the life saving medical treatment they need. In the past financial year they funded the transport of &n
11:10 (GMT+2) Fri, 13 May 2016
Algoa Cares March 30th March : Autism Eastern Cape Autism Eastern Cape is a small Port Elizabeth based charity which provides information and support to individuals and families of those affected by autism.  This work has, until now, mostly b
11:10 (GMT+2) Fri, 13 May 2016
Algoa Cares March 23rd March : TB Proof TB Proof is a non-profit organization  founded by South African health care workers and students as a result of their experience with occupational TB and especially, drug resistant TB .  It is
11:10 (GMT+2) Fri, 13 May 2016
Algoa Cares March 16th : East Cape NGO Coalition The ECNGOC is a representative structure for more than 850 NGOs in the Eastern Cape. The primary mandate of ECNGOC is to create a vibrant civil society by working with NGO’s through collective
11:10 (GMT+2) Fri, 13 May 2016
Algoa Cares March 9th : Save-A-Pet This non- profit organization is a no kill animal shelter which practices a system whereby every dog that is admitted has a sure chance of life – they call this system PRO-LIFE. This means that they will o
11:10 (GMT+2) Fri, 13 May 2016
Algoa Cares May 11th : Ubomi Obutsha Centre The very nature of the community and environment surrounding the Ubomi Obutsha Centre makes the lives of all the children living within it vulnerable to the destructive cycle of poverty which will poten
11:10 (GMT+2) Fri, 13 May 2016
Algoa Cares April  20th : Knysna Sedgefield Hospice This organization serves the community by providing palliative, home-based care and support for persons with progressive, incurable or chronic debilitating illnesses.  Their holistic ca
11:10 (GMT+2) Fri, 13 May 2016
Algoa Cares April 5th : Reality Training REACH – Reality Training Centre was established in 2002 to assist rehabilitated persons financially – short term – while they were getting back on their feet. It soon became clear th
11:10 (GMT+2) Fri, 13 May 2016
Algoa Cares May 4th : Walmer Community Development Forum This organization is dedicated to feeding the needy children in the Walmer township area of Port Elizabeth. They supply essential staple foodstuffs such as rice,soy,maize meal and fresh vege