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 cat@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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10:29 (GMT+2) Tue, 31 May 2016
Algoa Cares May 25th: Community Chest of the Eastern CapeThe Community Chest of the Eastern Cape is the oldest organization of its kind in South Africa, having served the people of the province for over 62 years. In the past 10 years, they have distr
11:31 (GMT+2) Mon, 23 May 2016
Algoa Cares May 25th: MS South Africa Multiple Sclerosis is an unpredictable , often disabling disease of the central nervous system which interrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and the body. Symptoms range fr
10:24 (GMT+2) Mon, 23 May 2016
A highlights podcast of the on air interview with the NPO Wings and Wishes
12:03 (GMT+2) Fri, 20 May 2016
A highlights package of the NPO ,Wings and Wishes, which featured on Algoa Cares this past week. 
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 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 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