Index Donations Given to Homeless Shelter for Mandela Day
Date Added: 17 July 2020

A temporary homeless shelter was set-up at Pellsrus Caravan Park in Jeffery's Bay to provide shelter to those who are homeless, as part of Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Residents at this shelters, and many others like it, are able to find shelter and a place of safety where they can reduce the possibility of becoming infected with the coronavirus. As Mandela Day is celebrated on 18 July, annually, the Sarah Baartman District Municipality along with the Eastern Province Legislature and Kouga Municipality reached out to the homeless community at the shelter in commemoration of Mandela Day.

Donations of blankets, sanitisers, face masks and food parcels were distributed on the day.