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South African music legend DJ Shimza together with his Shimuzic Foundation and community-focussed betting operator, Hollywoodbets, brought a promise of hope for the school year ahead by donating school shoes and COVID-19 relief packs to 400 children.
Shimuzic Foundation identified six homes in three different townships, namely Othandweni in Soweto, Friends for Life in Alexandra and Masa, Siyagabisa and Buhle Bezwe in Tembisa. These homes are refuge to young, orphaned and vulnerable children, some of whom are living with HIV/AIDS and others with disabilities.
The day consisted of a convoy of branded Hollywoodbets vehicles that accompanied the Shimuzic Foundation team to each of the locations to deliver the school shoes and the packs.
“It was very concerning to see numerous homes in Tembisa housing orphaned, vulnerable children including those who are living with HIV/AIDS or have disabilities. As a member of the community and despite not having my One Man Show due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I had to do something to assist. I reached out to the Hollywoodbets Community who did not hesitate to come on board and this collaboration resulted in a total of 400 kids benefiting from the donation drive. We hope to do even better in 2022,” said Shimza.
“Our Back to School campaign aims to help kickstart the academic year by providing learners in need with school uniforms, shoes and stationery. We are, therefore, grateful to have been able to join forces with the Shimuzic Foundation to help extend the reach of our campaign as well as make the Foundation’s annual Shoe of Hope project possible for 2021. We are proud to be part of this handover and we look forward to future collaborations,” said Nonhlanhla Vezi, Hollywoodbets CSI Co-ordinator.
Hollywoodbets and Shimuzic stands firmly behind educational growth and development and this partnership has been a natural stepping stone towards ensuring a bright future for the young leaders in our communities.
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