Tag Archives: Charity

How to Volunteer with your Neighbours

Volunteers Day

International Volunteers Day is a unique chance for volunteers and organisations to celebrate their efforts, share their values, and promote their work.  With our busy lives, the idea of finding the time to volunteer may seem like an impossible task. However, volunteering is an…

Women’s Day – 9th August

National Women's Day

In South Africa, Women’s Day is a day to both celebrate women’s contribution to achieving freedom in South Africa, and more specifically, the actions of those women in 1956 who marched for their freedom and equality. On 9 August 1956, 20,000 women of…

Mandela Month

Mandela Month

Across the globe, on 18thJuly, the day of Mandela’s birthday, Mandela Day is celebrated to honour the legacy of our former President, Nelson Mandela. In South Africa, however, one day is simply not enough, and that is why we celebrate Mandela Month. In…

OurHood’s September Highlights

September has been an eventful month for OurHood. We have changed our Social Media strategy to allow us to highlight our top posts each week for different categories. We wanted to make sure that we proudly show off our top South African citizens,…