Our Charity Interest
Botha’s Hill Convent, set on a ridge of the Valley of 1000 Hills, was built in 1970 for the retired sisters from St Augustine’s Hospital in Durban and St Anne’s Hospital in Pietermaritzburg. The sisters lived and prayed here infusing the house with a sense of peace and welcome.
Pomeroy Community Health Centre
Pomeroy Community Health Centre is situated in uMzinyathi Health District, it serves mainly the communities that live in Pomeroy. With a population of 179 552 it has 23 beds.
St. Theresa's Home
The plight of children in need of care have challenged society for decades. Attempts by people to address social problems crippling society have had limited success. The prevalence of poverty, violence, crime, drugs and alcohol abuse and HIV/AIDS continues to be areas of major concern. Many children from birth become victims of social evils facing society.
Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust
Founded in 1990, the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust (HACT) is dedicated to saving and transforming lives. As one of the first NGO’s in South Africa to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, HACT has established a reputation for making a significant and meaningful impact in the lives of people impacted by the disease.
Gifft Hill School
The Gifft Hill School serves the educational needs of West Indian children in the Virgin Islands. Mrs. Thurman has served the board and The Giving Tree Foundation provides annual scholarships for students in need.
Island Green Living Association
Mr. Thurman is a founding director of The Island Green Living Association based in the Virgin Islands. The IGLA is focused on bringing green living practices to the Virgin Islands, reversing the destruction of the coral reefs and educating islanders on eco-friendly practices. IGLA works closely with the Virgin Islands legislature in bringing about new laws to protect the local environment.
Willistown Conservation Trust
The mission of the Willistown Conservation Trust is to preserve and manage the open land, rural character, scenic, recreational, historic, agricultural and natural resources of the Willistown area and nearby communities, and to share these unique resources with people of all ages and backgrounds to inspire, educate and develop a lifelong commitment to the land and the natural world.
Philabundance was founded in 1984 with the simple belief that no one should go hungry while healthy food goes to waste. Our mission is to drive hunger from our communities today and to end hunger for good. In addition to food distribution, we strive to reduce food waste, increase access to nutritious meals, and tackle the root causes of hunger through programs such as the Philabundance Community Kitchen.
Wounded Warrior Project
Every warrior has a next mission. We know that the transition to civilian life is a journey. And for every warrior, family member, and caregiver, that journey looks different.
We are here for their first step, and each step that follows. Because we believe that every warrior should have a positive future to look forward to. There’s always another goal to achieve, another mission to discover. We are their partner in that mission.
UT Prosim Society
The Ut Prosim Society draws its name from Virginia Tech’s motto: That I May Serve.
Its members epitomize the values inherent in that motto. Through engagement and extraordinary generosity, they are leaders in the community of philanthropy that sustains all areas of the university.
The society was created in 1986, has grown to more than 2,500 people, and has four levels of membership.