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Good nutrition vital for our intellectual power as a nation

16 October 2017

We have to take action to turn the tide on hunger because malnutrition causes delays in cognitive development. Thabisa Mkhwanazi discusses how hope is stronger than hunger and how your R2 feeds mental development. 

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Showing hope is stronger than hunger this World Hunger Month

11 October 2017

Add Hope teams, NGO leaders, media and influencers gathered in Hillbrow today at the NGO MES to experience how hope is stronger than hunger this World Hunger Month.
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SA children’s physical development lagging due to hunger

4 October 2017

The impact of malnutrition on physical development is acute. Good nutrition is the most important factor in creating a better future for these children, the basic element that can improve physical development and set children up for productive and healthy futures.

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Growing Add Hope donations feed local KZN children

3 October 2017

Since 2009, Add Hope has seen donations from customers multiply every year, from R6.2 million in 2010 to R38.6 million in 2016. This remarkable initiative has now raised over R400-million through KFC and customer donations combined and feeds over 120 000 children through partnerships with over 137 NGOs nationwide, making it one of the biggest private sector feeding initiatives in South Africa.  
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Hope is stronger than hunger this World Hunger Month

Posted on 1 October 2017

In a country where hunger and poor nutrition pose a major risk to the physical, cognitive and social development of millions of children, initiatives like this that channel funds towards feeding children are playing a vital role...

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Growing Add Hope donations helps feed local children in Cape Town

20 September 2017

What started out as a simple idea to combine KFC Corporate Social Investment contributions and customer donations to fight hunger, has become something extraordinary. When Add Hope started in 2009, customers quickly started to donate R2 at the till. Since then, this remarkable initiative has seen donations from customers multiply every year, from R6.2 million in 2010 to R38.6 million in 2016. 
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Add Hope – the power of the collective to change lives

19 September 2017

What started out as a simple idea to combine KFC Corporate Social Investmentcontributions and customer donations to fight hunger, has become something extraordinary. When Add Hope started in2009, customers quickly started to donateR2 at the till. Since then, this remarkable initiative has seen donations from customers multiplyevery year, from R6.2million in 2010 to R38.6 millionin 2016...

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Delivering hope in Lawley

Posted on 22 August 2017

710 food boxes containing a variety of essentials were handed over to families in need in Lawley, south of Ennerdale, on 22 August. The boxes were packed in 67 minutes by KFC staff and partners as a Mandela Day activity in support of Add Hope, KFC’s feeding initiative which combines customer donations with KFC CSI contributions to feed over 120 000 children through 137 beneficiary organisations.
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Sthembiso Khoza and KFC team members experience the difference Add Hope makes

Posted on 14 August 2017

Add Hope ambassador Sthembiso Khoza and KFC team members visited Ipopeng, a day care centre in Zandspruit which Add Hope supports through HOPE worldwide SA. As the visitors helped serve nutritious meals and enjoyed playtime with the children, it was easy to see the difference that Add Hope donations make. HOPE worldwide SA reaches 12 260 children in need through 183 ECD centres like Ipopeng. Watch the video and read more here
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Adding hope this Mandela Day

Posted on 18 July 2017

This year, for Mandela Day, the staff at Yum! donated 67 minutes to packing food parcels for the children of JAM South Africa...

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Young people give back to the NGOs that helped them

3 July 2017

Almost a generation of young people have been helped since Add Hope, KFC’s national feeding initiative which combines customer donations and CSI funds to support 137 NGOs, started eight years ago.


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Your donations empower NGOs to make a difference

Posted on 23 June 2017

When people donate, they often don’t realise how much further money can go in the hands of an NGO, due to the partnerships and pricing they have in place. Add Hope, a KFC initiative that makes it simple for people to donate R2 or more in KFC restaurants or online, and HOPE worldwide South Africa, one of the 137 NGO partners it supports, are a case in point.
Dr. Marc Aguirre, Country Director for HOPE worldwide SA, explains that the funds they receive from Add Hope help them do an enormous amount of good as they can multiply the benefit through strong supplier partnerships..

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Hope against Hunger Challenge raises over R4.8 million for World Hunger Day

Posted on 21 June 2017

Add Hope, on behalf of 137 NGOs all over South Africa, is expressing a huge message of thanks to all South Africans who rose to the Hope against Hunger challenge for World Hunger Day and donated over R4.8 million in May. Add Hope will be able to feed more than 120 000 children through sustainable feeding schemes at these organisations, supported by Add Hope...

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Celebrities kick off Hope Squad journey for World Hunger Day

Posted on 25 May 2017

Celebrities gathered in Alexandra to join Add Hope’s Hope against Hunger challenge leading up to World Hunger Day on 28 May..

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Virtual Reality spreads Hope against Hunger

Posted on 4 May 2017

Add Hope is using virtual reality experiences for the first time to inspire South Africans to join the Hope against Hunger Challenge...

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Hope for children, one meal at a time

Posted on 24 April 2017

This is the story of hope of Lerato Moyo, a dedicated staff at non-profit organisation who works hard to serve her community’s youth...

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Add Hope – creating ripples of change

Posted on 06 April 2017

Born in Hillbrow to a single mother and surrounded by street gangs and crime, young Tebogo Mabye seemed destined for struggle. Fortunately, he found a safe haven at MES, a partner of Add Hope that is funded by donations that KFC customers make every day. Tebogo, and many other children like him, have been able to turn their lives around thanks to Add Hope and the organisations they work with – becoming role models for other children and breaking the cycle of violence and poverty that threatens to engulf them...

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Add Hope now feeds 120 000 children every day

Posted on 04 May 2017

Add Hope, a powerful initiative that sees KFC customers and staff unite in the fight against hunger, has now reached the milestone of feeding 120 000 children around the country nutritious meals, every day. In a country where hunger and poor nutrition pose a major risk to the health, wellbeing and education of millions of children, initiatives like this are playing a vital role...

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World Hunger Month

Posted on 08 November 2016

KFC’s Add Hope – now in its seventh year – has found a powerful way to unite staff and customers in the fight against hunger. Relying on the power of a R2 donation being added at KFC tills and contributions from KFC, Add Hope has raised over R263 million since inception and partners with 110 non-profit organisations to feed over 110 000 children every day across the country, helping them learn, grow and thrive..

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Adding Hope at Oosterland Youth Centre

Posted on 08 November 2016

KFC’s Add Hope – now in its seventh year – has found a powerful way to unite staff and customers in the fight against hunger.  Add Hope partners with over 110 beneficiary organisations to feed over 110 000 children every day across the country, helping them learn, grow and thrive.  With World Hunger Month coming up in October, Add Hope continues to shine a spotlight on hunger issues in South Africa and the beneficiaries it supports..

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Home of Hope for disabled children

Posted on 08 November 2016

KFC’s Add Hope – now in its seventh year – has found a powerful way to unite staff and customers in the fight against hunger.  Add Hope partners with over 110 beneficiary organisations to feed over 110 000 children every day across the country, helping them learn, grow and thrive. With World Hunger Month having kicked off in October, Add Hope continues to shine a spotlight on hunger issues in South Africa and the beneficiaries it supports..

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Hopes and dreams at Epworth Children’s Village

Posted on 08 November 2016

KFC’s Add Hope – now in its seventh year – has found a powerful way to unite staff and customers in the fight against hunger..

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St. Monica’s Child and Youth Centre

Posted on 08 November 2016

KFC’s Add Hope – now in its seventh year – has found a powerful way to unite staff and customers in the fight against hunger. Add Hope partners with over 110 beneficiary organisations to feed over 110 000 children every day across the country, helping them learn, grow and thrive. With World Hunger Month having kicked off in October, Add Hope continues to shine a spotlight on hunger issues in South Africa and the beneficiaries it supports. ..

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Add Hope Mandela Day Food Parcel Handover in Eikonhof

Posted on 07 September 2016

In honour of Nelson Mandela Day on the 18th of July, KFC Add Hope together with one of its 110 beneficiaries JAM SA, helped pack 1000 food parcels in just 67 minutes, for the children supported by Add Hope. KFC team members together with KFC Facebook fans joined in to show their support in celebrating a day in which all South African’s can honour making a change in the lives of others...

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Adding Hope this Mandela Day

Posted on 07 September 2016

According to research by the South African Department of Health, South Africa is one of the 34 countries adding to the 90 percent of malnourishment globally, with 34 percent of child deaths under the age of five are attributed to malnutrition in the country, every year...

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Afrika Tikkun Cooking Challenge

Posted on 07 September 2016

On Thursday 9 June, KFC team members got together to participate in a fun-filled cooking challenge, to feed over 250 children at Afrika Tikkun in Mfuleni, one of the 110 beneficiaries from KFC’s corporate social responsibility initiative, Add Hope...

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Double Up your Add Hope donation for World Hunger Day

Posted on 07 September 2016

In South Africa, more than a quarter of children under nine years old suffer stunted growth as a result of not having sufficient nutrition to enable proper brain and physical development. Further to the R300 million Add Hope has raised over the last 7 years, for this World Hunger Day, on 28th May, Add Hope has launched a Double Up campaign to raise awareness around the plight of the millions of South African children who go to bed hungry every night...

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Add Hope Celebrates Feeding 100 000 Children

Posted on 07 September 2016

A recent study by the South African Department of Health names South Africa as one of the 34 countries contributing to 90 percent of the burden of malnourishment globally. This, together with the fact that approximately..

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