You Can Help

Boots for Africa receives NO government funding

We are totally reliant upon the generosity of schools, colleges, football clubs and businesses who collect sports equipment, run fundraising events or make cash donations.

We have many options available for you to get involved:

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DONATE VIA PAYFAST

If you don’t want to get actively involved in collecting boots or organising a fundraising event but would like to support our campaign, you can make a donation.

Your help will enable us to continue to facilitate the collection and distribution of used sports boots to the children of Africa.

Your support, however large or small, will make a difference.

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SCAN TO DONATE

Scan this QR code to donate any amount of your choice or be an official online fundraiser of Boots for Africa by following these simple steps:
Step-1: Click the “Start Fundraising” button below 
Step-2: Create your fundraising page
Step-3: Donate and pass it on to your family & friends all over the world.
If we all do a little, we can do a lot!

For details, please contact us at donations@bootsforafrica.org
#BootsForAfrica #ForTheLoveOfTheGame

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EFT DONATIONS

Help us by making a direct donation via EFT into our banking account:

Account name:  Boots For Africa
Bank name: FNB
Branch: ONLINE  Branch code:  250655
Account number:   62859390214

Your recurring monthly donations of:
R 100 p/m – helps 4 kids per year
R 250 p/m – helps 10 kids per year
R 500 p/m – helps 20 kids per year
R1000 p/m – helps 40 kids per year

Kindly forward proof of payment to donations@bootsforafrica.org 

INDIVIDUAL BOOT DONATIONS

Your support, however large or small, can make a difference. Every pair of boots donated will be gratefully received by a young person who has likely never owned a pair of boots.

STEP 1 – Clean your boots

STEP 2 – Tie the laces together

STEP 3 – Write a small note for the person receiving your boots and place it inside the boots.

STEP 4 – Go to your local postal service (Post Office, Royal Mail etc) and mail your boots to your closest collection point (Click here to see)

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GROUP BOOT DONOR

Many schools, colleges, football clubs and businesses have supported Boots For Africa by collecting multiple pairs of boots.

WHAT YOU DO
Complete the Group Boot Donor Form and we’ll send you everything you need to support your boot collection campaign (leaflets, posters and boot sacks).

When your sacks are full, simply drop them in at your local Collection Point.  From there, ‘Boots For Africa’ will collect, ship and distribute them.

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BECOME A VOLUNTEER

If you are interested in joining the team at Boots for Africa, please contact us and we can talk to you about what role would suit you best.

We need volunteers in the following roles:
– Administration
– Marketing and Communications
– Volunteer management
– Collection points Co-ordnation
– Event Co-ordination

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WISH LIST

Any and all sporting equipment that can still be used:

  • Soccer/Rugby boots (most requested sizes are sizes 4 – 9 adults)
  • Balls, bags
  • Training equipment
  • Strips (shorts, socks, shirts, sports bras etc) – NB: from within South Africa only.  We are not currently permitted to import clothing.
  • Tennis racquets
  • Cricket equipment (bats, pads, helmets, shoes etc)
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FUNDRAISING

Why not hold a Boots For Africa fundraising event?

A charity football match, a sports quiz, a coffee morning and a raffle are just some of the many initiatives supporters have used to raise funds, which are essential to ensure we can continue to collect, pack, ship and distribute sports boots to disadvantaged children.

Download our event poster template and use this to promote your charity event.

After the event, send us full details of your fundraising effort along with any relevant photos, so we can include it on this website and our social pages.

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SPONSORSHIP

If you are an individual or a company who would like to become a recognized supporter of the Boots For Africa campaign, we’d love to hear from you.

Simply call GAVIN HENDRY – +27 (82) 457 0671 to discuss or email info@bootsforafrica.org

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BECOME AN AMBASSADOR

There are many other ways you can become a good ambassador and at the same time reap a great deal of satisfaction from your efforts. Becoming a successful ambassador does not require you to have a degree in marketing, but you do have to have a deep understanding of our organization, our goals and the role we play in society.  Of course, your passion for Boots for Africa can also make a huge difference.

Simply call GAVIN HENDRY – +27 (82) 457 0671 to discuss or email info@bootsforafrica.org,

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BECOME A COLLECTION POINT

Collection Points serve as “hubs” such as your home or workplace where people living in close proximity can make a delivery.

As we continue to grow, it is getting more and more difficult to reach everyone.  Collection points are integral to our success.