Oakhill School, in conjunction with KILT hosted a Food Drive as part of our Madiba Day outreach initiatives. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to our Oakhill community for their generous donations of non-perishable items. It was heartwarming so see how quickly our food collection bin was filled, numerous times over!
Those responsible for the soup kitchens were overwhelmed with gratitude and they all expressed what a long way these donations will go towards continuing their efforts to provide food to the community – mostly young children, who rely on them for one meal a day. As these soup kitchens no longer receive food aid from the municipality in the Knysna area, they rely completely on these donations. The Interact students all commented on, and were touched by the notion that even though the individuals involved have so little themselves, they are still shining examples of ‘Service over Self’ within their communities.
Our Interact Club will be hosting regular food drives in order to continue supporting the soup kitchens in Hornlee and we look forward to the continued support from our Oakhill families.
No one has ever become poor by givingAnne Frank