Become a Volunteer
If you have free time and would love to donate it towards a special cause, then spending time at our facility is a great way to do so. This is appreciated by both staff and residents.
No formal or specific training or experience is required to volunteer at Woodside. We are open to volunteers assisting in our residents’ care and activity programmes, or our administration and house-keeping departments on a short-term or long-term basis. It is clear that our residents and staff rely on and value the time, energy and effort put in by volunteers, and there is much opportunity for personal development and learning for the volunteers themselves. We have had many interns and volunteers leave with heavy hearts at the end of their time with us, as a result of the good relationships formed at our facility, and take with them photos, skills and many memories.
If you are interested in volunteering, please send and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us during office hours on 021 696 2811, after which the process will be explained and negotiated.
Individual giving is our focus this year and you can help us by subscribing to our Adopt-a-child debit order giving campaign. By donating only R35 per month via debit order which will be processed by Woodside to your bank you have a hassle free way of giving to your favourite charity: Woodside.
Woodside also hosts many fundraising events such as dances, concerts, morning markets and high teas.
Funds received by Woodside are used for:
• Operations (day to day expenses and salaries)
• Projects (equipment; new programmes)
If you would like to donate, please contact us
Alternatively, you could…
Join Our Tin Collection Drive
Our tin collection project is very popular and also easy and hassle free. Collect a tin at Woodside, fill with all your loose change then bring the tin back when it’s full. All we ask is that you take another tin when you return the full tin.
Support The MySchool Initiative
By making an application to My School and choosing Woodside as your charity. You will receive a My School card which can be swiped at any Woolworth’s store, Engen Quick shop, Kalahari.net and others. Please visit the My School website for more information or contact Woodside.
Leave a Bequest
Did you know that you can bequeath listed shares to Woodside SCC free of Capital Gains Tax for the Donor. Add Woodside Special Care Centre as a beneficiary to your will or trust, for which you will receive a tax deduction from your estate. Bequests can be amended or cancelled if your circumstances change. Please visit us to see what a worthy cause you’ll be supporting.