In line with its vision to be one of the world’s most responsible retailers, Woolworths has donated R250 000 to help alleviate the impacts of devastating storms across the country.

The donation will go directly to Gift of the Givers, Woolies’ disaster relief partner, who will ensure the funds are used where its needed most.

“We are facing a humanitarian crisis in many parts of South Africa,” says Zinzi Mgolodela, Woolworths Director: Corporate Affairs. “Our priority is assisting Woolies staff who have been affected by the treacherous conditions, and ensuring they are supported. We further extend our sincere sympathy to those who have suffered loss as a result of the storms.”

Woolworths invites anyone who would like to contribute to the Gift of the Givers to do so by donating at till points in store. Simply ask the cashier to add any amount to your purchases, and donations can be made using cash or card.

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