5 For Change

5 For Change is a philanthropic initiative that was founded last year by Adriaan Dippenaar, David Deetleefs and Ross McKernan. It primarily serves as a platform that is dedicated to raising awareness for five inspiring social enterprises that are changing the way Cape Town gives back. Each year 5 fledgling social enterprises, who are doing something unique and innovative in their field, are selected, and then showcased at a special fundraising event. This year, the 5 For Change team has selected Ilizwi Photo Club, See-Saw-Do, Waves For Change, Trashback and Iyeza Express. Each enterprise is behind incredible work that is being done to uplift communities and promote real, actionable change.

How can you get involved? Join them at the fundraising event or perhaps you’ve be keen to get involved in the auction by donating an item.

It will be taking place on Saturday, 18 May at 7pm. The dress code is Black Tie and the theme is The Great Gatsby, which is very apt, considering the very anticipated film will be released in South Africa the day before. Tickets cost R300 and are available from Quicket, they include welcome drinks, canapés and entertainment in the form of The Rudimentals AND Goldfish. And the BEST part of all, it’s all going down in the Cape Town City Hall.

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