A 20-year-old woman has decided to make a difference in making the country a better place by creating a charity that is now in its third year.
Keep Caring started three years ago when Amy Erasmus realised that winter was coming and there would be people in her city who would need warm clothes. According to Goodthingsguy.com, she realised that many people have clothes that they no longer need and decided to collect them.
She is now making a massive difference to various organisations within Port Elizabeth. She never knew just how much of an impact she would make in the community.
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Her first project was a collection drive where she managed to get 256 Kgs of food, 30 blankets and over 2000 articles of clothing.
Her second project was a cupcake drive:
“I raised R4,500 profit and 23 Kgs of food. I was also fortunate enough to facilitate a donation from VOLPES to MES [Mould Empower Serve] worth R17,000.”
She said that she has never limited herself and wants to help in a variety of ways. She has assisted Hannah’s Arms, Cat Rescue-PE and in giving gifts to infants.
“My motto for Keep Caring is, ‘Make your drop in the ocean’. This is because the difference I make might be a drop in the ocean, but all those little drops together make a big difference.”
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