- Springbok captain Siya Kolisi united with former Proteas captain Faff du Plessis to donate food for those in need
- With the help of their wives, the two sportsmen reached out to residents of Bonteheuwel in Cape Town
- They donated numerous food parcels to feed the impoverished Cape Flats community
The nationwide lockdown has undoubtedly put a huge financial strain on households across South Africa.
Briefly.co.za shared numerous stories of goodwill during this challenging time and Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has been at the heart of some of them.
This time, Kolisi partnered with former Proteas captain Faff du Plessis to help an impoverished community on the dangerous Cape Flats.
The two sports stars teamed up with their wives, Rachel Kolisi and Imari du Plessis, to donate food parcels to residents of Bonteheuwel in Cape Town.
Du Plessis expressed his gratitude to the Kolisi family for their involvement via Instagram:
"This post is not about us @siya_kolisi_the_bear but I want to honour you and @rachel_kolisi and the @kolisi_foundation for the amazing work you guys do out to help people. Thank you for helping us in a big way yesterday so that we can keep doing our part to help people in need and spread some love during this time.
Yesterday we saw how many people coming together and giving their best can change a community. They are the heroes. Special thank you to our donor partners."
Briefly.co.za noted the popularity of the post as it attracted more than 80 000 likes.
"Best pic on the internet."
"You are a legend."
"Love you sir."
Previously, Briefly.co.za reported that Kolisi visited the place where he grew up and he blessed the community.
The Springbok captain and his foundation handed out food parcels to the less fortunate.
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