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The Virgin companies in South Africa have partnered with Gift of the Givers to get immediate relief support and supplies on the ground to the people in Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Eastern Cape affected by the floods. We continue to support the ongoing relief efforts in Mozambique.

here’s how to do your bit

cash donations


For cash donations, download the Virgin Money Spot app from your app store.


Download Virgin Money Spot


Select “pay a contact” and enter this mobile number:


Enter the amount you’d like to donate and hey presto it will be transferred to Gift of the Givers just like that.

If you’re reading this from a computer you can simply scan the QR code below using the Virgin Money Spot app and make your donation. In the app select ‘pay a merchant’ and simply scan the QR code for Gift of the Givers.

physical donations


You can drop off physical donations at participating Virgin Active gyms or at our central drop-off point at Virgin Mobile Head Office, Upper Level Cedar Square Shopping Centre, Corner Willow Avenue and Cedar Lane, Fourways.

  • Food: non-perishable goods and easy to open, as well as not necessary to cook e.g. Creamed sweetcorn, baked beans, tuna, pilchards, peanut butter, protein or energy bars, water-based cereals, rice or pap. All canned goods should not require a can opener, pull top.
  • Pet food: easy to open cans or sachets
  • Flashlights, batteries included
  • Battery powered radios, batteries included
  • First aid kits
  • Sanitary/hygiene products – including toothpaste, toothbrushes soaps, hygiene wipes, mosquito repellents etc.
  • Clothing
  • Blankets, sleeping bags or tents

The main benefactor of the participating Virgin companies in South Africa will be Gift of the Givers.

If you’d like to donate to any other Virgin Unite charities globally you can contribute here: Oxfam, Red Cross, Save the Children, and Doctors without Borders.