A record number of 6 000-plus volunteers will package 822 000 meals - enough to feed over 6 000 pre-school learners for a year - in a single day during a Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa event.
It's everyone's responsibility to lend a hand to efforts to build SA as we celebrate our rights in freedom, says Brand South Africa chief executive officer Miller Matola.
For every two paddlers that start The Unlimited Dusi Canoe Marathon on 14 February, there will be a volunteer working behind the scenes to make sure that South Africa's oldest, most famous canoe marathon runs without a hitch.
The Vodacom Change the World initiative is calling for skilled South Africans to donate themselves to work for a chosen Non Profit Organisation (NPO) for a year, while getting paid to do so.
Volunteering is an increasingly popular form of responsible tourism, otherwise known as voluntourism, and in South Africa opportunities abound for those who wish to do good while they enjoy the local sights and sounds.