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Fuelling the warmth for Community Chest Woolly Drive this Friday

Jul 19, 2018
Fuelling the warmth for Community Chest Woolly Drive this Friday

Community Chest Winter Woolly Drive kicked off three weeks ago. Due to the growing generosity of the Eastern Cape public and business communities this project evolved into a major drive which take place over a three-months period.

The Community Chest Winter Woolly Drive and their headline sponsor, Caltex EC Marketer have already reached out to a number of individuals and community partners during the last few weeks of winter, says Community Chest EC PRO, Colette Theron.”

Caltex Eastern Cape Marketer (CECM), who has been fuelling this project for more than 6 years as also provides easily accessible and safe drop off point at all their participating Caltex Service Station throughout the Eastern Cape.

“We are pleased to be able to add a smile to a young child or bring warmth and sustenance to the many less fortunate people in the Eastern Cape.

The CECM philosophy is to add value not only as the local fuel provider, but to support, uplift and care about the Eastern Cape communities around us.

We support projects that help us to produce well-rounded people who will contribute to the local economy and proud to have been involved with the Winter Woolly’s Drive for the past few years.” said CECM CEO Clive Berlyn.

Apart from being the main sponsor, Caltex EC Marketer will also take on the challenge at with an early morning intersection collection on the corner of Old Transkei and Beach Road in Nahoon (East London) this coming Friday (subs: 20 July 2018). Be sure to keep an eye out for the Caltex White Rabbit and dedicated CECM staff from 7:00 to 8:30 when they will be shaking their tins for loose change or more.

Members of the public are invited to donate clothes and money. Please do support us and become part of making a difference and bring warmth this winter to those in need.

Image: WARM HEARTS: The Caltex Eastern Cape Marketer team will be braving the early morning chill to collect money for the many less fortunate this Friday.