“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one" - Mother Theresa. We alone cannot change the world, but we can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. We encourage others to do the same, help others were you can and together we can reach many more and make a difference!
Big Save COVID-19 Announcement (Page 1)
A message from our Big Save CEO in response to COVID-19
Big Save COVID-19 Announcement (Page 2)
A message from our Big Save CEO in response to COVID-19
Big Save Celebrates Mandela
Big Save celebrated Nelson Mandela Day the best way we could - helping out in the community! Our teams were so happy to assist in anyway and to see the joy that just a little bit of help brought to those of the communities we are based in.
Mamelodi's Fight to Clean Up the Communities
Thandanani Drop Inn Centre based in Mamelodi joined forces with the community of Mamelodi and supporters in a fight against drugs. This is the third year, in raising awareness and funds to address the serious drug problem which is rife in our communities.
Lesedi La Batho Career Day
Big Save took part in a career expo on 15th May, for learners from the schools in the Mabopane area, the aim of the expo was to expose learners to various career options, empowering them to be able to make informed decisions when they leave school.
Daycare Centers Graduation Day
This December Big Save Mabopane wanted to do a little something special for the daycare centers they support. Seeing as the little one's were graduating they were able to assist with cakes to celebrate the day!
Soccer is cooler than Nyaope a push a diski
On Saturday the 20th October Big Save Evaton took part in a soccer tournament alongside the Community Development Workers against drug abuse. The tournament was called “Soccer is cooler than Nyaope a push a diski”. There was a lot of fun had on the day and the team was joined by the group who was rehabilitated, thanks to the Community Development Workers!
Big Save Mabopane Supports Volunteers from Lesedi La Batho Community Centre.
Currently at our Big Save Mabopane we helping the community by being part of this program and taking in volunteers from Lesedi La Batho Community Centre as merchandisers and packers for our store. Lesedi La Batho's vision is to be a beacon of hope by providing the youth and community with the opportunities and skills to realize their full potential and purpose to ensuring members of our society become empowered to make a difference.
Congratulations Leratong Hospice!!
We at Big Save Tshwane Market are proud to have received a letter of acknowledgment and gratitude from Leratong Hospice, whom we have supported for a number of years, sharing with us their exciting news! They have been awarded Best NPO in Tshwane by the Tshwane City Awards on the 23rd of February 2018 and on the 28th February, Leratong Hospice was nominated and won Silver in the Social Transformation – Health Award at the 2018 Gauteng Premier Awards. We are so proud of how far they have come and we look forward to continuing our journey with them.
Big Save Waltloo Donate Sanitary Pads in Eersterust
Big Save Waltloo donated 6 cases of sanitary pads to Eersterust Police Station which they needed for Eersterust High School as some girls don’t go to school during their menstrual cycle because they can’t afford to buy pads. Well done Big Save Waltloo for your donation to help this worthy cause!
Big Save Waltloo Supermarket and Liquor Store assisted Jack Budha at their Educators Awards Ceremony.
Big Save Waltloo Supermarket and Liquor Store assisted Jack Budha@mams on the 8th February at their Educators Awards Ceremony.
Big Save Annual Supplier Charity Bowls Day Donation to Thandanani Drop Inn Centre
Big Save recently raised R70 000 at our annual Supplier Charity Bowls Day held on 10th October for our chosen charity the Thandanani Drop Inn Centre based in Mamelodi. Thandanani’s main focus is on drug awareness and cleaning up the Mamelodi community especially with regards to the drug Nyaope that has seized the youth in South Africa and is destroying many lives. Big Save has been supporting the Thandanani Drop Inn Centre since 2012 through various financial and non-financial means, with this being their second Bowls Day event to raise a substantial portion to the cause.
Big Save Hammanskraal Shop and Liquor Store Mandela Day Project
Big Save Hammanskraal Grocery and Liquor Store gave more than 67 minutes for Mandela Day. They started off the day in the morning serving tea at Jubilee Hospital Gateway Clinic. Then they went to Dan Legwabe's home in Temba, he has some mental disabilities and there they helped to cleaned his yard, with the help of Tshwane and ANC team of people the yard was left in a very clean and neat. He was so very thankful because this helped him a lot.
Big Save Waltloo Liquor Mandela Day Project
Yesterday for Mandela Day our Big Save Waltloo Liquor store spent their 67 minutes at Maleka Day Care and were busy with painting to give it a fresh new look. They also took food and nice treats for the kids, as well as new plastic tables and chairs.
Big Save Waltloo Shop Mandela Day Project
Our Big Save Waltloo Shop spent their 67 minutes at Mountains and Valleys Rehab and Healing Centre. The Centre is based in Eersterust. Their main objective is to restore broken and dis-functional families through spiritual counselling. Waltloo donated food hamper's and toiletries to the Centre.
Big Save Tshwane Market Wholesaler and Liquor Store Mandela Day Project
Big Save Tshwane Market Wholesaler and Liquor Store spent the day with the kids from Manyathaka Orphanage. They painted the kitchen, bought new bedding for the rooms and took groceries, clothes and toys. They helped clean the home, gave them lunch and cooked supper and also spent time with the children. The Mama of the house and kids were overwhelmed and so grateful. This is what Mandela Day is for, to help those in need and make time for them.
Big Save Evaton Mandela Day Project
In the words of our Big Save Evaton staff member for today's 67 Minutes for Mandela Day "Nothing gives one greater joy than helping those who are less fortunate." A day well spent with the elders of Kutloanong Old Age Home.
Big Save Mabopane Mandela Day Projects
Big Save Mabopane for Mandela Day supported two homes. The kids at Maggy Otsile Day Care, as well as the Victory Care Centre which is a non-profit and non government organisation that currently provides support to members of different age and gender. Their members are faced with different challenges, disability, mental illness, diseases and they come from broken or abusive homes.
Big Save Supports Thandanani Youth Day March
Thandanani Group with the support of Big Save, organised a march on the 16th June Youth Day with the people of Mamelodi - the march was to stand united against women and child abuse, and against drugs and substance abuse!
Tekkie Tax Day 2017
On Friday the 29th May some of our Big Save Stores supported Tekkie Tax Day 2017. We bought stickers and wore our tekkies for the day, it was great fun and all for a good cause! :D Here are some photos of our Staff who participated from: *Mabopane Shop & Liquor *Tshwane Market Wholesaler & Liquor *Waltloo Shop & Liquor Well done guys!! #bigsavecares #bigsavegoodlife
Big Save Waltloo Supports Sports in Mamelodi
Big Save Waltloo was part of a Mamelodi School Soccer Tournament with soccer legend Daniel Modau from Mamelodi Sundowns FC. Big Save Waltloo donated 10 cases of H2O water and 10 cases of Tropica to support Sports in Mamelodi. Man of the Match got to meet and take photos with Daniel Modau
Big Save Supplier Charity Bowls Day 2016
Big Save hosted our Suppliers at a Charity Bowls Day in October, this was the first time Big Save had organised a Bowls Day, but the aim is to make it an annual event. It was a great success and over R100000 was raised this year for our chosen charity the Thandanani Drop Inn Centre in Mamelodi. The Thandanani Centre aims to get the streets of Mamelodi clean and help the youth and adults with drug addictions, to have a place of comfort. They also help children and the elderly in various ways, and Big Save is happy to have contributed to this great cause.
Big Save Evaton Store donates to the Evaton Social Crime Prevention Unit
In December our Big Save Evaton Store donated towards the Christmas Party of the Evaton Social Crime Prevention Unit. They really appreciated our kindness in making the Patrollers the most remarkable Christmas Party and sent us some photos of the celebrations.
Big Save Hammanskraal Donates to Top 10 Students
Big Save Hammanskraal donated school material to the Top 10 Students at TIPFUXENI SECONDARY SCHOOL in Stinkwaters. Education is the key to the children and Big Save was happy to help!
Mandela Day for Big Save is always a special day and something we enjoy taking part in. This year was no different. Each of our Big Save Stores took part and went and spread some "Good Life" cheer within their Communities and this is how they did it...
Big Save Supports Tekkie Tax Day
Tekkie Tax Day happens every year in May and this is the second year Big Save supports this cause.