The Full Tummy Fund invests in educational development and nutritional programmes.
The Spur Foundation was established on International Mandela Day, 18 July 2012, with a donation of R670 000 by the Spur Corporation, resonating with the ‘67 minutes’ theme of Mandela Day, and the founding of the Spur family in 1967.The Foundation aims to uplift and improve the lives of South African families, especially children, in line with its core value of generosity and Ubuntu.
Investing in early childhood development is known to be one of the most effective means of eradicating poverty. It is for this reason our developmental focus remains strongly on the first 2 000 days, with particular emphasis on early childhood development for children from disadvantaged communities up to the age of six. We know these first; formative years are the essential building blocks for brain and body development.
Therefore, we focus on projects that put the young child at its centre, projects that improve children’s development and wellbeing.
Over the past six years the Spur Foundation has supported a number of beneficiaries focused on children, predominantly on teacher training (education) and feeding programmes. Primary beneficiaries have included The Early Care Foundation, JAM South Africa, The Lunchbox Fund, Young Entrepreneurs, The Teddy Bear Clinic, Ikamva Labantu, Sisanda FunDaytion and Reach for a Dream.
Current beneficiaries of the Foundation include, but are not limited to:
THE EARLY CARE FOUNDATION
The Early Care Foundation (previously known as ASHA Trust) develops and facilitates early childhood development training programmes for under-skilled practitioners and owners of home-based creches. Early Care Foundation (ECF) training equips beneficiaries with the necessary skills to provide a stimulating educational environment and meet the nutritional needs of the children in their care. ECF assists creches to develop their facilities in order to comply with standards prescribed by the Department of Social Development to help them register their ECD Centres and access social development subsidies.
JAM SOUTH AFRICA (JOINT AID MANAGEMENT)
JAM SA has been serving disadvantaged communities in South Africa since 2005. At the end of 2015, JAM SA was supporting more than 1 700 Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres. JAM SA operates in seven provinces in South Africa: Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Northern Cape, Limpopo and North West. Through partnerships with various organisations and donors, JAM SA feeds over 84 000+ children every school day.
The Lunchbox Fund is a Non-Profit Organization that focuses on fostering education via nutrition by providing a daily meal for orphaned and at-risk school children in township and rural areas of South Africa.
THE REACH FOR A DREAM FOUNDATION – WESTERN CAPE
For 28 years, the Reach For A Dream Foundation, has brought hope, joy and healing to countless South African children. These children, between the ages of 3 and 18, years have used their dreams to fight life-threatening illnesses such as cancer and leukaemia, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, renal failure and various blood disorders.
They seek to alleviate the strain that a life-threatening illness places on these children and their families by providing the children with the opportunity to realise their dream. Reach For A Dream offers the child a magical moment to regain their childhood that is being lost to an illness.
THE TEDDY BEAR CLINIC
The Teddy Bear Clinic was established in 1986 to provide holistic child protection services. Our mission is to minimise the secondary harm to children and their families when they enter the child protection system. They also provide expertise, information and support in order to make the journey a healing one.
We invite you to join our efforts in reaching more children through our beneficiary partners and projects – giving these children the opportunity to learn and grow to become leaders of tomorrow.
Here are a few ways in which you can get involved and support our projects:
- Make a once-off donation via our website (online donation, EFT or SnapScan) – https://fulltummyfund.co.za/donate/
- Sign-up for a monthly debit order (value of your choice) via our secure portal online – https://fulltummyfund.co.za/donate/
- Follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SpurFoundation/) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/spurfoundation/) and share our stories
For any enquiries please contact us – firstname.lastname@example.org
SPUR FULL TUMMY FUND
Fill a Tummy, Feed a Mind
We know that you can’t teach a hungry child, and during those first, formative years, the essential building blocks for brain
Spur Steak Ranches has grown into an iconic and internationally recognised brand and as part of Spur Corporation we have rallied behind the purpose of Leading the Way for the Greater Good. At Spur we know you can’t teach a hungry child, and during those first, formative years, the essential building blocks for brain and body development are laid, therefore we have partnered with key NGO’s to help deliver nutritional meals to young children at under-resourced day care centres across South Africa.
JOHN DORY’S ZERO WASTE INITIATIVE
A sustainable tomorrow starts today
Our mission is to foster and cultivate a future where sustainability is the cornerstone of our existence, providing education, support, resources, and funding to positively impact and extend the lifespan of our planet’s resources.
PANAROTTIS FOR FAMILY
BIG on Family. BIG on Caring.
Our mission is to establish a culture of giving to support and care for vulnerable and at-risk families throughout South Africa, funding projects and organisations that work to provide safety, shelter, care, nourishment, education and more to positively impact the lives and futures of those in need.
We want our legacy to provide the foundations for a future where giving back is the societal norm and not the exception, where the needs of all vulnerable and at-risk families across and throughout South Africa are met and met in abundance. One way we are aiming to achieve this is by changing the initiative’s allocated beneficiary on a six-monthly basis.