Goods in Kind and Volunteer Needs

Valcare coordinates a membership network consisting of hundreds of nonprofit organisations in the Cape Winelands.

Many of our member organisations have ongoing physical and volunteer needs – big and small. We are always on the look-out for individuals, corporates and foundations to take hands and help where they can to donate goods or time.

Take a look at the current list of needs, submitted by our member organisations on a regular basis. Get in touch with us to get connected to the need that you would like to help with at

Goods in Kind Needs

ACVV Paarl Vallei
20x bath towels, toiletries, urn, crockery, cutlery, juice jugs, 1x laptop, overhead projector, table cloths, and 5x steel cabinets.

Aitsa! After Care Centre
5x Classroom projectors, 2x containers to convert into a learning space, and 5 litres of hand sanitiser.
50x brown bread loaves per week, food.

Amado Animal Assisted Therapy
Sponsorship towards child therapy or alternatively four-legged therapists costs.
Bean bags, basketball hoops, soccer balls, basketball balls.
2x Basketball nets, 2x basketball balls, 2x large soccer goals, 3x soccer balls.

Amharic Community Development
5x laptops, 3x desktops, copy machine, microwave, fridge.
Sponsorship towards cricket t-shirts and equipment for Lotus Cricket Club (click here) and various projects.

Athlone House of Strength
Fundraising event (13 August – 250 people): samosas, pies, spring rolls, cupcakes or sponsorship.
12x double bed duvet/ comforter sets, 8x single bed duvet/comforter sets, filing cabinet.
Disposable diapers, underwear, and shoes (sizes 3-5).

Badisa Wellington
Diapers, porridge, milk, and food for children aged 4 months, 18 months and 5 years.

Boland School for Autism
Copy paper, A4 and A5 envelopes, white Manila board, coloured paper, A4 laminating pouches, whiteboard koki’s, A4 whiteboards, paint for arts, filing pouches, play dough, slime, fidget toys, puzzles, board games, tablets, office chairs (without wheels), urn, medium refrigerator, bar fridge, microwave oven.

Buddie’s Soup Kitchen
2x tables, 2x 40-litre cooking pots, spoons, 2x chairs, 2x netball balls.

3x laptops, 2x food parcels or vouchers per month.
Thrift shop: railings, clothing, furniture, etc.

Change Within Development Consultancy
3x computer screens, 3x chairs, ink cartridges for a printer.
50x writing books, 50x pens, 50x pencils, 7x Platinum Educational Mathematics books (grade R to 7), 30x colour pencils (24 pack), 30x scissors, 4x boxes copy paper, book covering paper and plastic, activity books, tennis balls (3 bags), 2x soccer balls, 2x chess sets, 20x hoola hoops, 30x Pritt, paint (different colours).

Community Cohesion
Comfort/care packs for survivors of sexual violence (new underwear, bra-tops, sanitary pads, wash cloths, soap or body wash, deodorant, body lotion, Vaseline, 20x sachets of instant oats).
Coffee, tea, sugar, milk, cleaning detergents, toilet paper, bucket for mopping, hand-wash, A4 printing paper, colour paper, exam pads, ring files, flip files, notebooks, black permanent markers, Pritt, black pens, lockable cabinets, floating shelves, artwork for decor, carpet, heater, cellphone, curtains, plants, toilet holder, blankets, burglar bars, paint for building, 4x doors, children’s toys (therapeutic) and books, ladies clothing, underwear.

Community Keepers
Bulk sanitising and cleaning products (domestos, pump-action hand soap, paper towels), colouring pencils.

Divine Life Kingdom Centre
Mobile structure to host children while doing programs.

Drakenstein se Jong Doudruppels
2x desks, 2x chairs, 2x laptops.
School stationery for 10 grade 8 learners.
Furniture and household items.

Eluthandweni Community Kitchen & Development Kitchen
2x Laptops, 1x fridge/freezer, 1x plastic storage container, 2x large cooking pots, 4 chairs, 1x office desk, toiletries (sanitary pads, toothbrushes, toothpaste), 1x microwave oven, wooden spoons, 1x kitchen cupboard, food, 2x containers, clothing and shoes (4-12 yrs).

Fountain of Hope
Sanitiser, masks, t-shirts. sport outfits, toiletries, adult diapers, food, sanitary pads, sport equipment, clothing, bedding and toys.

Grassroots Sport and Culture Organisation
Office equipment (computers, printer, data, airtime file cabinet, flip chart, accessories, laptop), sport equipment (cricket, soccer, rugby, netball).

hearX Foundation
Medium-sized, lockable filing cabinet or book shelve.

Honeybadger for Schools
Stationary, data projector, name stickers, small prizes for activities.

Hope Caring Welfare Group
40x Youth stationery packs (pen, pencil, eraser, small notebook, calculator) for grade 8-12 learners.
2x laptops, 4x desktops with monitors, 4x chairs, overhead projector, printer.
Soccer kits: jerseys, shorts, socks, cleats, shoes, shin guards, gloves. Netball: poles, bibs, ball bags. nets, floor tape, netball sets, coaching equipment, needle adapters, and netball starter packs. Cricket: bats, batting pads, gloves, helmet, balls.
Stove or gas stove, 2x large cooking pots, vegetable peeler, wooden spoon, tongs, ladle, non-stick spatulas, food.

Hope Through Action Foundation
1x basketball hoops on wheels, 1x fridge, 1 stove, 50x gym mats, 3x laptops with software, 50x aerobic steps, playing kits/ uniforms for netball, basketball, and touch rugby, 4x large carpets, 1x wheelbarrow, wool and material, steel storage cages, toys, 7x blinds for offices, 1x aerobics stage, wifi, 20x volleyball knee pads, tag rugby equipment, 8-piece CCTV surveillance cameras, 4x recycling bins, 20x plastic storage containers with lids or drawers, tool box and general tools, skipping ropes, books, new printer/ copier, children’s play park with jungle gym, swings, slide, etc., minibus, 10x narrow steel folding tables, table football set, gym equipment (fitness machines, weights, etc.), 3x staff lockers.

House Andrew Murray
Sponsorship towards children’s needs.
Toiletries (body lotion, hair combs for ethnic hair, roll-on, spray, sanitary pads, shampoo, conditioner, soap, razors, shoe polish, baby wipes, baby powder, Aquas cream), groceries (jam, peanut butter, canned products, sugar, rice, coffee, oros, tomato sauce, chutney, macaroni, salt, pepper, chicken spice, 6x HTH pool floaters) and Easter eggs.

Ikamva Foundation
3x Chairs, office desk, computer, file cabinet, stationary.

Ikhaya Le Themba
Children’s books for reading clubs.
Paarl Hospital Maternity Ward and Premature Baby Unit: 15x monthly care packs for mothers (maternity sanitary towels, deodorant, soap, face cloth, toothbrush, toothpaste), baby care packs (new-born and preemie baby nappies, baby lotion, baby soap, baby barrier cream, baby clothes – newborn and prem sizes only).
Wool, material for crochet blankets and bags.

Intsika Yesizwe Community Soup Kitchen
Deep freezer, refrigerator, microwave oven, urn, laptop, gazebo, 3x large pots.

Isidingo Arts and Recreational Centre
Netball and soccer equipment.

Kichi NPO
Microwave, large cooking pots, large storage boxes, kitchen cupboards, and two-door fridge.
Car or bakkie, clothing and shoes (5-14 yrs).

Kin Culture
3x white office desks

Khula Development Group
1x office desk.
1x 10-litre paint.

Life Fantastic Educare
Groceries, cleaning supplies.

Little Lions Child Coaching
Food for workshops, 12x refurbished tablets.

Ma’s vir Wellington
2x couches, 1x washing machine, 20x yoga mats, small round café tables.
Children’s wooden toys (kitchen units, stove, fridge), tablets or Samsung phones for OVC measure capturing, single bed mattresses, 2-plate gas stoves, and gazebos.

Marge’s Soup Kitchen
Computer, copy machine, 6x study desks, 6x chairs, Oxford dictionary, 2x large cooking pots, 2x ladles, gas burner.

Monte Christo Miqlat
Filing cabinet.

Mothers in Vision Soup Kitchen
Gazebos, chairs, tables, food, 2x 3-burner gas stoves, 4x 20-litre pots, 2x 9kg gas containers.

National Institute for the Deaf
Dettol or Savlon, roll-on or deodorant (men and ladies), shampoo, disposable razors, toilet paper, adult nappies (L and XL), baby powder, sanitary pads (long and absorbent), prep cream, bum cream, sanitiser).

One Nation ZA
Vehicle, 1x 100-litre cooking pot, 1x 80-litre cooking pot, 1x urn, crockery, cutlery.

Rise Up with Advocacy and Action
Dishes, pots, stove, spoons, cleaning supplies, exterior wall paint, window glass, curtains, bedding, and food.

Renew Your Mind
Printer, laptop, PPE equipment, overhead projector, microwave, fridge, school stationery for 50 learners, 2x containers.

Shariefah’s Soup Kitchen
Gas cylinders, large cooking pot, spoon, dry food ingredients, gazebo, large table, juice, small plastic glasses, masks, sanitiser.

Soutkorrels maak ‘n Verskil
Wool, knitting needles, shoes and clothing (13-18 years), stationery (pens, paper, scissors, etc.)

The Clothing Bank
Home furniture, home appliances, drapes.

The Franschhoek Valley Charter Trust
Masks, sanitiser.

The Pebbles Project Trust
Sanitary pads, creche tables, plastic table cloths, large balls, cd players, thick wax crayons, surgical gloves, wet wipes, dolls, play mats, sandpit toys, baby room decorations, and baby clothing.

Walking on Water Ministry
Transport of people from Wellington to Paardeberg and Franschhoek to Paardeberg.
Groceries for providing food at camp (spaghetti bolognaise, cereals, rusks, bread, jam, chees, sausage, bacon, eggs, bread, coffee, tea, milk, juice, water, etc.).

Wamakersvallei Training Centre
Stationary, A4 copy paper, cleaning supplies, toilet paper, towels, sheets, kitchen towels, oven mittens, camping mattresses, ingredients for cooking course, two electric stoves, chairs without armrests, and single student desks.

Volunteer Needs

ACVV Wellington Social Services
Assistance in the Potpourri Community shop and 2nd hand shop (Tuesdays 08:00-16:30 | Thursdays 08:00-16:30 | Saturdays 08:00-12:00).

Aitsa! After Care Centre
On-site maths tutors (1-2 hours per week).
Speech Therapist and Occupational Therapist (weekly or monthly basis).

Experienced horse riders once a week.

Amharic Community Development
Accountant (30 hours per month).
Volunteers for the elderly, women’s development, youth development and community park (80 hours per month).

Buddie’s Soup Kitchen
Volunteers for arts and culture program.

2 Admin volunteers (3 hours per day – remotely)

Care Career Connection
Volunteer to drill a borehole.

Change within Development Consultancy

Divine Life Kingdom Center
Programme facilitator – teach children about different types of abuse (1 hour per week).

Drakenstein se Jongdoudruppels
3 Volunteers to work in the community (30 hours per month).

Eluthandweni Community Kitchen & Development Kitchen
To assist with changing the nappies of the elderly.

Fountain of Hope

Franschhoek Valley Transformation Charter Trust

Good Hope Day Care Centre
Physiotherapist (1-2 times per week).

Grassroots Sport and Culture Organisation

Honeybadger for Schools
Marketing to schools.
Training assistants.

Hope Caring Welfare Group
Netball (x2), cricket (x3), Soccer (x3) (30 hours per month)

Intsika Yesizwe Community Soup Kitchen Project
Two men who will be able to carry large cooking pots.

Ikamva Foundation
Volunteers on career guidance (one day) for grade 12 learners.

Kichi NPO
Accountant (4 hours per month).

Khula Development Group
Painters and Handyman (08:00-13:00)

Marge’s Soup Kitchen

Mothers in Vision Soup Kitchen
Facilitators (x2).
Cooks (x2).

Shariefah’s Soup Kitchen
Volunteers (16 hours per month)

The Franschhoek Valley Charter Trust
Media and Marketing (8-10 hours per month).
Administration support (15 hours per month).
Fundraising support: proposal and report writing (20 hours per month).

Professional photographer.