2021

FOOD AND MASK DONATIONS: SOUTH AFRICA AND ZAMBIA
Oct

Following a fun social media campaign with some local South African and Zambian celebrities, Hungry Lion donated delicious food and masks to charities nominated by the celebrities who helped with this project. As a proudly African brand, Hungry Lion loves uplifting its communities and spreading hope by playing their part in relieving the pl...
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HUNGRY LION CONTRIBUTES TO NATIONWIDE FOOD DONATION DRIVE
Oct

Hungry Lion donated in excess of R500 000 worth of food and cooldrinks to 143 communities across South Africa, bringing not only smiles, but much needed relief to those in need. This nationwide food support drive was done in partnership with Corona Care, SA Harvest, Meals on Wheels and various other regional NGO�s which enabled them to sp...
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HUNGRY LION EQUIPS STAFF ACROSS AFRICA
Oct

Hungry Lion ensured the safety of their staff during the global Covid-19 pandemic by distributing thousands of face masks, protective face shields and sanitising stations to Hungry Lion stores across Africa. To gear up for the reopening of South African stores following the relaxing of restrictions on trade, in collaboration with Score Energy D...
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HUNGRY LION SUPPORTS FEEDING SCHEMES DURING RSA LOCKDOWN
Oct

When the National Lockdown in South Africa started in March, all schools closed leaving many children without the hearty meals usually served at school. Hungry Lion joined hands with Mont Marie Restaurant and Stellenbosch Football Club to lovingly prepare and distribute 4000 portions of hearty chicken soup to communities in Jamestown, Kayam...
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INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN�S DAY OF BROADCASTING
Oct

Radio stations in South Africa, Namibia and Zambia participated in ICDB by having the youth take over the airways for a few hours. Hungry Lion supported their efforts in giving the youth a voice and in addition to sponsoring on-air giveaways, treated all the participants to delicious food.
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COFFEE CUP DONATION
Oct

Hungry Lion donated 26000 coffee cups to five organisations that actively work towards alleviating hunger. These organisations run feeding schemes and soup kitchens in schools and communities all over South Africa.
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FESTIVE CHEER
Oct

Smiles were put on the faces of 150 children and adults when they were served delicious meals at a Christmas Lunch hosted by well-known Ceres change-maker, Andries Douglas. Even BIGGER smiles were put on the children�s faces when they each received a gift on top of the delicious chicken.
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BRINGING FESTIVE JOY TO CHILDREN
Oct

Hungry Lion HQ staff members challenged each other to raise funds to make Christmas special for children from social welfare organisation, Badisa. With the money raised, more than 200 boxes were filled with educational toys and treats and handed over on World Children's Day, which was celebrated on 20 November.
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HUNGRY LION GROWS A VEGETABLE GARDEN IN ZAMBIA
Oct

Hungry Lion partnered with the Kabwata Orphanage in Lusaka to SHARE MORE by building a vegetable garden for the orphanage, in this way providing a sustainable source of food. After the hard work that went into planting the seeds, the children of the orphanage were treated to a tasty Hungry Lion lunch.
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NATIONAL BOOK WEEK
Oct

Hungry Lion donated over 500 books to NOAH Old Age Shelter as well as to Child Welfare. HQ Staff also went to read to the children at one of the Child Welfare creches, while the elderly residents at NOAH were treated to a delicious Hungry Lion lunch.
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CELEBRATING WOMEN
Oct

Hungry Lion HQ treated the women of HerVoice, a Women's Empowerment Organisation in Stellenbosch, to a delicious Sunday lunch with a guest speaker who discussed various topics.
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HUNGRY LIONS HELPS TO FUEL YOUNG MINDS
Oct

On the 23rd and 24th of July, Hungry Lion partnered with Sweetpea Youth Development's Bursary Campaign. Over a period of two days, 90 top-performing Grade 6 learners from disadvantaged communities were educated on bursary opportunities available for them at top schools throughout South Africa. Hungry Lion was proud to be able to keep these ...
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HUNGRY LION CELEBRATES SOS CHILDREN�S VILLAGES MOTHERS
Oct

With Youth Day being celebrated countrywide on 16 June, Hungry Lion decided to recognise those who work selflessly to improve the lives of South Africa’s youth. To celebrate these Everyday Heroes, Hungry Lion joined hands with SOS Children's Villages in Pietermaritzburg and Port Elizabeth to spoil the moms who shower their foster children...
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SAPS PAARL CELEBRATE YOUTH DAY
Oct

Hungry Lion joined in on the Youth Day celebrations hosted by SAPS Paarl at Windmeul Primary School on 13 June where the teams from Windmeul and Ronwe Primary Schools were crowned as the respective winners following a fun-filled day of netball and rugby. Sgt Samantha Smith, the coordinator of the social outreach programme of the Paarl Polic...
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HUNGRY LION HELPS EVERYDAY HEROES BEAT THE WINTER BLUES
Oct

With Winter well on its way, Hungry Lion handed out umbrellas to the wonderful car guards in our local communities who, come rain or shine, are always there to help.
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EASTER FUN FOR SOWETO CHILDREN�S HOME
Oct

Sisonke Nathi is a Johannesburg-based non-profit organisation that organises an annual easter egg hunt fundraiser benefiting children's homes across the country. This year, the easter egg hunt took place at the Salvation Army Children's Home in Soweto thanks to generous donations of easter treats from various organisations and schools. Bein...
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PAARL SAPS CRICKET TOURNAMENT
Oct

Since 2011, the Paarl Police Office has hosted an annual cricket tournament as part of their community outreach programme in an effort to encourage the youth to participate in sport. The tournament is aimed at primary schools from the rural areas surrounding Paarl and is the highlight for these children who come from underprivileged communi...
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SUNRAY PRIMARY SCHOOL FIELD TRIP
Oct

The community of Delft in Cape Town faces many socio-economic challenges on a daily basis. The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) sponsored a bus to transport Gr 4 learners to Kirstenbosch - an experience many of them would remember for years to come. In the spirit of sharing, Hungry Lion treated the children to lunch and...
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SUPPORTING FIRE FIGHTERS IN WESTERN CAPE
Oct

Since the beginning of the year, various fires burned throughout the Western Cape. Amongst these, a devastating fire in the Overstrand area raged for weeks and a fire in the Franschhoek Mountains led to the Franschhoek Pass being closed to traffic for close to a week. Being a brand that cares, Hungry Lion, with the support of our friends at...
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LENDING HELPING HAND TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES
Oct

We asked our fans to nominate a deserving charity in their local communities and the following centres ware announced as the beneficiaries: Miracle Kids Stimulation Centre (Eastern Cape, South Africa) Children Life Change Centre (Windhoek, Namibia) Changing Lives Zambia (Lusaka, Zambia) With the upgrade reveal visit to each organisation our...
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HUNGRY LION ENCOURAGES ROAD SAFETY IN ZAMBIA
Oct

Annually, motorists renew their road license and pay road tax through the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) in Zambia and we were happy to make this arduous task a bit more pleasant.
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HERE TO SHARE MORE SMILES
Oct

Thanks to our fans and the power of In collaboration with the Put a Smile Foundation, Hungry Lion donated meals to the children of the Megameno Orphanage in Namibia. The Windhoek Town Square Hungry Lion staff had the best time making the children SMILE!
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TREAT FOR SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND
Oct

The Ziyabuya Hungry Lion staff had a great time spoiling the smiling children.
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EARLY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS FOR STELLENBOSCH CHILDREN
Oct

Hungry Lion, in partnership with Chill Beverages, supported the The Pebbles Project in making a huge difference in the lives of one hundred children by donating gifts towards the Santa Shoebox initiative.
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SUPPORTING LOCAL SCHOOLS
Oct

Hungry Lion donated much needed supplies to benefit local school feeding schemes in the Stellenbosch area.
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SUPPORTING LOCAL NON PROFIT ORGANISATIONS
Oct

We gave our staff the opportunity to nominate charities in local communities that they wanted Hungry Lion to support. One winning charity per region was announced and Hungry Lion spoiled each one of them with much-needed necessities such as non-perishable food items, stationery and toiletries. The winning teams also visited the charities to...
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LETIKA YOUTH CARE CENTRE
Oct

Hungry Lion spoiled children of the Letika Youth Care Centre in Setsing with meals & umbrellas as part of our commitment to support our local communities.
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MANENBURG SAPS WOMEN�S DAY
Oct

Manenburg SAPS hosted an event on the 7th of August in celebration of Women's Day. Females from the community, as well as staff members from the Manenburg SAPS team, were invited for an educational session on domestic violence, crimes against women and children and general crime prevention and awareness tips. Hungry Lion sponsored raffle ti...
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HUNGRY LION VOLUNTEERS 67 MINUTES FOR MADIBA
Oct

With the help of volunteers and donations of food and money, they distribute food to needy communities in and around Stellenbosch. Hungry Lion partnered with Feeding in Action for Mandela Day. We donated food supplies and spent the week with the Feeding in Action team preparing food parcels. The team also visited Weber Gedenk Primary on Wed...
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HUNGRY LION SUPPORTING THE STREETS OF STELLENBOSCH
Oct

Straatlig Stellenbosch is a project aimed at creating a haven for those living in the fringes of society, especially those living in poverty. Hungry Lion donated water resistant mattresses and blankets as part of our "Supporting the Streets of Stellenbosch" winter project. We then teamed up with the Straatlig team to hand these out to the h...
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HUNGRY LION SUPPORTS A WALK FOR A CAUSE
Oct

This foundation helps to provide prostheses for those in need who are not able to afford them. Hungry Lion committed to providing meals to the team throughout their journey. To follow their journey, go to: https://www.facebook.com/paulsteynfoundation/
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MR CLEAN EMPLOYEES WILL BE KEPT DRY THIS WINTER
Oct

"I am so grateful for this gift from Hungry Lion. I have to walk 30 minutes every morning to the taxi rank and in the winter I struggle to keep dry during my walk," said Wendy Bengo, a Mr Clean employee working at Hungry Lion's Head Office in Stellenbosch. Hungry Lion is happy to contribute towards keeping our local community members dry an...
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WESTERN CAPE SCHOOLS RECEIVE WATER BOTTLES
Oct

Our staff nominated charities in their Young learners from Langabuya Primary in Mbekweni, Forest Village Leadership in Eerste River and Eastridge Christian Academy in Mitchells Plain, were overjoyed by Hungry Lion's generous donation of 2833 water bottles which were handed out to each child of these three Western Cape schools.
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HUNGRY LION HEAD OFFICE MOVES TO STELLENBOSCH
Oct

The location of Trumali House is ideal for our fast growing business of 200 plus stores across Southern Africa. As an innovative corporate business, we believe that the Stellenbosch energy and talent pool is the perfect cultural fit for our expanding Head Office Department.
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A LUNCH TREAT FOR NAMIBIA�S ELDERLY
Oct

In the spirit of generosity, and our promise to give back to our local communities, the Hungry Lion Namibia team visited Susanne Grauheim, Oude Rust Oord, and Katutura Old Age Homes on Tuesday, 24 April, to serve deliciously prepared Hungry Lion chicken meals to three hundred residents and staff from these three homes in Namibia.
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EROS RECEIVES A HELPING HAND
Oct

Hungry Lion donated much-needed toiletries to the children residing at the hostel of this school based in Bridgetown, Athlone. Eros offers support to learners suffering from cerebral palsy, children struggling to progress academically due to learning difficulties, as well as physically challenged children.
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HUNGRY LION #SHAREMORE WITH SHILOH SYNERGY
Oct

We donated water bottles, paper for their art classes and our very own Hungry Lion mascot to entertain them. We loved seeing the smiles on their faces!
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SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE (SAPS) CRICKET TOURNAMENT
Oct

The SAPS hosts this tournament yearly to develop the physical skills of the Paarl communities youth. One hundred and twenty children from Windmeul Primary, Nieuwedrift Primary, Alfons Primary, Kersboslaagte Primary, Daljosaphat Primary, Sonop Primary and Ronw� Primary enjoyed a fun day of cricket and deliciously prepared meals sponsored b...
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HUNGRY LION DONATES 10' 000 MEALS
Oct

We've donated 10' 000 meals to residents of communities that were hit the hardest by the outbreak. The distribution of the meal vouchers was done across centres where vaccinations took place to encourage residents to prevent the disease. This was one way in which we gave back to our local community, by giving them access to fresh food and w...
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BUCKET LIST COMPETITION
Oct

We have relieved both RSA winners from their "Januworry" by contributing towards 9 year old Zane Vosges' school fees and Phumla Mooi's University registration fees. "I'm so excited, happy and thankful. I don't even know what I can do to thank Hungry Lion. Thank you, thank you," said Phumla Mooi. Nauchaad January won a weekend away for two t...
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#JOINTHEFIGHT
Oct

Hungry Lion subsidised the price of our 500ml bottled water as well as our Big Bite 2 to ensure everyone in Zambia had access to clean water and an affordable, quality meal while the markets were closed and other food options not available. Additionally, we donated K150'000 worth of cleaning supplies and sponsored 1000 meal vouchers to the ...
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STAFF CHARITY CHALLENGE
Oct

Together with their regional managers they each nominated a charity and arranged Christmas parties and donations for the children of these centres. Children from the Siyakhana Child Care Centre in Mount Frere, KwaZulu Natal, were overjoyed to receive donations including toys and books at their Christmas party. Natasha Hanadaos says "I nomin...
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CHRISTMAS PARTIES
Oct

In the spirit of generosity, we hosted Christmas parties for the children of Ethembeni Creche & Safe House (Delft, Western Cape), "Paarl/Franschhoek se kinders" (Western Cape), and Kondwa Orphanage (Lusaka). Hungry Lion also donated non-perishable food, meals & gift bags to these Institutions.
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HUNGRY LION INSPIRING CHANGE WITHIN OUR COMMUNITIES
Oct

Hungry Lion donated material that was used to make clothing for kids in the center, as well as other creches in the Nyanga area.
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LOCAL IS LEKKER
Oct

Hungry Lion sponsored gift bag sets towards this fundraising initiative.
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HUNGRY LION GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY ON MANDELA DAY
Oct

Here we contributed towards the needs of the community.
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HUNGRY LION REUNITES FAMILIES
Oct

"You're not just about wings and big bites," one of the winners said afterwards. "You are about joy too. Reunion is Love + Happiness, and you gave me exactly that in two hours."
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CHARITY FUN DAY, LANGA
Oct

Less fortunate children & orphans in the Langa community enjoyed a day filled with fun, food & gifts.
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TSHIMOLLO HOME FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITY
Oct

Hungry Lion partnered with Shoprite's Gauteng Division by sponsoring meals during the upgrade of the Tshimollo Home for children with disability in Johannesburg.
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HUNGRY LION SUPPORTS THE MTHETHWA FAMILY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, GAUTENG
Oct

Regional Manager Sekitla Ramafoko joined in on the fun.
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HUNGRY LION SHARE MORE THIS FESTIVE SEASON
Oct

Hungry Lion treated the children from Silindokuhle Cr�che (Eastern Cape), Oranje Selfhelp (Free State), Ekujabuleni Kwa Badala Day Care Centre (Gauteng) & Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen (Western Cape) with delicious Hungry Lion ice creams & goodies.
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HUNGRY LION SUPPORTS NSRI
Oct

These floating devices are used by professionals during swimming lessons. They were also strategically placed on key beaches to be used as floating devices by someone in need.
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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT - THE WHEAT TRUST FOUNDATION
Oct

The official cheque handover took place on the 14th of September at the Riverlands gardening project fields.
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MELTON ROSE LIBRARY - SPRING DAY EVENT
Oct

Melton Rose Library organise programmes to keep children out of the streets and focus on healthy and positive activities. Hungry Lion donated x150 soccer balls towards this event & The Lucky Bucket was also there to entertain the kids!
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COMMUNITY NEWS & EVENTS
Oct

We recently donated lunch for the children of the South African Police Services Rural Sports Coordination. We rewarded the team for successfully completing their sports program. Thumbs up boys!
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HUNGRY LION BATTLE OF THE FLAVOURS WINNER
Oct

Fans were encouraged to buy, vote and ultimately win their share of R100 000!
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AJAX YOUTH ACADEMY
Oct

AJAX Youth Academy received R 50 000 donation to contribute towards the skills development of young football players within the Cape Town communities.
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#100SHOESFORALEX
Oct

This came after the #100Shoes4Alex campaign collected over x100 schools shoes from individuals, brands & companies willing to make a difference in less fortunate children's lives.
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LUCKY BUCKET WINNER
Oct

Mr Makwela was flown down to Cape Town where he attended the PSL clash between Ajax Cape Town & Orlando Pirates from the comfort of a VIP box at the Cape Town Stadium. Hungry Lion CEO, Mr Hendrik Coetsee, handed over Mr Makwela's R100 000 cheque during half time on the field. He was truly grateful for the generous prize he's won with Hu...
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MITCHELL'S PLAIN FESTIVAL
Oct

The sweet treats stall was a festival favourite and Hungry Lion fans from the Mitchell's Plain community loved having their number one choice brand at their festival.
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SANTA SHOEBOX
Oct

The Santa Shoebox project was a huge success presenting x120 deserving children with gifts during the 2015 festive season!
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HUNGRY LION CLEANS UP
Oct

Over 4000 Hungry Lion staff members in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Lesotho showed that they CARE MORE for their environment by collecting over 700 bags of garbage, ensuring that their local communities were litter-free.
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