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Breakfast - the best way to start the day
Thanks to the Overstrand Municipality and volunteer organisations in our towns, thousands of people in need during the Coronavirus lockdown crises are receiving food and essential supplies.
Yesterday, 6 July 2020, no less than 5 000 FutureLife porridge boxes were ready to be handed over to the most vulnerable community members via the Overstrand Disaster Management Centre.
"This highly nutritious cereal will be distributed across the Overstrand especially to senior citizens who need to take their medication in the mornings, people on chronic medication and young children," said Mayor Dudley Coetzee.
Mark Bunn, Managing Director at FutureLife Health Products, also generously donated 2 500 energy bars. Some of these will be enjoyed by the Municipality’s essential workers within the Directorate of Protection Services.
Masizole Mnqasela, Speaker of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament and Constituency Head for Overstrand, encouraged other businesses to continue to assist those in need wherever possible.
Pictured here are (from left) Yulanda Scholtz (OM Assistant Chief: Disaster Management and Risk Management & Support Service), Councillors Andrew Komani and Kari Brice, Constituency Head for Overstrand Masizole Mnqasela, Lester Smith (Senior Manager: Fire and Rescue, Disaster Management and Security Services), Sarolyn Coert (Disaster Management), Overstrand Executive Mayor Dudley Coetzee and Cllr Lindile Ntssabo.