Casual Day raises R22 million for persons with disabilities

casual-dayCasual Day, South Africa’s most-loved fundraising project for persons with disabilities, raised a record amount of R22 million during last year’s campaign, a ten percent improvement on the previous year’s tally. This was announced at a recent Gauteng roadshow function celebrating Casual Day’s top performers.

Casual Day is the flagship project of the National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities (NCPPDSA), an NPO mandated to improve education, inclusivity, accessibility and social integration for persons with disabilities.

Casual Day is the lifeblood of its national beneficiaries that include Epilepsy SA, SA Federation for Mental Health, Deaf Federation SA, SA National Council for the Blind and Disabled People SA, each of which also participate in raising funds from sticker donations, and sales of caps and shirts.

The MC is Casual Day ambassador and TV celebrity Philicity Reeken. She will be available for photos with the top performers. 

Casual Day™ is a highlight on the calendar of the employees of many South African companies. 

Casual Day 2013 takes place as usual on the first Friday of September, being Friday 6 September, in continued partnership six main beneficiaries and 300 participating organisations dedicated to advancing the rights of and rendering services for persons with disabilities.

Contact numbers for the Casual Day office in Edenvale.

Tel: 011 452 2774   Fax: 011 452 6583

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