The Travel Corporation feeds homeless on Nelson Mandela Day

“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same” Nelson Mandela

Staff at The Travel Corporation pitched in to make over 350 sandwiches and hotdogs to feed the homeless and hungry.

In honour of Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday and to dedicate 67 minutes to community all staff pitched in to prepare nutritious sandwiches filled with a variety of toppings including cheese, peanut butter, ham and tomato. Staff members then took to the streets in and around Rosebank to hand out the sandwiches.

Theresa Szejwallo, managing director of The Travel Corporation: Ï am delighted that all staff could dedicated themselves to this very worthy cause and I urge everyone to roll up their sleeves and get involved”.

Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Contiki, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises and Busabout make up five companies within The Travel Corporation.

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Bheki Mchunu of The Travel Corporation ready to deliver sandwiches to the homeless and hungry.

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Carina Steyl, Nicole Elisio, Genevieve Coetzee and Lauren Beadle get the production line of sandwiches started.

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Just some of the hotdogs on offer.

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Nivashini Sookdeo, Sam Hollinshead and Bheki Mchunu about to hit the streets.

The TreadRight Foundation:

The TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established in 2008 by The Travel Corporation (TTC) to undertake conservation work and foster sustainability in the tourism industry.

Collectively funded by TTC’s family of brands, TreadRight supports projects that fall under the themes of water, biodiversity, leadership and community, and which drive the foundation’s vision to preserve the earth’s unique environments and diversity for future generations.

To date, TreadRight has donated more than US$1.5 million to sustainable tourism projects around the world, in addition to supporting the World Travel & Tourism Council’s ‘Tourism for Tomorrow’ awards.  To find out more about the foundation visit: www.treadright.org

Author: Muzi Mohale

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