By: T’soloane Mohlomi
In an act of commendable philanthropy the North End Jazz Club recently donated a total of six food parcels to equally needy residents in the area.
All this in an effort to promote social cohesion and uplift the community which is one of the Society’s stated mandates within its founding constitution, the club decided to identify the six most vulnerable of residents in the community who needed urgent help in order to assist them in this trying times of the economy.
The food parcels include a 10kg mealie meal pack, a set of two 2liters Cooking oil, 12,5 kg bread flour, a pack of 5kg beans, seven bathing soaps and 1kg package of salt which were given to Ms ‘Mamosebetsi Pholoana, Mr T’sepo Makhoba, Mr T’seliso Moletsane, Mr Motebang Nt’sonyana, Ms Mohapinyane and Ms ‘Makatleho Nkhahle.
Speaking at the handing over ceremony North End Jazz Club chairman Mr Leeto Moseme relayed that as giving back to the community is part and parcel of their mandate they were pleased to donate the food parcels to display solidarity and care to the community in which they lived in.
Mr Moseme said they had wished to donate to more people but hope to reach more in the near future.
“Ladies and gentlemen as the chairman of the North End Jazz Club I would humbly like to present these gifts to you as a token of our goodwill and kindness. Although there were many more residents whom we wished to give to, you are the chosen recipients this time around and we hope you can accept this gesture as a sign of our support and friendship.
In accepting the gifts village chief thanked North End Jazz Club for the commendable act of kindness and said he was happy for the recipients as they were identified as the ones who were in most need of the gifts.
One of the recipients Mr T’seliso Moletsane thanked the club for the gifts and said he was lost for words as he had never seen anything like this.
The North End Jazz Club is a society of men, which was formed in 2008 in Bochabela khubetsoana to collectively raise and save funds to uplift its members and the society in general. Currently the society owns a stake local medicinal cannabis grower, Medi-Grow which cultivates cannabis for commercial production with the aim of producing health medication.