This year, the project is set to have key drop off points  in areas in Lenasia, Lenasia South, Roshnee, Soweto and Sandton where communities willing to give donations could show their support.

“The Operation Winter Warm campaign is run by the youth from planning all the way to execution. We hope that they will develop a selfless approach towards the spirit and because activists within in their own communities”, said Youth Programmes Coordinator Busisiwe Nkosi.

Members of the community are welcome to make donations at these venues:

  • Lenasia (Rising Sun) 164 Rose Avenue, Extension 3
  • Lenasia Glass House, Lenasia Cricket Stadium
  • Lenasia South, 1144 Lancester Street, Extension 1 (Gibson Pillay Learning Academy)
  • Roshnee, Salaamit Street, Dadaville
  • Soweto, 8371 Twala Street, Phefeni
  • Sandton, Crawford College Benmore Gardens

For more information about Operation Winter Warm, please contact the Kathrada Foundation on 0118540082 or to find out how you can become a volunteer for this drive.



General enquiries:
Tel: +27 (0)11 854 0082
Fax: +27 (0)11 852 8786

Media enquiries:
Tel: +27 (0)78 547 4981

Youth enquiries:


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