250

wheelchairs


handed over to beneficiaries
31.2

ton bottle tops


recycled
5.9

ton bread tags


recycled
***

collection points


and growing by the day

About Us

"Our vision is to provide hope in the face of harsh circumstances, make a difference to the people of our home, our South Africa, and to be a vehicle for change."


Major Milestones

In a short amount of time with limited resources the sweethearts have reached some incredible milestones.
  • 2009Tops & Tags

    Volunteers start teaming up to collaborate with the "Tops & Tags" and "Breadtags for Wheelchairs" initiatives which collects and recycles bread tags and plastic bottle tops in exchange for wheelchairs.
  • 2013The Johannesburg Mini Council joins the sweethearts

    The first organisation joins us and becomes an Honorary Member.
  • 2013Handover 1st wheelchair

    Dora Williams is the first beneficiary of a wheelchair on Valentine's Day and leads us to naming ourselves "the sweethearts".
  • 2014NPO Registration

    The sweethearts Foundation becomes an official Non-Profit Organisation.
  • 2016100th wheelchair

    Sarah Ledwaba is the 100th beneficiary of a wheelchair.
  • 2017250th wheelchair

    Redewaan Jacobs receives his wheelchair.