handed over to beneficiaries

ton bottle tops


ton bread tags


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.