Call to Action: Just how to give beyond your 67 minutes

Rape Crisis Cape Town Blog

We at Rape Crisis want to challenge you to continue that journey past Mandela Day, past those 67 minutes that you gave of yourself. We at Rape Crisis want to challenge you to continue that journey past Mandela Day, past those 67 minutes that you gave of yourself.

“Volunteer, donate, cement yourself to a cause,” they say. For those inept at charitable deeds, this proposal may seem a daunting task. Surely this is easier said than done. But is it, really? The reality is, the spirit of giving doesn’t have to be expressed in a particular grandiose gesture. No need to worry; no one is expecting you to jump on your noble horse and save the world, or hand over all of your hard-earned money. We are simply asking you to engage in the realm of humanity; to open your heart to the essence of connecting with the world around you, in a philanthropic way.

I can see how it would be easy to use Mandela Day as a checkmark for your civic duty…

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