Category Archives: Friends of SCF

People and places: where giving goes

If you’re anything like me, you can expect to receive quite a few requests for donations throughout the year. From international aid organizations or local non-profits, to our friends and family on a team or running for a cause, the list … Continue reading

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Have you been to South Africa?

Those of us who have been to South Africa have a secret we’d like to share. The trip is guaranteed to be a life-transforming experience, unlike any other. It will stir you, move you, reach you in unexpected ways. There … Continue reading

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Inspiring donors

With the New Year upon us and the holiday season drawing to a close, I’d like to recognize our donors. For two years South Coast Foundation has provided fiscal sponsorship to Woza Moya, collecting donations from supporters in the US. … Continue reading

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The course of fundraising

This year we took a new approach to fundraising, one that was so exciting, I am completely hooked. We let you know that for every dollar you gave, South Coast Foundation would match it. Within a few short days, you … Continue reading

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No impact too small

As I review our bookkeeping records with tax season upon us, I am filled with gratitude for the generosity of all of you who made donations to South Coast Foundation. For those of you who think their donation is too … Continue reading

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East Coast meets South Coast: Global friendships span the test of time

Friend and colleague Heeten Kalan visited San Francisco for a long overdue visit. Inevitably, as we caught-up on our latest projects in South Africa and news about friends and family, we began to reminisce about our past. Heeten recalled how … Continue reading

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TJ Watkins visits South Africa

TJ Watkins recently travelled to his home country, conducting site visits with organizations supported by South Coast Foundation. Meeting with old friends and new, his trip was an inspiring journey that reignited an appreciation for the dedication of those who … Continue reading

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A gift from the heart

An unexpected letter arrived today and in it, a card with a note and several checks. There was somewhat of an apology for the amount, but to me, it didn’t matter. The timing of its arrival was the real gift. … Continue reading

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