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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by Tilandi » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:37 am

Hi. I will be at Phalaborwa Gate on the 30th and will deliver clothing. Also have contacted Lions International - Stilfontein Branch for assistance. Hope to bring their contribution with me. :D

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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by Bush hugger » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:37 am

Anyone has the address of King David School in Johannesburg?

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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by RobertT » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:55 am

There are 2 King Davids, one in club street linksfield and the other in Victory Park.

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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by BushBaby_Shing » Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:03 pm

Hi there

will they be taking donations at both the schools?

Does anybody know what dates and times this will be happening?

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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by Hippotragus » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:23 pm

From what I have seen, via various contacts, it is the King David's Linksfield. I have also seen that it is 10 a.m. on 1st February (Friday).
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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by Imberbe » Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:13 pm

Hippotragus wrote:From what I have seen, via various contacts, it is the King David's Linksfield. I have also seen that it is 10 a.m. on 1st February (Friday).



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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by SHR Spokesman » Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:27 pm

Donations can be delivered to the parking area at King David Linksfield at 10:00 on Friday 1 February.

Physical Address: Bedford Street, Linksfield

Clothing, blankets and non-perishable foods only please.

All donations here: http://www.sanparksvolunteers.org/disaster

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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by Bevi » Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:07 pm

Thanks to the Honorary Rangers for organising this site so we could donate some cash and we could do our bit to help. It makes us feel better knowing we have helped a little to the staff who always make our stay so pleasant.... :gflower:

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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by judik » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:47 pm

It would be so much easier if San parks had a paypal account for donations
Transferring money is time consuming and incurs a charge of about $35 for me
I would rather give that extra for disaster relief
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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:57 pm

Judik, have a look at the bottom of this page for the GivenGain portal - you will not be charged to donate via there.

http://www.sanparksvolunteers.org/disaster
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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by cheetahlady » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:03 pm

Thanks DB.

The problem I often face in using my credit card on a SA site, is that it is automatically blocked. This is due to the credit card company's fraud alert system. This then requires a call to the company, and then redoing the transaction and hoping it goes through. PayPal circumvents these issues as it is a local transaction for us and doesn't involve the foreign transaction fraud issue.

I will try the GivenGain system a little later to see if I can donate.

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DinkyBird wrote:Judik, have a look at the bottom of this page for the GivenGain portal - you will not be charged to donate via there.

http://www.sanparksvolunteers.org/disaster
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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by saraf » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:09 pm

GivenGain is a not for profit organisation based in Switzerland so your credit card should be accepted JudiK.

I've used it a few times and never had any problems.
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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by judik » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:15 pm

Thanks all I hadn't noticed that site,will try it

It is a crap shoot when I charge something in SA
Sometimes it goes through,other times not
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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by iLoveMeerkats! » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:40 pm

Janine and Judki,
I have found that American Express transactions (to South Africa) NEVER go through without numerous phone calls to the fraud division, but my VISA card seems to always sail through without a glitch. I just used the GivenGain site and it was quick and painless and seems to have gone through.

Please keep trying. :gflower:

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Re: January 2013 Rains/Floods in Kruger

Unread post by cheetahlady » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:09 pm

I usually have the reverse issue.

Have just used GivenGain without any hassle, so all good.

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