Supporting Straatwerk 2023

Message from Marco Van Embden, founder of Coats for Cape Town: Since 2014, when I launched Coats for Cape Town in honour of my 60th birthday, we have collected and distributed coats each year except for the covid 2020 year. I have decided to donate coats to this cause in honor of friends’ birthdays and […]

Straatwerk Donations

Thanks to all of your generous donations this winter, Coats for Cape Town was able to distribute over 300 coats and 200 blankets to people in need through Straatwerk; a non-profit Christian upliftment organisation. As the focus at Straatwerk is on habilitation programmes that encourage homeless people to move off the street, the coats and blankets […]

60 Coats for 60 Years

“I just wanted to thank you, Gwen and the rest of your family for your most thoughtful donation of 60 coats to Coats for Cape Town on the occasion of my 60th. I find that the significance of how, what and why you performed such an act of tzedakah to be very special.” – Perry […]