Freedom Park Heritage Site

MEDIA RELEASE: 67 MINUTES OF VOLUNTEERISM TO COMMEMORATE MANDELA DAY

Under the theme “10 Year Remembrance Call to Action, the Legacy Lives on through You” Freedom Park, a National Heritage Site, in Pretoria, The Gallery of Legends, Eye Nkosi Empire, Dipalopalo, Dandozerst Restaurant, Framefun Digital Printing, will on the 18 July 2023 commemorate the birth of the first democratically elected president, Mr Nelson Mandela through a response to his clarion call. A call for volunteerism and servitude.

Freedom Park CEO, Jane Mufamadi will deliver a keynote address. About 150 food parcels, donated by Dipalopalo, will be handed out to the indigent families of Salvokop.  Freedom Park, and its stakeholders, will serve soup, bread, and fruits to the general members of the community. Freedom Park CEO, Jane Mufamadi said, “lest we forget what Madiba said”: “what matters most in life is not the mere fact that we have lived, it is what difference we have made to the others that will determine the significance of the life we lead”, Nelson Mandela.” 

An estimated number of about one thousand people are expected to attend. Prior to the formal programme The Nelson Mandela elderly women’s aerobics team, will perform, to encourage people to live a healthy lifestyle.

The spirit of community and communion between Freedom Park and the Salvokop community has over the years developed from strength to strength. The event will be held within the community in the bus parking area situated between Freedom Park and Salvokop. Members of the community, religious leaders, school leaners, political leaders in the community, staff members from Freedom Park and stakeholders, are expected to participate in the soup preparation and serving activity.

Members of the Media are expected to attend as follows:

Date: 18 July 2023

Time: 10h00-11h00

Venue: Freedom Park, Pretoria

Media Enquiries:

Media Enquiries: Naomi Madima: naomi@freedompark.co.za /012 336 4006/ 060 961 3851

General Enquiries: Mashadi Phage: mashadi@freedompark.co.za/ 012 336 4088


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