FEEL GOOD: Showing love to the incredible emergency service workers #KZNFloods

FEEL GOOD: Showing love to the incredible emergency service workers #KZNFloods

"Who takes care of the people who take care of us?"

EMS workers shown love for their tireless work/Stacey and J Sbu

When it comes to selflessness, emergency workers are all the way up there!

It's so easy to think that "their job", but it's so important to remember that they are also humans whose families and friends are also affected by crises like the #KZNFloods; just because it's their job, it doesn't mean they aren't personally affected.

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When the carnage unfolded in KZN, Stacey and J Sbu were in studio reflecting on everything that was going on and it dawned on them… who takes care of the emergency workers when they’re taking care of us?

That’s when they took the decision as a team to not trivialize what has happened, but also to make sure we lighten the load for those who are also putting their lives on the front line to keep us informed.

So, the team contacted the Emergency Medical Rescue Service (EMRS) to find out what how we could help them!

Stacey and J Sbu on the way to show some love to the EMRS team

It is impossible to help everyone, but it is possible for us to play our part and hope that inspires other to do the same.

It all starts with one act of kindness and we want to encourage you, if you can, to help a friend, neighbour, stranger, family member, and anyone who could use something a small as a warm cup hot chocolate.

It's never  easy to make these initiative happen overnight, but we were very humbled when we reached out to our friends at Shoprite Verulam, Shoprite Mt Edgecombe, and Shoprite Phoenix. Within hours, they had come back with R30,000 worth of hampers to distribute to the various organisations in the province. When we asked them what they would like in return, the Shoprite team literally said they wanted nothing. 

They really live by #WeActForChange.

One of the organisations the team wanted to donate some of the hampers to is the EMRS.

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So, on Thursday 14 April, Stacey and J Sbu visited Mr Naidoo and Mr Ncobeni at EMRS for a very special delivery to show them some love and appreciation on behalf of KZN.


Thank you so much to the brave emergency workers and all those who put their lives on the line to protect and save us from harms way.

"Alone we are a drop, together we are an ocean." 

For updates on the #KZNFloods and more community initiative, click here.

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