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Alta Brown

Alta Brown

Charity: Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

Shortly:

Alta Brown (47) is an events and projects manager, who first stumbled upon charitable work through her interest in events and Harley Davidsons. Alta has chosen the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory at the Nelson Mandela Foundation as her non-profit organisation (NPO). She discovered the organisation when she was managing the inaugural ‘Bikers for Mandela Day’ national ride which relied heavily on Alta’s consummate professionalism as an events coordinator. Alta hopes to make South Africans realise that they should contribute their time and skills in order to help build Nelson Mandela’s envisioned new nation.

My Project:

  • Mandela Day container library projects
  • Mandela Day book collection drive
  • Mandela Day ‘Walk the Talk’ computer collection for libraries
  • Mandela Day book sorting campaign with Masixhasane
  • Bikers for Mandela Day, Gauteng
  • Bikers for Mandela Day, Polokwane 
  • Mandela Day, APD Free state
  • Seeking sponsorship for a career guidance book

My Background:

  • Event and projects manager
  • Stumbled upon charitable work through her interest in events and motor biking
  • An avid Harley Davidson fan and owner
  • Organised the week-long, inaugural ‘Bikers for Mandela Day’ national ride
  • Former Vodacom employee

More about Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory:

  • The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory delivers the core work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation
  • It was established in 1999 to support its founder’s ongoing engagement in worthy causes, following his retirement as President of South Africa
  • Its mission is to contribute to the making of a just society by keeping alive the legacy of Nelson Mandela, providing an integrated public information resource on his life and times and convening dialogue around critical social issues

 

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