Restaurant Week 2019 Autumn


Get a head start for the 2019 Autumn Restaurant Week!

Food brings us together and Restaurant Week has again partnered with StreetSmart SA.

During the Autumn Edition (18 April - 5 May) you can explore 100 of SA's best restaurants, starting with R150 for a 2-course lunch and R250 for a 3-course dinner. Make plans with your friends and family, to have an unforgettable experience!

See all the offerings right HERE

StreetSmart partners keep making a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, R5 at a time!

In addition to the 101 restaurants throughout South Africa where patrons can make a voluntary R5 donation added to their bill, guests at an increasing number of wine tasting rooms, B&B’s, guest houses and hotels are now able to make a contribution.

All funds raised support organisations working with street children within the area where the establishments are located putting the money donated to work where it is needed most in the local community.

Congratulations to GOLD Restaurant (Cape Town), La Mouette (Cape Town), Moyo @ Kirstenbosch (Cape Town), Stacked Diner (Cape Town) and Chatters Bistro (Knysna).

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This means:
Your donation does not just make lives better…
It puts a child on the path of re-integration into society and a good future.

Cheslyn’s story (while this story of the young boy that was helped is true, his name has been changed in order to protect his identity)

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Dear StreetSmart Supporter

The end of the South African Tax year (2018/2019) is upon us.

Did you know that donating your hard earned money to StreetSmart South Africa NPC (a Public Benefit Organisation registered with SARS) before Thursday, 28 February 2019 will allow you to claim a tax deduction on your income tax return?

Your donation will enable us to expand our reach to vulnerable and street children through education, skills training and family reunification programmes. These interventions give opportunities to the children to live viable lives in South African society.

The Plettenberg Bay beneficiaries are Home from Home – Bitou Family Care and Masizame Project. The organisations will use the funds respectively for social work supervision and the salary of a family reunification worker.

Patty Butterworth StreetSmart Plett Melanie Burke StreetSmart SA and Elisabeth Wenz Bitou Family Care WP

Patty Butterworth (StreetSmart Plett), Melanie Burke (StreetSmart SA) and Elisabeth Wenz (Bitou Family Care)

  Melanie Burke StreetSmart SA with Brenda Wall and Elaine Smith Masizame WP

Melanie Burke (StreetSmart SA) with Brenda Wall and Elaine Smith (Masizame)

“We would like to extend a big Thank You to StreetSmart and the local community for embracing this initiative so generously. We as Bitou Family Care are extremely grateful for the support we receive through our partner organisation, Home from Home. Through StreetSmart’s support we can provide event better service to help stabilise the lives of children in need,” says Elisabeth Wenz, co-founder of Bitou Family Care.

The Knysna beneficiary is Sinethemba, and the funds donated will be utilised towards the salary of the auxiliary social worker. “Because of StreetSmart’s support we can help children who are going onto the streets and get involved with drugs and alcohol, to be reconciled with their parents and teachers. We help them to work through their challenges together through our programmes at Sinethemba. I was helped in this way, and am grateful to be able to give back to the kids in my community,” says Siphamandla Halahala, the social auxiliary worker at Sinethemba.

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l.t.r. Sharon Dreyer, Magdalene Moos and Siphamandla Halahala (Sinethemba) with Melanie Burke (StreetSmart SA)


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8051, Cape Town

100% of donations in partner establishments go to children’s programmes and none for administrative costs. GIVE RESPONSIBLY.