WE BELIEVE IN CHANGE
Every year we have a National Tekkie Tax Day, the day when South Africa stands together to show where their hearts lie.
Tekkie Tax is a project OWNED by welfare organizations, MANAGED by welfare organizations for the BENEFIT of welfare organizations.
Tekkie Tax an International Fundraising Campaign supporting 5 Sectors:
A = Animals
B = Bring Hope
C = Children
D = Disability
E = Education.
The 2022 participating National Welfare Organizations are:
THE SOCIETY FOR ANIMALS IN DISTRESS
KAROO SPCA BEAUFORT WEST
SAVF ALL BRANCHES
VRYSTAAT VERSORGING IN AKSIE
SPRINGS & KWA-THEMA CHILD WELFARE SOCIETY
FEED THE BABIES FUND
TUTELA FAMILY CARE SUIKERBOS
PMB CHILDREN’S HOME
CHILD WELFARE VRYHEID
EPILEPSY SA ALL BRANCHES
POLOKWANE NASORGSENTRUM VIR V ERSTANDELIKE GESTREMDES
NEW HOPE SCHOOL
INNOVATION FOR THE BLIND
AURORA SPECIAL CARE CENTRE
CANCER ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA ALL BRANCHES
Tekkie Tax started in 2013 and raised R2,3m in the first year. The income grew every year to a staggering high of R9.1m in 2018! Tekkie Tax raised R50m over the past 8 years, and 2,000+ local and national welfare organizations benefited.
Tekkie Tax is a risk-free campaign for qualifying NGOs and the money they receive is directly linked to the sales they made. The campaign raises its money from selling merchandise:
- “Better Together” sticker
- Tekkie Tax shoelaces
- Funky branded t-shirts for adults & children
- A unique set of Hickie shoelaces
- Happy face badges
BEHIND THE SCENES
Tekkie Tax is a project functioning under the auspices of The Legacy Through Charity Trust, which is a Public Benefit Trust registered with the Master of the South Gauteng High Court.
Reg number: IT 2455/2012.
The Legacy Through Charity Trust is also a registered NPO with Department of Social Development:
Reg no: 116-048-NPO
The Legacy Through Charity trust is registered as a Public Benefit Organisation with SARS:
PBO no: 930041253.
The Trust is also a verified organization for B-BBEE purposes and have all necessary documentation to proof a more than 75% black beneficiary base with 100% SED recognition.