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CCID donates 500 pairs of shoes to the city's homeless – and how to help
28 June 2011

The Cape Town Central Improvement District recently presented 500 pairs of men’s shoes to various charities working with homeless people in the Central City. Tasso Evangelinos, COO of the CCID, said that he hoped that the shoes could provide extra comfort and dignity for some of the city’s most vulnerable.

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The CCID and the City work together to create a caring city for all
20 June 2011

Since its inception in 2000, the Central City Improvement District (CCID) has been committed to supporting and enhancing the efforts of the City of Cape Town and other key stakeholders to address the Central City’s social problems.  Before being elected Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille pledged to put homelessness high on her

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Helping the homeless find their way home
24 May 2010

The idea that no one should have to live on our streets, enshrined in the vision of The Haven Night Shelter Organisation, is something that almost everyone would support wholeheartedly, but not everyone understands exactly what an organisation such as The Haven does to turn people’s lives around.

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Legends Show
24 May 2010

Cape Town’s teenagers come together to prove that the only thing bigger than their talent is their heart.

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Give Responsibly to make a difference
19 April 2010

Cape Town is a place where meetings with friends and colleagues are often held at one of the city’s many sidewalk cafes. It is a convivial atmosphere which can be seasoned with a dash of guilt or empathy with the less fortunate members of our society.

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GIVE health a chance…
30 November 2009

The state of public health care facilities, day hospitals and other hospitals and health care organisation in South Africa is constantly under financial pressure to meet the needs of the people standing in often long queues for medical assistance.

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CCID’s social success attributed to a strong field work team
4 November 2009

The past year has seen the Central City Improvement District (CCID) in Cape Town increase its social development department to include a manager (Pat Eddy) and three fulltime field workers (Dean Ramjoomia, Mark Williams and Headman Siralarala).

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