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Forgood connects you to opportunities, needs and people doing good in your local area. Connect online then make a difference in your community, workplace, campus or school.
To get started, sign up and create a profile based on where you live and what you're passionate about. Soon the good you’re looking for will come looking for you.
Forgood makes doing good easy, fun and rewarding. Best of all, it's free!
Want to meet others who, like you, want to connect and affect? Want to partner with those who are as passionate as you are about a certain cause?
With over 2900 members, you're bound to make a new connection on forgood. You no longer have to feel like you’re doing good all on your own.
Once you've signed up, you can find friends on forgood.
Forgood groups are where the real work gets done. Once you’ve created your profile, forgood automatically sends you updates on groups in your interest area or community.
NPOs, organisations and individuals can also create a group profile to communicate the good they do and to advertise their activities and needs (time, money or goods).
Create your group now. Or search for groups to follow.
Looking for some action? Forgood groups create activities that need the time and skills of people like you. People who want to do good and get a reward for themselves or to give away.
Forgood automatically sends you invites to activities in your community or interest area. Volunteer your time or talents: find activities to join.
There's enough bad news in the media. Use forgood to post and search for good news stories in your community or interest area. If you've been part of something worthwhile, share your good news.
We also have provoking opinion pieces written by prominent thought leaders such as Clem Sunter and the Press Ombudsman. If you’re itching to share your thoughts, suggest an opinion piece.
Want to connect, get involved and make a difference in the lives of the people in your community?
The forgood needs section is the meeting place for those who need and those who want to give. It's like gumtree for social causes.
If you’re looking for a quick way to make a difference, check out the many needs, filtered by category and location.
What are you waiting for? Find a way to give today.
Groups or charities can post their needs to show the world how to help out. A need may be made up of many items. Each item could be requests for money (in Rands), time (in hours), or things – goods for an activity or for the daily running of an organisation.
Go to your group profile and create your need or find out more about needs.
Keen to help a group meet their needs? Browse through the needs. Filter by a category you're passionate about or by 'near me'. Contribute as much as you can to a need.
The group organiser will contact you to collect your donation. Please be sure to honour your commitment. And watch how lives are changed.
Very soon, 'offers' will be added. This will allow any individual or group the chance to offer their time, talents, goods, discounts or services. Any group or member can then bid for this offer and the person who posted the offer will select which candidate will receive the offer.
Sign up to our newsletter for details on when offers goes live.
To post your group’s need, you have to sign up and create your group profile. Or contribute to a need now.
We know you do it from your heart but forgood members can also earn points, badges and rewards for doing good.
Earn points and badges for doing a host of things on forgood. Once you’ve accumulated a certain number of points, you'll be eligible for a reward in our Give-Get programme.
Good points are the points you receive for taking action online with forgood and in the real world. Clock up your points if you form a group, attend an activity, post photos, help meet a need on the marketplace or post a good news story.
Have you seen this star anywhere on forgood? This shows you where you can earn points. Find out what else you can earn points for.
Badges add bling to your profile page. They are awarded to forgood members who go out of their way to do good. These members have the most friends, earn the most rewards and do the most on forgood.
Check out all the badges you can earn on forgood.
Earning a certain level of good points qualifies you for real-life rewards in our Give/Get programme. The more points you earn, the more rewards you can claim.
There are 3 levels to earn rewards for yourself and others on forgood. Reach one of these levels and you will be eligible to "give" away a gift voucher to a group of your choice on forgood. And you'll "get" a reward for yourself. That's Give/Get!
Find out more on how you can get or give your reward.
Forgood makes doing good rewarding - for yourself and for others. To earn points and keep paying the good forward, join this community.
Every champion doing good needs a pool of knowledge to support them. Forgood has content in various interest areas to give you the support you need.
Get practical tips on volunteering, doing good, supporting a charity or making a difference. We help you do good better.
You don't have to be Madiba, Bono or Mother Teresa to make a difference. My life for good is a content hub packed with practical tips on volunteering, building the nation and making every day a good day.
Take a quiz on how well you know SA, start a community project, learn how to fundraise smarter or create a vision for yourself or community. It's all there in My life for good.
Sometimes we only have time for bite-sized bits of goodness. Forgood’s one-page content calendars offer quick practical tips on how to make a difference in the following interest areas:
Money & finances;
Pets & wildlife;
Safety & security;
Women & children
You'll find them under the 'Interest areas' tab.
Do you need tips on managing a group, volunteering or making a difference? What kind of info will help you do good better?
Terms & conditions
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Money & finances
My life for good
Pets & wildlife
Safety & security
Women & children
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