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The art of giving: an auction to save a drama school
August 28, 2020 @ 09:00 - August 30, 2020 @ 14:00
The Isabel Byers School of Speech and Drama needs YOUR help to bring awareness to their work. They are passionate about making a positive impact in their students’ lives.
They teach extramural Speech and Drama to 12,000 vulnerable children across South Africa. Their students come from low income and poverty stricken communities.
Due to the Corona Pandemic and our country’s lockdown, they stand to lose this vital Speech and Drama program.
Their program EMPOWERS children, building their self-confidence by teaching them skills in communication, public speaking, team-building and leadership.
They do not receive any government funding and are currently unable to pay their 46 dedicated teachers and staff members who give their all to these children. They need support to survive and rebuild.
They are also currently running a GoGetFunding campaign to help raise funds for their school.
The art of giving: online auction
Incredibly generous and talented artists have donated their work and all the proceeds will be going to the school’s funding campaign. Every cent counts and will be used wisely to address the immediate need of their staff and to ensure that they are able to relaunch their program.
There will be an independently run and monitored auction facility on the school’s website whereby ANYONE can bid on any of the artworks that have been sponsored.
- Auction starts 09:00 Friday 28 August
- Final bids close 14:00 Sunday 30 August
Read more about the acclaimed artists featured.
ALL proceeds of this auction will be plunged back into the Isabel Byers School of Speech & Drama and used towards paying staff and restructuring the school.