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'I started running barefoot myself, so I decided to start helping my fellow runners' - Mlu Woyisana

March 11, 2022 Youth Village Clement Maosa Gives Back To Less Privileged School Kids in association with Hollywood Foundation March 10, 2022 East Coast Radio Clement Maosa Gives Back to the Community through the Back to School Campaign. March 22, 2022 Impempe.com Ukaputeni weHollywoodbets Dolphins uKeshav Maharaj useqokelwe esikhundleni sokuba yinxusa leHollywoodbets Foundation. February 24,2022 The Top Runner 30 Pairs of running shoes were donated to Mlu Woyisana's Foundation from the Hollywood Foundation. February 22,2022 Southlands Sun R3m pledged to support learners through in school campaign February 24,2022
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"I started running barefoot myself back in 1989 as my family was very poor and struggling to even put food on our table, so having running shoes was a luxury I couldn’t even dream of. I relied on donations from my employers where I worked on weekends as a gardener during my primary and high school days. After completing my studies I worked for SALGA and Parliament of the RSA and eventually as Director in the National Transport Department for 7 years. This obviously improved my finances and that of my family so I decided to start helping many fellow runners who are less privileged than me," he told #TheTopRunner.

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R3m pledged to support learners through in school campaign

February 22,2022
Southlands Sun

R500 000 is allocated for the public to nominate schools that need support which will each receive the aid of between R5 000 and R15 000 for their learners.

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South Africa’s ‘first lady of sport’ joins Hollywoodbets

February 16, 2022
North Coast Rising Sun

Award-winning broadcaster, Carol Tshabalala, fondly known as South Africa’s first lady of sport, has partnered with community-focused sports betting operator, Hollywoodbets, as their latest brand ambassador. They share a common passion for the development of women, as well as for investing in the community, which led to the #EmpoweringHER campaign alongside starlet Nomzamo Mbatha, last year, which aided 21 female-owned businesses.

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Stunning mural strengthens community bond

January 15, 2022
Highway Mail

Following the unrest in July 2021, several sponsors, including the Hollywood Foundation, partnered to create a stunning mural in the Queensburgh community as part of the Arundel Community Forum's (ACF) outreach project.

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Hollywoodbets, Lighthouse Foundation pledge R1m towards bursary project

December 21, 2021

As part of 'The Future is Bright' campaign, South African bookmaker Hollywoodbets and the Lighthouse Foundation - founded by local celebrity Nomzamo Mbatha, are expanding their support towards the tertiary education sector by investing a further R1m in 2021.

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Ramagalela Gets R100k Donation

December 21, 2021
Opera News

Hollywoodbets, a betting company, has extended a helping hand to assist the former Polokwane City strike rebuild his house, they have donated R100 000 to the soccer star on Wednesday towards his project, it may not be enough, but it will surely come in handy and make a huge difference with the other donations he got from other people plus what he personally has.

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SAJA Awards The Top Achievers

December 10, 2021
Sporting Post

The world renowned SA Jockey Academy held their 2021 Prizegiving on Friday at the Summerveld Training Centre to celebrate the young trainee riders’ achievements over the past year. The Hollywood Foundation sponsors bursaries for 16 of the apprentices.

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MarawaTV joins forces with sports betting company

December 3, 2021
Alex News

South Africa’s iconic sports broadcaster Robert Marawa has partnered with sports betting operator Hollywoodbets as one of its brand ambassadors. He will be involved in various CSI projects of Hollywoodbets involving the development of grassroots football and giving back to various communities in the country that are currently facing tough times due to Covid-19.

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Passionate soccer players share their love for the game

November 29, 2021
Overport Rising Sun

Adding to the development and growth of the talented and skillful players is Hollywoodbets, who has come on board through its Hollywoodbets My Community Mini-Soccer League programme.

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NPO grateful for sponsorship

October 30, 2021
Benoni City Times

The Bacha Ba Dichaba organisation are grateful for the sponsorship of the spelling bee uniforms they received from Hollywoodbets.

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Hollywood Foundation opens its heart to KZN communities

October 13, 2021
Overport Rising Sun

The Hollywood Foundation was formed at a significant time in our country and the aim of this non-profit company is to expand on previous development and community work done by the leading betting operator, Hollywoodbets.

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Hollywoodbets backs KZN Blind Cricket and national tournament

October 11, 2021
North Coast Rising Sun

Hollywoodbets has expanded its sponsorship of cricket in KwaZulu-Natal a step further by becoming the major sponsor of the KZN Blind Cricket team. Hollywood’s sponsorship includes a brand new purple playing kit, tracksuits, cricket equipment and travelling gear for the 2021/22 season.

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Hollywoodbets assists Protea Glen College recover from looting

October 10, 2021
Soweto Urban

Protea Glen College had previously suffered looting during the civil unrest that took place in parts of Soweto in July. Yesterday, South Africa’s sports betting company, Hollywoodbets came through for the college, handing over laptops and office chairs at an event held in Meadowlands.

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Hollywood Foundation’s sustainable initiative aims to give hope

October 4, 2021
Southlands Sun

The Hollywood foundation has pledged to inject a massive R9 million across various projects country-wide. These include the continuation of its annual back-to-school campaign, The Future is Bright Bursary Initiative, and social welfare projects.

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JVW Football Club makes donation to educational charity

September 30, 2021
Sunday World

The JVW Football Club, and its players took part in a handover ceremony where their chosen beneficiary, Action Breaks Silence, received a R21 000.00 cheque as part of a CSI initiative to give back to the community. The donation was an initiative made successful by the club as well as Hollywoodbets, a Super League sponsor.

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Hollywoodbets Super League scores for charity

September 27, 2021
Rising Sun Chatsworth

During Women’s Month, the Hollywoodbets Super League clubs took their attacking flair up a notch as they scored goals to help non-profit organisations serve various communities. Last month, Hollywoodbets ran an initiative where every team would initially get R5, 000 to donate to a charity of their choice, and every goal scored by the team from August 14 to 29 would contribute an additional R1, 000 to the final amount they would hand over.

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The Future is Bright for the 2022 academic year when the stars align!

September 16, 2021
Rising Sun Overport

Hollywoodbets has partnered again with the Lighthouse Foundation, founded by South African starlet, Nomzamo Mbatha, to assist with making many more So uth Africans employable.

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Nomzamo Mbatha pledges R1,5 million to women-owned businesses

August 12, 2021

Partnering with award-winning broadcaster Carol Tshabalala and sports betting company Hollywoodbets, Nomzamo plans to invest R1,5 million in women-owned businesses all over the country.

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Nomzamo Mbatha to empower SA women-owned companies with R1.5m

August 11, 2021

This Women’s Month, actress and philanthropist Nomzamo Mbatha joins forces with award-winning sportscaster Carol Tshabalala to empower women of South Africa. In their attempt to assist struggling businesses with cash injections, the dynamic due has partnered with Hollywoodbets to fund women-owned companies with R1.5 million.

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Hollywoodbets reaches out to Helping Hands Social Society

August 2, 2021
Rising Sun Chatsworth

The Hollywoodbets team visited the Helping Hands Social Society in Chatsworth to handover hampers for the community as part of their #HopeisPower campaign, recently.

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Betting company donates much-needed items to Wentworth care organisation

July 29, 2021
Southlands Sun

Thabitha Community Care Services is based in Wentworth and focuses on preventative, promotive, and rehabilitative healthcare for individuals who are battling drug addiction. In an effort to lend a helping hand, the Hollywoodbets team went to the organisation on Wednesday, July 28 to donate four hampers containing vital items.

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R100,000 donation by Hollywoodbets for KZN's community relief

July 23, 2021
East Coast Radio

As organisations come together and join to help rebuild our beautiful province, Hollywoodbets do their part by donating a whopping amount of money for all those badly affected. Following their Sikhula Nawe campaign to assist local KZN businesses with an incredible advertising campaign on ECR, they are introducing their Hollywoodbets #HopeIsPower launch which was inspired by last week's civil unrest.

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Amazulu Community Trust and Hollywoodbets launch Siyakhula under 15 cup

June 3, 2021
Rising Sun Chatsworth

AmaZulu Community Trust, leading sports betting operator, Hollywoodbets and their partners, LaLiga joined forces in the formation of the Hollywoodbets under 15 Siyakhula Cup, aimed to give budding footballers a platform to flourish. The tournament is scheduled to take place between July 3 to 4, 2021.

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A trio of generous givers hand over more than 900 pairs of school shoes

April 8, 2021

Hollywoodbets teamed up with the South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) and Ntenga Foundation to hand over more than 900 pairs of school shoes to children across eThekwini on Wednesday.

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Hollywoodbets to back Pietermaritzburg cricket club Lancashire

March 6, 2021
The Witness

Pietermaritzburg-based cricket club Lancashire are hoping their fresh and much-needed backing from betting outlet Hollywoodbets will help them have a season to remember in the KZN Inland Premier League.

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Back to school boost for South African pupils

January 29, 2021
Chatsworth Rising Sun

Community-focused South African betting operator, Hollywoodbets, has announced the launch of their inaugural ‘Back to School’ campaign. This initiative will inject R2,5 million into educational development across South African schools most in need.

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Hollywoodbets and East Coast Radio pledge R100,000 towards 'The Future is Bright' bursary project

December 14, 2020
East Coast Radio

Leading South African bookmaker, Hollywoodbets, and East Coast Radio are happy to announce their 'The Future is Bright' project, showing their support of tertiary education by making a substantial investment of R100,000 in bursaries for 2021.

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Hollywoodbets delivers food parcels to the Drummond community

September 1, 2020
Chatsworth Rising Sun

Leading bookmaker, Hollywoodbets, who are the usual halfway mark sponsors of the Comrades Marathon wanted to ensure that they could still be involved in some way or the other. The company, therefore, made a donation of R12, 500 which went towards supplying 95 food hampers to the community of Esikhelekehleni in Drummond.

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Hollywoodbets nominated for coveted Sponsor of the Year award

August 6, 2020
Chatsworth Rising Sun

Leading South African bookmaker, Hollywoodbets, was excited to receive the news that they were nominated for Sponsor of the Year for the 2020 Momentum gsport Awards. The nomination came about because of the great work they’ve been doing with the Hollywoodbets KwaZulu-Natal coastal women’s provincial cricket team.

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KZN Cricket rolls out first phase of Bowl Out Hunger

August 6, 2020
Berea Mail

The union along with Boxer, Hollywoodbets, Fourways Airconditioning, Sunfoil, SuperSport, One Life Foundation and the eThekwini Metro Cricket District have delivered 778 food parcels to eight of the hubs in this province.

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TAFTA receives much-needed PPE items from Hollywoodbets

August 4th, 2020
Rising Sun Overport

Every year, in honour of Mandela Day, South Africans unite to offer support to vulnerable community members for 67 minutes. Hollywoodbets generously donated 107 fabric face masks, 107 face shields, sanitisers, refillable sanitiser bottles and medical gloves to TAFTA, help safeguard these vulnerable members of society.

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#MandelaMonth: Hollywoodbets donates much-needed items to TAFTA

August 4th, 2020
Southlands Sun

A generous donation of fabric face masks, face shields, sanitisers, refillable sanitiser bottles and medical gloves to help safeguard these vulnerable members of society was made to the home by the team..

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St Thomas Home for Children receive much-needed support from Hollywood Bunny Bar

June 20, 2020
Rising Sun Overport

The company launched this campaign in May when they were allowed to re-open as national lockdown restrictions were amended. They announced that 10 percent of all customer bills would go to an organisation in need. The campaign was a fantastic success, raising a total of R26,169!

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R42,000 worth of food parcels for 200 elderly Chatsworth community members

15th June 2020
Rising Sun Chatsworth

Hollywoodbets kindly delivered essential food items to a total value of R42, 000 to the Aryan Benevolent Home (AHB) in Chatsworth, recently.

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Uthando Home-Based Care receives wonderful support from Hollywoodbets

15th June 2020
Phoenix Sun

Uthando Home-Based Care is a Verulam-based NPO that looks after community members who are sick or vulnerable, by cooking and cleaning for them at their homes. The organisation received a R12,500 donation from leading bookmaker, Hollywoodbets.

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Hollywoodbets envisions a ‘Brighter Future’ for the Sakhisizwe Development Care Centre

1st June 2020
Phoenix Sun

Leading bookmaker in South Africa, Hollywoodbets, chose to show their appreciation of the centre’s amazing work by making a R12, 500 donation, which provided food to the centre, ensuring that they can continue to provide daily meals to the home’s inhabitants.

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Cricket Legend Mike Procter urges companies to support food drives

26 May 2020
South African Chamber of Commerce (UK)

The Mike Procter Foundation has joined not-for-profit organisations partnering with businesses to help vulnerable households during the lockdown period in South Africa. Their success offers valuable lessons in how not-for-profits can effectively collaborate with corporates and communities to deliver support safely and effectively.

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Hollywoodbets and Mike Procter provide 300 food parcels to Ottawa Primary

26 May 2020
Phoenix Sun

The Zwelisha and Amaotana communities have received relief once again during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the Mike Procter Foundation, together with Hollywoodbets, donated an additional 300 food parcels to the community on Friday.

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Community programme benefits needy families

24 May 2020
Review Online

LIMPOPO – Drop-in centres depend mostly on donations and assistance from sponsors to support and feed those in need in their communities. With the Covid-19 pandemic, many drop-in centres are unable to help those in need, because they have run out of essentials to especially feed the hungry. Hollywoodbets identified this problem and started the Hollywoodbets My Community Programme, teaming up with Nomzamo Mbatha’s Lighthouse Foundation.

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Community programme benefits needy families

22 May 2020
Polokwane Review / Polokwane Observer

A number of families have benefitted from the collaboration between Hollywoodbets and the Nomzamo Mbatha Lighthouse Foundation. They have identified four drop-in centres across Limpopo in need and handed out food parcels to assist.

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Hollywoodbets Kempton Park bet on Shadow Boys

13 May 2020
Kempton Express

One can bet that the young players from a local football club cannot wait to get back onto the field – thanks to Hollywoodbets Kempton Park. Shadow Young Boys Football Club is a match kit richer, which was donated by the Kempton Park business.

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Brian Baloyi hands out food buckets in Thembisa

May 5, 2020

Hollywoodbets once again launched a relief effort to assist the most vulnerable communities during the pandemic teaming up with their soccer brand ambassadors, soccer legends Brian Baloyi and Jerry Sikhosana. Together with the Brian Baloyi Family Foundation, 200 families in need from both Alexandra and Thembisa townships were identified and then assisted with essential food parcels.

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A worthy donation to Elspark United FC

2 May 2020
Alberton Record

Hollywoodbets Alberton had received many donation requests from the club, and their persistence paid off when they received a complete playing kit for their team.

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Rugby Twins give back to local village

30 April 2020

Retired Springbok rugby twins Akona and Odwa Ndungane have recently joined the increasing list of local stars doing their bit during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ndungane Twins Foundation, in partnership with Hollywoodbets, worked to deliver groceries to the village of Gxulu in the Eastern Cape on Monday, 20 April 2020.

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Coronavirus: Chiefs legend Baloyi helps the poor

30 April 2020

Former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Brian Baloyi is on a mission to bring some cheer during the national lockdown. Through his foundation, the Kaizer Chiefs legend is giving of food parcels and household items to the community of Alexandra, where he was raised.

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Legs of Thunder and Spider feed Kasi People!

29 April 2020
Daily Sun

There were smiles and joy as some of the residents will go to bed with their bellies full. This was after a generous gesture by former football stars, Brian “Spiderman” Baloyi and Jerry “Legs of Thunder” Sikhosana.

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COVID-19 relief for Phoenix community members thanks to Hollywoodbets

26 April 2020
Phoenix Sun

A team from Hollywoodbets, that included the company’s cricket brand ambassador Mike Procter, recently visited the Ottawa Primary School in Phoenix to show their support to this community. A donation of 150 food parcels was made to members of the community, who are experiencing severe need during these difficult times.

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Hollywoodbets does their part in the Covid-19 fight

23 April 2020

Gambling giant Hollywoodbets has donated R100 000 to aid with getting free Coronavirus testing to those who need it most! They have made a donation to the well-known PinkDrive organisation who are currently conducting tests in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal as well as in various smaller suburbs around the Tygerberg hospital.

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Abakwa Hollywoodbets banikele ngo-R100 000 kwiPinkDrive

23 April 2020
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I-Hollywoodbets inkampani yokugembula inikele ngo-R100 000 ukusiza ekuhlolweni kwamahhala kweCoronavirus kulabo abakudinga kakhulu ngokubambisana nePinkDrive ngokuhlola abantu baseMlazi nasezindlini ezihlukene eziseduze nesibhedlela iTygerberg.

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Springbok twins bring much-needed sustenance to villagers back home

22 April 2020
Dispatch Live

Retired Eastern Cape-born Springbok rugby twins Akona and Odwa Ndungane have bought food for 65 families in their home village of Gxulu in Libode. Through their Ndungane Twins Foundation and working in partnership with SA bookmaker Hollywoodbets, the brothers delivered the groceries on Monday.

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Chatsworth Sporting Club receives support from Hollywoodbets

April 17, 2020
Rising Sun Chatsworth

Hollywoodbets recently sponsored playing kits for the senior and women’s teams, while also donating a portion towards coaching fees.

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Former Springbok twins Akhona and Odwa Ndungane place their bets on young talent

April 3rd, 2020
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The Ndungane Foundation, founded by former Springbok players, twins Akhona and Odwa Ndungane, recently received a donation from South African bookmaker Hollywoodbets, enabling them to sponsor yet another talented young person.

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NHT – Now Powered By Hollywoodbets

20 February 2020
Sporting Post

Leading bookmaker Hollywoodbets continues doing its part to support the horse racing fraternity. The company has committed to donating a total of R2 250 000 to the National Horse Trust (NHT) over the next three years.

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This is how Nomzamo Mbatha’s Lighthouse Foundation is changing student’s lives

19 February 2020

For the bursary, Nomzamo’s Lighthouse Foundation teamed up with Hollywood Bets who provided R500 000 for potential beneficiaries. “I was fortunate enough to have Hollywood Bets who believed in the same vision I had, and today we have birthed something that is new,” Nomzama says.

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Back from the brink: Malvern children’s home thanks Queensburgh community

18 February 2020
Highway Mail

The home for children in Malvern has been saved, but continues to need the help of the community to keep working miracles in the lives of the children placed in its care. Just recently, a branch of Hollywoodbets in Malvern donated some much needed appliances to the home.

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Nomzamo Mbatha’s foundation helps 60 deserving children get an education

13 February 2020

Nomzamo’s organisation, the Lighthouse Foundation, has raised R1 million to help children stay in school. Hollywoodbets stepped up to the plate and donated a whopping R50k on top of the R54k that had already been raised Read more:

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Nomzamo Mbatha speaks to us about LA life, Coming 2 America and giving back

10 February 2020

“I named my foundation The Lighthouse Foundation because in the midst of a storm people look to a lighthouse to help guide them through the storm. That is exactly what we want to be for the people of South Africa, we want to bridge the gap for those who need it most. It blew my mind when I learned how much Hollywoodbets does within South Africa. They’ve already invested R300 000 into tertiary education with Gagasi FM. That’s why it made sense to work with them to help bring education to South Africans in need,” she said, during a breakfast hosted in Zimbali, in the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Sandton-based LaLiga and Durban’s Hollywoodbets to search for the new ‘spidermen and Legs of Thunders’

3 February 2020
Sandton Chronicle

Spanish LaLiga and Hollywoodbets plan to crisscross South Africa in search of new football talent that can set LaLiga ablaze. “We intend to get involved in sports development, especially in the sphere of football, in which we want to keep our youngsters out of mischief while at the same time helping them to take care of their bodies through various lifestyle programmes,” said Hollywoodbets operations executive Sandisiwe Bhengu.”

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Hollywoodbets and Nomzamo Mbatha back tertiary students

21 January 2020
Media Update

Hollywoodbets has announced that it will continue to expand its community support work by collaborating with Nomzamo Mbatha’s Lighthouse Foundation and donating R500 000 in tertiary bursaries that will be awarded to students in need.

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Nomzamo Mbatha And HollywoodBets Pledge 500K Towards Bursary Funds

18 January 2020

Nomzamo is definitely shining bright like a star, and her light will now shine bright on students who need financial assistance. Her foundation, The Lighthouse, has partnered with Hollywoodbets to pledge R500 000 towards bursary funds. This will help students who have outstanding fees, no registration money or bursaries to further their studies.

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Blue Lagoon beachfront cleaner courtesy of Hollywoodbets Team

22 March 2019
Get It Durban

On 19 March, 20 Hollywoodbets team members gave of their time to help clean up the Blue Lagoon beachfront. The enthusiastic group of purple cleaners met up to do this good deed before staring their work day.

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Hollywood Bets awards bursaries to MUT students

February 28, 2019
Mangosuthu University of Technology

The Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT has established a partnership with Hollywood Bets, who have since awarded seven MUT students with bursaries. The bursary will cover costs for the Advanced Diploma in Information Technology next year. Dr Vikash Jugoo, the Head of ICT, said the opportunity will open doors for students and introduce to the various fields they can branch into with an ICT qualification.

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School to run more smoothly

February 13, 2019
Daily Sun (KZN)

TEACHING and learning is expected to improve for teachers and pupils at Asimthande School for the Blind. The school in Osizweni, Newcastle, received a donation from Hollywoodbets last week. The betting company gave them five Braille machines, a fire extinguisher, a grass trimming machine and a photocopying machine which also prints and scans.

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Hollywoodbets sponsors Mapleton FC with a playing kit

January 7th, 2019
Alberton Record

THE Hollywoodbets Alberton team supported Mapleton Football Club by sponsoring their full soccer kit.

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Chapman High School boosted by donation

December 12, 2018
Port Elizabeth Express / News24

SINCE 1979 Chapman High School has been providing top quality education to the struggling Gelvandale community. The Hollywoodbets Parliament Street team chose to support the school after staff members made contact with the branch and they saw the school’s great need. They visited the school to hand over some materials to assist with the much-needed renovation at the school.

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Hollywoodbets Kempton Park donates to care centre

December 1, 2018
Kempton Express

Hollywoodbets Kempton Park opened its heart to Sithandiwe Disabled Care Centre in Lombardy East by donating a tumble dryer, two DVD players, a food processor, irons, an ironing board, dinner sets, bedding and a chalk board to the organisation.

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Soccer teams vie for pre-season cup

September 21st, 2018

Eight soccer teams will participate in the Hollywoodbets Pre-Season Cup that is being hosted by Mamu Community Development. Hollywoodbets’ branch operation consultant, Mr Wayde Dorkin, said they were proud to be a part of the exciting initiative that Mamu Community Development was running. “We are always looking to provide exciting sporting platforms to local communities,” he said. “Thanks to Mamu Community Development for giving us this great opportunity to help local SAB clubs and players.”

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Hollywoodbets upskill unemployed people living with disabilities

September 19th, 2018
Rising Sun Overport
Twelve people with various disabilities, who have been struggling to find employment due to lack of training and opportunities, were thrilled to be given a leg up by local bookmaker, Hollywoodbets. The company personally selected them to be part of an NQF Level 1 learnership that will train them in the area of hygiene and cleaning, while they will be hosted at the Hollywoodbets head office in Umhlanga to complete the practical component of their learnership.

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SA’s Leading Bookmaker Shows The Way

September 6th, 2018
Sporting Post

Hollywoodbets turned heads at the 2018 Gambling Industry Awards (GIA) after claiming the award for best Corporate Social Investment (CSI), Best Sports Betting Campaign for 2018, Best Employer of the Year and Best CEO of the Year.

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Organisasie kry hupstoot

August 4th, 2018
Die Son

DIE organisasie sonder winsbejag We Care in Bloemendal se voedingskema het ’n stewige hupstoot gekry danksy ’n welkome skenking van Hollywood Bets. Afgevaardigdes van Hollywood Bets het met groot opgewondenheid die toerusting wat hulle geskenk het, by die sentrum gaan aflaai. Die oorhandiging het plaasgevind terwyl talle honger magies toustaan om ’n warm bord kos te ontvang.

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Hollywoodbets celebrates Madiba centenary

19 July 2018
Get It Durban

Hundreds of scholars at Natest Primary School in Phoenix enjoyed celebrating Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday along with the Hollywoodbets team. A group of volunteers from the company spent some time with the Grade R class who had a wonderful time skipping rope, playing cricket and soccer, hula hooping, colouring in and getting their faces painted. They especially loved meeting Coco the Clown who made sure everyone had a great time celebrating Tata’s birthday.

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Dolphins give back on Mandela Day

July 19, 2018
SA Cricket Mag.com

The Dolphins embarked on an extended Mandela Day project in the Valley of 1,000 Hills. In commemoration of Nelson Mandela Day, the Dolphins picked Nyuswa Senior Primary School, located at the Valley of 1,000 Hills in Botha’s Hill, as this year’s recipients of ’67 Minutes for Mandela’. Dolphins players, KZNCU staff, Associated Host Catering, sponsors Hollywoodbets, AmaZulu FC and members of the KZN Cycling Federation all came together to make this a special day for pupils at the school.

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Hollywoodbets team contributes to sports development

May 30, 2018
Rising Sun Overport

The Hollywoodbets team stayed true to the fundamentals of social commitment once again after reaching out to the Itafula Football Club, recently.. The club first started training players in 2010 with the aim to keep youngsters off the streets and to also unify the community through sports. The youngsters get together to practice five days a week to keep their skills up to par and this is truly impressive.

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Hollywoodbets Pelican supports Real Rovers FC

April 30, 2018
Rising Sun Chatsworth

The Rovers practice at the Road 115 sports grounds, twice a week. The club is home to 70 players, and there are five divisions including a junior team. The Hollywoodbets Pelican Team visited the players to make a donation of a new soccer kit.

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Soccer kit donated to Sun Lions FC

April 19, 2018
Rising Sun Overport

The club was established in 2017 to contribute to youth development in the community. It consists of 30 players with three teams the under 17s, under 19s and seniors.


Stars get Hollywood break

April 19, 2018
City Vision, News24

Hollywoodbets Parow Supports Lucky Stars FC. The club was first established in 2007. It is home to 90 players that have dedicated themselves to playing four times a week at their home ground NY49 Stadium. There are five teams, ranging from the Under 10s to the Senior team.

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Local firm supports Home Defenders FC

April 18, 2018
Brakpan Herald

The Hollywoodbets Brakpan team visited the Home Defenders Football Club recently to donate complete soccer kits to the Super League players.

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Edith Benson receives help from Hollywoodbets in the face of tragedy

April 17, 2018
Get It Durban

In February the Edith Benson children’s home in Sherwood experienced disaster as fire destroyed the entire babies home that housed 57 children between the ages of three months and five years. Thankfully, due to regular fire drills by the staff, no-one was hurt! At the time a call went out to all Durban residents and businesses to show their support by donating goods or money to help them in this time of need.

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Hollywoodbets donates to police soccer team

April 16, 2018
Kempton Express

Hollywoodbets Kempton Park chose to show their support for the brave Rapid Rail Police Kempton Park FC men by donating a soccer kit to the team.

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Disability centre receives donations from Hollywoodbets

Kempton Express
April 16, 2018

Team Members from Hollywoodbets Kempton Park recently visited Sithandiwe Disabled Care Centre to deliver a gas stove, home theatre system, freezer, four children’s tables, 20 children’s chairs and four child-size wheelchairs.


Ranger FC ontvang skenking

April 13, 2018
Oudtshoorn Courant

Rangers FC, ‘n sokkerklub in Dysselsdorp, het onlangs splinternuwe wedstrydklere as skenkings van Hollywoodbets in Voortrekkerstraat, ontvang.

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Hollywoodbets Park reaches out to iThemba Lethu

April 12, 2018
Overport Rising Sun

Hollywoodbets Park team donated a new fridge, a microwave and some much-needed stationery that will be used for office administration and activities by the children and their parents of non-profit organisation, iThemba Lethu, based in Cato Manor. This organisation was started in 1994 and runs various programmes to help those in need within their community.


Swallows FC rejoice over donation of full playing kit

April 4th, 2018
PE Express, News24

THE members of Swallows Football Club are rejoicing over the new kit that was donated to them by Hollywoodbets Korsten. The Hollywoodbets Korsten team visited the club at their home ground to deliver the new soccer kit. Roy Mitchell, the club’s junior chairman and coach, thanked them for the donation.

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Kid’s Haven receive a welcome donation of mattresses

March 26, 2018
Boksburg Advertiser

Team members from Hollywoodbets Boksburg recently visited the staff and children of Kid’s Haven to support them with a donation for the third year running. Since 1992 Kid’s Haven has been caring for abused, neglected and abandoned children. Its vision is to rehabilitate these young children who live on the streets and ultimately to integrate them into society.

Hollywoodbets King William’s Town supports Extension United Football Club

March 21, 2018
King William’s Town Express, Pg 7

Pictured here are the members of the Extension United Football Club. The players are sure to be more confident on the field now after receiving a brand-new kit from Hollywoodbets King William’s Town.

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Hollywoodbets Argyle supports TND FC

February 27, 2018
Phoenix Sun

The TND Football Club was started in 2013 to help youngsters in the area realise their soccer dreams, and to help keep them off the streets and away from criminal activities. The Hollywoodbets Argyle team visited the players at their home ground to deliver a complete kit for the under 19 team, recently.

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CHOC receives R9 000 after Hollywoodbets Dolphins Match

29 January 2018
Get It Durban

The Hollywoodbets Dolphins dedicated their 24 January match against the bizhub Highveld Lions to a worthy cause – the Childhood Cancer Foundation SA- KZN region. Supporters were encouraged to wear blue to the stadium to raise awareness about this cause. On top of that, Hollywoodbets pledged to donate R250 to the organisation for every boundary hit during the match. The Hollywoodbets Dolphins were up to the challenge hitting 22 boundaries in total while the Lions racked up a respectable 14. CHOC will therefore receive R9 000 as a result of this exciting match that ended in favour of the Hollywoodbets Dolphins.

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Blessing for Breidbach club

December 21, 2017
GO! & Express

BREIDBACH-based Extension United received an early Christmas present when a local business blessed them with soccer gear in Breidbach last Friday. King William’s Town Hollywoodbets promoter Simphiwe Amos, accompanied by staff members Sisipho Booi and Letese Christian, handed a set of soccer kit and a sports bag to an elated club owner Betram Jagers at the Breidbach Sports Grounds with some players present.

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Hollywoodbets Overport supports local children’s home

October 20, 2017
Overport Rising Sun

The Hollywoodbets Overport team visited St Thomas Home for Children to donate five bunk beds with foam mattresses. The home was first started in 1959 and their main goal is to provide residential child care to orphaned and vulnerable children between two and ten years of age.


Goodies for the darling gogos

September 21st, 2017
City Vision, News 24

A donation of two sewing machines, a cooking pot set, two tables and a microwave by a gambling company to a senior citizen’s club in Khayelitsha was warmly welcomed by the recipients. On Friday, Sinovuyo Old Age Club based in Umsobomvu Drive in Ilitha Park received the donation from Hollywoodbets, a company specialising in horse race and sports betting.


Hollywoodbets supports Children’s Care Centre

August 9th, 2017
PE Express, News24

AS part of the company’s social responsibility programme, staff from Hollywoodbets Korsten recently donated several essential items to Sinethemba Children’s Care Centre. The centre first opened its doors in 2001 when the founder, Mama Signoria, decided that it was time to step in and help give children a future.

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Generous support for Verulam organisation

August 7, 2017
Phoenix Sun
Verulam’s Soul Winning Community Project, a non-profit organisation, will no longer conduct their functions in the one-room house thanks to Hollywoodbets for their generous donation.

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Hollywoodbets have a blast on Mandela Day

19 July 2017
Get It Durban

Yesterday 70 Hollywoodbets team members created a fun day for 69 children as well as staff from the Ekusizaneni Care and Development Centre in KwaMashu in honour of Mandela Day.

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A tick off the Estcourt Hospice Association wish list

July 17, 2017
Estcourt & Midlands News

A few weeks ago the Estcourt Hospice Association decided that the old house they operate from needs a revamp in some parts. Thus far, generous donations have funded most of the materials needed. Estcourt Hollywood Bets donated R10 000 towards paint and maintenance of the building. Primer, roof paint, three bathroom scales and wall paint were purchased with the money.

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Local company donates chairs to school

May 18, 2017
Mthatha Express, Pg 10

A Mthatha school has received a donation of 102 school chairs from the Mthatha company, Hollywoodbets. The school has been educating pupils in the area for the past 23 years and struggles to provide adequate facilities to all the children in their care.

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Support for Amaoti Happy Hours Day Care

May 12, 2017
Phoenix Sun

The Verulam Hollywoodbets team donated a 2000 litre JoJo tank, eight mattresses, eight blankets, eight pillows, one wheelbarrow, two rakes, three paintbrushes and four cans of paint as well as provided snacks and drinks to the Amaoti Happy Hours Day Care Centre, recently. The centre is operated by Durban and Coastal Mental Health which operates seven day care centres for 200 children.

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Hollywood Bets sponsors soccer kids

May 1, 2017
Alberton Record

HOLLYWOOD Bets Alberton is supporting kids from the Alaska Football Club to make their soccer dreams come true. They currently have approximately 87 players who get together regularly to practice at the Thelle Mogoerang Sports Field.


Hollywoodbets skenk pizzaoond aan Scrossoppi

Oudtshoorn Courant
April 28, 2017

OUDTSHOORN NUUS – As deel van hulle sosiale verantwoordelikheidsprogram teenoor die gemeenskap het Hollywoodbets die St. Luigi Scrosoppi-sorgsentrum met ‘n groot geskenk verras. ‘n Groot pizza-oond is by die sorgsentrum gebou. Volgens ‘n woordvoerder van Hollywoodbets is die groep se tak op Oudtshoorn reeds vir drie jaar betrokke by die Scrosoppi-sorgsentrum by wyse van skenkings.

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Hollywoodbets Hillbrow donates to PC Allstars Football Club

April 13, 2017
Inner City Gazette

In line with the Hollywoodbets Soccer Sponsorship Programme that runs annually, the Hillbrow team visited PC Allstars FC at their home ground, the Southern Suburbs Sport Centre, to deliver a new soccer kit. The club is home to one team of 38 players between 20 and 30 years of age.

Hollywoodbets King William’s Town supports Violets FC

April 5, 2017
King William’s Town Express, Pg 8

Hollywoodbets’ King William’s Town branch recently donated a soccer kit to the Violets FC club as part of their annual Hollywoodbets Soccer Sponsorship Programme.

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Hollywoodbets Alberton supports Kamgelo Community Centre

April 3, 2017
Alberton Record

KAMGELO Community Centre is an organisation that has been doing incredible work within their community for the past five years. Its members care for people who have been affected by HIV/AIDS. Workers visit beneficiaries in their homes and help with cooking, cleaning and schoolwork. The Hollywoodbets Alberton team decided to pay Kamgelo a visit and show their support. They delivered new uniforms for the care workers, stationery, a computer, doors, tiles, ceiling panels and a whiteboard that will be used for meetings.

Durban hosts 5th Daredevil run

30 March 2017
A group of 120 men gathered at College Rovers to complete the 2017 Hollard Daredevil run. This annual event is in its 5th year and aims to raise awareness about men’s cancers by having a group of men run 5km along the beachfront wearing only speedos. This year’s race was well-supported despite gloomy weather conditions. Hollywoodbets, a bookmaker with a national footprint, entered the largest number of runners with 24 in total running the race.


Legendary Friendly City FC receives a boost

March 29, 2017
PE Express, News 24

THE Friendly City Football Club, which has been in existence since 1968, recently received a welcome boost in the form of new soccer uniform. Club staff work hard to help give players an alternative to being involved with crime and drug and alcohol abuse. These efforts were recognised by Hollywoodbets, Parliament Street who decided to support the club by donating new soccer uniforms.


Bets on for Beacon Valley

March 21, 2017
People’s Post, News24

Since inception in 1989 a local betting organisation has become a significant role-player in its community. Hollywood Bets made their goals to help uplift the locals and to empower them a reality by running various programmes. Currently Jireh in Beacon Valley offers an educare programme, a programme for young mothers called Scarlet and a programme aimed specifically at men called Fathers and Sons.

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Hollywoodbets Three Rivers supports Ghetto Seven Football Club

March 14 – 20, 2017
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THREE RIVERS – The Ghetto Seven Football Club coaches players from the age of 11 up to senior level. They have approximately 120 members who regularly attend practice sessions. Ghetto Seven has been training young men in their community for the past 15 years. Team members from Hollywoodbets Three Rivers branch recently visited the George Thabe Stadium to deliver soccer kits to the senior team (+21 years of age).

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Hollywoodbets supports underprivileged children at St Thomas Home

March 10, 2017
Overport Rising Sun

The Hollywoodbets Overport team recently visited the St Thomas Home and sponsored groceries as part of their Social Responsibility Programme that runs annually. The home shelters more than 60 children who are orphans and aged between two and 10-years-old.

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A boost for local football club

March 7, 2017
Estcourt and Midlands News

Newborn FC, a football club that homes a team of 25 players, recently received a new soccer kit sponsored by Hollywoodbets Estcourt as part of a Soccer Sponsorship Programme.

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Vision Strikers receive kit

February 24, 2017
Brakpan Herald

Staff from Hollywoodbets Brakpan handed over a brand new full soccer kit to the Vision Strikers.


Hollywood supports local sport…

February 21 – 27, 2017, Page 19

The Hollywoodbets, near Lenasia Station, supported Meadowlands Harmony that practices at the Meadowlands Zone B grounds, in Soweto. Club staff members have been working with the youth in their community for the past six years. Meadowlands Harmony was started to help educate kids in the area through football, and to help keep them off the streets. With over 78 players between the ages of 8 and 19 years the club appreciates all sponsorships. The club’s Chairperson is thankful for Hollywoodbets’ support. “This donation has helped to bring about change. It has motivated all the layers to see the importance of playing soccer and staying away from crime,” he said.

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Hollywoodbets stays true to social commitment

February 17, 2017
Rising Sun Chatsworth

Team members from the Hollywoodbets Chatsworth branch donated a range of household items to the Aryan Benevolent Children’s Home (ABH), recently. The home cares for 102 children who have been orphaned, abandoned, abused or neglected, and offers them therapeutic, residential and development programmes.

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Local charity to score R50 000

December 14, 2016
Capricorn Review

Hollywood Bets Charity Soccer Tournament saw SAB walking away with the grand prize of R50 000 which they will donate to charity.

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Everyone invited! Hollywood Bets Charity Soccer Tournament on 10 Dec

December 6, 2016
Bosveld Review

POLOKWANE – No less than eight soccer teams from various companies and government departments in the city will lock horns on the pitch for the first Hollywood Bets Charity Soccer Tournament taking place in Seshego (Zone 2), at the Steel Firm grounds on Saturday.

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School receives some much-needed household items

November 8, 2016
Rising Sun Chatsworth

The children and staff members at the Reunion School for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Isipingo were overjoyed when they received a tumble dryer, 53 duvet sets and outside benches from Hollywoodbets – Yusuf Dadoo Street, last Friday. Principal of the school, Thabisile Makhay, was thankful for Hollywoodbets’ support.

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A bright future ahead for SMI Ashtown

October 24, 2016
Overport Rising Sun

The club hosted a golf day this year with the highlight being the launch of the new soccer kits sponsored by Hollywood Bets.

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Greyville Goes Pink – For Great Cause

October 21st, 2016
Sporting Post

A feast of top-quality entertainment is on the cards for the “Pink” Night Race Meeting at Greyville Racecourse next Friday, 28 October. The whole family will be catered for with a special programme of fun for the children. A number of sponsors have thrown their weight behind the PinkDrive charity meeting and Gold Circle Marketing Executive Graeme Hawkins has thanked Cape Thoroughbred Sales, Drakenstein Stud, Hollywoodbets, Investec, Jonsson Workwear, Varsfontein Stud and World Sports Betting for their support.

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Local Lakehaven Children’s Home receives donation from Hollywoodbets

September 27, 2016
Get It Durban

Lakehaven Children’s Home received a much-needed donation from Hollywoodbets on Thursday the 22nd of September. Team members from the Hollywoodbets Park branch visited the home to hand over two brand new lounge suites for the children to use. They also delivered some party packs for the kids.

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Sunfoil Dolphins and Hollywoodbets team up to support Umlazi Cricket Club in honour of Mandela Day

July 20, 2016
Get It Durban

The Umlazi Cricket Club’s clubhouse was brightened up this Nelson Mandela Day after a visit by the Sunfoil Dolphins and Hollywoodbets. Over 80 volunteers from the two companies, including cricketers, descended on the clubhouse armed with all the tools needed to give the facility a makeover.

March 11, 2022
Youth Village
Clement Maosa Gives Back To Less Privileged School Kids in association with Hollywood Foundation

March 10, 2022
East Coast Radio
Clement Maosa Gives Back to the Community through the Back to School Campaign.

March 22, 2022
Ukaputeni weHollywoodbets Dolphins uKeshav Maharaj useqokelwe esikhundleni sokuba yinxusa leHollywoodbets Foundation.

February 24,2022
The Top Runner

30 Pairs of running shoes were donated to Mlu Woyisana’s Foundation from the Hollywood Foundation.

February 22,2022

Southlands Sun
R3m pledged to support learners through in school campaign