The first major project by Giving is Living.

On March 16th 2019, We hosted our first Annual Charity Art Auction called Pieces for Paws which took place at Atlantic Beach Country Club in Melkbosstrand. The Event was in aid of three Animal Welfare Organisations: Mdzananda Animal Clinic, Wolowerivier Outreach Work and SANCCOB.

We had 80 pieces of art and sculptures which were donated by over 60 local & international artists. We were lucky enough to have Russell Fox- Magician Insane do a 30 minute performance for the guests before the Auction commenced with Auctioneer and Come Dine With Me SA Host- Joey Burke.

The event was a great success and we managed to raise just over R200,000 for the 3 selected charities.

Thank you to all the artists who donated their work, the sponsors who helped make the event possible, the guests and buyers who purchased the art and to all the members involved in helping us organise and undertake such a big project.

From the Beneficiaries

The Lead up to Pieces for Paws

The theme of this auction was to create art from trash. Children from the Wolwerivier and Khayelitsha Townships made art with rubbish they collect within their community. Workshops were organised within the townships to assist the children ensuring that those not artistically inclined could be involved as well.

This gave the children the opportunity to learn about the importance of keeping their environment clean, whilst getting them interested in art. As well as this, the project was incentivised. All the children that participate in this project were rewarded with a glass bottom boat trip trip to Seal Island with Circe Launches.

The pieces of art that the children created were auctioned off at the Event.The proceeds will go back into the community and used to help the animals and pets, through the two organisations Wolwerivier Outreach Work and Mdzananda Animal Clinic.

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Our Beneficiaries

Have a look at the videos and images below to learn more about the charities we raised money for through our Pieces for Paws Art Auction.

Mdzananda animal clinic (khayelitsha)



Entertainment by Russell Fox

Art Sponsors

Anton Smit
Anthony Evans
Alan Raubenheimer
Amy Marie Watson
Aviva Dodson
Bernadette Taylor
Candice Johnston
Carrol Boyes
Charmaine Charni Batt
Christelle Flame Musmann
Cherie Roe Dirksen
Cheryl Cattanach
Christopher Reid
Clare Hearne
Cornelie Wolff
Creative Copper
David Griessel
David Kuijers
Diane Long
Lichelle Hawthorne
Frans Smit
Frans Thoka
Gerard Thys
Hennie Niemann Snr
Izak Niemann
JD Ross
Jurgen Dunhofen
Kyle Rinquest
Lara Mellon
Leonie E Brown
Leila Fanner
Lelane Hartman Bouwer
Lize Du Plessis
Lizelle Esterhuizen
Lorenzo Bruno
Lucinda Watermeyer
Mandi Knee
Martinus Van Tee
Melissa Niemann
Mervyn Dragsund
Natasha Bell
Peter Majaha Mumbi
Reece Swanepoel
Richard Scott
Shani Waldbaum
Steven Manuel
Stefanie Rijnvis
Susan Proctor Hume
Tendai Dlamani
Tertius Van Dyk
Thabiso Dakamela
Themba Mkhangeli
Therese Rink Streicher
Tony De Freitas
Wilma Cruise

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The Sponsors

THANK YOU TO ALL THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES WHo contributed to making the auction a success.


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