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	<strong>Warm at last... Itlhokomeleng residents applaud the gesture of the donors who understand the need to keep warm and healthy</strong></p>
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	The cold front has fi nally landed in Gauteng Province prompting one of the commercial radio stations, Radio 702 to give away something warm to the needy. 702 radio joined Dis-Chem in donating warm blanket clothes for the needy. Dis-Chem gave away at least 38 boxes of 1100 Polar fl eece Blankets. On Monday, the 9th of June, Ithlokomeleng Old Age Home were the benefi ciaries since they were regarded as the more vulnerable in society.</p>
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	The objective was to ensure Alex old residents are kept warm during the freezing temperatures and that they are not forgotten. The radio station conceded that Alexandra has an important place in the history of the country and the old people played a role in ensuring change for a better life.</p>
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	According to the station’s programmes coordinator, Laura Clancy, old people fall prey to neglect and are constantly victims in their families.</p>
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	“702 is proud of the Alexandra community’s history and as a responsible station, we are here to give back to the community. We are involved with different organisations and sponsors who are the reason why 702 keeps on giving back to the community,” said Clancy. One of the elders thanked Radio 702 and Dis-Chem for donating blankets,</p>
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	“Before Radio 702 arrived this morning, we were basking in the sun trying to warm up. This soft and warm blanket is protecting my skin from sun burn and I don’t see the need to be on the sun because I am now warm enough,” Nicole Rosario, said.</p>
Big business warms the day for the old

Warm at last... Itlhokomeleng residents applaud the gesture of the donors who understand the need to keep warm and healthy

The cold front has fi nally landed in Gauteng Province prompting one of the commercial radio stations, Radio 702 to give away something warm to the needy. 702 radio joined Dis-Chem in donating warm blanket clothes for the needy. Dis-Chem gave away at least 38 boxes of 1100 Polar fl eece Blankets. On Monday, the 9th of June, Ithlokomeleng Old Age Home were the benefi ciaries since they were regarded as the more vulnerable in society.

The objective was to ensure Alex old residents are kept warm during the freezing temperatures and that they are not forgotten. The radio station conceded that Alexandra has an important place in the history of the country and the old people played a role in ensuring change for a better life.

According to the station’s programmes coordinator, Laura Clancy, old people fall prey to neglect and are constantly victims in their families.

“702 is proud of the Alexandra community’s history and as a responsible station, we are here to give back to the community. We are involved with different organisations and sponsors who are the reason why 702 keeps on giving back to the community,” said Clancy. One of the elders thanked Radio 702 and Dis-Chem for donating blankets,

“Before Radio 702 arrived this morning, we were basking in the sun trying to warm up. This soft and warm blanket is protecting my skin from sun burn and I don’t see the need to be on the sun because I am now warm enough,” Nicole Rosario, said.

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