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    #SecondChances collects second hand good quality items, such as clothing, shoes, toys, pots & pans, furniture, and small appliances. We then supply these to unemployed mommies who are part of our...
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    Help ‘pull up’ Zwane from security guard to personal trainer! Date: 1 August 2016: In June we posted the heart warming plight of Zwane, a security guard with the dream of...
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    Summary: We urgently need a room and money to help pay rent for Shawn! Shawn is now seven months clean. He is doing so well at work, making new friends, is...
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#SecondChances uses social media to bring the country’s (and in some cases, the world’s) attention to individuals in need. Learn more about our organisation and please consider supporting us.

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Please don’t make me get a job!

The media helped create #SecondChances – and now it can help keep it going. Please consider supporting #SecondChances to keep changing lives! I have so many more projects to launch, so many more people to help, so many more jobs to create. I refuse to give up. I refuse to quit!
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Help Lucky

I couldn’t help but notice this man and his hearts. This is Lucky, and I feel truly lucky to have met him. After just five minutes with him, my mood changed and I was happy. His sheer determination and ambition are an inspiration to me, and I’m hoping you’ll be...
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Giving is NOT always kindness

As much as #SecondChances strives to inspire generosity and kindness in our community, we also carry the responsibility to protect those that give. Last week we received a call from one of our supporters, Sabrina, to say she had met a young man, Shepard, who sobbed as he told her...
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