#DriveHope 2.0 is All About Small Acts With Big Impact!

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Welcome to the new chapter of #DriveHope (2.0), where the smallest acts become the biggest catalysts for change - a reminder of compassion, community, and how the remarkable power of small gestures tend to have the biggest impact.

The 2024 season of the Good Things Guy Podcast has just kicked off, and to celebrate, we got to sit down with Rindy Janse Van Rensburg to offer a glimpse into the heart and soul of #DriveHope.

The origins of #DriveHope trace back to a heartfelt plea shared on Facebook in 2019. Karen Denny, a compassionate soul with a penchant for making a difference, stumbled upon a post that would tug at her heartstrings and spark a movement that is making waves across South Africa. Touched by the story and inspired by Jeremy Mansfield's Christmas Wish campaign, Karen envisioned a platform where everyday acts of kindness could make a tangible difference in people's lives.

And what began as an internal initiative within Liberty, designed to support employees and their communities, soon evolved into something much greater. As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe, the need for support became more pressing than ever. Liberty responded swiftly, opening up the platform to the public and inviting nominations for individuals and groups facing adversity.

Fast forward to 2024, and #DriveHope has blossomed into a symbol of hope and solidarity, touching countless lives across South Africa. With over R3.4 million contributed in 'random acts of care,' the impact of Drive Hope resonates far beyond monetary value. It speaks volumes about the steadfast spirit of generosity flourishing within our communities.
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