Skye-Lab serves the elderly on Mandela Day

Skye-Lab Technologies did more than 67 Minutes on Mandela Day, having two events to give back to the community.

Skye-Lab Technologies began Mandela Day at Kensington Methodist Church and provided donated clothing and helped the church hand out canned food.

A nurse and resident at St George’s Retirement Village enjoy the visit form Skye-Lab Technologies on Mandela Day.

“We are delighted that Skye-Lab donated clothing to our feeding scheme called KenCare,” said Jean Warburton from the church.

Warburton said Skye-Lab also helped the church distribute cans of food.

Also read: Making Mandela Day special for the elderly

She said that unemployed community members visit every Wednesday when the church serves meals and hand out food parcels.

The Skye-Lab Technologies team with residents of St George’s Retirement Village.

“We were very grateful to have extra hands on Mandela Day,” said Warburton

The next stop for Skye-Lab was St Georges Retirement Village in Bedfordview.

The elderly had a very special tea time with all the baked goods provided.

Ann and Sakhile from Skye-Lab Technologies serve a resident at St George’s Retirement Village.

The visitors attended to their every need, serving them and offering any assistance.

Also read: What does Mandela Day mean to you?

The knitting group, known as Pins and Needles, meets every Wednesday from 2.30pm to 3pm to do knitting and embroidery.

The team from Skye-Lab Technologies, head matron and nurses from St George’s Retirement Village and residents of the home.

They were particularly grateful to have baked treats with their tea at their meeting.

Gwen Armstrong, a resident at St Georges and a member of Pins and Needles, knits beanies and booties for Babies Behind Bars which benefits babies born with HIV in prison.

Mpumi and Thandekile from Skye-Lab Technologies serve residents at St George’s Retirement Village.

She also gave back on Mandela Day in this very special way.

 

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Miguel Abrahams

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