Tekkie Tax

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Tekkie Tax Day is annually celebrated on the last Friday of May.  Due to COVID-19 our campaign for 2020 had to go into lockdown and the date was moved to Friday 31 July 2020.  There is still time to place your order and join us in ensuring that Tekkie Tax Day 2020 is a huge success. 

To place an order, download and complete your order form and email it back to us. 

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About Tekkie Tax


Tekkie Tax is a Fundraising Campaign that was started in 2013. Some of the most prolific National Welfare Organisations in SA joined forces to establish a powerful national fundraising campaign called National Tekkie Tax Day.


Since its inception, the campaign raised nearly R48million. During the same time, Tekkie Tax generated sponsored publicity of close to R100million. Once the annual audit in October is completed, all the profit is distributed to participating beneficiaries.

The project is supported by thousands of individuals, companies, SMMEs, NGOs & schools and we are thankful to each one for joining in the fun. Due to continued participation, this is quickly becoming the most significant fundraising campaign in South Africa.

HOW does it work?

  • Members of the public may choose to support the Tekkie Tax sector of their choice. There are five different sectors: A = Animals, B = Bring Hope, C= Children, D = Disability and E = Education. Depending on where your heart lies, you can choose which of the five sectors you would like to support and YES, you may choose more than one!
  • Wear the “All for One and One for All” Tekkie Tax sticker on Friday, 29 May 2020 and show others where your heart lies.
  • Wear the one of the latest Tekkie Tax badges (A, B, C, D or E) for the month of May.
  • Next step is to purchase a pair of our funky Tekkie Tax Shoelaces. On 29th of May, you can dress up or down (it really does not matter) but remember to wear your tekkies with their special new shoelaces.
  • Just to make sure that you are making the circle bigger, get one of our stunning T-shirts.


WHEN is Tekkie Tax Day?

The next Tekkie Tax Day is on Friday, 31 July 2020.

WHERE can you get your goodies?

What does it cost?

  • Sticker – R10
  • Badge – R10
  • Tekkie Tax shoelaces – R40/pair (including a sticker)
  • Tekkie Tax T-shirts – R100 adults and kiddies R80. T-shirts are available in 2 colours – Denim Blue and Light Grey. Sizes: 2 years – 5XL.

Who are the BENEFICIARY organisations?

The fact that so many welfare organisations across a variety of service delivery fields are working together saves a lot of money and creates a fundraising platform for organisations that do not have the infrastructure to organise a campaign of this magnitude, combining efforts ensure that the Campaign is driven in the most cost effective way. The list of participating organisations is growing on a daily basis.

Since its inception, more than 2,000 local and national organisations benefitted from the work that Tekkie Tax is doing.

What do you DO on Tekkie Tax Day?

Celebrate with us! Put on your Tekkie Tax gear whether you are at work, at home or on holiday. Show others where your heart lies.

  • Show that you have paid your “tax” and earned the right to wear your tekkies on Friday, 31 July 2020!
  • Support the cause close to your heart by showing South Africa where your heart lies.
  • Get your family, friends, children, colleagues, boss, neighbours, service providers, rivalries … get them all to participate in Tekkie Tax Day! It is for a good cause after all.
  • Arrange your own Tekkie Tax Day event. Take lots of pictures and share it with us on social media.
  • Oh yes, don’t forget to have fun!

WHO are behind the scenes?

The Campaign is owned by NGO’s, managed by NGO’s for the benefit of the NGO’s. Our Campaign manager, Germa Hattingh, is in charge of the engine room of the Campaign.

Legal Protection of the Campaign

All rights regarding this project shall remain the property of and are vested in OPPMARK, The Marketing Team, including (but not limited to) the trademark, logos and copy related to the project.

The Campaign is managed by a Charitable Trust, called The Legacy through Charity Trust (LtC), registered with the Master of the South Gauteng High Court under registration number LT2455/2012, 116-048 NPO and PBO 0300541253. VAT no: 4550267381.

Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors serves in advisory capacity regarding the Tekkie Tax Campaign for the benefit of all parties involved.  The Board consists of individuals and organisations nominated by the Trustees.  Child Welfare Germiston serves on the Board of Advisors.

Contact details

We are just on the other side of your telephone or computer, contact us for any questions or suggestions.  We love to talk!!

Tel: (011) 825-3655                                                   
Email: info@childwelfaregermiston.org.za                            
Website: www.childwelfaregermiston.org.za
Banking Details:
Account name: Child Welfare Germiston
Bank: Nedbank
Branch Code: 198765
Account number: 1077376006
Reference: Your name  & TT2020            


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