John Travolta, his petitely-pregnant wife actress Kelly Preston, together with daughter Ella Bleu, graced South African shores with their presence for five days during the FIFA festivities not only to demonstrate their support for the Australian Socceroos, but also to embrace and raise awareness for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and its various initiatives.

The annual Simon’s Town Penguin Festival was held on 2 and 3 October 2010 at the Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town, and coincided with African Penguin Awareness Day which is celebrated worldwide on Saturday, 2 October. MyPlanet took the opportunity to attend the event, sign up new supporters for SANNCOB and view the penguin release.

You can do your part too.

Thank you for our toysOver the last two weeks of September 2010, Toys R Us and MySchool called on the public to generously donate good quality, second-hand toys and baby goods at various in-store ‘Donation Station’ collection points across the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

10 Toys R Us stores participated in this public donation drive and MySchool cardholders were eager to “pay it forward” to children in need.