Nelson Mandela Appeal


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Mandela Day 2013 - Donation Page

Nelson Mandela Appeal

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July 18 is known around the globe as Mandela Day ( – a celebration of the wonderful Nelson Mandela, his tireless struggle for human dignity and his lifelong commitment to pursue the greater good.

As people everywhere keep Madiba in their thoughts and prayers these days, Virgin Unite, the non-profit foundation of the Virgin Group, is supporting the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in South Africa to honour his extraordinary life and values. 

If you wish to make a donation to honour Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy, you can do so on this page. If you are in the UK, you can also text MANDELA to donate £5 to 70107, and the amount will be donated to the Nelson Mandela Foundation in full. 

All funds donated via text messaging, and all funds collected by Virgin Unite through this site will go directly to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Inaugurated by Nelson Mandela in 2004, the Centre focuses on three areas of work: the Life and Times of Nelson Mandela, Dialogue for Social Justice, and Nelson Mandela International Day. For more information, please visit

Join Virgin Unite and support the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in honouring this exceptional leader and wonderful human being. Make a donation today. Enkosi kakhulu! Baie Dankie! Thank you!

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This is a charity donation service for Virgin Unite on behalf of The Nelson Mandela Foundation. Texts cost £5 plus one message at your standard network rate. The Nelson Mandela Foundation will receive a minimum of £5 depending on your network provider. If you wish to discuss this mobile payment call 0203 126 3962. Registered charity number 297540. Please refer to the full terms & conditions here:

Recent donors

31.07.13 This money was collected by the Norwich CIO team at Virgin Money, through fundraising on Nelson Mandela Day.






26.07.13 This donation is being made in recognition of our colleagues who took part in community activities to make the day.

24.07.13 Donations Collected on Mandela Day for 'Virgin' Mocktails in the office - keeping staff cool!

19.07.13 Celebrating Mandela's life accomplishments and gentle and kind spirit!!!

19.07.13 CHT attempt at the number quiz - we were rubbish!

18.07.13 Thank you for demonstrating such an amazing example for the rest of us Mr. Mandela! You are one of my very few heroes!

18.07.13 With Love, from New York!


18.07.13 Love, Love, Love

18.07.13 Mandela is an inspiration...

18.07.13 B Team is the best idea I've seen in a long time

18.07.13 A very happy birthday to Mr. Mandela. My donation is just a little, but a lot of littles can become a lot.

18.07.13 Thank you Madiba, for all inspiration throughout the years. Blessings from Sweden.

17.07.13 GREAT MAN xx


17.07.13 Keep up the awesome work & best wishes to everyone :)

17.07.13 Nelson Mandela, a great example of servant leadership and justice to both the oppressed and oppressor...


16.07.13 Happy to support Mandela Day 2013



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