Pride Shelter Trust

Cape Town, South Africa, Africa

The Pride Shelter Trust is a non-profit organisation raising funds for and managing a shelter offering short-term accommodation to members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community of greater Cape Town and beyond during crisis periods in their lives.

Volunteering Activities

Social Work

What We Need

We ideally would love volunteers to raise money for us so that we can continue our work supporting LGBTI people in crisis.

When & Who

All year round.
There is no limit to how long a volunteer can help us out.

Our Fees

We are not in a position to cover a volunteer's costs.


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Contact Person

1 Molteno Road, Oranjezicht, Cape Town 8001, Cape Town, South Africa.

Other Ways to Help

General needs

Food: Meat, vegetables, 2-minute noodles, long-life milk, peanut butter, canned food, etc.
Kitchenwear: Mugs, glasses, cutlery, plates, plastic bowls with lids.
Lamps: Hanging lamps, energy-saving globes, lampshades.
Laundry: Clothes horses, indoor and outdoor clothes drying rails, washing lines.
Office supplies: Copy paper, ink cartridges (HP LaserJet 1200 & Canon MG3540), waste paper baskets, stationery.
Garden: Rakes, hoes, compost, potting soil, top soil, etc.
Bathroom: Large shower curtains, toilet brush sets, bathmat/toilet sets, mirrors, soap, toothpaste.
Cleaning supplies: Mops, brooms, long feather dusters.
First Aid kit & medication: Plasters, Dispirin/Panado, cough syrup, flu packs, bandages.
Mosquito repellent: Doom
Bedding: Single bed sheets, single bed duvet covers, blankets, pillows.

Wish list:

Carpet runners (for the passages)
Weed eater & cord
Hose pipe (30m or longer)
Long & short ladders
DVD player
Toasted sandwich maker

Additional Info about Us

Up to 5 people

The Pride Shelter aims to provide residents with a friendly, safe and nurturing environment in which to stay while they start to recover and find their feet again; to support residents by referring them to other services that they may need, including counselling, sexual health, mental health and immigration services; and to ensure that when residents eventually move on, they do so with a clear purpose and direction.

What are you waiting for?

We at Pride Shelter Trust would love to hear from you!