Surprise Surprise Surprise

The first surprise was another bountiful collection of coins from Superspar Knysna, for the second collection nearly R 400.00.  The second surprise was a R 50.00 note in the bin at Woodmill Lane, and the third was the best, a note for € 50.00 that’s right 50 Euro in the bin at 34° South.  At … [Read more…]


Well we have just banked another R 1 380.00 and paid R 1 000.00 to Epap.  See pictures below. The coins deposited weighed 17.8 kilogram and that prompted me to to extend the following invitation to the residents of Knysna. Why not weigh that container of coins you have at home and then deposit the … [Read more…]

An Amazing Week for Amazing Change

What an incredible surprise to empty the bin at the Sedgefield office of Visitknysna / K&P. The heap of coins and the notes solicited exclamations from the staff and visitors.  When sorted for banking the total was just over R 500.00. Well done to all the residents of Sedgefield.  This puts Knysna to shame. What … [Read more…]


It’s been a long debate but the decision has been taken to make the following information public. It is highly unlikely that someone would have mistakenly thrown a One Tenth Kruger Rand coin into the help Cent-re bin during the festival on Leisure Isle, but if it was a mistake we are grateful for the … [Read more…]


To the owner and managers of Superspar Knysna our sincere gratitude. The bin enabled the residents of Knysna to deposit almost R 400.00 in the first week. Thank you for hosting the bin. Thank you all the Knysna residents that deposited coins in the bin, and a special word of thanks to those who put … [Read more…]


The saying goes.” If at first you don’t succeed, try, and try, and try again.” Well, after repeated attempts, Toni Georgiou and the managers at Superspar Knysna have given us permission to place a Help Cent-re bin on their premises, so a huge word of thanks to them for their cooperation in this Amazing Change … [Read more…]


It just gets better and better as the word gets out and more and more people start dropping their coin collections into the Help Cent-re bins. Thanks to all the generous people that went to the Leisure isle Festival, we banked R 698.00 and paid R 700.00 into the Epap feeding project. 124 EPAP PROJECT … [Read more…]

Leisure Isle Generosity

What a weekend. Had the Help Cent-re bin at the Tesla Tower on Leisure Isle, thanks to Baden and Sheena of Sothebys, and here is the result. Collected R 577.00 in two days. Huge thank you for the coins from Ian Flemming, all sorted and bagged and ready for banking, the person that put the … [Read more…]

Happy Donor

When Norma heard about Help Cent-re she could not wait to get to a bin so she drove to my house and delivered her bottle of coins.  So thank you to Norma for her enthusiasm and support.  The coins have already been counted and are ready for banking on Friday. Now she is telling all … [Read more…]


Today we banked the first of the coins collected. R 267.00 Today we paid the first beneficiary.  Epap Childrens Feeding Project Knysna.   2016-11-01   IB PAYMENT TO EPAP PROJECT 464480421  R 250.00- We invite all the Knysna residents to add a few 000 to that amount.  The bins are at Woodmill Lane,  The Turbine … [Read more…]