The Community Chest is one of the six official charities of the Comrades Marathon Association. Local and international runners who attended the three day Comrades Expo in Durban last week, donated 383 pairs of pre-loved running shoes and another 220 gently used clothing items to the Community Chest in Durban.

Fadeela Deedat of Community Chest Durban said different organisations including Katsi Youth in Action, Durban Mental Health Society and Streetwise benefitted from the donation. “The handover was attended by Pat Freeman and Alen Hattingh, representing the Comrades Marathon Association and Zama Mabaso, deputy director of the Community Chest who expressed her gratitude to the runners for their donation.