Annual Industry Fundraising Dinner 2023

Another successful fundraising dinner🎉 


We are thrilled to share with you the incredible success of the Go for Gold Annual Industry Fundraising Dinner, which took place on the 7th of September 2023, at the enchanting D’Aria Wine Estate in Durbanville. This evening was truly a remarkable celebration of our mission and the incredible individuals who make it possible.


An Unforgettable Evening


The event saw the gathering of 157 esteemed guests who came together to show their unwavering support for the Go for Gold programme. The ambiance at the D’Aria Wine Estate was nothing short of spectacular, setting the stage for a night to remember.


Our charismatic Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Jethro Dylan Thomas, skillfully guided us through the evening’s programme, keeping our guests enthralled with his captivating presence. Laughter and joy filled the air as we were treated to the comedic talents of Mr. Kagiso Mokgadi (KG), adding a delightful touch to the evening.


Inspiring Voices and Stories


The highlight of the evening, however, was the inspiring voices and stories that echoed through the venue. Our esteemed speakers, including Go for Gold Alumna Ms. Ziona Slamat, guest speaker Dmitri Murray, and the esteemed member of Go for Gold’s board, Mr. Vuyo Qubu, shared their experiences and insights. Their words not only highlighted the positive impact of our program on the industry but also inspired all those in attendance.


A Heartfelt Thank You


We extend our sincerest thanks to each and every one of you who graced the Go for Gold Annual Industry Fundraising Dinner on the 7th of September 2023. Your presence and your enthusiastic support played a pivotal role in the success of the evening. We are especially grateful to those who
purchased tables and generously contributed to our Bursary Challenge, making a significant difference in our mission.


A Remarkable Contribution


Thanks to the collective efforts of our incredible sponsors, the Go for Gold Annual Industry Fundraising Dinner raised an astounding total of R544,322. This substantial contribution will enable us to sponsor the most deserving students in our program as we continue to recruit a hundred new Grade 10, 11, or 12 students each year, both male and female, onto our education-to-employment pathway.


Our Supporters and Sponsors


This monumental success would not have been possible without the unwavering support of several companies and individuals. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to:

  • Helderberg Sunrise Rotary Club
  • H&I Construction
  • Power Construction
  • Martin & East
  • Civils 2000
  • Master Builders Association (MBA)
  • Metapipe
  • Stefanutti Stocks
  • Asla
  • Hammerhead
  • Peri Formwork
  • R & N Master Builders
  • Tuboseal
  • Department of Rural Development, Agriculture, and Land
  • Reform, North West Province
  • MC Consulting
  • Amandla Nedsteel
  • Sutherland Engineers
  • Go for Gold Alumni

Join Us in Celebration


We invite you to relive the memorable moments from the evening by visiting our Facebook album . Your presence and support have been instrumental in the success of our evening, and we are
immensely grateful to you for empowering Go for Gold to have a positive social impact by making our youth employable in our country.


Once again, thank you for your unwavering support and dedication to our cause. We look forward to continuing this journey together as we strive to create brighter futures for the next generation of technical professionals.


With heartfelt gratitude and warm regards,

 The Go for Gold Team