Bernadette Wicks
Senior court reporter
3 minute read
23 Jul 2021
5:38 pm

#KZNHeroes: Robin Hood gives 40 tonnes of food to those in need

Bernadette Wicks

While Gauteng and KZN burned, some showed extraordinary courage to ensure their communities weren't engulfed. We tell their stories.

Members of the Robin Hood Foundation team distributing food at the Denis Hurley Centre in Durban. Picture: Facebook / Robin Hood Foundation

For the last 16 and a half years, the Robin Hood Foundation has been working to support underprivileged communities across KwaZulu-Natal. But the violence that tore through the province earlier this month was indiscriminate, affecting people from all walks of life. And in the last two weeks, the foundation has opened its doors up to rich and poor alike and - with the help of KZN Women in Business - distributed some 40 tonnes of food to those in need. The founder of the Robin Hood Foundation, Cindy Norcott isn’t easily shaken, but when the violence first erupted she completely...