Be Mezzz-merised this International Tekkie Tax Day

On 31st May, you can dress up or down (it really does not matter) but remember to wear your sticker or tattoo and your Mezzz-merised tekkies with the special new hickies.


Tekkie Tax is an International Fundraising Campaign that was started in 2013. Some of our biggest National Welfare Organisations in SA joined forces to conduct one BIG national fundraising campaign called International Tekkie Tax Day®. Together we represent more than 1800 NGOs all over the country.
Since its inception, the campaign raised nearly R40-million. During the same time Tekkie Tax generated sponsored publicity of close to R60-million. After the annual audit in October 2018, all profit was distributed to participating beneficiaries.
The project is supported by thousands of people, companies, SMMEs, NGOs & schools and we are thankful to each one for joining in the fun. Thanks to them, this is quickly becoming the most significant national fundraising campaign in SA.
How does it work?
Members of the public are asked to choose a Tekkie Tax sticker. There are five different stickers available, each representing a beneficiary sector. Depending on where your heart lies, you can choose which of the five sectors you would like to support and YES, you may choose more than one!
For 2019, you can buy your FDA approved, water-removable tattoo.
Next step is to buy a pair of our funky Tekkie Tax Shoelaces, called “Hickies”. On 31st May, you can dress up or down (it really does not matter) but remember to wear your sticker or tattoo and your Mezzz-merised tekkies with the special new hickies.
Just to make sure that you have been properly Tekkie-tized, get a stunning black campaign T-Shirts (adult & kiddies’ sizes available).
When is International Tekkie Tax Day?
The next International Tekkie Tax Day is Friday, 31 May.
What does it cost?
Sticker per sector – R10
Water-removable tattoo (FDA approved) – R10
Tekkie Tax badge – R15
Tekkie Tax Hickies – R40 a packet (including a sticker of your choice + VAT)
Tekkie Tax T-shirts – black campaign t-shirt – R100 adults and kiddies R80
Beanies – R100 (Black or lime green)
WHAT are the five SECTORS from which I can choose my sticker?
Animals | Bring hope | Children | Disability | Education
Who are the national non-profit organisations in each sector?
The fact that so many welfare organisations across a variety of service delivery fields are working together saves a lot of money and creates a fundraising platform for organisations that do not have the infrastructure to organise a campaign of this magnitude.
Various SPCA branches
Bring Hope
Families SA (FAMSA)
Lifeline SA
Child Welfare Organisations
SOS Children’s Villages
Epilepsy SA
Down Syndrome SA
What do you do on international tekkie tax day?
Celebrate with us!
Put on your Tekkie Tax gear whether you are at work, at home or on holiday. Show others where your heart lies.
Show that you have paid your “tax” and earned the right to wear your tekkies for the day! Support the cause close to your heart visibly.
Get your family, friends, children, colleagues, boss, neighbours, service providers, rivalries… get them all to participate in International Tekkie Tax Day! It is for a good cause after all.
Arrange your own Tekkie Tax Day event. Take lots of pictures and share it with us on social media, making sure that we promote #YourCompany during the campaign.
Oh yes, don’t forget to have fun!


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