Popping up all over the place!

Posted on 2021-01-19 11:35:05


Never in our wildest dreams did we imagine having an SPCA charity shop in the prestigious La Lucia Mall! But, with the Covid-19 pandemic forcing some retailers out of business, and everyone finding creative new ways to trade, we were extremely fortunate to be offered a ‘pop-up’ store in the Mall at the end of July. Marketing Manager, Tanya Fleischer, with a team of dedicated volunteers, were kept busy stocking the shelves with our most attractive and valuable items. Less than a month later, we were offered another popup store in the Sunningdale Centre, which we occupied until mid October.

We are extremely grateful to La Lucia Mall and the Sunningdale Centre for this opportunity, which helped mitigate the devastating loss of income from our monthly Market Days and other fundraising events.

The support we received from shoppers was incredible. So much so that we have now opened a semi-permanent shop in La Lucia Mall.

Thank you to our enthusiastic volunteers and generous members of the public who keep the shelves stocked with donated antiques, clothing, oriental carpets and décor items. Please keep these donations coming, as both the new La Lucia shop and our established charity shop at the SPCA need to be regularly stocked up. Unwanted items may be dropped off at our SPCA in Springfield Park (not at La Lucia Mall, please) or call Chantall on 031 579 6534 for collection of large loads.

Animal Angle

Read the latest issue of our official Durban & Coast SPCA magazine online

Shirley's Blog

Shirley Bell, editor of Animal Angle, writes specially for us about animal issues

Subscribe to our newsletter

Recent Posts

  • Paws for thought

    with Caroline Smith   Posted 2021-01-19 12:13:00

  • What a tree-mendous Christmas – thanks to you!

    Your thoughtful messages of support and encouragement put the joy back into Christmas for SPCA staff.   Posted 2021-01-19 12:07:32

  • Home for Christmas

    Doesn’t it make your heart happy, seeing these pups and kitties enjoying life with their loving new human families? Thanks for the part YOU play in making it possible!   Posted 2021-01-19 12:01:05

  • No time limit on love and care

    Winston the greyhound spent three months at our SPCA, regaining his health, strength and confidence, before finally finding his forever home.   Posted 2021-01-19 11:46:37

  • A Tail of Two Kitties

    Meet the latest (and sweetest) additions to our Yard Cat family at the SPCA.   Posted 2021-01-19 11:42:25

Amanzimtoti: 031 904 2424/5

Dolphin Coast (Ballito): 083 659 5482/082 374 9905

Dundee & District: 034 212 2851

Empangeni: 034 792 9129/078 306 1439 (Emergencies)

Eshowe: 035 474 4169

Estcourt: 36 352 1476/083 555 9758 (Emergencies)

Greytown: 033 413 1181/033 413 1522

Howick: 033 330 4557/033 330 2672

Kloof & Highway: 031 764 1212

SPCA Inspector

Kokstad: 082 771 7229

Lower South Coast: 039 312 0962

Mooi River & District: 033 263 1526

Newcastle: 034 318 2346

Phoenix (Avonford Crescent) : 031 500 6452

Pietermaritzburg: 033 386 9267/8/9

Richards Bay: 035 753 2086

Sani: 033 702 1884