By supporting Grant as an advertiser, sponsor, or fellow eco-warrior, you’ll become part of the Melokuhle mission to inspire communities to act to save our seas. Here’s how you can help…
#1 | Put your logo on Grant’s revolutionary boat
Buy advertising space on Grant’s prototype ocean-rowing vessel and showcase your brand or business to an international audience of almost three billion people.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for your copy of the Melokuhle 2020 Information Package.
#2 | Sponsor an oar stroke on Grant’s Backabuddy page
Show your support for Grant’s environmental mission with a small donation on his Backabuddy page. You can sponsor an oar stroke for just R5 and leave a personalised message to inspire Grant on his epic journey.
#3 | Support Grant’s fundraising events and coastal clean-ups
Grant hosted several fundraising events in 2019, including the Melokuhle Golf Day at Ebotse Links in Johannesburg (7 March 2019), the Step Up For The Sea line-dancing evening at the Shongweni Club in Durban (29 June 2019), and the Waterfall Fun Run in Hillcrest (6 July 2019).
If you’re a KwaZulu-Natal resident, you may have seen Grant and his supporters cleaning up beaches and waterways near Umgeni, Blue Lagoon, Durban Harbour, and Wilson’s Wharf. These activities usually take place over the weekend.
Follow Grant on Facebook to keep track of his 2020 event schedule.
#4 | Generate more publicity for the Melokuhle mission
Grant’s story has been covered in print and digital publications across the South African media spectrum. You can read about his Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge preparation and his environmental efforts in publications like Good Things Guy, The Citizen, The Maritime Herald, East Coast Radio News, Berea Mail, Maritzburg Sun, Northglen News, The Tembisan, Witbank News, Rekord Centurion, Heidelberg Nigel Heraut, Kempton Express, Good News Daily, and Show Me. Grant has also appeared on the popular Afrikaans chat show Toks en Tjops.
If you’re a journalist, community reporter, writer, presenter, blogger, social influencer, or media activist and you’d like to know more about Grant’s journey, please reach out to arrange a chat.
Email email@example.com for press inquiries.
#5 | Follow Grant on social media and share his story
Every Like, Retweet, Repost, and Comment helps to spread Grant’s message far and wide – and you can click and share from anywhere.