The endangered African penguin is the only penguin endemic to the African continent. Less than 2.5% of the population remains in the wild today. Start your own fundraising campaign and help raise much-needed #penniesforpenguins in support of SANCCOB's rescue and rehabilitation efforts of this iconic species.

Givengain is a safe and secure platform where supporters can use a variety of ways to raise funds on behalf of SANCCOB like running a race, hosting a cake sale, selling art or something simple like cycling to work for a month and getting family and friends to sponsor each kilometer. Every cent raised will support SANCCOB’s rescue and rehabilitation efforts with African penguins.

Less than 2,5% of the population remain in the wild today. Together with its conservation partners and dedicated volunteers, SANCCOB admits approximately 1 500 endangered African penguins every year for rehabilitation to its two centres in South Africa - Cape Town (Western Cape) and Cape St. Francis (Eastern Cape).

Start your campaign and share your activities on social media and tag SANCCOB in your tweets and posts. Remember to use the hashtag #penniesforpenguins.

SANCCOB’s social media platforms:

SANCCOB’s official page -

Skipper, SANCCOB’s social media penguin ambassador’s Facebook profile -


Official SANCCOB Account - @SANCCOB

Twitter Account for Skipper the African penguin, SANCCOB’s avian social media manager - @Penguin_SANCCOB

Instagram: @SANCCOB

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    Mark Concannon

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    Romy Klusener

    R9,382 raised

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    Selina Maley

    R8,954 raised

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    Melissa Evert

    R7,700 raised

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    Jeanne de Power

    R5,400 raised

33 Fundraiser projects


  1. Lewis Bear

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  2. Lewis Bear

    18 May

  3. Ronnis Daniels

    26 April

215 Donations

Fundraiser projects

33 Fundraiser projects

For the sake of seabirds

By Romy Klusener

Hi everyone!! It's me again. I am for the third year running the Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marat...

28.72% Completed
R1,436 raised
R5,000 Target

Pavement Pounding for Pounds for Penguins

By Timothy Harrower

Sponsored running for our favorite charity.

0% Completed
R0 raised
R3,000 Target

The penguins need a centrifuge!

By Selina Maley

Let's buy a centrifuge for the SANCCOB center in Port Elizabeth so they can perform medical tests...

100% Completed
$651 raised
$600 Target

Running for Penguins

By Fiona Froehlich

I have signed up to the Bristol 10K race on the 13th of May to support SANCCOB.

0% Completed
£0 raised
£200 Target