Zylan’s Story Anyone who knows Merrypak, will know that we are passionate about inclusion and celebrating difference. Monique, Zylan’s mom works in our Good Food Cafe. Zylan was was born in December 2012. He developed normally until the age of 2 when his mom noticed that he had become distant and had stopped communicating with […]
Of all the plastic products we take for granted, plastic drinking straws are probably the most unnecessary. Designed to be used once and discarded, many end up in our oceans. In our Good Food Cafe @ Merrypak, we have made a commitment to only offer paper straws. Make a point of saying “No thanks” to plastic […]
Happy 80th Birthday to our founder, Madeline Pate! We got the “Merry” in our name, Merrypak, from the nickname she was given by her family when she was born on Christmas Day. We wish her a happy and healthy 80th year.
It’s nothing new that Merrypak is proudly INCLUSIVE. We believe that our work place should mirror an ideal world where people with varying abilities and from different backgrounds co-exist happily. On Tuesday we invited the family of some of our staff plus a cross section of people involved in disability, welfare and education, to see […]
Support local industry this Christmas! Our own Home-Grown Merrypak crackers are hand made in our Cape Town factory. All designs are available as Craft Crackers with Christmas decoration beading kits (plus snaps and jokes) @ R125 a box or as Party Crackers with a variety of toys (plus snaps and jokes) @ R75. Available in […]
At Merrypak, we believe that a productive workplace needs to be a reflection of the ideal society – one where people of various abilities and disabilities along with people from a variety of backgrounds work alongside each other. We are proud to be able to say that our vision of Inclusion works. About 20% of […]
You asked and we listened. These little trays have a slot for a small popcorn box, another for a 500ml smoothie cup (or any other drink) and one for a slab of chocolate and a bag of sweets. Available in white and priced at only R1.60 each. Turn your party into a Movie night!
After the refurbishment was finished, we opened our staff gym with a cheer last week. Our new gym instructor, Raeez was faced with happy faces on our Open Day. We believe that as our staff spend more time at work than they do at home, we need to do what we can to make our […]
Behind the scenes at Merrypak, are more than 240 dedicated staff members with all levels of abilities and disabilities – working together to make Merrypak ‘happen’. On Mandela day we had our own little One-to-One experience where we twinned our special needs staff with volunteers from other departments for 67 minutes. The pairs worked together, […]
Banish the MONDAY MORNING BLUES! Come in and grab a BACON & EGG ROLL plus a Filter Coffee for only R29.50! Available every Monday morning at The Good Food Cafe @ Merrypak