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Community asked to Stuff the Bus

Community asked to Stuff the Bus

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): It is almost time for “Stuff the Bus”, an annual initiative to collect school supplies for children in need. During the campaign, which will kick off 1 August, the public is asked to help fill a school bus with such items as backpacks, notebooks, crayons, pens, pencils and lunc [...]

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Cancer Society receives $90k donation

Cancer Society receives $90k donation

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman recently presented their annual grant/donation to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS). These funds help the Cancer Society provide assistance to breast cancer patients through financial aid, special bras and prosthetics, and mammograms. T [...]

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Rotary foots bill for Crisis Centre World Cup campaign

Rotary foots bill for Crisis Centre World Cup campaign

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) has launched a public awareness campaign to promote the shelter during the World Cup, with the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman financing the initiative with a $1,000 donation. The non-profit centre, which provides support and shelter to victims o [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

| 22/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Lie): The 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge raised $89,000 for five charitable causes, which all focus on feeding the most vulnerable in the community. The grand total is $29,000 more than the goal Deputy Governor Franz Manderson set for the event, which was held in April. [...]

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Veterans group assists care centre

Veterans group assists care centre

| 23/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Veterans and Seamen’s Society of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman (VSS) has donated two portable digital electronic vital sign monitors to the Kirkconnell Community Care Centre (KCCC). The instruments, each capable of simultaneously measuring blood pressure, pulse rate, oxyg [...]

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Kelsey Grammer to headline charity gala

Kelsey Grammer to headline charity gala

| 15/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning actor and producer Kelsey Grammer will be the celebrity speaker at the 2018 Flowers Sea Swim’s annual charity dinner set for Thursday, 14 June and hosted by the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC). Funds raised at the gala will benefit the cent [...]

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Off the Beaten Track supports local charities

Off the Beaten Track supports local charities

| 14/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The organisers of the ninth annual Off the Beaten Track 50km ultramarathon and relay have presented two local charities $5,000 each, raised by this year’s race participants and sponsors. The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), nominated by Island Heritage, and Academy Spo [...]

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Law firm donates to nine charities 

Law firm donates to nine charities 

| 20/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the fifth year running, Appleby held its annual Charity Day, this time selecting nine non-profit organisations that fall within the child and family welfare, education and animal welfare categories to receive financial assistance. Each organisation had to demonstrate a genuine [...]

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Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

Plaque unveiling reveals decades-old family link

| 19/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The unveiling of a plaque last week by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands to mark the donation of land on Cayman Brac, also led to the discovery of a connection between the family who owned the property and Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, minister and MLA for Cayman Brac East. [...]

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Nail salon shines with donation to Crisis Centre

Nail salon shines with donation to Crisis Centre

| 19/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A nail salon recently raised $600 for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) through a campaign organised in honour of international women’s month. Cindy Oostvogels, owner of Polished, explained that during March customers were given 20% off pedicures for every $10 donated to th [...]

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YMCA ropes course set to open

YMCA ropes course set to open

| 12/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility Wednesday, 11 April. The course, which will open to the public next month was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from [...]

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LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

| 02/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) charity recently donated a record-breaking more than 4,300 books to Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS), exceeding by about 800 last year’s total of reading materials given to the school. LIFE organised the donation, with the books colle [...]

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Food festival nourishes Meals on Wheels

Food festival nourishes Meals on Wheels

| 22/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A raffle held for the Taste of Cayman food and drink festival, which took place last month, raised more than $10,000, with the total split between Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels and organiser Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) to support the various activities of each group. [...]

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Young footballers get new ride

Young footballers get new ride

| 12/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Future SC now has a new van to transport its players to training and to games thanks to local company Excel Sports Management (ESM). The 10-passenger van was donated to help support the development of youth football talent across all communities and clubs in Cayman. President of Fu [...]

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Special Needs Foundation gets yearlong boost

Special Needs Foundation gets yearlong boost

| 06/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The nonprofit 100 Women in Finance (100WF) organisation will be directing all its fundraising activities this year to the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). The charitable group is a global, practitioner-driven body that serves more than 15,000 professionals in the finance and [...]

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