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LIFE offers targeted reading for students in lockdown

LIFE offers targeted reading for students in lockdown

| 18/06/2020 | 0 Comments

(LIFE): Studying for Cayman’s school children might be far from normal right now, but they can at least curl up with a good book and practice their reading skills thanks to more than a thousand books that have been donated to children during lockdown through the Literacy is For Everyone (LIFE) programme. 

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Laptop donation for children studying at home

Laptop donation for children studying at home

| 29/05/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Among the issues that have come to light during the COVID-19 lockdown is the number of students who lack the basic equipment at home to do their schoolwork, leaving them at a severe educational disadvantage at this time while they have to study remotely. But for a number for them, the donation […]

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BritCay supports Heart Health

BritCay supports Heart Health

| 01/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) will be celebrating World Heart Day on Sunday, 29 September, with ‘Light the Sky Red’ at Camana Bay, when everyone is encouraged to come out wearing red and watch the sky light red in honour of the Heart Warriors and Heart Heroes. CHF is also promoting its […]

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Cayman hospitals send relief to Bahamas

Cayman hospitals send relief to Bahamas

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s three local hospitals joined forces to provide medical supplies to the victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. The Cayman Islands Health Service Authority (HSA), CTMH Doctors Hospital and Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) rallied together to donate over 4,000 pounds in goods with the help of Cayman Airways to the […]

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Cayman Heart Fund donates AED to Boxing Association

Cayman Heart Fund donates AED to Boxing Association

| 28/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA), with which CHF is planning to hold a health-focused day called “Know Your Numbers” the end of October. At the family event, the community will be invited to CIBA’s gym for free health […]

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School supplies donated to 270 children

School supplies donated to 270 children

| 27/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The “Ready, Set, Learn” back-to-school initiative held its second annual event Saturday, 24 August, to give out school supplies ahead of the new academic year. Under the umbrella of The Lloyd Barker Foundation, which also sponsors the Pursuit of Excellence Awards for high schoolers, 30 volunteers handed out supplies to 270 students […]

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Community group helps kids get ready for school

Community group helps kids get ready for school

| 23/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Prospect Red Bay Community Group (PRB), which has taken on area clean-ups, been certified as a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and subsequently handed out home alarms to residents, has set its sights on collecting school supplies for neighbourhood kids ahead of the new academic year.

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St Matthew’s donates to Cayman Heart Fund

St Matthew’s donates to Cayman Heart Fund

| 20/08/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): St Matthew’s University recently donated to the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) a portion of the funds collected through cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and basic life support (BLS) classes the university offers throughout the year. Qualified students taking the classes receive a certificate authorised by the American Heart Association. 

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Maples presents truck to The Pines

Maples presents truck to The Pines

| 07/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Pines Retirement Home has been gifted a truck to help the organisation conduct its day-to-day operations more efficiently. The vehicle, presented by Maples Group, will assist with routine deliveries, collection of food supplies and household donations that are needed to care for the residents on a daily basis.

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EY donates to Jasmine, encourages others to help

EY donates to Jasmine, encourages others to help

| 07/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): EY Cayman has donated US$10,000 to Jasmine (formerly Cayman HospiceCare) to help finance its mission of providing care to people in the Cayman Islands living with long-term or end-stage conditions. The facility offers support to people experiencing debilitating pain, as well as specialist comprehensive hospice care to those living with life-limiting illness.

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Brewery donates to Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

Brewery donates to Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

| 30/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The simple act of drinking a beer has led to a donation of more than $22,000 to the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) to support its shark-tagging research as part of efforts to save and conserve the world’s oceans. For every one of a designated beer purchased at the Cayman Islands Brewery, […]

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Donation supports CCMI’s coral restoration efforts

Donation supports CCMI’s coral restoration efforts

| 22/07/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has recently received a US$68,000 donation from the Aall Foundation towards its Coral Restoration Programme. With increasing water temperatures threatening coral reef health, CCMI said in a press release that its team knows “they must progress their restoration efforts at pace, to be able to contribute […]

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‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive begins

‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive begins

| 22/07/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The annual “Stuff the Bus” drive is returning for the fifth year, with the 2019 campaign to collect donations of school supplies kicking off Friday, 26 July and running through 17 August. Since 2015, the initiative has collected more than 27,000 items and organisers hope this year’s campaign will bring the total […]

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Youngster gives birthday money to dog-rescue charity

Youngster gives birthday money to dog-rescue charity

| 28/06/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Primary student Molly De Saram used her recent 10th birthday party to help others by donating her gift money to local charity One Dog at a Time (ODAAT). Her reason was simple: “I love dogs, and I really would like to have my own puppy,” she explained, adding that her parents have […]

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Law firm donates office furniture

Law firm donates office furniture

| 15/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Conyers has donated $90,000 worth of surplus office furniture to four different entities in Cayman. The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the Ministry of Sports, Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC), and the Sunrise Adult Training Centre all received the items from Conyers, when it was left with extra furniture […]

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Ministry donates towards Child Month breakfast

Ministry donates towards Child Month breakfast

| 23/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ministry of Community Affairs’ Chief Officer Teresa Echenique recently presented a $2,000 cheque to the Circle of Love Women’s Ministry (COL) chairperson Julie Hunter. The donation will offset the cost of staging COL’s May Child Month breakfast, with other activities coordinated across all three islands by the Department of Children and Family […]

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Books from LIFE enrich classroom libraries

Books from LIFE enrich classroom libraries

| 03/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) charity has once again donated books to East End Primary School, this time bringing 2,254 titles, which will enhance classroom libraries throughout all year levels. The donation is part of a joint effort of the charity and the school to provide students with engaging high-quality children’s […]

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100 Women Who Care donate to Jasmine

100 Women Who Care donate to Jasmine

| 21/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): At the meeting this month of the Cayman Islands chapter of 100+ Women Who Care, Jasmine (the former Cayman HospiceCare) was selected to receive the group’s collective donation of more than $12,500. Three charities are chosen to have one representative make a five-minute presentation at the quarterly meetings, to talk about their […]

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