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Red Cross renovations get government support

Red Cross renovations get government support

| 09/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) has received a government boost to its “Shelter from the Storm” appeal, which aims to raise $600,000 for remedial renovations to its Huldah Road headquarters. The campaign was launched in July 2018 to fund the work required to ensure compliance with current building codes, and provide […]

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Special Needs Foundation gets Christmas gifts

Special Needs Foundation gets Christmas gifts

| 30/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Staff in the Portfolio of Legal Affairs (PoLA) recently donated about 70 Christmas presents to the Special Needs Foundation Cayman. PoLA representatives presented the gifts on Monday 17 December, after the staff decided to launch a tradition of giving back to the community at Christmas, which they began by donating gifts to […]

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Company raises US$18k for Crisis Centre

Company raises US$18k for Crisis Centre

| 24/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A Cayman Islands hedge fund recently hosted its annual champagne brunch in aid of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC), with the event raising US$18,000 for the non-profit which provides support and shelter for victims of domestic abuse. The large sum was made possible through the “incredibly generous donations: of attendees to […]

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Gas stations raise funds for Breast Cancer Foundation

Gas stations raise funds for Breast Cancer Foundation

| 20/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two gas stations held a month-long campaign throughout October to raise money and awareness for breast cancer. Customers were asked if they would “round up their bill” to donate funds to the Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF), and thousands of people answered the call, raising $6,849.40.

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Charitable donations replace client gifts

Charitable donations replace client gifts

| 20/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This Christmas, instead of giving gifts to their clients, two companies are donating the money they would have spent to charities in Cayman. The clients of CML and Nova were asked to choose the recipient charities through an online poll and the money was divided among the selected non-profits.

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LIFE gives books to children for Christmas

LIFE gives books to children for Christmas

| 19/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Each of East End Primary School’s (EEPS) 92 students received two books for Christmas presented by Santa and donated by the charity Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE). Minister for Education Juliana O’Connor-Connolly said of the donation: “It pleases me to see the generosity of LIFE not just during the giving season, but […]

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DCFS holds Christmas toy drive

DCFS holds Christmas toy drive

| 17/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) annual Christmas Toy Drive is underway with gifts, gift certificates and cheque donations from the public, local schools, businesses and churches coming in. The initiative, which is distributing presents for a wide range of deserving people from infants to seniors across Grand Cayman and […]

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Cayman Heart Fund to get holiday boost

Cayman Heart Fund to get holiday boost

| 05/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life):  For every donation shoppers make to the Cayman Heart Fund when visiting the Celebrations Christmas Wonderland store during December will get those funds matched by the company. The money donated will support the charity’s mission to prevent and reduce early deaths, long-term disabilities and widespread suffering that heart and circulatory diseases may […]

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Young student gives back for his birthday

Young student gives back for his birthday

| 02/12/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): When Brandon Simmonds, 12, heard about a baby in urgent need of a specialised procedure, he decided to use his birthday last month as an occasion to raise money for the infant and his family. He told his parents he didn’t need or want gifts but instead wanted to try to raise […]

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Red Cross gets financial lift for renovations

Red Cross gets financial lift for renovations

| 21/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross capital campaign, “Shelter from the Storm”, which aims to renovate and refurbish its hurricane shelter and headquarters, has received a corporate boost with a $25,000 donation from Cayman First Insurance. The campaign was launched this summer and the Red Cross is in the middle of the first […]

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Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

| 07/11/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) has launched an appeal to help Trinidad and Tobago which has been dealing with one of the worst natural disasters in that nation’s history with the flooding and landslides caused by heavy rains last month. The rains, over a 48-hour period (18-19 October), have affected an […]

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Golf cart donated to transport patients

Golf cart donated to transport patients

| 28/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A donation of a golf cart to the Cayman Islands Hospital will enable patients with mobility challenges more easily to navigate the medical facility. British Caymanian Insurance Company (BritCay) gifted the hospital a 2019 six-seater electric golf cart, valued at almost US$14,000, which will be used to transport patients from the parking […]

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Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

| 14/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The planned Children’s Garden in the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park has been given a boost with a recent grant of almost US$20,000 from the Clarke “One (%) For Tomorrow” Next Gen Award, an international programme that supports non-profits whose efforts preserve the environment.

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Acting Governor pinned with first poppy

Acting Governor pinned with first poppy

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The annual Poppy Appeal kicked off Wednesday, 10 October, when Acting Governor Franz Manderson, met with members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association, and was pinned with the appeal’s first poppy by former US Marine Shadden McLaughlin. He also made the first donation into a collection box.

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Local company lets the dogs out

Local company lets the dogs out

| 10/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Staff from Nassau RE spent a recent afternoon walking dogs and bathing puppies at the Cayman Islands Humane Society (CIHS), while the company also donated $2,500 to support the work of the non-profit organisation. Over four hours on Friday, 5 October, the volunteers walked more than 30 dogs and bathed 25 puppies.

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