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Rotary Sunrise donates school supplies

Rotary Sunrise donates school supplies

| 11/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rotary Sunrise recently donated backpacks filled with school supplies for deserving students ahead of the new academic year. The service club gave the 24 backpacks to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to distribute to the students. “Rotary Sunrise knows how im [...]

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School supplies donated to 200 children

School supplies donated to 200 children

| 31/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The foundation established by and named for Lloyd Barker, who initiated the Pursuit of Excellence awards in 2014, recently hosted its first official event, back-to-school supplies drive “Ready, Set, Learn!” at Airport Park. In a press release, Barker explained the motivation fo [...]

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First birthday party a time for giving back

First birthday party a time for giving back

| 29/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The parents of Adelaide Merren used the celebration of her first birthday on 26 June as an opportunity to collect donations for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Cayman Islands Hospital and the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF). Mother Jernaye Merren wanted to give back to the N [...]

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Final drive to ‘Stuff the Bus’

Final drive to ‘Stuff the Bus’

| 15/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Organisers are encouraging the public to help “Stuff the Bus” before the campaign ends Saturday, 18 August. The annual initiative to collect school supplies for children in need has been spearheaded by Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company and media partner Z99. Coordinators wil [...]

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Donation will improve eating area at pre-school

Donation will improve eating area at pre-school

| 15/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A local company is stepping in to sponsor upgrades to the dining area at Miss Nadine’s Pre-School that will be completed by the end of this month. The donation from heavy equipment and drilling contractors Watler and Hislop Services will be used to build an eating area for the yo [...]

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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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