We just recently moved into a rental home. We signed the lease which stated internet included. Now the landlord says they don’t want to provide internet anymore and cut the service off. Is there anything we can do? Isn’t that breach of contract? Auntie’s answer: While I want to stress, as I have done before, […]
(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 […]
(CNS Local Life): A staff bake sale recently sweetened the coffers of local charity the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI) by $2,000. Employees of the Maples Group have been holding bake sales since 2013, raising a total of more than $12,000 for various charities in Cayman.
(CNS Local Life): Meals on Wheels is looking for at least 250 volunteers to hit the streets with buckets to collect coins for their “¢hange for Change” fundraising drive later this month. The donations will help support the charity’s work in providing free, hot and nutritious meals to seniors, the housebound and the disabled across […]
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands chapter of 100+ Women Who Care has named a new board of directors for 2019. The organisation, established in 2015, meets quarterly for one hour to donate funds to a charity voted on at each event, with the money raised by members who give $100 apiece on the night.
(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 […]
(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 […]
(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 […]
(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.
(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.
(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 […]