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Walk raises $75k for cancer

Walk raises $75k for cancer

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Hundreds of people took part in the 8th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure on a rainy Sunday morning earlier this month and raised more than US$75,000 to support local cancer patients. Participants of all ages walked or ran the 5k course, from Seven Mile Public Beach to the Fidelity Financial […]

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7th Big Shave to fight childhood cancer

7th Big Shave to fight childhood cancer

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Over 100 men, women and children shaved their heads last Friday evening to raise funds and demonstrate their solidarity with children fighting cancer, who often lose their hair following chemotherapy treatment. The 7th annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave was a huge success, raising US$285,000 for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private […]

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Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 18/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Strategic Operations Officer Jennifer Ahearn were among the 72 participants in the Cayman Brac 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge on Sunday, 15 September.

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Cayman kids raise funds for dog charity

Cayman kids raise funds for dog charity

| 17/09/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Two young fundraisers from Cayman Prep and High School chose to spend some of their summer vacation raising money for a local animal charity, One Dog at a Time. Toni Wagner and Nina De Saram, both in Year 4 at the local school, decided to whip up some delicious cookies and other […]

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Golf Tournament raises funds for disaster relief

Golf Tournament raises funds for disaster relief

| 11/09/2019 | 0 Comments

As 128 competitors for the 22nd Annual Red Cross Golf Tournament gathered at the North Sound Golf Club on Friday, 6 September, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson thanked the Cayman Islands Red Cross for being there for the people of Cayman during Hurricane Ivan in 2004. He noted that the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Dorian on […]

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DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

| 08/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fundraising target for this year’s Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is $70,000, which will be split evenly among three charitable causes: the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, the Special Needs Foundation Cayman and the Alex Panton Foundation. DG Franz Manderson has said that they are on track to reach the ambitious fundraising goal […]

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Wear red for World Heart Day

Wear red for World Heart Day

| 01/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Save the date and search your wardrobe for anything red. World Heart Day is Sunday, 29 September, and the Cayman Heart Fund is asking the Cayman Islands community to raise funds for their mission and raise awareness about heart disease that weekend. For a start, they are asking people to wear red […]

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Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

| 01/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) is encouraging people to sign up for their annual Jingle Bell 5K 10K Walk/Run, which will take place at the start of the festive season on Sunday 1 December. Funds raised will go towards building a new shelter for local victims and their children, as the current facility […]

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Dress down to support Meals on Wheels

Dress down to support Meals on Wheels

| 07/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Meals has set its annual “Seniors Rock Dress Down Day” for Friday, 27 September. The non-profit is encouraging individuals, businesses, schools and organisations island-wide to participate in the fundraising event, with all money raised helping to support Meals on Wheels in providing more than 48,000 meals each year.

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DG’s Challenge unveils new logo

DG’s Challenge unveils new logo

| 04/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson last week unveiled the logo for this year’s DG’s 5K Challenge, once again celebrating the charitable organisations slated to benefit from the funds the event will raise, which in 2019 will be the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, Special Needs Foundation Cayman and Alex Panton Foundation.

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