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Tag: Cayman Islands Red Cross

Suggestions for donating toys

Suggestions for donating toys

| 10/12/2018 | 1 Comment
I want to donate some of my son’s toys to charity. Can you tell me where I can do this? Auntie’s answer: While I am always happy to find the answers to difficult questions and help people solve problems, I cannot deny it is also nice to be able to deal with a query such […] [...]

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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 th [...]

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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 (18-1 [...]

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Red Cross needs community help

Red Cross needs community help

| 23/07/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) has launched the “Shelter from the Storm” fundraising campaign seeking financial support from the community to help reach a goal of $600,000 to modernise the organisation’s headquarters on Huldah Avenue in George Town. CIRC officials said t [...]

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Cayman film on child sexual abuse set for forum

Cayman film on child sexual abuse set for forum

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands will be showing a documentary on child sexual abuse, one of only four media presentations accepted, at an upcoming international congress on the issue. The US (one entry) and the UK (two) will also be presenting at the International Society for the Prevention of [...]

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Governor hosts World Red Cross Day event

Governor hosts World Red Cross Day event

| 31/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) volunteers and partners gathered at the governor’s residence for a celebration of World Red Cross Day on 8 May. Governor Anwar Choudhury welcomed the 123 attendees, as he recognised the importance of the work that they do every day. [...]

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World Red Cross Day commemorated

World Red Cross Day commemorated

| 08/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Every year on 8 May, the Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal Societies celebrate World Red Cross Day, which marks the birthday of the movement’s founder and winner of the first Nobel Peace Prize, Henri Dunant, and has been observed annually throughout the world since 1948. [...]

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Cayman group hosts child-abuse workshop in US

Cayman group hosts child-abuse workshop in US

| 11/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Seven representatives from Cayman’s grassroots multi-agency child abuse prevention team, Protection Starts Here (PSH), became the first-ever presenters from the Caribbean to host a workshop at the International Symposium on Child Abuse, presented annually by the National Children [...]

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CI Red Cross continues to help BVI

CI Red Cross continues to help BVI

| 05/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) director Jondo Obi recently returned from a month spent in the British Virgin Islands, offering help after the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September last year which caused widespread devastation. An international appeal for the most-affec [...]

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Group to address child abuse at international forum

Group to address child abuse at international forum

| 13/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Multi-agency working group Protection Starts Here (PSH) has been invited to present at the 34th International Symposium on Child Abuse hosted by the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) in Alabama 19-22 March. The group is the driving force behind the PSH child abuse pr [...]

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Prospect repeats as CERT competition winner

Prospect repeats as CERT competition winner

| 14/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the second year in a row, the Prospect Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) came away winners in the annual CERT challenge in a competition featuring a completely different format than previous years. Instead of teams getting trained and then competing using the skills lear [...]

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Charity event raises money for Irma appeal

Charity event raises money for Irma appeal

| 25/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A fundraiser held Friday, 15 September at Camana Bay raised $5,500 for the Red Cross Hurricane Irma Relief Fund. Hurley’s Media hosted the charity happy hour to benefit the victims of the devastating storm. “Hurricane Irma affected the majority of the Caribbean and we rea [...]

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Red Cross big winner at golf fundraiser

Red Cross big winner at golf fundraiser

| 08/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): RBC Royal Bank continued its 20-year partnership with the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) with their recent charity golf tournament, held 1 September. The oversubscribed event, which featured a four-man scramble format with a shotgun start, was held at the North Sound Club. More t [...]

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Students receive training in violence prevention

Students receive training in violence prevention

| 14/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education, with the support of the Cayman Islands Red Cross, has been piloting a programme that aims to empower youth with information on topics like violence, gender and sexuality. “It’s Not Your Fault”, a violence-prevention programme from the Canadian Red C [...]

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Vetting procedures for youth leaders

Vetting procedures for youth leaders

| 11/05/2017 | 7 Comments
What types of background checks are carried out on persons wishing to work as a youth leader? I have a concern that a certain youth leader was involved with some explicit text messages with some of the female youth in a particular church back in 2007 and wonder how come this individual has been allo [...]

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