Tag Archives: donation

  1. Virgin Atlantic pledges to contribute £2.5million over five years to support STEM initiatives through customer donations

    Virgin Atlantic has pledged £2.5 million over five years to support STEM initiatives with grants, sponsorships and investments through its Passport to Change programme. Working with new charity partners, Speakers for Schools, The Smallpeice Trust and UK for UNHCR, the airline’s community programme aims to inspire and empower young people from all corners of society […]

    September 25, 2021EducationNo comments

    In a brief ceremony conducted at the headquarters of the Royal Barbados Police Force on Tuesday, September 21st, 2021, the Royal Barbados Police Force was the recipient of a generous gift of a Self-Sterilization Centre donated to the Force by #1 Beauty Supply, BGI Beauty Inc. The ceremony was also witnessed by Mr. Oral Williams, […]

    September 21, 2021HealthNo comments
  3. 12 take first dose as Nevis rolls out Pfizer vaccines

    Twelve persons have received a first dose as the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) rolled out the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Nevis on Wednesday, September 01, 2021. The doses were administered to the 12 adults at the Charlestown Health Centre. Dr. Judy Nisbett, Medical Officer of Health and Chair of the Nevis COVID-19 Task Force, welcomed […]

    September 8, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments

    With International Day of Charity approaching (Sun 5 Sept.), local Barbadian businessman Kirk Dawson of 13° North Productions, is celebrated for recently donating a much-needed microwave to the Sisters and staff of Alford Ward, after receiving care at the Dominica-China Friendship Hospital. On the island of Dominica as part of the Production Team for Royal […]

    September 3, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. Armstrong Agencies Donates to Royal Barbados Police Force

    The Royal Barbados Police Force once again was duly assisted by corporate Barbados in its effort to further enhance its operations capacity. In its continuing effort to assist the community, Armstrong Agencies Ltd most recently partnered with the Force through the donation of Kola Kick Energy Drink. Over the weekend, in a short handing over […]

    August 28, 2021Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. UK philanthropist donates US$500,000 to UWI Global Giving as personal reparation

    It was a series about the Atlantic slave trade on the BBC that shocked Bridget Freeman. Up until then, she knew almost nothing about the plight of free Africans who boarded ships and were taken throughout the world and sold into slavery. “I was horrified and it touched me and I thought dear God, this […]

    August 25, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine donation supports to combat COVID19 in St Kitts

    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) donated essential medical supplies and a monetary donation, in total equaling more than EC$110,000, which will assist the Ministry of Health in the fight against COVID-19, thanks to the collaboration of campus partners. “Ross Vet has long been a member of this island community, we are committed to […]

    August 21, 2021HealthNo comments
  8. USA envoys Deliver 52,650 Pfizer Vaccines to St Lucia

    The United States donated 52,650 COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine doses free of charge to the people of Saint Lucia on Tuesday, August 17. U.S. Ambassador to Saint Lucia Linda Taglialatela joined Prime Minister Philip Pierre at the George F.L. Charles Airport to welcome the vaccines, a direct result of cooperation between the United States and Saint […]

    August 19, 2021HealthNo comments
  9. Biden Administration of USA Donates Pfizer Vaccines to Barbados & Eastern Caribbean

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce the delivery of nearly 200,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. These vaccines are donated to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean by the U.S. Government as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s global vaccine sharing framework. This donation is in addition […]

    August 14, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    The Barbados Defence Force Ex-Members’ Association New York, recently donated a set of wheelchairs to the Barbados Legion. The president of the association Mr. David Edwards, mentioned that this donation was timely given the current public health environment and in keeping with their motto, Uplifting Each Other! They also seek to assist veterans and retirees […]

    August 10, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. Donated medical equipment will enhance healthcare delivery on Nevis, says Health Minister

    The medical equipment donated to the Alexandra Hospital for the Paediatric and Maternity wards will go a long way towards improving the delivery of healthcare on Nevis. “I wanted to add my quota of thanks as the Premier of Nevis and on behalf of all the people of Nevis, not only our children but certainly […]

    June 18, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments

    Vincentian evacuees in shelters and private homes, the SVG Police Force, their National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), the hospital, and relief organisations in St Vincent are just some of the groups to have benefitted from a diverse set of goods and products from the Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) family of companies following the eruption of […]

    May 18, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. The Barbados Lottery Equips Youth, Education and Service Organisations with PPEs to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

    The Barbados Lottery has reaffirmed its commitment to help protect the citizens of Barbados from the deadly COVID-19 virus with recent donations of PPEs and sanitization products to fifteen organizations including service, educational and youth-based institutions across the island. The targeted series of donations which occurred between January and April largely benefited the nation’s youth […]

    May 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. The Barbados Lottery Supporting Healthcare, Youth and Education

    The Barbados Cancer Society and Under-15 cricket sensations – twins, Daniel and Darius Joseph are among the latest recipients of thoughtful gifts from IGT Global Services Limited (IGT), manager and operator of The Barbados Lottery, through a recent donation of PPE equipment, sanitization products and $1,000 in gift vouchers, respectively. The PPE contributions were part […]

    May 5, 2021Breaking News, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments

    The UK will give further support to provide food, clean water and other essential items, for an estimated 13,000 people affected by the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The new £550,000 ($695,000 USD) contribution takes the total UK funding to over £800,000 ($1m USD) since the eruption began […]

    May 4, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  16. NCSA Clients benefit from Care Packages

    Some clients of The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), have received female care packages from The Lady Box Project. The presentation of the packages was done recently, as the NCSA continues its drive to ensure that clients can get basic supplies during this time. The Lady Box Project is a non-profit organization that seeks […]

    April 30, 2021HealthNo comments
  17. Bridgetown Global Shapers show support to those affected by La Soufrière eruption in St Vincent

    The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub has donated necessary water supplies in aid of Vincentians affected by the La Soufrière volcanic eruption with a donation to the Department of Emergency Management (DEM). Curator of the Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub Camille Wiltshire expressed: “When we heard the call for donations for our Vincentian brothers and […]

    April 29, 2021CultureNo comments
  18. UNDP actions a 3-phased approach to volcano relief efforts for St Vincent and the Grenadines

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean has coordinated a three-phased approach to the relief efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the wake of the violent volcanic eruptions of the La Soufrière Volcano. Following the eruption on 8 April 2021, it is estimated that 16,000 to 20,000 persons have […]

    April 23, 2021ControversyNo comments

    The European Union (EU) has mobilized €740,000 (EC $2.4 million) in emergency humanitarian aid to support those affected by the extremely damaging consequences of the La Soufrière volcano´s protracted eruption in the small Caribbean island and developing state of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Explosive eruptions started on the 9th of April, prompting the local […]

    April 22, 2021UncategorizedNo comments
  20. Barbadians are being asked to donate towards urgently needed supplies for Vincentians

    Arising from the ongoing discussions between authorities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados, Barbadian businesses and individuals are being asked to contribute items to a list of urgently needed supplies for the people of that nation. Since yesterday, emergency agencies there have been grappling with the effects of La Soufriere volcano’s eruptions, which […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Connecting Deaf Children to Virtual Learning

    Some students of the Irving Wilson School received much needed electronic devices to assist with their education in the current online learning environment. Founder of The Deaf Heart Project (DHP) and reigning Miss World Barbados, Miss Ché Greenidge, coordinated efforts among four other organisations after learning that students, both deaf and with other physical or […]

    March 24, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  22. UK and U.S. Collaborate to Support Remote Criminal Justice Operations in Barbados

    Today the United States and the United Kingdom provided $75,000 of equipment to Barbados prosecutors to support remote criminal justice operations. The equipment will be used to facilitate remote working and virtual appearances at court proceedings, and further efforts to mitigate and contain the spread of COVID-19. The equipment gifted through the US/UK Criminal Justice […]

    March 16, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Please help our co-founder Dawn as she seeks to get #Endometriosis surgery in April

    Our CoFounder Dawn was diagnosed in 2006 with Endometriosis. She had 3 subsequent surgeries – a 2nd laparoscopy in 2008, an appendectomy in 2009 (but related to endo) and a subtotal hysterectomy in 2014 (at which point, she had Endometriosis, adenomyosis and fibroids). Now in 2021, Dawn needs an additional surgery to: – explore the […]

    March 13, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Opposition Leader of #Castries Thanks #Barbados & Dominica For #COVID19 Vaccine Donation

    Philip J. Pierre, Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader extends appreciation on behalf of the Saint Lucia Labour Party and the people of Saint Lucia to Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley and Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit for sharing 3000 doses of Oxford #AstraZeneca with Saint Lucia. He said “the kind […]

    February 14, 2021HealthNo comments

    The Lions Club of Christ Church West has taken on the mammoth task of addressing paediatric cancers. This from secretary of the club, Lion Marie-Stella Nicholls whose brainchild it was to take on a project to help raise funds for paediatric cancer patients. She explained this to Raymond Ward, Manager Business Development-Corporate Banking at CIBC […]

    February 11, 2021HealthNo comments