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Tag Archives: fundraiser

  1. 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
  2. BARBADIAN CERTIFIED LANDSCAPE ECOLOGIST AWARDED FIRST-EVER THOMAS J. GREENAN SCHOLARSHIP

    A Barbadian certified landscape ecologist with a passion for promoting a sustainable environment for all living species is the recipient of the first-ever Caribbean Tourism Organization Scholarship Foundation’s Thomas J. Greenan Scholarship introduced this year for studies in agro/gastronomy-related subjects.                Twenty-two-year-old Ramon Robinson will pursue studies in applied horticulture- landscape operations and management at the Houston […]

    July 26, 2021EducationNo comments
  3. EU PROVIDES €740,000 IN EMERGENCY FUNDING TO SUPPORT PEOPLE AFFECTED BY LA SOUFRIÉRE VOLCANO´S ERUPTION

    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
  4. VP Records Hosts Jamaican Alumni Association ‘True Blue Sound Clash’ On YouTube April 10th, 2021

    Tune in to the VP Records YouTube channel on Saturday April 10th, 2021, at 7 pm for the Livestream broadcast of a friendly Sound Clash between St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc., and the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. The MC for the clash will be popular radio personality […]

    March 19, 2021FootballNo comments
  5. EU disburses third Payment Tranche of EC$ 15.8 million to Montserrat

    The European Union continues to support to Government of Montserrat through the release of the third Payment of EC$15.8 million (EUR 4.90M) under the country’s Multi Sector Sustainable Economic Development Budget Support Programme. Inclusive in this payment is EC$3 million (EUR 900,000) immediate support to the Government of Montserrat in dealing with the impact of […]

    January 12, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  6. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN HELPS ENTREPRENEURS THROUGH ‘CHERRY TREE TRUST’

    For about nine years, Charmaine London has been operating a jewelry-making supplies shop in an air-conditioned container along Bank Hall Main Road, St. Michael. London, who graduated from the Barbados Community College with an associate degree in graphic design, started out making and selling souvenirs to local shops. But she said that venture was not […]

    December 25, 2020EventsNo comments
  7. Living Waters Community benefits from kindness thanks to Barbados Lotteries

    Every Tuesday evening at about 5:00 pm in Heroes Square in the City, Living Waters donates food and prayers to members of the Barbadian Homeless

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. EU Provides Additional 3.68M Euros to Fund Regional Private Sector Development

    The European Union and CARIFORUM have agreed to top-up by 3.68 million euros (US $4.4 Mil) the EU-funded Regional Private Sector Development Programme implemented by the Caribbean Export Development Agency. This brings the overall EU support granted to the programme to 27.68 million euros (US $33 Mil). The European Union and CARIFORUM upgraded the programme […]

    December 23, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  9. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN AND PRINCE’S TRUST INTERNATIONAL SIGN A FIVE-YEAR MOU

    CIBC FirstCaribbean and Prince’s Trust International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the bank supporting the work of the Trust in the region to uplift and empower young people over the next five years. During a virtual signing ceremony last Friday, the bank’s Chief Executive Officer and Chair of its charitable arm, […]

    December 8, 2020EventsNo comments
  10. ‘Race for a Cause BAR Singles’ Raises Funds for Three Barbadian Charities

    The Barbados Adventure Race (BAR) introduced a new concept this year with its Race for a Cause BAR Singles powered by the Amarone Charitable Trust (ACT). The event took place the morning of Saturday, November 21st at PEG Farm and Nature Reserve. This event had three charities as recipients inclusive of: the Heart and Stroke […]

    November 30, 2020Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  11. LOCAL CONTINGENT IN REGIONAL CONCERT OF HOPE

    Caribbean Queen of Soca Alison Hinds, Edwin ‘The General’ Yearwood, Adrian ‘AC’ Clarke and Hypa Dawg Lil Rick are the local soca stars who will be a part of the lineup for the first ever Virtual Walk for the Cure and Concert of Hope. For the first time in the nine-year history of the largest […]

    September 22, 2020MusicNo comments
  12. “Hands to Share, Hearts to Care” ZOOMATHON

    Cancer Support Services will be hosting an online fundraiser under the theme “Hands to Share, Hearts to Care ZOOMATHON” on Sunday September 20, 2020 at 4:00pm due to the climate we are in and Cancer Support Services is in dire need of funds in order to continue our mandate. Please see the below information which […]

    September 18, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. 1STCARIBBEAN’S ‘WALK FOR THE CURE’ GOES VIRTUAL IN ITS 9th YEAR

    The region’s largest cancer fundraiser, CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure, is going virtual this year and hoping to attract even more numbers. He noted that plans are already being rolled out across the region for the virtual event, which will see the usual fundraising and pre-walk activities in each territory taking place online and […]

    September 9, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. CIBC FirstCaribbean puts support in Chefette’s ‘Fun Run’

    CIBC #FirstCaribbean is partnering with Chefette Restaurants by giving assistance to the Chefette Fun Run Charity once more! Lisa Carter expressed appreciation for the unwavering support of the bank to the Fun Run, especially when it could not take its usual format due to the pandemic. We look forward to working with CIBC FirstCaribbean and […]

    August 20, 2020Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Local Regulators to Discuss AML/CFT and Access to Financial Services

    Officials from three of the island’s financial regulatory bodies will team up to discuss how Barbados can balance compliance with anti-money-laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) standards and serving the public’s needs for access to financial services during an online panel discussion on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The panel comprises […]

    August 9, 2020BusinessNo comments
  16. PAHO launches new site for donations to its COVID-19 Response Fund

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is seeking to mobilize new resources for its work on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Americas with a new online portal where donations can be made directly to the PAHO COVID-19 Response Fund. The Region of the Americas is currently the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has now […]

    July 3, 2020HealthNo comments
  17. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS SUBSTANCE ABUSE FOUNDATION TO DIVERSIFY TREATMENT SERVICES

    Non-residential care services for those unable to enter the residential treatment programme and assisting adolescents with substance abuse issues are just two of the areas which the Substance Abuse Foundation (SAF) have added to their clinical mental wellness range of services, as they embark upon a diversification of services for those requiring their help. Both […]

    April 17, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION, WELLCOME, AND MASTERCARD LAUNCH INITIATIVE TO SPEED DEVELOPMENT AND ACCESS TO THERAPIES FOR COVID-19

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard today committed up to $125 million in seed funding to speed-up the response to the COVID-19 epidemic by identifying, assessing, developing, and scaling-up treatments. The partners are committed to equitable access, including making products available and affordable in low-resource settings. The COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator will play […]

    March 19, 2020HealthNo comments
  19. Nevis Island Administration signs agreement with the Republic of China (Taiwan) for re-lending project to boost small business activity there

    Nevisians younger than 35 years old now have a chance to borrow up to $100,000 for the establishment or expansion of existing small businesses, thanks to an EC $5million loan from the government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to facilitate the process through the Small Enterprise […]

    January 1, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. British High Commissioner to Barbados Hosts Patronising Reception Celebrating Work of Prince’s Trust International on Barbados

    British High Commissioner to Barbados Janet Douglas hosted an exclusive and private reception recently celebrating the work of Prince’s Trust International at her official Residence. Prince’s Trust International has been working to bridge the gap between education and employment for young people on Barbados since 2016. Together with local delivery partners, including the Royal Barbados […]

    December 31, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  21. INCREASING NUMBERS COME OUT TO PAINT FOR THE CURE

    Scores of amateur painters gathered recently at the Radisson Aquatica Hotel to show off their artistic talents and to raise funds for a worthy cause. The popular Paint for the Cure fundraiser 2019 was a sold-out event when close to 50 people turned up to paint this year’s picture – the Tree of Life. The […]

    December 8, 2019PaintingNo comments
  22. BOA Going for Gold – Meagan Best

    You support Barbados’ athletes when you play #GoingForGold. #TeamBarbados The Barbados Lottery The Barbados Olympic Association @olympicbb @mybarbadoslottery

    October 23, 2019Olympics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. DETERMINED BAHAMAS STUDENTS GIVEN FINANCIAL SUPPORT FROM REGIONAL BANK CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN

    Despite many of them losing their homes and all their possessions, about twenty final year students from the hurricane-ravaged Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama are determined to complete their studies. Mere days after Hurricane Dorian flattened their homes and entire communities they traveled back to Barbados to continue their studies at The University of the […]

    September 18, 2019EducationNo comments
  24. Scotiabank donates $100,000 to the Red Cross in support of rescue and relief efforts

    Scotiabank is donating $100,000 USD to the Red Cross in support of the rescue and relief efforts taking place in response to Hurricane Dorian’s devastation. Their thoughts continue to be with the people of the affected regions as they demonstrate strength and resilience during and following the hurricane’s impact. Red Cross Societies are mobilizing volunteers […]

    September 8, 2019BusinessNo comments
  25. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN STAFF PREPARES FOR WALK

    Preparations and fundraising continues in earnest for the CIBC FirstCaribbean/BCS: Breast Screening Programme Walk for the Cure which takes place on Sunday 6th October this year. The staff of the various branches and departments of the bank have been coming up with innovative ways to raise funds to meet the 2019 target of $150,000 Barbados […]

    September 1, 2019HealthNo comments