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When Angelica Thompson-Miller lost her job in the first days of the pandemic, it was just the beginning of her problems.
Seething with anger, frustration and, in some cases, pure desperation, emails sent to the Needs Assessment Unit – released to the Cayman Compass following an open records request – paint a picture of struggle and stress amid the pandemic.
To fight the monotony of quarantine, Daniel Fitzgerald decided to do something productive, and wound up running a half marathon for charity up and down the length of his hotel room.
Before the COVID-19 crisis hit Cayman’s tourism sector, Lisha and Tom Watling made their living operating Cayman Kayaks. With lockdown measures in March, however, came...
Scotiabank presented a $25,000 cheque to Cayman Acts of Random Kindness on Friday, 11 Sept., to help local families who need assistance due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
For Norlan Jimenez Gutierrez, life is beginning to return to normal, as one of 60 Nicaraguans who were on a recent repatriation flight from Cayman.
Participants in the Acts of Random Kindness Mentor Educate and Reinforce programme found their spark for science as they participated in a robotics flash camp this weekend.
Grand Cayman is facing a growing 'humanitarian crisis', with potentially thousands of people now dependent on emergency food kitchens that have sprung up at empty restaurants across the island.
Charity Acts of Random Kindness is mobilising to help support families in need during the coronavirus crisis.
Hundreds of families in the Cayman Islands are living in sub-standard housing, according to charity Acts of Random Kindness.
The Cayman Islands community got together to repair and refurbish a local family's rundown home.
Beaming with pride, Lianni Heslop reads aloud for the camera. A year ago she would have struggled with the words and would not have had the confidence to read for an audience.
A teenage athlete is planning to run around the island to raise money to sponsor the education costs of underprivileged children.
An innovative new charity project aims to reverse trends in poverty by enticing some of Cayman’s biggest companies to invest in education for underprivileged children.
The number of Caymanian families receiving help with food and rent payments from government rose sharply in 2017, according to the government’s latest Compendium of Statistics.
Social services are increasingly using Grand Cayman hotels as emergency housing for homeless families.
Yoga is a well-respected form of exercise, while allowing practitioners to get in touch with their inner selves and allowing them to relax when under stress.
An adventurous former teacher is joining a 10,000-mile rally across Europe and Asia to raise money for a Cayman Islands charity.
As home transformations go, they do not come much more life-changing than this. Little over a month ago, Treasan Myles stood in the tumble-down bedroom she shares with her 5-year-old daughter, Kelana, crouching under the ramshackle timber roof.
Charity Acts of Random Kindness is hosting a community barbecue and fundraiser at Salty’s in Grand Harbour on Saturday.
The 26th Annual 5k Irish Jog took place Friday, with green-clad, shamrock-toting runners and walkers flocking to the Britannia area to participate in the yearly event.
Five-year-old Kelana Myles plays in the dusty front yard outside the ramshackle timber home she shares with her mother and grandfather in central George Town.
A fundraiser to send low-income children to summer camp has gathered momentum, but support is still needed to expand the initiative.
Cayman-based charity Acts of Random Kindness is working to provide a fun, safe summer for low-income children who may not have access to extracurricular activities.
A local nonprofit with a mission to perform random acts of kindness in Cayman has recently been the recipient of a major random act of kindness itself.
Enjoy a family fun day with a difference at this Easter Monday’s Cayman Kitefest at Kaibo beach. The annual event, from 1-5 p.m., will benefit Cayman’s ARK (Acts of Random Kindness) charity.
Community centers across the eastern districts are being used as overspill facilities to house Cuban migrants because of the sheer numbers arriving on Cayman’s shores.
A kind-hearted businessman has donated more than $20,000 to pay a year’s worth of rent for retired post office worker Emily Seymour, who lost her home to foreclosure.