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Staff at the Cayman Islands Football Association spent Tuesday, 25 May, at the Cayman Corporate Centre taking a one-day certification course in first aid.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross, set up in 1961 to help raise funds for the George Town hospital, is marking its 60th anniversary this year.
Members of the Cayman Bayanihan Filipino Community are rallying together to provide relief to tens of thousands of Filipinos who have been affected by Typhoon Vamco.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross has launched an appeal to help victims of Hurricane Eta.
The Maples Group recently donated US$49,373 on behalf of its clients to the Cayman Islands Red Cross, following a general appeal by the organisation for essential funding.
The Cayman Compass is proud to grant online subscriptions to all educational establishments as part of its community outreach programme. The newspaper, which has been at the heart of the community since 1965, already supplied complimentary print copies to many organisations, including schools. This public-spirited policy has now been extended to digital subscriptions recently introduced by the Compass.
Many Cayman residents and organisations have stepped up in response to the international shortage of medical-grade masks by making their own. The Red Cross of the Cayman Islands is mobilising the islands’ seamstresses and tailors to sew up to 4,000 masks, as part of an initial batch, to serve essential workers.
It seems that more and more of Cayman’s residents are taking on challenging tasks to raise awareness and money for local charities. From multi-marathoner Derek Haines to endurance athlete Kerri Kanuga, there are those who are pushing themselves to the limits for a cause.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross reopened its doors on Wednesday after undergoing extensive renovations.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross handed out awards to some of its hardest-working volunteers at its 16th annual volunteer-appreciation event.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross said it has raised more than US$300,000 towards relief efforts in the hurricane-ravaged islands in the Bahamas. The island chain was pummelled by Hurricane Dorian in early September. At least 50 people were killed and thousands were left homeless following the passage of the Category 5 storm.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross has closed its Cannon Place thrift shop permanently and it is appealing to the public not to leave donations at that location.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross has opened its child safety programme ‘My Body is My Own’ to local primary schools and early education centres throughout Grand Cayman for children ages 3 to 6 years old.
Hurricane Dorian left the Bahamas Tuesday after lingering in the area since Sunday night, and several of the country’s regional neighbours have begun putting together donations to support its recovery.
Mount Kilimanjaro and Grand Cayman have more than 8,000 miles in distance and 19,000 feet in elevation separating them.
The Health Services Authority and Cayman Islands Red Cross will offer free health screenings for hepatitis on Tuesday, 30 July, from 9am to 1pm at the Red Cross Administration Offices, Cayman Corporate Centre on Hospital Road.
This August, long-time Cayman Islands resident Martyn Bould will take on Africa’s tallest mountain peak in support of the Cayman Islands Red Cross.
Rainbow turtles have begun appearing in the doorways of some Cayman Islands businesses. The decals represent efforts by Colours Cayman to identify LGBT-friendly organisations on island and create safe spaces for all residents, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Participants in last year’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon raised more than US$9,000 online for several local charities.
Cayman Islands healthcare officials are offering free HIV tests this week to mark HIV Testing Week, and in support of National Testing Day and Regional HIV Testing Day which are observed on Thursday, 27 June.
Nearly 100 volunteers gathered to hear of the potential tasks ahead of them and the preparations they should be making at the Cayman Islands Red Cross’s pre-hurricane meeting.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross’s deputy director, Carolina Ferreira, was one of 18 women out of 300 nominations worldwide who was recognised by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
Governor Martyn Roper has agreed to become patron of the Cayman Islands Red Cross.
Estera Cayman has pledged $10,000 over two years to the Cayman Islands Red Cross “Shelter from the Storm” project, bringing to more than $300,000 the amount donated or pledged to help the organization renovate and refurbish its headquarters.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross thanked some of the people who made its annual mission possible on Jan. 19 when it staged its 15th Annual Volunteer Appreciation event. The event, called “The Henris,” makes a point of recognizing and highlighting the achievements of volunteers.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross Thrift Shop has a temporary new home.
An anonymous donor has matched a $225,000 contribution from the Cayman Islands government to renovate the Cayman Islands Red Cross headquarters building and bring it up to code.
CIBC has donated $100,000 to “Shelter from the Storm,” the Cayman Islands Red Cross’s capital campaign to renovate its hurricane shelter and headquarters.
A golf tournament hosted by the Cayman Islands Red Cross and Royal Bank of Canada last month raised more than $45,000 for the local Red Cross branch.
The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants is inviting the community to walk or run for Special Olympics Cayman Islands.
The Department of Commerce and Investment found a way to come to the rescue of a Cayman citizen.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross is hoping for a little help from the community.
Police arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of arson after a residence in which 12 people were living was destroyed by fire Tuesday. The suspect was a resident of the property, police said.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross recently gathered 100 volunteers to take part in the annual pre-hurricane meeting.
Cayman Brac now has its own Community Emergency Response Team.
Celebrations to mark World Red Cross Day this month were held at Government House, where Governor Anwar Choudhury hosted 123 Cayman Islands Red Cross volunteers and partners.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross is joining Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal Societies around the world to celebrate World Red Cross Day on May 8.
Protection Starts Here, Cayman’s grassroots multi-agency child abuse prevention team, recently became the first Caribbean group to host a workshop at the International Symposium on Child Abuse.
The next session of Cayman Brac Community Emergency Response Team training will begin on March 19, and registration is now open.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross has raised US$329,000 to help Caribbean jurisdictions hurt by last September’s hurricanes, with half the funds coming from one anonymous donor, the organization announced last week.
During 2018, the Cayman Islands Red Cross is planning to expand the work it does in the community and to get even more people on island trained in first aid and CPR skills.
Seven government agencies and independent organizations from the Cayman Islands that work to help combat child abuse will be represented at an international forum in the United States next month.
The Prospect Community Emergency Response Team won first place in the annual CERT Challenge, sponsored by Hazard Management Cayman Islands and the Cayman Islands Red Cross.
Recognizing the volunteers that make its work possible, the Cayman Islands Red Cross celebrated International Volunteer Day on Tuesday.
Six days of free HIV/AIDS testing and counseling begin Monday in honor of World AIDS Day. The free tests are being offered Nov. 27-Dec. 2
Right in the thick of hurricane season, the Cayman Islands Red Cross and Hazard Management Cayman Islands took some time to meet with students and teach them how to lessen their risk of being impacted by a natural disaster.
A wide variety of organizations have banded together to raise money in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and the Cayman Islands Red Cross is right in the middle of the philanthropic circle.
Hazard Management Cayman Islands has sent Danielle Coleman, the agency’s deputy director of preparedness and planning, to the British Virgin Islands to assist with aid efforts. Ms. Coleman will assist the BVI Red Cross and BVI Department of Disaster Management in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
RBC Royal Bank continued its 20th year of support for the Cayman Islands Red Cross charitable golf tournament on Sept. 1, donating $15,000 to the cause.
A nonprofit organization whose members walk and run to raise money for charities has donated $4,000 to the Cayman Islands Red Cross.
While the Cayman Islands Red Cross stays active all year, May offers the organization a chance to step up its activities and raise awareness.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross is raffling a weekend at the Crown Plaza in Miami. The grand prize includes two Cayman Airways tickets and two nights at the hotel at the Miami International Airport.
The Cayman Islands Airports Authority is looking for volunteers to take part in an airport emergency exercise on Cayman Brac on Nov. 30.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross is participating in an international Red Cross Federation effort to raise US$6.9 million for Haiti relief after much of the country was devastated by Hurricane Matthew two weeks ago. The Cayman Islands Red Cross said in a press release that the international federation aims to help 10,000 families over the next 12 months.
RBC Royal Bank’s latest golf tournament raised more than $50,000 for the Cayman Islands Red Cross.
Dozens of volunteers clad in light-blue vests practiced putting out fires, search-and-rescue techniques and treating “wounded” patients Saturday morning at the Lower Valley agriculture grounds.