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As the economic consequences of the coronavirus crisis deepen, a Cayman Islands charity is harnessing an untapped resource – people stuck at home with an excess of free time and good will.
Volunteers help transform a shipping container into a home for a West Bay mum and three children.
The Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic will be held on 25 Oct. at North Sound Golf Course, and participants will have an opportunity to contribute to a good cause and win a new car.
Good Samaritans and golfers collided last Friday at the North Sound Golf Course for the 22nd annual Red Cross Golf Tournament. The tournament took on additional significance because it occurred in the midst of hurricane season, which is frequently a strenuous time of year for the Red Cross.
Two primary students from Cayman Prep and High School spent some of their summer vacation raising money for charity One Dog at a Time.
For Clint Mooney, diving in Grand Cayman is a reminder of his independence. The ability to freely explore a new, underwater world grounds him and brings a sense of calm.
As it prepares for its annual breast cancer awareness Cut-A-Thon, Eclipze Hair Design and Day Spa is seeking volunteers to help out.
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.
The National Council of Voluntary Organisations and 3 Girls & A Kiln are teaming up to decorate ‘Love Banks’ to help raise money for the charity.
The fifth annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ drive, which collects school supplies, begins next week.
The second annual Kidfest at Pedro St. James on Saturday raised more than $16,000 and attracted more than 600 attendees, according to organisers.
Participants in last year’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon raised more than US$9,000 online for several local charities.
The Registrar for NPOs (non-profit organisations) will hold a training session on corporate governance for charitable organisations in the Cayman Islands next week,
Walkers and runners who took part in the Wind of Hope 5K earlier this month have raised $4,000 for the National Council of Voluntary Organisations’ children programmes.
The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Cayman Islands revealed Thursday that the guest speaker for its 2019 gala, to be held on Oct. 5 at The Ritz-Carlton, will be Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York.
The first-ever Calico Jack’s charity golf tournament raised $4,575 for the Cayman Heart Fund.
Island Heritage Insurance is gearing up for its annual CharityDrive, set this year for May 7, 8 and 9.
Throughout the past month, and up until Friday, April 12, fuel company Sol has been donating 5 cents from every gallon of Esso fuel purchased to the Cayman Islands Diabetes Association.
It was a colourful night of art and auctions at LUCA Restaurant on Friday, as more than 150 people gathered for the 4th Annual Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Fundraising Cocktail Party.
The Feed Our Future charity will host its Century Bike Ride on Sunday to help raise funds for meals for children in need.
The Rotary Club of Cayman Brac hosted its 37th annual Bike-A-Thon Saturday.
Rotaract Blue’s annual Fred Speirs 5K Walk/Run at SafeHaven last month raised $1,800 for a vocational grant.
Camana Bay donated $7,831.37 to the Good Samaritan Cayman Food Bank recently, following a fundraising campaign at Christmastime.
More than 250 volunteers will be out and about later this month to raise money to feed housebound and disabled seniors throughout Cayman.
16 kiters and support crews took part in the “Kite 4 Cancer” event, which aims to raise more than $200,000 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
The holiday spirit of giving got a second wind this week, with the Pink Ladies distributing funds raised through its annual Christmas Bazaar.
The winner of this election will come home to roost.
This year’s Coco Fest attendees helped contribute to a good cause.
Students at Montessori By The Sea after-school club spent this month collecting gifts to donate to sick children visiting Cayman for heart surgery.
A group of concerned Cubans and Caymanians with ties to Cuba came out over the weekend to raise money for victims of a tornado that struck Havana on Jan. 28. That natural disaster killed four people and injured 197, leaving many families in the Cuban capital district homeless.
More than 200 people took part in a beach walk Sunday morning to help raise funds for charities dedicated to helping people with heart conditions.
A Mistletoe all-white Christmas party held by Amicus Group at Abacus restaurant raised $5,000 for the Lions Club of Grand Cayman.
One Dog At a Time is encouraging people whose homes, garages or cars are overstuffed with things they no longer need to lend a hand to the canine support agency.
Santa made a special surprise visit to East End Primary School this week to present each of the school’s 92 students with two books for Christmas.
Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival announced this week that the National Council of Voluntary Organisations will be its charity partner for the 2019 raffle.
Offshore law firm Mourant, has once again swapped office chairs for charity work during its annual Away Day.
A 12-year-old student has raised $645 from friends and family to donate to the Cayman Heart Fund to help a newborn baby in need of medical care.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority donated $18,150 raised in its charity walk/run earlier this year to literacy and numeracy programs in local government primary schools.
Steve Higgins & Friends, who performed at a concert in Cayman in September, presented checks from money raised at the event to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens last week.
In its sixth year, the Big Shave fundraiser hit a milestone, passing the $2 million goal organizers had set for the total amount raised by Hannah’s Heroes to date.
Cayman Heart Fund hosted its second heart health luncheon at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Friday.
Hart for Hearts is offering financial assistance to families with children born with congenital heart defects.
More than $13,000 was raised in Sunday’s West Bay SDA Church 5K Walk/Run to provide money for a new sanctuary at West Bay Adventist Church, which will double as a hurricane shelter.
Island Totes, Dart’s Junior Achievement company, recently completed its immersion into the business world with a sale of 82 tote bags.
Animal rescue charity One Dog At A Time has launched its New To You thrift store in George Town.
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.
The Central Caribbean Marine Institute grabbed the most social media support during the seventh annual Island Heritage CharityDrive, and received a $5,000 bonus in addition to $10,000 raised in “drive by” donations.
An adventurous former teacher is joining a 10,000-mile rally across Europe and Asia to raise money for a Cayman Islands charity.
It’s that time of year again when simply driving around one of Cayman’s roundabouts or “liking” the event on social media will help raise thousands of dollars for three local charities.
Cayman HospiceCare held its 18th annual Big Bash gala event Friday night at Ristorante Pappagallo in West Bay.
The donation consisted of proceeds from the Cayman Cookout event that took place in January at The Ritz-Carlton.
Cayman Academy school found good use for funds collected during a student charity drive on Friday.
A Cayman-themed children’s book with an anti-bullying message has raised $8,200 in donations for the Family Resource Centre over the past three years.
Appleby held its fifth annual Charity Day and selected nine nonprofit organizations in child and family welfare, education and animal welfare to receive financial assistance.
If you own a bicycle and fancy seeing a lot of Cayman while supporting one of the island’s important charities, you may want to sign up for the Feed Our Future Century Charity Ride, scheduled for April 15.
The Cayman Islands Motorcycle Riders Association is organizing a charity ride in support of 7-year-old resident Felix Lubin, who is battling cancer.
Derek Haines is willing to travel to the ends of the Earth to contribute to a good cause.
The Pink Ladies are giving away $35,000 in funds which they raised last year at the annual Christmas Bazaar and other events.
The many talents of Cayman citizens took center stage on Saturday night, when the National Council of Voluntary Organisations held its annual radio/telethon fundraiser. The telethon raised more than $137,000 to beat last year’s total and fund a host of NCVO programs over the next year.
For the 17th year, Eclipze Hair Design is going to cut hair to raise money for children who have lost their hair to cancer. The Cut-a-Thon charity event supports children who would benefit from a wig.
The 25 Days of Christmas Toy Drive runs again this holiday season from Nov. 28 through Dec. 13, early enough for the donations to be distributed in time for Christmas Day. The popular toy drive was started nine years ago by Victoria Bise, then age 13.
Any pirates who have replaced their muskets with putters and favor greens over grog, will want to sign up for the Pirates Week Charity Golf Tournament being held at the North Sound Golf Club on Oct. 28.
Five organizations received early Christmas presents this summer when PropertyCayman RE/MAX decided that instead of having a brand launch party, it would donate the money to the community.
Young heroes: Tayden Grant and Charli Foster, back row, with Beau Shields, Hannah Meeson, Annabelle Reading and Skylar 'Mimi' Ebanks - six of Cayman's child cancer survivors.
The annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign to collect school supplies for students in need begins next month.
A triathlon around central George Town has raised just under $1,000 for the Hart for Hearts charity in Cayman.
Nine-year-old Alex Dailey is gearing up to ride for seven days across the U.S. state of Iowa to raise money for three local charities.
Have you got clothes in your closet that you just don’t need or wear any longer? Are they in good condition and could they be someone else’s treasure?
If you haven’t signed up for One Dog at a Time’s fundraiser, now is the time to do it.
A beach fun day with free paddleboard lessons and a group paddle on Sunday will be the first in a series of events to raise money for foster children and youngsters with special needs in the Cayman Islands.
The Cayman Islands flag was flying at the summit of Mount Tarija in the Bolivian Andes this week as charity mountain climbers completed the first part of a “three-peak challenge.”
To celebrate her 30th birthday, Stephanie Espeut is holding a Hatha yoga class that she hopes will help raise money for three local charities.
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