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Cayman Watercolours Calendar unveiled for 2022

What started as a grassroots initiative has blossomed into an important fundraising tool for two local non-profits – Jasmine and the NCVO – while...

Raise the flag for Jasmine

This Friday and Saturday, 27 and 28 Feb., you’ll notice an uptick in people sporting the colour blue at popular spots like supermarkets, banks...

Light up a Life at Jasmine

Every year, those who have lost a loved one gather for the Light up a Life remembrance event, hosted by Jasmine. On Tuesday, the public...

Pete Ribbins Memorial Ride & Run now in 8th year

Every year, bikers, walkers and runners gather to take to the road for a great cause, in honour of the late Pete Ribbins, past...
Savannah Primary School students Mikayla Thames (left) and Alyssa Burton use the Compass as a learning aid.

Compass given free to all schools

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.

Cayman Watercolours Calendar artwork up for auction

For the last nine years, Jasmine (previously Cayman HospiceCare) has hosted an annual event to raise money for its operation and the National Council...

Emergency hospitals established for pandemic response

Two emergency field hospitals will serve for patient overflow in Grand Cayman, in the case that COVID-19 cases stretch capacity at local hospitals. The hope is that Cayman will never need to use the facilities, said Hazard Management Director Danielle Coleman, but the aim is to prepare for worst.

Solar power system donated to Jasmine

The Jasmine palliative and hospice-care facility now will have lower operating costs following a donation of a 10KW solar system by the Nickason family of West Bay.

Flag Day supports Jasmine’s end-of-life care

“Flag Day dates back to the 1920s in the UK,” said Felicia McLean, Jasmine’s director of nursing and operations. “Pretty much, the UK didn’t want to have people continuously out in the streets seeking donations year round and so they passed a law that allowed all the charities to come out on the streets on the same day out of the year. On that day, each charity would come out with their flags and seek donations.”

Wave your flag for Jasmine

Every year, volunteers take to the streets to raise money for Jasmine (formerly Cayman HospiceCare). Expect to see the familiar blue shirts at popular retail...

Classic vehicle rollout raises funds for Jasmine

Cayman’s vehicle enthusiasts went the extra mile Monday to raise more than $1,500 for the Jasmine palliative and hospice-care facility.

Voices for Hospices set to hit the stage

Singrays a capella group is among the performers appearing at Voices Around the World, with shows on Thursday and Friday at the Harquail Theatre.

Jasmine receives donation from EY

Jasmine, formerly known as Cayman HospiceCare, received a US$10,000 donation from EY Cayman on Wednesday.

Marathon raises US$9,000 for charities

Participants in last year’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon raised more than US$9,000 online for several local charities.

Sculpture floats overhead at hospice centre

A spiral of small, suspended flying fish begins just overhead and swirls to the top of the atrium in the newly opened Jasmine hospice facility on West Bay Road.

LIVE UPDATES: Royal Visit 2019

Throughout Wednesday and Thursday, this page will be updated regularly with ongoing news coverage of the royal visit to the Cayman Islands by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

Jasmine celebrates Burns Night

There were plenty of plaids, kilts and sporrans on display Friday for the annual Burns Night fundraiser for hospice organization Jasmine.

EDITORIAL – Hello, ‘Jasmine’: A new name for a venerable charity

The angelic souls behind Jasmine (nee Cayman HospiceCare) unfailingly step forward to preserve clients’ dignity and provide comfort during their most vulnerable moments.

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