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Special Needs Foundation rebrands as ‘Inclusion Cayman’

The Special Needs Foundation of Cayman is renaming itself and rebranding as 'Inclusion Cayman'.

Appleby selects beneficiaries at charity day

Appleby (Cayman) Ltd. announced seven organisations that were selected as beneficiaries at the firm’s 2019 Charity Day.

Legal department donates gifts

Staff at the Portfolio of Legal Affairs donated some 70 Christmas presents to the Special Needs Foundation last week.

Cayman documentary on sexual abuse to feature at international conference

A documentary about child sexual abuse made in the Cayman Islands will be featured at the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect’s congressbeing held in Prague this September.

Marine institute tops charity drive donations

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.

A welcome mat for wheelchair users

For Bronson Ebanks, going for a swim in the clear, calm waters off Seven Mile Beach has been virtually impossible since he suffered a stroke in 2015.

Weekender Spotlight

This edition of Weekender Spotlight is all about ... feet? Well, not exactly, but Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton does preview upcoming events including the local production of "Barefoot in the Park," the Special Needs Foundation's Barefoot Beach Gala, PAWS in the Sand and the Cayman Crisis Centre's Walk in Her Shoes.

Barefoot Beach Gala supports Special Needs Foundation

The 100 Women in Finance organization invites the public to join them for dinner and dancing under the starry Caribbean sky on March 10 for their fifth annual Barefoot Beach Gala, to be celebrated James Bond-style.

Cayman agencies to attend US child abuse forum

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.

Struggle to find schooling for special needs children

Jordan is, in many ways, a regular child. He can read, write and loves running around playing soccer with his friends.

A gala night for Hedge Funds Care

Members of Cayman’s hedge funds industry gathered at the Kimpton Seafire resort Saturday night to help raise funds to combat child abuse and to treat the victims of abuse.

One week left to Stuff the Bus

Two young donors help ‘Stuff The Bus’ with school supplies for children in need. The campaign, coordinated by Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company, is collecting the supplies for children ages 6-16 through Saturday, Aug. 19.

Business in brief: Scotiabank raises $15,000 for Special Needs Foundation

Scotiabank recently presented a $15,000 check to the Special Needs Foundation of Cayman. The money was raised at the seventh annual Scotiabank Charity Golf Tournament in March.

Business in brief: Appleby partner receives Lee Freeman Award

Appleby Partner Benjamin Woolf has received the Lee A. Freeman award for volunteering his legal services to the local community, as part of the Family Resource Centre’s Legal Befrienders program. Appleby also donated a new laptop to the center to help with the program.

East End Primary rock their socks for Down Syndrome Day

Students and staff of East End Primary School showed their support for Down Syndrome Day by wearing their craziest socks to school for “Rock Your Socks Cayman” on March 21.

Down Syndrome Day puts socks in the spotlight

The Special Needs Foundation is asking members of the public to rock their coolest socks on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day.

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