December 16, 2017

A more meaningful gift this holiday

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From Freedom United If you’d like to give a more meaningful gift this Christmas, our stylish new campaign sweaters, tees, tops, and accessories are now available on our fundraising store. Even better, when you enter the code ‘freedomunited’ in the cart we’ll give you a free pair of bamboo socks, as a little thank you […]

Yet another mood-boosting reason to visit the Caribbean – A beach filled with puppies

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By TAMIM ALNUWEIR Good Travel From Well and Good Among the endless number of reasons that the Caribbean might be desirable travel destination—the sun, the beaches, the crystal-blue oceans that conjurede-stressing selenite crystal vibes—spending your day with toes in the sandwhile hanging out with cuddly pups probably hasn’t even crossed your mind (though maybe your […]

Kuwait donates USD 1 mln to victims of Caribbean Sea Hurricane

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NEW YORK, Nov 22 (KUNA) — Kuwait announced that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ordered the donation of USD one million to be delivered to victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which hit the Caribbean Sea region back in September. This announcement was delivered by Kuwait’s Permanent Delegate to the UN […]

Ogier Stroke and Stride raises $1,500 for Cayman Islands Crisis Centre’s Youth Services

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From Ogier Cayman’s Stroke and Stride races, which Ogier was the title sponsor for this year, have raised $1,500 for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre’s Teens and Young Adults (TAYA) lounge. The lounge is a walk-in centre run by the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, providing a safe and supportive environment for teens and young adults […]

LIFE donates to the Cayman Islands Transition Unit

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LIFE (Literacy Is For Everyone) has made its first book donation of the school year to the Transition Unit, a government programme that helps children who need extra learning support in their Reception year. 170 books were carefully selected as a comprehensive collection to engage the interest of emerging readers age 5-6. The collection includes […]

Qatar commits to ending forced labor!

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From Freedom United We have great news to share about our campaign to end forced labor in Qatar! This week, Qatar made major public commitments to reform the kafala system and uphold worker rights in a 3-year plan to achieve decent work conditions for all migrant workers in the country.[1] We commend Qatar for taking significant steps […]

Inside the market for dead humans, where ‘donated’ bodies from low-income families sell for millions

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By Brian Grow and John Shiffman, Reuters From Business Insider Many dead bodies in the US are “donated” in exchange for free or cheap cremation, thus attracting low-income and desperate families to “donate” bodies. The bodies are often sold in an unregulated but almost completely legal market that experiments on the tissues. Funeral homes partner […]

Ogier in Cayman Islands donates $30,000 to Meals on Wheels to support new kitchen and community centre in West Bay

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As part of its ongoing charity work for the local community and through the generous monetary donations of their employees, Ogier has given $30,000 to Meals on Wheels in Cayman to assist the charity in its plans to open a new kitchen to provide free hot meals to seniors and the housebound in the West […]

Caribbean rum producers step up with hurricane relief donation

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BY BOB CURLEY From Chilled Hurricanes Irma and Maria carved a path of destruction across the northern Caribbean, and the region’s legendary rum companies were not spared. On Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, the Callwood Distillery, which has been making rum since the 1600s, is in ruins. Pusser’s Marina Cay Resort has been wrecked, […]

Cayman Islands Annual Radio/Telethon Fund Raiser Sat Oct 21

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The NCVO’s main annual fundraiser takes place on Saturday 21st October, 2017 and will be broadcast live from 7pm to midnight on Cayman 27 and Radio Cayman. Viewers can phone in with their donations/pledges on the night to the dedicated phone line for the event (ph 946 6136-this number is only available on the night […]