August 9, 2022

Cayman Islands: Volunteers support NCVO through supermarket collections

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George Town, Grand Cayman, : Following on from a weekend of supermarket collections last Saturday, NCVO staff along with members of the Pink Ladies Volunteer Corps., Rotary Sunrise and Cayman Imperial Beauties will be out at supermarkets this Saturday 13th October to once again seek funding in the lead up to the NCVO’s Radio/Telethon.

Participating supermarkets include Kirk Market, Fosters Food Fair -IGA (Strand and Airport locations), Hurley’s Marketplace and AL Thompsons. The collected funds will be presented to the NCVO during the fundraising event at the Prospect Playhouse.

The public can donate while out and about or log on to www.caymangiftcertficates.com to donate directly online. People can listen to Radio Cayman or watch Cayman 27 and call the FLOW sponsored phone line 946-6136 from 7pm to 12 midnight on Saturday 20th October. They can also opt to mail cheques payable to “NCVO” to P.O. Box 1140, Grand Cayman KY1-1102.

Pledges of any amount and made by individuals will be entered to win more than 60 prizes valued at over CI$7,000.00.

To learn more about the NCVO, schedule your company’s donation presentation at the Radio/Telethon or to make your pledge prior to the event, contact Mona Meade on 949-2124 or [email protected] or log on to www.ncvo.org.ky .

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1.Pink Ladies, Nancy Whitefield and Judy Massie assist with collections
2.Miss Nadine’s Preschool staff, Jacqueline Johnson and Valda Myers at Kirk Market
3.Members of the Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman assist with collections annually
4.Kiwanis member Dr. Leslie Williams at Foster Airport

The National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is hosting its 39th annual Radio/Telethon on Saturday 20th October. The fundraiser takes place at the Prospect Playhouse and is broadcast simultaneously on Radio Cayman and Cayman 27 from 7 pm to midnight.
Established in 1974 the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is one of Cayman’s longest running non-profit organisations. It is dedicated to the care, education and well–being of children and families in need of support. The NCVO currently manages eight community-focused programmes;

The NCVO is an independent, non-profit, charitable organisation. The eight programmes currently run by the NCVO are:

Nadine Andreas Residential Foster Home which houses up to nine children in need of care and protection;
Aftercare Programme supports Foster Home residents who age out of care through assistance with accommodation, further education, and work experience.
Miss Nadine’s Pre-School which provides pre-school education and free meals for up to 65 students ages two to five-year-olds;
Jack & Jill Nursery which provides care for infants at a manageable fee for families;
Caring Cousins Lunch Support Programme which provides daily meals for children at government school students across Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac;
New To You Bargain Shop is a community service programme which receives donations of lightly used goods. These items are in turn sold for low prices to generate income for NCVO programmes.
John Gray Memorial Fund which provides a grant to students abroad in need of supplementary funding;
NCVO Scholarship which provides a scholarships to secondary or tertiary education;

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