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RBC Race for the Kids raises over $22k

Cayman: RBC Race for the Kids raises over $22k for children and youth mental health services

GRAND CAYMAN, May 24, 2024 — RBC Royal Bank (Cayman) Limited raised over USD 22,000 for
the Alex Panton Foundation’s (APF) Financial Assistance Programme, which funds counselling and
mental health therapy services for Caymanian children and youth in need.

The APF was established in memory of Alex Panton, who tragically succumbed to severe depression in
2010 at the age of 16. The Foundation aims to provide hope and resources to friends, families, teachers,
and classmates to help save the lives of children and young adults struggling with mental illness.

Over 600 individuals, including adults and children of all ages, participated in the annual RBC Race for
the Kids (RFTK) event on May 19. Participants enjoyed excellent weather as they strolled, walked,
jogged or ran the 5K course, winding through the scenic Camana Bay area in Cayman.

RBC’s Area Vice President – Personal Banking and Country Head, Cayman Islands, Khadene Lobban,
was thrilled by the community’s enthusiasm and the remarkable turnout of RBC employees. Lobban
expressed, “It’s moments like this that make me especially proud to represent RBC by making a
difference in the communities we live and work in.”

“We know how formative life’s early moments and experiences are. This is why we believe empowering
youth to reach their full potential is the best investment. It is central to RBC’s purpose of helping our
clients thrive and communities prosper,” added Lobban.

RBC Race for the Kids is a global series of charitable running events benefiting children and youth-
focused causes. To date, the series has seen over 360,000 participants who have collectively raised
more than CAD 93 million. Within the Caribbean, these community-building races occur in Barbados,
Cayman, The Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago

RFTK Cayman: Participants at the start line of this year’s RBC Race for the Kids 5K charity run/walk
event, benefitting the Alex Panton Foundation.
RFTK Cayman 1: Go! Runners take off at the start of the 2024 edition of RBC Race for the Kids.
RFTK Cayman 2: Khadene Lobban, RBC’s AVP, Personal Banking and Country Head, Cayman Islands
awards race winner Abraham Whittaker.
RFTK Cayman 3: Young participants pose with their medals after completing the race.
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RFTK Cayman 4: Walkers making their way along the race route.


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