Tag: charity events

“Barnyard Bash” To Be Held This Saturday

“Barnyard Bash” To Be Held This Saturday

Prospect Primary School is getting set to host its Barnyard Bash on Saturday, April 19, with all proceeds going to support the Bermuda Autism Support and Education [BASE] group. April is Autism Awareness month and Prospect Primary is one of a few local primary schools that have autism classrooms. With local charity BASE, a supporter of those classrooms,... Read more of this article

Slideshow: Tokio Millennium Re Gives Back

Slideshow: Tokio Millennium Re Gives Back

Staff from one of the island’s leading reinsurers showed their community spirit by spending a day giving back to the community today [Apr 16]. Tokio Millennium Re staff helped with touch-ups around Lefroy House, undertook some much-needed gardening and conservation work at WindReach, and swapped computers for shovels and jackhammers to help with demolition... Read more of this article

Red Cross Bermuda To Close Typhoon Accounts

Red Cross Bermuda To Close Typhoon Accounts

Bermuda Red Cross is advising the community that it will be closing its Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Appeal accounts on April 30, 2014. A spokesperson said, “In December, $305,000 was sent to British Red Cross for distribution and we now have an additional $60,000 to send after the closure of the accounts. “As we near the 6-month milestone, the... Read more of this article

IWC Art Exhibition Raises $6002 For Chewstick

IWC Art Exhibition Raises $6002 For Chewstick

Following a fundraising art exhibition hosted by the International Women’s Club [IWC] of Bermuda, just over $6000 was presented to the Chewstick Foundation. The exhibition, held at the ACE Gallery, showcased a variety of mediums including painting, photography, quilting, clay work, and jewelry. Over 50 works of art were donated by IWC members and... Read more of this article

AFP & Bloomerang To Host Fundraising Seminar

AFP & Bloomerang To Host Fundraising Seminar

The Association of Fundraising Professionals [AFP], in conjunction with Bloomerang, is getting set to present a Donor Retention Education Session at 4.00pm on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI], bringing together fundraisers of all kinds in order to teach them how to be more successful in their charitable... Read more of this article

East End Community Celebrates Easter Season

East End Community Celebrates Easter Season

In the lead up to this weekend’s many activities, the East-End Representatives have decided to host an Easter Community Event today [Apr 16] starting at 4.30pm at the east end of Kindley Field Road giving out free kites while supplies last. A spokesperson said, “The east end community celebrates the easter season on Wednesday, April 16th... Read more of this article

BHCT Announces New KEMH Legacy Walkway

BHCT Announces New KEMH Legacy Walkway

The Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] today [Apr 15] launched The Legacy Walkway, a new fundraising initiative that will help raise funds for areas of need within Bermuda’s hospitals. The initiative offers residents the opportunity to be a part of Bermuda’s history by purchasing a personalized brick, which will leave a lasting mark in the... Read more of this article

ISIS Nepal Director To Speak In Bermuda

ISIS Nepal Director To Speak In Bermuda

A chance encounter with two abandoned, malnourished boys in a Kathmandu street led Pralhad Dhakal to dedicate his life to turning around the lives of many trafficked children in Nepal and to campaign for new laws banning bonded labour for girls. The boys were the victims of child traffickers. When found by Pralhad, they were sick with aggressive meningitis.... Read more of this article

Widows Support Group Launches In Bermuda

Widows Support Group Launches In Bermuda

Michelle Furqan — who lost her husband Bilal after 14 years of marriage — has founded the Bermuda chapter of “Widows Wear Stilettos.” Widows Wear Stilettos, Inc. is a global support organization that has provided education and support to the widowed community since it was founded in 2006. The idea to launch the Bermuda Chapter... Read more of this article

CARIFTA Swimmers Holding Car Wash Today

CARIFTA Swimmers Holding Car Wash Today

The 14 strong CARIFTA swim team are holding a car wash today [Apr 5]. The event being held at the Shelly Bay Market Place parking lot from 10.30am – 4.30pm, and will help fund the team’s travel costs to Aruba.The CARIFTA Swimming Championships will be held in Aruba from April 22nd to 25th with the open water swim on April 26th. The team... Read more of this article