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RUBiS Charity 5K Family Walk And Run

RUBiS Charity 5K Family Walk And Run

The RUBiS Warwick Gas Station Charity 5K Family Fun Walk and Run to benefit Autism Awareness on Sunday, October 26, 2014 starting at 9.00am from Warwick Gas Station. A spokesperson said, “The entry fee is $10. Funds raised will benefit Tomorrow’s Voices – Bermuda Autism Early Intervention Centre, as well as the Basden Family [Radio DJ B. Roc]... Read more of this article

Duke Of Edinburgh Training Day Postponed

Duke Of Edinburgh Training Day Postponed

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bermuda BEST Joint Training Day for all bronze participants has been postponed due to the threat of Hurricane Gonzalo. A spokesperson said, “Participants and parents will be notified of the alternative BEST training date as soon as possible. Questions, comments or concerns should be addressed to the... Read more of this article

Girl Guide Association To Hold Fun Fair

Girl Guide Association To Hold Fun Fair

The Bermuda Girl Guide Association will be holding its biennial fundraising fair on Saturday October 25th at the St. Paul’s Christian Education Centre in Paget from 10.00am until 4.00pm. The day is scheduled to be filled with lots of activities including games for all ages, face painting, a bouncy castle and more. there will be stalls, refreshments,... Read more of this article

Arch & XL Donate $3 Million For New Wing

Arch & XL Donate $3 Million For New Wing

The Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] received a $3 million donation from Arch Capital Group and XL Group as a joint gift for the new reception lobby in the Acute Care Wing. This donation was made as part of the Why it Matters campaign, which is still actively raising funds to reach the $40 million target set to fund the initial payment for... Read more of this article

Campaign Launched For World Sight Day

Campaign Launched For World Sight Day

A charity for the blind and vision impaired is marking World Sight Day today [Oct 9] by launching a campaign to raise funds for the prevention and management of sight loss. The Society for the Blind also wants to use the landmark day to raise awareness of glaucoma and cataracts – the two leading causes of vision loss in Bermuda. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Argus Supports Crime Stoppers Race & Walk

Argus Supports Crime Stoppers Race & Walk

The Argus Group has revealed that it will once again sponsor the annual Argus Crime Stoppers 5K Road Race and Walk on October 19, 2014. There will also be two junior 2.5K categories this year. The event is organised in association with Swan’s Running Club. A spokesperson said, “The race is held each year to raise awareness for Crime Stoppers... Read more of this article

‘Delta Pantry’ Food Bank Helps Those In Need

‘Delta Pantry’ Food Bank Helps Those In Need

The ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Bermuda Alumnae Chapter have launched, “The Delta Pantry”, a food-hamper assistance programme. The Delta Pantry was established to assist struggling families who, despite being employed, are still finding it challenging to provide the basic necessities for their families. A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Gorham’s To Host ‘Think Pink” Charity Event

Gorham’s To Host ‘Think Pink” Charity Event

Gorham’s is getting set to host “Think Pink,” a ladies night out intending to raise awareness of and money for breast cancer, set to take place today [Oct 8] from 6.30pm through 9.00pm. Local artists and authors will be on hand, as will DJs from HOTT107.5, with women in attendance able to enjoy free food and drinks, as well as storewide... Read more of this article

Centre On Philanthropy Responds To Criticism

Centre On Philanthropy Responds To Criticism

Elaine Butterfield, Executive Director of the Centre on Philanthropy, has responded to recent criticism of non-profit operational costs, saying that the non-profit sector has “an important role to play” in tackling the “unprecedented challenges” that Bermuda is facing. She also noted that  the non-profit section generates some... Read more of this article

KatKidsMarket To Be Held On October 17

KatKidsMarket To Be Held On October 17

Homegrown international charity KatKids announced that its popular annual Night Market will be held on Friday, October 17, from 5.30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at Lower Pier 6 on Front St. in Hamilton. The annual festive and exotic evening organised by KatKids to raise funds for children in need in Bermuda, Nepal and southern Africa. The KatKids Night Marke... Read more of this article


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