RSSCategory: Charity

Family Nursing & Home Care charity golf day raises £10,000

| September 26, 2014

The sixth annual Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) Golf Day, sponsored by Premier Contractors, took place on Friday 29th August 2014 at La Moye Golf Club. The Golf Day raised £10,000 for the charity and was won by a team from the sponsor Premier Contractors, led by Richard Brocken. The winning team of four […]

Continue Reading

Local trust company to take on the ice bucket challenge

| August 26, 2014

The team at local trust company, Hawksford, will this week be nominating colleagues to take on the famous ice bucket challenge for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association Jersey branch. The soaking, which will take place on Hawksford’s terrace on Friday 29th August, has been organised to raise money for the charity as a valued […]

Continue Reading

Rain doesn’t stop the footy fundraising

| August 6, 2014

Manx Cancer Help and the Mifumi School project in Uganda are both to benefit following the Standard Bank charity football tournament on 12th July which raised £2,000. Despite heavy rain throughout the event which prompted organisers to cancel the family fun element of the day, the football carried on and was enjoyed by everyone who […]

Continue Reading

2014-2015 mayoral charity appeal launched

| August 6, 2014

Douglas Mayor Councillor Stan Cain has selected three charities for his mayoral charity appeal.   Three charities will benefit: Cruse Bereavement Care, Douglas Live At Home Scheme and St Mary’s Lourdes Youth. The selection was announced at a reception at the town hall for the charities’ representatives and supporters. Rebecca Watson of St Mary’s Lourdes […]

Continue Reading

Charity Sky Dive raises over £1,400

| July 22, 2014

MBS are proud sponsors of the recent Charity Sky Dive undertaken on the 31st May at Jurby, Isle of Man by Jimmy McGuire and Leanne Kelly from the Bernard Schulte Ship Management company. Jimmy had wanted to undertake a parachute jump for many years. When the Lancaster based “Black Knights” advertised an island visit earlier […]

Continue Reading

DOUGLAS RUFC TEAM WINS CITYWING CHARITY PLANE PULL

| July 16, 2014

Douglas RUFC claimed victory at the Citywing Plane Pull event, held at its hangar at Ronaldsway on Sunday 6th July, with teams raising money for Citywing’s 2014 charity of the year, Manx Cancer Help. The entrants flexing their muscles were Triumph Group, Southern Police, Robinson’s Fresh Foods, Southern Nomads RUFC, Western Vikings RUFC, Douglas RUFC, […]

Continue Reading

Park invites islanders to celebrate Love Parks Week at charity fitness session

| July 16, 2014

Local recruitment consultancy, Park, is inviting islanders to celebrate Love Parks Week at a free charity fitness session in Lower Park on Wednesday 30th July, in conjunction with Jersey Crossfit. Love Parks Week, which runs from 25th July – 3rd August, is an annual event, which celebrates the importance of green spaces to healthy, happy […]

Continue Reading

New training workshop for charity shop volunteers

| July 11, 2014

Charity shop volunteers are invited to attend a FREE workshop on Providing Excellence in Customer Care which is being organised by the Guernsey Community Foundation later this month. The half-day workshop is taking place on Monday 28th July from 9am-12.30pm, at Les Bourgs Hospice in St Andrews. The workshop is being delivered by Kathy Tracey […]

Continue Reading

Passengers’ incredible generosity lifts-on-board collections for Rob Vine Fund past £200,000 mark

| July 7, 2014

This year’s TT collection on board Steam Packet Company vessels in aid of the Rob Vine Fund raised in excess of £13,000, lifting the total raised by passengers over the years past the £200,000 mark. The annual collection started, as many great ideas do, over a pint in the pub, following a conversation many years […]

Continue Reading

Amazing stories of achievement from Collas Crill Island Walk

| July 2, 2014

Amazing stories of achievement are being shared after the Collas Crill Island Walk in Jersey on Saturday 21 June. Carl Dacres was paralysed in a sporting accident in 2009. He learned to walk again, completed the London Marathon in 2011 and then decided to walk around Jersey in the Collas Crill Island Walk. He did […]

Continue Reading