Tag Archive for 'charity'

Safer charity’s ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ raises funds and awareness of domestic abuse in Guernsey

November 24th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Safer, the Guernsey domestic abuse charity, organised Guernsey’s ‘Walk a mile in her shoes‘ event beginning at Salerie Corner on the afternoon of 23 November 2013. About forty men, most of them in high heels and some in dresses, braved the chilly north-easterly wind to walk a mile to raise money for the charity. “Walk […]

Gallery at St James open for public to see 2012 Guernsey Community Awards ceremony on 7 November

October 12th, 2012 by Guernsey Community Foundation

All tickets have been sold for the 2012 Community Awards. The event is taking place at St James Concert and Assembly Hall on 7 November 2012 from 5 pm to 7.30 pm and is a celebration of all the hard work that goes on in the voluntary and charity sector day in day out. The […]

Guernsey Bereavement Service IT requirements looked after by 2e2

October 2nd, 2012 by 2e2 Guernsey Limited

The Guernsey Bereavement Service has received a free IT upgrade thanks to IT service providers 2e2. The Service has been provided with a fully configured brand new laptop for use with training courses, a new PC to replace an old one for the office, a backup solution for their data and a new wireless router […]

Sponsorship and funds required for Guernsey children to benefit from new Saumarez Park playground

September 15th, 2012 by Friends of Saumarez Park Playground

‘The Friends of Saumarez Park Playground‘ charity raises funds to create a new children’s playground in Saumarez Park, Castel, Guernsey. Plans for the new playground were unveiled in January 2012.  The charity needs to raise £500,000 to create the playground. So far over £60,000 has been donated or pledged to the playground replacement fund. If […]

Teddy Bear Picnic raises over £1000 for Les Bourgs Hospice

August 3rd, 2012 by The Venue

The Venue at Fermain Valley Hotel held a very special Teddy Bears Picnic on Sunday 29 July 2012 which saw 200 people and countless bears enjoying the day, with the proceeds of over £1000 going to Les Bourgs Hospice. “Helped by the weather, it was a fabulous day out for all the family and we […]

CI Barclays employees challenged to raise £50,000 for local charities

August 3rd, 2012 by Barclays Wealth

Barclays employees in Guernsey and Jersey are preparing for their biggest fundraising challenge yet, to raise £50,000 in five days for local charities. The fundraising events will take place between the 6 and 10 August 2012 with the aim of employees raising £25,000 which will be matched by Barclays to meet the £50,000 target. Employees […]

Coastal walk to benefit Guernsey Alzheimer’s charity on 8 July 2012

July 4th, 2012 by Guernsey Alzheimers Association

The Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association have organised a “Tower to Tower” sponsored walk on 8 July 2012 in aid of the association, which is a local charity for local people caring for carers. The walk begins at 10 am from Vazon Tower No. 12 and goes north along the coast to Tower No. 5 at the […]

Guernsey’s Cardiac Action Group chosen as lead beneficiary for 2012 Skipton Swimarathon

June 27th, 2012 by Skipton International Ltd

Guernsey’s Cardiac Action Group is the unanimous choice as lead beneficiary for this year’s Skipton Swimarathon, to be held at Beau Sejour from 3 to 7 October 2012. The decision was made by the Skipton Swimarathon Committee after reviewing a large number of high quality applications from a range of worthy causes in Guernsey. The […]

MUG’s mountain bike ride on 7 July 2012 to help conquer male cancers

June 23rd, 2012 by Richard Lord

“We came up with the idea for a mountain bike ride in support of Male Uprising in Guernsey in February 2011,” Ian Brown of Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop said. “We wanted to do something like the Pink Ladies and we wanted to do it for men. A mountain bike ride around the coast seemed a […]

East Listening concert at St James on 27 June in support of orphanage

June 16th, 2012 by Wayaya

Aindre Reece-Sherin presents an Easy Listening Evening with ‘too kool katz’ at St James Concert Hall, St Peter Port from 7.30 pm to 10 pm on 27 June 2012. The evening is in aid of the Wayaya ophanage in Kitwe, Zambia. There is a finger buffet during this cabaret-style evening. Tickets cost £19.50 per person […]