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Saffery Champness Rotary Walk extends charity application deadline

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Saffery Champness Rotary Walk committee is giving Guernsey charities a few more weeks to apply for a portion of the funds it will raise at this year’s event. Charities and voluntary organisations seeking financial support for a specific project or initiative now have until the end of April to submit their applications to the […]

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Running and catching for MUG

Running and catching for MUG

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Goldridge Estate Agents has announced its latest fundraising effort in aid of local charity Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG). Island cricketer, David Hooper, is being sponsored £1 for each run he scores and £10 for each wicket he takes in the KRyS Global Premier Evening League 1. ‘Hoops’, as he is known, plays for Goldridge Griffins. […]

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Another fantastic Volunteer Induction Evening at the GSPCA

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday another 13 new volunteers joined the GSPCA team. Every 8 weeks or so the GSPCA hold Volunteer Induction evenings and this week we welcomed the newest group to the team. With well over 340 volunteers helping the Animal Shelter every year and over 60 new helpers since the beginning of the year we […]

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Celebrating Autism Guernsey

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the 2014 Autism Awareness Month gets underway, it is an opportunity to review the positive impact that Autism Guernsey has had on the lives of those in Guernsey who are affected by the developmental disorder. In conjunction with the National Autistic Society Guernsey, Autism Guernsey has in the past year implemented a number of […]

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Investec supports local mental health charity

Investec supports local mental health charity

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

A NEW drop in service for adults who feel they may have mental health issues will benefit from a £500 donation from Investec’s Charitable Trust. The L’Vaïr Project is a new Guernsey charity run by people with personal experience of mental health problems. Their aim is to help others to cope and signpost how to […]

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Help Make the British Isles Red in Remembrance for the WWI Centenary

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

De Gruchy’s Funeral Care in Jersey and Argent Funeral Care in Guernsey are supporting the Royal British Legion Centenary Poppy Campaign, in commemoration of the First World War. The campaign is encouraging as many people as possible across the British Isles to plant poppy seeds in remembrance of WW1, in the lead up to August’s […]

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Sure’s 2014 phonebook introduces islanders to volunteering

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sure has taken its charitable support to a new level by using the cover of its 2014 directory to encourage islanders to volunteer. For the first time Sure has moved away from using images of the Bailiwick on the cover of the phone book. Instead, it features a local online volunteering website. ‘In the 2013 […]

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Investec funds staffing at young people’s support service

Investec funds staffing at young people’s support service

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

A MUSICAL event sponsored by Investec Specialist Bank raised enough money to cover the cost of employing a project worker at a young people’s support service for six months. The Twist – an evening of 50s and 60s music from West End performers – made £14,000 for the charity Young People Guernsey (YPG) which runs […]

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Two Rossborough staff donate hair to children’s wig charity

Two Rossborough staff donate hair to children’s wig charity

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

TWO members of staff from Rossborough Guernsey had their locks snipped so that their hair could be used for children’s wigs. Jorden Toms and Karyn Jackson each had seven inches cut from their tresses. Their hair was sent to Little Princess Trust, which provides free wigs to boys and girls who have lost their hair […]

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RBS International’s bumper charity quiz answers a need among local charities

RBS International’s bumper charity quiz answers a need among local charities

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

No fewer than 70 teams battled it out Wednesday night in a grand quiz organised to benefit a range of Guernsey charities. Hosted and arranged annually by RBS International, the quiz this year was the biggest to date attracting nearly 300 clients from the Bank. Together, RBS International and its clients have raised £10,500 for […]

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