Community/Charity

Public Notice East Street Road Paving-Between Gaol Alley and Wulff Road

May 22, 2020

The Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix, has scheduled Paving works for East Street between Gaol Alley and Wulff Road...

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Success Kick Off For The Graycliff Feeding Program

May 13, 2020

For many, hunger in The Bahamas has been on the increase due to the harsh economic circumstances brought on by Covid-19. During the month of May, a new feeding initiative supported by strong partnerships will bring relief to thousands...

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Charities Feeling Effects of Coronavirus-Driven Economic Downturn
Charities Feeling Effects of Coronavirus-Driven Economic Downturn

May 11, 2020

As unemployment takes a toll on some families in the Bahamas, the feeding programs run by two charities have seen an increased demand for help while they struggle with dwindling donations amid the coronavirus-driven economic downturn...

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Permanent Secretaries Donate to the Salvation Army

May 08, 2020

In support of community service and social outreach during the current COVID-19 Pandemic, Permanent Secretaries of the Bahamas Government made a donation of $7,000 to the Salvation Army on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Salvation Army Headquarters...

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Nassau Jewish Community Donates to Bahamas Feeding Network, Helping to Feed Hundreds, Ease 'Unprecedented Hunger in The Bahamas'

May 07, 2020

With Rabbi Sholom Bluming calling the tales of empty cupboards and hungry children “heartbreaking beyond words,” he presented a major donation on behalf of the Nassau Jewish Community to the Bahamas Feeding Network, helping to feed hundreds through grocery parcels delivered at social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Minister of Education updates on Virtual Learning Platform School Lunch Programme Vouchers
Minister of Education updates on Virtual Learning Platform & School Lunch Programme Vouchers

April 27, 2020

In his COVID-19 Response Communication in the House of Assembly, April 27, 2020 Minister of Education the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd announced that each student on the Ministry of Education's Virtual Learning Platform...

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Abaco National Service of Remembrance Postponed
Abaco National Service of Remembrance Postponed

April 17, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) is announcing the further postponement of the National Service of Remembrance originally planned for March 28, 2020 in Dundas Town, Abaco...

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Lyford Cay Foundations' Response to COVID-19
Lyford Cay Foundations' Response to COVID-19

April 17, 2020

Lyford Cay Foundations is deeply concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world, particularly on The Bahamas...

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Lend a Hand Bahamas COVID-19 Update and Ways to Help

April 16, 2020

Thank you to all the individuals, organizations, associations, companies, and foundations who answered my call last week to join me during these difficult times. The outpouring of support from fellow Bahamians...

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Bahamas Feeding Network Distributes Nearly 55,000 During COVID-19 Crisis
Bahamas Feeding Network Distributes Nearly $55,000 During COVID-19 Crisis

April 16, 2020

In just under three weeks since Prime Minister Hubert Minnis implemented The Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Order, 2020, Bahamas Feeding Network has distributed $40,000 in gift cards and approximately $15,000...

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Rotary Club of Old Fort Hosts "Combating COVID-19" Series of Virtual Events

April 03, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and resulting country-wide curfew taking place in The Bahamas, one local Rotary club is hosting a range of virtual events aimed at providing resources for dealing with the physical, mental, financial and social implications of this experience...

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The Government and NIB Design Temporary Programme for Self-Employed who Rely on the Tourism Industry

March 30, 2020

Due to forces entirely beyond their control, thousands of self-employed people who rely on the flow of cruise ship and stopover visitors, are now unable to make a living over the next few weeks Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said...

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Social Services received over 1,000 applications for assistance

March 27, 2020

Frankie Campbell.Since Monday, the Department of Social Services has received more than 1,000 applications for assistance in light the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell said today...

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Rotary East Nassau Provides 280 Wheelchairs to BAPD With Partnering Florida Club

March 26, 2020

For Immediate Release. Rotary Clubs across the globe are intrinsically linked as members of Rotary International. Clubs that are many miles, countries, and continents apart are able to join forces and move mountains, and nothing exemplifies joint international efforts more than Bahamian and American Rotary Clubs coming together to provide wheelchairs for Bahamians in need...

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Disconnections to be suspended until March 31
Disconnections to be suspended until March 31

March 26, 2020

BAHAMAS Power and Light (BPL) will immediately suspend disconnections until March 31...

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100 New Refrigerators donated to Grand Bahama Homeowners
100 New Refrigerators donated to Grand Bahama Homeowners

March 17, 2020

Over the past several weeks, the Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), the charitable arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited (GBPA), along with GBPA volunteers, have distributed brand new refrigerators to more than 100 homeowners in communities across the island - yet another step toward turning local houses into homes...

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Scholarship winners pay it forward
Scholarship winners pay it forward

March 16, 2020

Twin brothers D’Ron and T’Ron Strapp and Kennedi Knowles, all Carleton Williams Scholarship recipients and graduates of Garvin Tynes Primary School, recently returned to the institution they graduated from to remind the students of the importance of education, which the Strapps said is a “passport”, and to remind students of the words of Malcolm X – that tomorrow belongs to those people who prepare...

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Campbell appeals to victims of domestic, gender-based violence to ‘end the silence’

March 11, 2020

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, urged victims of domestic and/or Gender-based Violence to “break the silence” in order to stop the suffering, much of which he said is being done in solitude...

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Zonta Honours Lifetime Members/Centennial Award Winners

March 11, 2020

The Zonta Club of Nassau honored seven females for their outstanding contributions to community during the Club’s Centennial Awards Ceremony, Sunday (March 8). Seventeen-year-old Miss Sierra Ferguson, a 12th-Grade student at Aquinas College was among the honorees...

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Authority leading ambitious multi-million dollar housing, home repair initiatives in Grand Bahama and Abaco

March 11, 2020

The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority is leading ambitious housing and home repair programs in Abaco and Grand Bahama designed to assist residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Dorian...

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