Category Archives: Donations

Flora E. Kippins Foundation: Giving back …to help hurricane victims

BY TANGERINE CLARKE – Caribbean Life NY. USA

Miss Marilyn Kippins

Guyana-born Miss Marilyn Kippins, founder and president, of the Albany-based, Flora E. Kippins Foundation, Inc., like millions of other citizens across the world who watched in horror as Hurricane Dorian ravished the archipelago — Grand Bahama, and Abaco islands, said she had to find a way to help citizens recover from the devastation they experienced on Sept. 1.

As such, Miss. Kippins packed her truck with over 100 pounds of food and drove from Albany, New York, to be donated to the Bahamas relief efforts that began in Brooklyn three weeks ago.

The Guyanese-American, said she was saddened at the tragedy, but not sure, how she could give to the Bahamas, until she read an article in this publication, that had featured the relief efforts organized by the CARICOM Consular Corps.            Continue reading

Guyanese in The Bahamas: Dorian survivors appeal for Guyana government help

-‘We, who are strangers here, have nothing’

A view of the devastated houses after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Treasure Cay, Bahamas. (REUTERS/Marco Bello photo)
A view of the devastated houses after Hurricane Dorian hit the Abaco Islands in Treasure Cay, Bahamas. (REUTERS/Marco Bello photo) 

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Linden Fund USA – LFU: 20th Anniversary Dinner & Dance – Queens NY – August 10, 2019

Dear members and friends,

Please join us and share your pride as LFU hosts its 20th Anniversary Dinner & Dance on Saturday, August 10 at 9 p.m. at the elegant ANTUN’S in Queens, NY.

Cocktail hour from 8 p.m. sharp

Tickets are $100. Enjoy an Open Bar & seated dinner, with plenty of dancing as we continue to celebrate the launching of our new LFU building in Linden and promote our education programs in Region 10.

There have been many requests for a celebratory LFU Dinner & Dance as of old, so get your tickets early from 20th anniversary Co-chairs Joan Casey & Bryan Benn and committee members. See the attached flyer for details.

Best,

Paula Walcott-Quintin. Chair, LFU

Visit us at www.lindenfund.org and LIKE us at www.facebook.com/lindenfundusa

CanGo Golf Tournament: Putnam Ontario. Canada – July 27, 2019

Download: CanGo Golf Tournament-2019 Registration Form

Crown Heights Lions Club donates 100 pairs of shoes to Guyana – By Tangerine Clarke

March 27, 2019– Caribbean Life News

Crown Heights Lions Club donates 100 pairs of shoes to Guyana

Second row, sixth from left, District Governor of 81 clubs, Audrey Doorn, CG Barbara Atherly, and President, Jennifer Seymour-Wright, surrounded by members of the Brooklyn Crown Heights Lions Club, Inc. whose 100 pairs of “Shoes that Grow” donation, will go towards First Lady of Guyana, Sandra Granger’s initiative.
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Consul General of Guyana to New York, Hon. Barbara Atherly, lauded President Jennifer Seymour-Wright and members of the Brooklyn Crown Heights Lion Club, Inc. for their donation of 100 pairs of ‘Shoes that Grow’ at the organization’s General Members Meeting presentation, last Thursday, at the Dr. Susan B. McKinney Center on Albany Avenue.

Canadian court to rule on extradition to Guyana of wanted ex-GRDB Accountant

Canadian court to rule on extradition says Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU)

Friends of Villages Museum & Archives – Buxton/Friendship Museum opens August 4. 2018

Friends of Villages Museum & Archives Inc.

(Supporting the Buxton/Friendship Museum, Archives & Cultural Center)

P.O. Box 352, Lanham, Maryland USA 20768-0352

Email – friendsofvmainc.gmail.com

A 501(c)(3) Organization – Tax ID# 82-1835070

Dear Family,Friends & Supporters,

Last December 2017, we informed you of our intention to open the Buxton/Friendship, Museum, Archives & Culture Center in August 2018.

We now have good news and hereby inform you that the opening is set for Saturday AUGUST 4Th 2018, in Guyana.

We ask your assistance to make this Vision a reality by responding to the attached letter and become one of our Sponsors, by making a contribution and be part of this new history of Buxton/ Friendship.

Please feel free to share with family and friends.

              Together we can make a difference and make all things possible.

             “Thanks to all who have made contributions.”

 

Keith Easton  – President & Founder –  (240)-601-3892 

Download:  Sponsor letter for Buxton Museum 6 8 2018-revised

Overseas-based Guyanese giving back to Fyrish Village Corantyne. Berbice – 2 videos

Overseas-based Guyanese giving back to Fyrish Village Corantyne. Berbice
An overseas-based Guyanese couple has been spreading Christmas cheer to hundreds of children during the festive season in and around the village of Fyrish, Corentyne Berbice for the past 14 years.
Claymon Park grew up in Fyrish without much and he has been giving back to the place he credits for giving him a strong foundation which has helped him to be successful in life.
His wife Denise Park has been his main supporter and feels rewarded to see the kids smile because of what they are doing.
They brought gifts, which included computer tablets, for over 400 kids this Christmas 2017.
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Winnipeg Canada Group Donates Medical Equipment to Guyana’s Hospitals

      Download Flyer: CCHHE-Guyana -medical shipment to Guyana

Queens NY real estate family brings vital medical care to Guyana

Queens NY real estate family brings vital medical care to Guyana

By Nelson A. King – Caribbean Life News

Eye health screening

Continuing philanthropic missions begun by its late founder, members of New York’s family-owned Zara Realty, based in Jamaica, Queens, have completed their 25th trip to provide vital medical care to residents of Guyana.

Zara Realty said on Thursday that a team, led by renowned United States surgeon Dr. Rahul Jindal of the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington D.C., recently carried out 16 corneal transplants for Guyanese residents suffering from eye disease.     Continue reading

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