Naresh Ramchandani and Kevin Tewkesbury presented a cheque for £7,500 to St. Martin’s Special School earlier this week. The money will go towards a special piece of playground equipment for the children.
Team members from the MOD Janitorial Team have raised £1600 towards GBC’s Open Day.
Team Manager Nadine Gonzalez organised a number of events to raise funds including cake stalls and a raffle. The team had raised £900 through these events alone before deciding they would walk through town to boost their total.
With the 2014 edition of the GBC Open Day taking place tomorrow, the Open Day Charitable Trust is appealing to the Gibraltar community to once again be generous in their donation of funds. In 2013 the event raised £104,000, thanks to an amazing effort by individuals, associations and companies who came together to help those most in need.
The dinner dance hosted by local charity Action4schools-Sierra Leone held at the Calpe Rowing Club on Saturday 6th December raised funds in aid of the "ebola orphans appeal" which the charity recently launched in Gibraltar. The charity had pledged £2,000 from general funds, the event raised £4,500, a £500 donation was received from the Rotary Club of Gibraltar and then a further £1,000 donation was made by an anonymous guest of the dinner, raising the total to £8,000.
The Defence Fire and Rescue Service this morning carried out a charity led, ‘hose pull’ along Main Street. Raising funds on behalf of the Citizens Advice Bureau’s ‘Improving Lives, Brick by Brick’ Campaign, the service deployed and recovered 70mm hoses from outside the ICC, up to the Convent.