Guardian General Insurance (OECS) Limited has once again spread Christmas cheer to eleven (11) charities as part of its annual commitment to uplift the less fortunate as Grenada continues to navigate the global pandemic.
For the past 23 years, Guardian General has continually demonstrated its support for the most vulnerable in our society by making significant benevolent donations to ensure that a Christmas to remember is realised.
On December 10, while adhering to the established health protocols, the presentation of cheques was conducted at the offices of Guardian General, where traditionally, representatives from each of the charities would attend to share their progress reports and personally express their gratitude. In lieu of this, Mrs. Noni Francis, volunteer with “Stewards for the Poor”, graciously accepted the donations on behalf of the 11 non-profit organisations and stated: “With the ongoing pandemic causing uncertainty and affecting lives and communities, we as non-profit organisations uphold our roles to assist very closely. We are touched and appreciative of the continual support and partnership which Guardian General offers. This assistance propels and allows us to help the needy in our care.”
On hand to make the presentation was Mr. Ronald Hughes, Managing Director at Guardian General Insurance (OECS) Limited who shared: “Our giveback to these organisations is a part of who we are as a responsible corporate citizen. These donations span decades and generations of the company which shows a pattern and custom of giving to those in need. Guardian General is blessed to be a blessing to others.”
The organisations which benefitted from the $22,000 XCD donation included:
- Fr. Hilarion Cheshire Home
- School for the Deaf,
- Society of St. Vincent De Paul
- Bel Air Home
- Grenada Community Development Agency
- Queen Elizabeth Home for Children
- The Society of Friends of the Blind
- The Dorothy Hopkin Centre for the Disabled
- Grenada Save the Children Development Agency, Stewards of the Poor
- Grand Anse Gardens Home for the Aged.