Barclays staff support Cancer Society

| 02/02/2009

(CNS): The employees of Barclays Private Bank & Trust (Cayman) Limited recently presented a cheque for US$4,500 to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society. The funds were primarily collected from staff through a combination of contributions for ‘dress-down Fridays’ and donations in lieu of Christmas gift exchange. A portion of the funds represents a corporate grant from Barclays Wealth Community, London.

Christine Sanders, of the Cayman Islands Cancer Society accepted the donation from Ethel McLean and Jennifer Rankine from Barclays Private Bank & Trust (Cayman) Limited and said that the funds will be used to assist cancer patients with treatment-related expenses and the Society’s cancer awareness and prevention programs.

The Cayman Islands Cancer Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing the development of cancer through its education programs and screening initiatives as well as providing financial assistance to cancer patients and their families with treatment related expenses. The Society also offers counseling and support to cancer patients and their families. The Society funds its programs through fundraising events and donations from the publicand from the corporate sector whose generosity is very much appreciated. For more information on the Society call 949-7618 or email chris@cics.ky.

Photo: Janice Rankine & Ethel McLean (Barclays Private Bank) and Christine Sanders (CICS)
 

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