Crisis Centre needs walkers & runners for fundraiser

| 20/11/2012

(CNS): The charity which provides sanctuary for women and children suffering from domestic abuse has opened the registration for is annual fun-run which takes place on 9 December and is one of the centre’s most important fund raising events of the year. The Online registration is now live for the 10th Annual Jingle Bell Walk/Run and registration will be available at Fosters at the Strand and Cost-You-Less on 1st and 8th December and at AL Thompson’s Home Depot on 1st December. Taking place at the Grand Caymanian Resort in Crystal Harbour it is expected to attract more than 300 participants. As it is a family event, organisers said the new venue had been selected because of it seclusion from the main road traffic.

The proceeds of this event support the operations of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre – the island’s only women’s shelter – including 24-hour security, the emergency hotline (949-CICC (2422)) and vital in-house programmes, including case and risk management, individual and group counseling, support groups, referral services and a Child & Youth Programme, which is sponsored by Hedge Funds Care Cayman.

This year’s sponsors are: Premium Sponsors – Aon Insurance Managers, Caymanian Compass, Conyers Dill & Pearman, Insurance Managers Association of Cayman, KPMG, LIME, Walkers, and FirstCaribbean; Super Sponsors – CUC, Generali, ITA Group, Krys Global, PKF Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors, Rawlinson & Hunter, RBC Wealth Management, Rotary Sunrise, SRS (Cayman), The Ritz Carlton, The Security Centre, Water Authority, and Zolfo Cooper; and Shelter Friends – Butterfield Group, Damian Pentney, DART Enterprises Ltd, Hews Janitorial Maintenance Services,

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre is getting ready to launch a new website at www.cicc.ky, which will go live by 7 December to showcase the 2012 Jingle Bell Walk/Run.

 

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Great Family Fun – i go every year.  Hoping for a wonderful turnout.