In an effort to support the St. Christopher Children’s Home, corporate St. Kitts have contributed greatly to make the 2nd Annual St. Kitts Run and Family Walk successful, said a spokesperson.
“The backing of all the ‘partners’ is very much welcomed and is a greatly appreciated gesture. It further represents their generous commitment to, not just the project, but to the Local Organizing Committee, as it seeks to continue to provide wholesome programmes and activities for the Nation’s future,” said a press release from the Organizing Committee.
The companies who were generous enough to contribute to the event are:
St. Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino Beaumont Park
St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Caribbean Lotto Company
Christophe Harbour Century 21
Silver Reef CIBC First Caribbean International Bank
Rock and Dirt (Alexis Hazel) C H Construction
Prime Building Contractors Kajola Kristada
Mau Pau TDC
UPS/Hobson Enterprises DIGICEL
Sky Safari Royal Bank of Canada
Bank of Nova Scotia Twist
Ross University RAMS Group of Companies
B. Kassab and Associates Ocean’s Edge
Mr. X Shiggidy Shack
The event is scheduled for Saturday 1st October 2011, gathering at the Royal St. Kitts Golf Club with registration starting at 2:30 p.m.
The 5K Run and 2K Walk will start at 4:00 p.m.
All proceeding will go to the St. Christopher Children’s Home.
The home is a place of safety for children up to nineteen (19) years of age, who are at risk in the Community and who do not otherwise have a place to live.
The Home relies entirely for its funding on voluntary donations and corporate sponsorship.
The St. Christopher Children’s Home was constructed and established by the St. Christopher Children’s Home and Service League Association Limited, which was developed in September 1935. The Children’s Home was officially opened in January 1950.