March 11, 2016, Castries St. Lucia; The National Research and Development Foundation once again embarked on its annual “Let Give as a Family” Hamper drive. As a corporate citizen with a deep social responsibility consciousness, NRDF encouraged its internal stakeholders to donate food items towards its hamper drive for the needy in the La Clery community.
This year the foundation was able to donate 8 hampers, bringing cheer to the recipients, Among the many recipients were persons with disabilities, visually impaired, bedridden, sick and shut-in, underprivileged families, senior citizens and others.
The Hamper drive was spearheaded by past Chairman of NRDF Board of Directors Mr. Trevor Lamontagne, Mr. Menalick George Marketing Officer along with other members of staff.
“NRDF is always happy to give back to persons in the community and a special joy comes when sharing with those who have supported us and stayed by our side throughout the years.
Giving and sharing is who we are and what we do at NRDF; it is embedded in our DNA and we will continue to do so. Whether it is through our various feed the need initiatives, special needs programmes, hosting of Christmas parties.
NRDF is committed and will remain committed to improving the lives of persons in St Lucia” said Menalick George NRDF’s Marketing Executive
This year NRDF hosted the “Give as a Family initiative around this time as an independence Activity. NRDF has impacted many lives and created unforgettable memories for families. Mr. George added “We at NRDF recognize that our corporate social responsibility doesn’t begin and end at Christmas and will continue to maintain our year-long commitments and social programmes, ensuring that the people of St Lucia enjoy a better quality of life.”
Once again a huge thank you to all who contributed in one way or another to making this year’s Hamper drive a success.