May 27th 2016: Another year has passed for all St Lucians to come together and give freely assisting the less fortunate and under privilege through the national Telethon. St Lucia Distillers Group of Companies last Sunday made a monetary presentation to the 13th National Community Foundation (N.C.F) telethon that was held at The National Cultural Center.
The National Community Foundation (N.F.C) is a non-profit, non-governmental philanthropic organization that continuously seeks to raise funds through contributions from donors, which range from private citizens, local corporations, other foundations and government agencies.
Supporting a wide range of charitable activities that creatively address emerging and changing community needs in such fields as education, arts and culture, health, social services, community development, environment and civic affairs; the NCF telethon serves an avenue which allows the corporate sector as well as private individuals the opportunity to contribute to the Foundation and by extension their fellowmen.
Last Sunday May 22nd, St Lucia Distillers made its contribution towards the overall monies raised.
The Foundation was pleased and encouraged by St Lucia Distillers support as the donated funds will go a long way in assisting and complimenting the N.F.C’s varied intervention programmes.
Every dollar raised during the event has a direct impact on the critical assistance programs provided to families and persons in need.
“As a business that prides itself on manufacturing many award winning rums locally, St Lucia Distillers remains a company deeply rooted in it’s cooperate social responsibility. Stepping in and supporting the N.C.F for yet another year through our monetary contribution to this admirable organization will only filter and significantly assist many persons in our society who needs support in one way or another. Easing the pain and hardships of vulnerable individuals across St. Lucia through the NCF is an action St Lucia distillers will continue support in my years to come. ,” said Sergin Joseph, St Lucia Distillers Marketing Manager.
St Lucia Distillers Group of Company’s would like to send congratulations on a job well done to The National Community Foundation (N.F.C) on the execution of yet another successful national telethon.