Press Release:-The University of the West Indies Alumni Association (UWIAA) Saint Lucia Chapter will on Saturday, December 10th, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. host a Food Drive at the Waterfront Branch of Massy Stores Supermarket, in an effort to collect nonperishable foods items from Alumni and the general public.
The food items collected will then be packaged as hampers and distributed to less fortunate families, as well as, charitable organizations island wide on December 17th, 2016.
Having recently established an Interim Executive Committee, this initiative forms part of our efforts at revitalizing the UWIAA which is one of the Authorities of the University of the West Indies.
Our mandate as an Association is to foster and maintain contact among alumni; encourage a closer bond of affinity and commitment to the University and engage in fundraising activities, in order to enhance the development of the University and contribute to society. This food drive is therefore in keeping with our mandate as we strive to contribute to the social development of our beloved country.
The UWIAA kindly solicits the support of Alumni, current UWI students and the general public in contributing towards this charitable initiative.
For further information about this initiative or to organize for the collection of items, please contact Lydia Dariah, Interim President, at telephone 484-1464 or email [email protected].