Over $450,000 in support has been given to fifteen Saint Lucia organisations and causes.
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet on his official Facebook page described the recipients as well deserving.
Chastanet said the proceeds were raised from donations received at this year’s Prime Minister’s Independence Ball.
The causes which benefited include:
1)Living Waters (Soufriere)- $5,000
2)Centre for Adolescent Renewal and Education (C.A.R.E)- $10,000
3)Our Boys Matter Association- $10,000
4)Sickle Cell Association- $10,000
5)National Community Foundation (NCF)- $15,145.38
6)Marian Home- $15,000
7)Adelaide Home- $15,000
8)Comfort Bay Senior Citizens Home- $15,000
9)Lady Gordon Centre- $20,000
10)Dunottar School- $15,000
11)Faustin Home for Children- $20,000
12)Women’s Support Centre- $20,000
13)Cerebral Palsy Association- $20,000
14)Blind Welfare Association – $25,000
15)Cornerstone Humanitarian Society- $250,000
“I am eternally grateful to everyone who supported this year’s Independence Ball. Without your donations and support, we would not have been able to make such a meaningful contribution to such well deserving causes,” the Prime Minister stated.
“To the management and staff of the causes who have benefited, I thank you for the vital role you play in serving the most vulnerable in our society. We truly appreciate your dedication, time and service to country,” Chastanet wrote on his official Facebook page.