Non-Project Donations

Cyclists raise $240,000 for campaign against domestic violence

From Guyana Chronicle 20 May, 2009
by Vanessa Naraine

THEIR watchwords being ‘Riding with the spirit of friendship for the spirit of charity’, Doronai Champion Riders raised $240,000 and handed the sum to Help and Shelter (H&S) at Georgetown Club, in Camp Street, on Monday.

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ExxonMobil Supports Help & Shelter

In April 2009 Help & Shelter received a donation of US$10,000 from ExxonMobil Corporation to be used for much-needed repairs & remedial work to our shelter, creation of additional work space at our crisis service and refurbishment to enhance the environment for clients and personnel at both the shelter & crisis service. The donation has been made as part of ExxonMobil’s corporate citizenship activities in Guyana.

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Government donates three million dollars to cover the cost of rewiring and repairs

Help & Shelter is delighted to announce that it is to receive $3m from the government to cover the cost of rewiring of and repairs to its Homestretch Avenue crisis service office that was damaged by fire on 28th December 2009.

Help & Shelter extends sincere thanks to those who have already made donations to assist in fire recovery. These have been applied towards the cost of cleaning the smoke-blackened office and its contents to so that they could be put back in order and some basic administrative functions could be resumed.

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Further Support from the Government & People of Canada


The Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, H.E. Charles Court today signed contribution agreements with two local NGOs that are addressing the challenging issue of domestic violence in Guyana.
The agreements will pave the way to provide necessary support to the project initiatives of Help and Shelter and Airy Hall Development Group through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

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UK steps up aid to fight domestic violence

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British High Commissioner Fraser Wheeler yesterday donated four computers to Help and Shelter to aid in their fight against domestic violence.

British High Commissioner Fraser Wheeler hands over the computers to Denise Dias. Representatives of Help & Shelter are in the background.

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Scotiabank Donates 415,000 to Help & Shelter

From Guyana Chronicle


SCOTIABANK has donated $415,000 to support the work of Help and Shelter (H&S) on behalf of women in Guyana.

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