For decades Republic Bank has been engaged in making a difference in communities throughout Grenada. Our philanthropic programmes have been focused on developing the skills, talent and intellectual prowess of the people of Grenada and the Caribbean archipelago. Through our support of community outreach programmes, sport, culture, poverty alleviation, education and entrepreneurship we have continued to partner with individuals and groups in the communities in which we operate to promote self-sufficiency, development and hope for the future.
Republic Bank Contribute to St. Vincent and St. Lucia Disaster Relief Efforts
Mrs. Celia Clyne-Edwards, President, Rotary Club Grenada accepts cheque from Devon Thornhill, Management Associate, Republic Bank.
St. George’s, December 16, 2010:- Republic Bank has handed over a cheque for $5,686.00 to the Rotary Club of Grenada towards the St. Vincent & St. Lucia Disaster Relief effort. This amount represents staff contribution of $3,160.00, and customer and other public donation of $2,526.00.
In making the presentation to the Rotary Club who will equally share the funds among the people of St. Lucia and St. Vincent, Management Associate, Republic Bank, Devon Thornhill said
“Republic Bank is pleased to collaborate with the Rotary Club of Grenada to assist the people of St. Vincent & St. Lucia with the rebuilding of their lives following the devastation caused by Hurricane Tomas. We applaud the selflessness demonstrated by our staff, our customers, and the general public, and are positive that the funds will assist in bringing some relief to our neighbours.”
In accepting the funds on behalf of Rotary Club Grenada, President, Celia Clyne-Edwards expressed sincere gratitude to Republic Bank and the general public for their generosity in helping our neighbors, St. Lucia and St. Vincent in their time of need.
The Republic family remains committed towards working in partnership with charitable organizations to assist with similar efforts and believe collectively we can make a difference.
St. George’s, Grenada: Managers at Republic Bank got into the true spirit of Christmas when they visited various charitable organizations and met with the dedicated men and women who give of their time, talent and treasure to care for the less fortunate citizens in our communities and work towards those working to raise awareness of and support to persons living with chronic diseases.
As part of the Bank’s community outreach initiative, the managers took time off to show their support for the charities and presented monetary contributions totaling $30,500.00. The beneficiaries are the GRENCODA Student Assistant Programme, the Grenada Foundation for Needy Students, Cadrona Home for the Aged, Rotary Club Grenada East Vosh Eye Care Programme, the Dorothy Hopkin Centre for the Disabled, and the Grenada Council for the Disabled.
Also benefiting were patients who are battling chronic diseases such as cancer, kidney and heart disease through the umbrella organizations: Grenada Cancer Society; Grenada Patient Kidney Foundation; and Grenada Heart Foundation; as well as to the CHORES Support Group Grenada which benefits children requiring extensive medical care.
The managers of Republic Bank were truly touched by the bigheartedness of the hard working men and women of the charities and extend sincere appreciation to them for allowing Republic Bank to be a part of their Christmas.
Republic Bank Commits $51,000 to Assist Primary Schools
Managing Director, Republic Bank (Grenada) Limited, Keith Johnson and Principal, St. Patrick's RC, David Hopkin pose with a student
Managing Director, Republic Bank (Grenada) Limited, Keith Johnson and Principal, St. Joseph's RC, Ms. Jacqueline Phillip posing with students.
St. George’s, Grenada. November 22, 2010 –Republic Bank, under its Power to Make a Difference Programme has come to the assistance of two (2) primary schools based in St. Patrick and St. George.
In a sod turning ceremony held at the St. Patrick’s Catholic School, Managing Director, Keith Johnson presented the sum of $35,000 to Principal, Mr. David Hopkin towards the construction of a concrete stairway, installation of guard rails and covering to connect the two buildings of the school. This project will render the buildings of the school more accessible and offer protection from the elements of the weather to the children and teachers. A similar presentation of $16,000 was made to Principal, Ms. Jacqueline Phillip of the St. Joseph’s R.C. School located in Morne Jaloux, St. George. The funds will help the school to secure its compound and construct a retaining wall to control the erosion of the soil.
In addressing the respective schools, Managing Director, Republic Bank, Keith Johnson said:
“Republic Bank recognizes the important role the school as an institution of learning plays. We are committed to youth development and are pleased to be afforded the opportunity to enhance the learning environment of the schools.”
Both principals expressed appreciation and commended the Bank for responding positively to their call for help. These projects are funded under the Bank’s Power to Make a Difference Programme.
Republic Bank Launches Appeal Fund for St. Lucia and St. Vincent
St. George's, Grenada, November 11th, 2010 - Republic Bank invites customers and other members of the public to join in helping St. Lucia and St. Vincent recover through noble contributions.
Donations can be made to account #61008360 at any branch of Republic Bank (Grenada) Limited located island-wide, including Carriacou and Petite Martinique. Republic Bank remains committed to working hand in hand with charitable organisations to bring relief to the people of St. Lucia and St. Vincent in their time of need.