Tag: British Red Cross

Isle of Man thanked for supporting relief efforts in Syria

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

EMERGENCY funding provided by the Isle of Man is playing a small but important part in helping to alleviate the humanitarian crisis triggered by unrest in Syria. The Overseas Aid Committee of the Council of Ministers recently donated £10,000 to the British Red Cross to assist the charity’s disaster management operations in the country. Violence […]

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Overseas Aid Committee supports funding for emergencies in Syria and South Sudan

| March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government’s Overseas Aid Committee has agreed to donate £24,410 to the charities British Red Cross and Red International to support those harmed as a result of the current unrest in Syria, in addition to providing almost £40,000 to Oxfam to help refugees from ongoing fighting in South Sudan. Since March 2011, […]

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British Red Cross volunteers given ‘rugged’ mobiles by Manx Telecom

British Red Cross volunteers given ‘rugged’ mobiles by Manx Telecom

| June 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Island branch of the British Red Cross has received two mobile phones donated by Manx Telecom. The Samsung Solid phones are a ‘rugged’ design which makes them more durable than standard phones. The British Red Cross operates a patient transfer service which takes patients to and from hospital and the phones will be used […]

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STAFF FUNDS UP CHARITY THROUGH DRESSING DOWN

STAFF FUNDS UP CHARITY THROUGH DRESSING DOWN

| March 14, 2009

Isle News, 14 March 2009 – STAFF at Lloyds TSB on the Isle of Man (based in Peveril buildings) have raised over £20,000 in the last two years through a weekly ‘dress down’ day. The bank has an Island committee which raises funds for local charities.  Most of the money raised is through the ‘dressing […]

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