WILLIKIES, Antigua – Community service group, Sons and Daughters of Willikies, recently made a contribution of a quantity of adult pampers and a couple walkers to the Fiennes Institute.
Speaking during the brief handing over ceremony, Derrick Nicholas, President of Sons and Daughters of Willikies, said that “while it [donation] was the first of its kind, it would not be the last”. He indicated that one of the hallmarks of his executive’s term in office would be to get involved in even more community outreach programs.
Mr. Nicholas used the opportunity to thank his group’s sister chapter, Sons and Daughters of Willikies Inc. in the United States. He indicated that it is through their collaboration that the local chapter is able to do much of its work.
Master of Fiennes Institute, Mr. Walton Edwards accepted on behalf of the institution. In accepting the donation Mr. Edwards expressed heartfelt gratitude to the Sons and Daughter of Willikies. He said that they were “extremely elated” that the Fiennes Institute was selected for the donation.
Mr. Edwards said that “given the scarce resources….we are even more appreciative of the kind gesture”. He assured that the residents will be the beneficiary of the donation, and the institution was now in a better situation to cope with the continuous needs.
The timely donation took place on Tuesday, 27th September, 2022.