(BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, September 18, 2013)- Delisle Walwyn Director of Insurance, Michael Ryan on Thursday made a donation towards Pink Lily Cancer Care’s 5th anniversary walkathon scheduled to be held on October 19th 2013.
The cheque was received by Pink Lily’s Client Support Coordinator,Tracy Parris, in his Basseterre office.
Speaking during the cheque donation ceremony, Ryan said Delisle Walwyn had chosen Pink Lily because of the noble work the charity has undertaken. It is a good thing when people help other people. It is a good thing for the community. It is a good thing to learn people are being helped. I think Pink Lily organisation does a good job,” he said.
Ryan described cancer as a traumatic but preventable in certain cases. He noted that Pink Lily had chosen a great approach to fighting cancer through the charity’s education and public awareness programs. “In this world, people have to help others. Education and public awareness is crucial in the whole fight against cancer,” Ryan said.
Ms Parris thanked Delisle Walwyn for its generous donation. She said the donation would go along way in enabling Pink Lily to continue to fulfill its mandate of supporting and caring as well as educating persons and families affected by cancer
“This year, the money accrued from the 5th anniversary walkathon will go towards establishing a cancer centre where persons diagnosed with cancer, families affected by cancer and the public at large can receive care and support and where they can access information,” she said.