In 1990, in the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo, community members came together to create a philanthropic vehicle for lasting impact.
The families consist of a single mother with a 9-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy, and a single father with a 9-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy.
The banking institution celebrated the holiday season by supporting the work of three non-profit entities in the USVI through the initiative “One with Virgin Islands”
The donation came from a fund out of the Marshall & Sterling Corporate Office, Theodore Tunic & Co and Baker Magras & Associates.
On Dec. 16, the University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists received its first Christmas donation from its youngest donor, Kohl Sealey.
What started with one random holiday request earlier this month turned into the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) launching its first Virtual Giving Tree Project.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands has received $100,000 from Kym Rapier, a longtime philanthropist and cancer survivor.
During Bat Week this past October, the VI Bat Team and the Virgin Islands Children’s Museum collaborated to collect bat art from the community with their Bat Week Art Challenge. The top 13 artworks were published in the 2021 Bat Week Art Challenge Calendar.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic over the course of the past five months, the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has provided more than $110,000 in grants to support youth programs and virtual learning.
“Explore, Play and Discover,” is the motto of the Virgin Islands Children's Museum. Play has been found to help both children and adults reduce stress and learn.