(CMR) The 2022 Deputy Governor's 5K Challenge raised a record CI$100k, which has been shared among the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands, and Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI).
The sponsors and volunteers behind the 2022 staging of the DG's 5K Challenge received a big ‘Thank You’ on Tuesday 7 February 2023, at a Government House reception.
The event saw the handing-over of the funds raised from the 2022 DG’s 5K to the three beneficiary non-profit organizations
Last year’s major sponsors Appleby, Davenport Development, Maples, Ernst & Young, Butterfield, Cayman Islands Civil Service Association Cooperative Credit Union and Dart were recognized along with other corporate sponsors.
“2022 was an amazing year for the DG’s 5K. It is so special that we were able to give back to our communities to make lives better and to get out, get healthy, and exercise. Thanks to our sponsors and organizers. We’ve raised $100,000 for some amazing charities and I’m very, very proud,” said Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson.
The 2023 DG's 5k Challenge will take place in Cayman Brac on 16 April, Little Cayman on 23 April, and 30 April on Grand Cayman. This year's beneficiaries are the Cayman Islands Red Cross, The United against Bullying Foundation, and LOUD silent voices Cayman Islands.