Helping The Weak
Why Helping The Weak?
“True compassion means not only feeling another’s pain but also being moved to help relieve it” is a key quote from Daniel Goleman and is central to how we envisage supporting the needs of the most disadvantaged in St Lucian society.
These words are just as important, relevant and critical today. It has never been more important for our communities to pull together and ensure that our less advantaged citizens, whether it is based on age, economic position, mental health, (dis)ability are receiving the care and support to live a humane existence in this world.
Creating a network of strategically based food banks is our main project in this theme.
Feed Saint Lucia Initiative
This initiative will be our signature project with this theme of our VSF. Although we believe in addressing such issues at the root, it requires practical and urgent attention in the short to medium term. It is undeniable that there are a number of households with school aged children that are continuously unable to provide sufficiently for themselves due to economic hardships. This situation inadvertently would affect the childs’ education and interest in learning generally. We want to be part of this solution.
We plan to work with various stakeholders to determine a model of establishing a number of strategically located Food Banks around the island.
Can you help us? If yes,
some causes and projects you can support
We have created a list of possible Causes and Projects that you and your friends may wish to support directly or indirectly. It is just a starting point. You may have some of your own ideas you are welcome to share with us.