Charity Chicks kicked off their charity year with their second annual Chicktails.
Held at the Timothy Oulton in Mill house complex, Trustee Madhuvanti Murphy told Barbados TODAY that the event was to let people know what their plans were for this year as well as about their annual fund-raiser which would be held next month.
“Chicktails is actually our kickoff for what we consider our charity year. Charity Chicks Barbados, we try to help other organisations, community group that needs a boost that needs some help whether it’s fund-raising or volunteerism,” she explained.
Murphy said that among their plans this year include a summer camp for boys and girls ages 10 to 12.
“The idea is to get kids who are underprivileged but are doing fairly average in school, … who have a lot of potential but may not have the resources to get to that A or where they want to be. Tickled Pink and anything we do for the first half of this year is geared towards raising funds for the camp,” she said.
For seven hours, the 125 guests not only sipped on cocktails, wines, and Italian hor’s d’oeuvres provided by Gian Luca, and fudge which was in keeping with their theme of Kid at Heart, but enjoyed entertainment provided by Debbie Reifer.
The other two Charity Chicks Trustees are Tracey Worme and Kelly Gibson and
Murphy added that people found out about their events via their Facebook page.