Elderly shut-ins in Boscobel, St Peter and surrounding districts were the toast of Barbados TODAY’s Touch Programme yesterday morning.
With sponsorship from Cost U Less and assistance from St Philip-The-Less Anglican Church, 15 hampers were delivered to the senior citizens.
The team included Barbados TODAY’s CEO and Editor-In-Chief Kaymar Jordan, Cost U Less General Manager Joe LaChausse and Priest-in-charge of St Philip-The-Less Anglican Church Reverend Jerome Small.
The residents were surprised, but grateful for the hampers and the visit.
Jordan said she was pleased to be part of a give back programme once again.
“This is the latest installment of our Touch Programme at Barbados TODAY which we started back in January and we are always glad to be giving back to our community, especially our shut-ins who can’t make it out to church and so on anymore,” she said.
“Today is simply about reminding them that even while they are feeling unwell, they are in our thoughts and prayers and that we
Reverend Small said the church was happy to play its part and he thanked Barbados TODAY and Cost U Less on behalf of his parishioners for their support.
LaChausse said Cost U Less was pleased to be part of such a great community initiative, adding that he was looking forward to working with Barbados TODAY on the exciting Christmas shopping spree promotion which will allow Barbadians to win over $20,000 in shopping. (DB)