By Len Chan The Afro News Calgary : A Fundraiser for Hope Centre Orphanage of Trinidad was held May 7 at Winston Heights Community Centre and was well attended and strong support for the Orphanage. Co-ordinated by Judy Liddle the fundraiser included a silent auction.
TV draw,50/50 and for ticket holders a chance for the door prizes. Hope Centre Orphanage is in San Fernando,Trinidad at 47-53 Pointe-a-Pierre Rd.and all monies received by Judy Liddle is taken directly to Hope Orphanage and Judy has been co-ordinating the Fundraiser for 5 years now.Judy originally from Trinidad along with help from family and friends knowing that the support gives hope to those children less fortunate and a renewed chance to improve their lives especially at a young age. Over the 5 years and success, Judy was blessed with the; problem of looking for a larger hall and also of importance was obtaining sponsorship support. Information on Hope Centre Orphanage fax is 868-657-9630. Hope Centre was established in 1986 and is a charitable non-profit organization for abused and abandoned children. For anyone wanting info Judy can be contacted at 403-827-6826 Supporters and volunteers included non-Caribbeans and this shows that many are united when it comes to support and its an enrichment for many that they have made a difference.