Debbie Gordon (left), personal financial officer, National Commercial Bank (NCB), Mandeville, hands over a $100,000 cheque to Lanisia Rhoden, chair and founder, Young Women/Men of Purpose at its 10th annual Christmas treat for children with special needs. Rhoden’s association is one of the nation’s leading non-governmental organisation tasked with providing moral support, mentorship and guidance to youth in Manchester. This year, for its 10th staging, the annual Christmas treat provided exciting entertainment, delicious meals, and thoughtful gifts for more than 250 children with special needs and their families.
Debbie Gordon (centre), personal financial officer, National Commercial Bank (NCB), Mandeville, stands in support with Wayne Reid, vice-president, Young Women/Men of Purpose (YWOP/YMOP), and Lanisia Rhoden (right), chair and founder, YWOP/YMOP, as well as a group of children from the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf. These children were among the more than 250 students who benefited from the 10th annual Christmas treat for children with special needs, spearheaded by YWOP/YMOP and sponsored by the NCB Foundation.