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Depleted FSN pantry gets boost from Nagico food drive

Shaquilla K. Smith, Marketing Executive of Nagico Insurances (right), said that the company is always very active in the community and is keen on giving back. Photo: VINO
Another Nagico staffer Selicia Corea who was stationed at One Mart said that they have been seeing a steady stream of both perishable and non perishable items being donated.
Another Nagico staffer Selicia Corea who was stationed at One Mart said that they have been seeing a steady stream of both perishable and non perishable items being donated. "We had a good turnout. We have a good set of items here and we think it has been a successful day," she said. Photo: VINO
Items being collected at One Mart during the Nagico Insurances food drive. Photo: VINO
Items being collected at One Mart during the Nagico Insurances food drive. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Nagico Insurances made a major addition to the pantry of Family Support Network (FSN) as the non-profit organisation continues to face financial constraints in an ever expanding client base.

The insurance company last Saturday April 2, 2016 held food drives outside of One Mart in Port Purcell and Riteway Supermarkets in Pasea and collected a sizeable amount of foodstuff and other items.

Shaquillra K. Smith, Marketing Executive of Nagico Insurances, said the company is always very active in the community and is keen on giving back.

"So we came out to do a food drive to help those less fortunate who can't purchase these items on their own. So we jumped at the opportunity," said Smith who was stationed at the Riteway Supermarket in Pasea.

She added that the drive was well supported by the community and she thanked all those who donated to the food drive in aid of the Family Support Network.

Smith said that while the drive was to end at 2:00 pm, she said they stayed open later to facilitate persons donating.

"You would have seen in the news that their pantry is running a bit low so whatever we could do to facilitate donations to help that we would," she said.

Another Nagico staffer Selicia Corea, who was stationed at One Mart in Port Purcell, said they have been seeing a steady stream of both perishable and non perishable items being donated.

"We had a good turnout. We have a good set of items here and we think it has been a successful day," she said.

The items were handed over to the Director of Family Support Network, Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds that very afternoon.

6 Responses to “Depleted FSN pantry gets boost from Nagico food drive ”

  • Universe (09/04/2016, 08:47) Like (24) Dislike (0) Reply
    people hurting
    • @ Universe (09/04/2016, 11:59) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
      Under NDP you will have a lot of that!!!! first it was children going to bed hungry now it’s adults but the government head in the sand still saying the economy robust
      • Lily Ann (09/04/2016, 17:25) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
        How can NDP be blamed when the mothers hair are weaved every month????? Priorities people !!!!
  • Serpico (10/04/2016, 06:30) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    That is none of your xam business. Donate some dam food
  • service (10/04/2016, 11:38) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Like Bob Marley summed it up in one of his songs, in the abundance of water the fool is thirsty.


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