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September 17th, 2023
'Gumption' pledges $150K to public schools; Doesn’t want gov’t officials involved

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- On the heel of a sit-down protest by teachers of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) over working conditions on Friday, September 15, 2023, local businessman and philanthropist Allington O. Creque aka ‘Gumption’ is pledging $150,000.00 to assist teachers, under one condition- that the money is not handled by government officials or the Chief Education Officer.

September 3rd, 2023
‘Gumption’ wants to hear from Dameon Percival regarding $2900 donation

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Local philanthropist and entrepreneur Mr Allington O. Creque aka ‘Gumption’ has given Dameon Percival up to Monday, September 4, 2023, at 9:00 AM to make contact with him or he will be forced to take action.

August 30th, 2023
Gumption’s challenge raises $3500 for struggling FSN pantry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Local resident and businessman with a heart of gold Mr Allington O. Creque aka ‘Gumption’ has used his creativity and will to help raise some $3500 for Family Support Network’s pantry.

November 6th, 2022
Antoinette Skelton & ‘Gumption’ among 5 named Paul Harris Fellows

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In recognition of their sterling contributions to the Territory, five prominent persons in the Virgin Islands were conferred with Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellow Award when the Annual Rotary Foundation Dinner was held at Maria’s by the Sea on Saturday, November 5, 2022.

September 29th, 2022
'Gumption' distributes nearly 600 backpacks to school children on Tortola

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was intentional on the part of Mr Allington O. Creque aka Gumption when on September 28, 2022, his last stop was the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School (AMPS) to complete his territory-wide back-to-school backpack distribution. He had special messages for the students on being achievers and never a bully.

August 23rd, 2022
Over 700 children equipped with school supplies in 9th District

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Approximately 750 children in the Ninth District have been equipped with school supplies ahead of the new school term that begins in early September.

October 20th, 2021
‘Gumption’ hands over $10k & AC to JvD Primary School

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Social media has been littered with complaints lately, with some making it their daily duty to raise some matter that leads to the government of the day being put on blast.

December 27th, 2019
VG resident Anderson Hamm gets new home for the holidays!

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- Waking up on Christmas morning, December 25, 2019, in his brand new one-bedroom home is the best gift North Sound, Virgin Gorda resident Anderson Hamm aka 'Andy' could have received after living at a shelter for an extended time following the destruction of his home by hurricane Irma of 2017.

August 25th, 2019
Hundreds geared for school @ Back to School Fiesta on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- When the 2019/2020 academic year commences in the Virgin Islands (VI) in September, most children are expected to enter the classrooms fully equipped with the basic essentials, thanks to the many charitable initiatives to provide as many children as possible with at least a new back pack, exercise books, pens, pencils, rulers, erasers and in most cases water bottles and bowls for their lunch.

August 22nd, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: Home for VG resident 'Andy' Ham close to completion

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Thanks to some $20,000 raised through GoFundMe, a home for Virgin Gorda resident Anderson Ham aka 'Andy' is being realised.

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