BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (May 4, 2020)– Colonial, part of Colonial Group International (CGI), a leading regional insurance provider serving Bermuda and the Caribbean, has contributed US$5,000 to Family Support Network to assist communities impacted by the novel COVID-19 virus. This contribution brings CGI’s total giving to more than US$100,000. The funding supports various local nonprofits serving essential needs, healthcare providers and families in Bermuda, The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos, British Virgin Islands and Barbados.
“Giving back and community support are essential during this unprecedented and difficult time,” said Kishma Baronville, Colonial General Manager. “Our commitment to these relief efforts is rooted in CGI’s core values and we will remain true to our commitment to support the communities we are privileged to serve.”
As part of its commitment, CGI has provided support to other nonprofits across the Caribbean including the Bermuda Emergency Fund, Hands for Hunger and the Public Hospital Authority in the Bahamas, Meals on Wheels in the Cayman Islands, Family Support Network in the British Virgin Islands, Provo Children’s Home in Turks & Caicos, and Alliance to End Homelessness in Barbados.
In addition to financial contributions, CGI has donated personal protective equipment to area frontline healthcare providers and emergency responders.
“Our communities are fortunate to have so many nonprofits that are dedicated to helping others,” said Baronville. “CGI is proud to support these organizations and we are truly thankful for their efforts.”
For more information about CGI’s response to the pandemic, please visit: https://bvi.cgigroup.com/alerts/covid-19/
About Colonial Group International – Colonial Group International (CGI) is a leading regional insurance provider serving Bermuda, the Caribbean, and select international markets. CGI is comprised of independently incorporated companies offering property and casualty insurance, employee benefits for pensions and health, and personal life insurance and investment products. Colonial Group International is a subsidiary of Edmund Gibbons Limited in Bermuda. For more information, please visit: https://cgigroup.com/ .