PRESS RELEASE – In a period when the economic crisis businesses face worldwide prompts a careful review of companies financial spending, St. Lucia’s leading retailer of top – brand Appliances, Electronics and Furniture products Courts; announces plans to donate close to twenty thousand dollars’ worth of products to the needy island wide…
The campaign dubbed “Courts Wish List” was officially launched in 2010 with one primary focus; modifying the lives of those persons directly affected by Hurricane Tomas. More than thirty persons benefitted from this venture that year, some receiving brand news cookers, fridges and sofa’s with the majority receiving beds and mattresses. This tied in with the company’s corporate social responsibility which focuses on poverty alleviation in St. Lucia.
The “Courts Wish List” campaign is made possible through a joint collaboration with local radio & TV stations, the public and the company. Persons are invited to call – in, send e-mails or letters requesting a donation of a household appliance, furniture or electrical item. The request however must be on behalf of someone else; someone whom you believe deserve to have their wish come true for this Christmas, by way of receiving a household item from Courts.
The campaign was officially launched on Tuesday December 1st on popular radio station, Radio Caribbean International. Letters, e-mails and calls poured in, each emotionally charged as they told of stories of hardships, obstacles, trials, but above all, stories of resilience and perseverance. The narratives and phone calls captured the determination of persons who lived with daily challenges and would be heartened by the joy and surprise of receiving a “Courts Christmas wish-list” item.
The Courts team comprising the company’s employees and the media will be making the highly anticipated trip to deliver the products to recipients the week before Christmas. Persons are encouraged to submit their requests by sending an email to Courts at [email protected] , via Facebook on Facebook.com/courtsst.lucia or simply contact Courts 457 8100.
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