PRESS RELEASE – On Monday 16th November 2015, St.Lucia Air Freighters, made a donation of $2500.00 to the St.Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association (SLDHA) as part of their 25 year anniversary celebrations.
The St. Lucia Diabetes & Hypertension Association (SLDHA) was conceptualized in, 1983 and nationally launched in April, 1989 .It is a nonprofit, non–political organization of voluntary members established to attend to the welfare of diabetic and hypertensive individuals in St. Lucia, as well as to provide service to the general public including but not limited to a Walk-In Clinic, Foot Care Programme, Diabetes Care Supplies and Corporate Screening. Income is generated for operational expenses but is too limited to support many new initiatives. The SLDHA currently relies on businesses for sponsoring its major activities and programs.
Having heard the plight of the SLDHA, St.Lucia Air Freighters decided to not only make a donation to the organization but to also encourage its customers to partner with the SLDHA as well.
Mr. Larry Scott, Marketing Manager, made the presentation to the association on Monday. Mr. George Eugene, President of the St.Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association, along with other staff members present shared their gratitude for another corporate sponsor. The fight against diabetes is ongoing, much help is needed for those already suffering with the disease and to help educate the country to prevent more cases from forming.
World Diabetes Day was celebrated on November 14th 2015.
St Lucia Air Freighters, agent for Amerijet International, is a full service multi-modal transportation and logistics provider, offering international scheduled all cargo transport via land, sea and air.