Elias Nassief Foundation donates $77,000 to 37 organizations, during its 21st Annual Awards Ceremony
Today, The Elias Nassief Foundation donated seventy-seven thousand dollars, to Thirty-seven (37) various institutions and organizations, during its 21st Annual Donations and Awards Ceremony at the Fort Young Hotel in Roseau.
Giving an overview of the ceremony Chairman of Elias Nassief Foundation, Phillip Nassief stated that this year’s ceremony would be in memory of Joey Astaphan, who made significant contributions to the businesses established by the Nassief group of companies.
This year’s special contribution was the entrepreneurship of the year award of $5000, given to Royce Williams – proprietor of PAKS Virgin Oil.
The rest of the Donations were distributed to four (4) day care centres, thirteen (13) preschools and primary school, six (6) elderly care facilities, three (3) centenarians, four (4) Humanitarian facilities, and six (6) retired employees of the Nassief company.
The Elias Nassief Foundation was founded in 1995 by the children of late Elias and Marie Nassief, and has made annual Christmas donations to various organizations who care for the young, the elderly & the sick.
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