BodyHoliday Cares Press Release

BodyHoliday Cares Press Release


Wellness Meets Compassion: BodyHoliday Cares Foundation Collaborates with Knapsack Foundation and Buddy Bench Programme to Transform Lives.

BodyHoliday, Cap Estate – 05/10/23 – BodyHoliday Cares Foundation is thrilled to announce an extraordinary partnership with the Knapsack Foundation and the Buddy Bench Programme, dedicated to bringing positive change to communities in need. As a brand synonymous with wellness, and hospitality, BodyHoliday Cares has always been committed to giving back, and this collaboration is set to make a profound impact.

The partnership between BodyHoliday Cares Foundation, the Knapsack Foundation, and the Buddy Bench Programme is driven by a shared mission to inspire hope, create opportunities, and transform lives. This union embodies the convergence of wellness and generosity, fostering a new era of compassion.

BodyHoliday Cares Foundation, known for its commitment to wellness, recognises the importance of extending wellness to those less fortunate. As part of this collaboration, BodyHoliday Cares is sharing its in-house talent with the St. Lucia Sports Academy, contributing to the development of young athletes.

The Knapsack Foundation, a long-serving partner of BodyHoliday Cares, is dedicated to providing educational support and resources to underprivileged children and young adults. This partnership will distribute a total of 276 educational packages to five primary schools across the island, emphasising the importance of education and empowerment.

The Buddy Bench Programme, the newest addition to this collaboration, shares the vision of ending bullying and promoting mental health awareness in children and adults, aligning with BodyHoliday Cares’ values and pillars of care.

Together, the partnership aims to:

  • Support Education: Through scholarships, mentorship programmes, and access to educational resources, disadvantaged youth will be empowered to pursue their dreams and reach their full potential.
  • Engage with Communities: The collaboration actively engages with local communities, ensuring their needs and aspirations are prioritised, creating lasting, positive change through wellness programmes.
  • Promote Mental Wellness: The Buddy Bench Programme will contribute to mental health awareness, creating a more compassionate and supportive society.
  • Address Vision Impairment: The partnership acknowledges the importance of addressing vision impairment, striving to make a difference in the lives of those affected.

This collaboration exemplifies the transformative power of compassion, emphasising that every individual, regardless of their circumstances, deserves a chance to thrive. Together, BodyHoliday Cares Foundation, the Knapsack Foundation, and the Buddy Bench Programme are paving the way for a brighter future, where wellness and knowledge converge to create endless possibilities.

Witness the incredible impact of this partnership as we embark on this journey of care, compassion, and collaboration. We invite you to join us in making a difference in the lives of those in need.

For media inquiries and further information, please contact:

Patricia Calderon
Corporate Social Responsibility Officer
Sunswept Resorts, Cariblue Beach, Cap Estate, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia
Tel 1 (758) 724-7874 / 1 (758) 457 7874

About BodyHoliday Cares Foundation:

Changing Lives under the Caribbean sun.

BodyHoliday is an organisation that changes situations of its people, its community and the environment through authentic, purposeful, resource-filled interventions.

About the Knapsack Foundation:

A community based project to provide knapsacks with school supplies to under served children in St. Lucia.

About the Buddy Bench Programme:

Promoting kindness, empathy, compassion, and inclusivity in children, to create a Buddy Culture in Schools.

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