Peter Strachan, 12-year-old Somersfield Academy student who was born with a cleft lip and palate, has raised funds to assist others looking to correct facial disfigurements. We can proudly announce that part of these proceeds have been donated to the LCCA to assist someone requiring any kind of facial surgery. The article published in The Royal Gazette has further details.

In addition, Mr. Strachan has launched a website as a source of support. This website can provide additional information on facial disfigurements. You can view his site here: http://www.facebermuda.com.

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The New York Times: “Why the Wealth Gap Hits Families the Hardest”

Although this New York Times article is aimed primarily at readers in the U.S., it has relevance for the LCCA and our clients and supporters locally in Bermuda…’About a third of all families with children in 2013 had no wealth, only debt’. Please take time to read this informative article.

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Lady Swan Memorial Award

Lady Jacqueline Swan dedicated many years if service to the LCCA as a Patron Member of the Committee of Management.

The LCCA is honouring her dedication to our charity, and also her support of the Reading Clinic, with an annual Memorial Award to assist a student or students who would benefit from tuition at the Reading Clinic.

The Memorial Award of $5,000 will be awarded to those students who would otherwise not be able to afford the fees at the Clinic.

On 20th February, 2017, Ms. Veronica Harvey, Executive Director of the LCCA, presented the first year’s award to Dr. Glenn Faries, Executive Director of the Reading Clinic.

Seen receiving the first award from Veronica Harvey of the LCCA is  Dr. Glenn Faries of the Reading Clinic

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