K1 Britannia Foundation recently formed and launched a Disaster Relief and Crisis Team called K1 DIRECT.
Since its launch, 20 vetted volunteer members including K1 staff have been undergoing a series of trainings to properly equip themselves with the tools and expertise necessary to tackle a disaster locally or in the region.View article
K1 Britannia Foundation recently received a donation of sports equipment from a New Jersey family currently visiting St. Maarten. The Brown family has been coming to St. Maarten for more than 43 years and wanted to help the island after hearing about Hurricane Irma damaging most of the island.View article
K1 Britannia Foundation is a non-profit organization established on the island of St. Maarten in 2014. With a focus on second chance programs for vulnerable youth, educational, emotional and extracurricular support for those in foster care, maritime projects, and an extensive volunteer program, the foundation has worked with government and other organizations to serve vulnerable persons.
In 2017, K1 was depended on to lead various aspects of the disaster relief efforts with very limited resources and no advance preparation or training for volunteers. Disaster relief has since become one of the main focuses of the foundation.View article
In the wake of Hurricane Irma, organizers of the annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta have announced to use the Caribbean’s key maritime and cultural event to raise awareness and funds needed to rebuild the island of St. Maarten. The 38th edition will aim to raise funds for dedicated marine, humanitarian and environmental efforts through the K1 Britannia Foundation, the St. Maarten Nature Foundation, the St. Maarten Sea Rescue Foundation and the St. Maarten Yacht Club Regatta Foundation.View article
PHILIPSBURG:--- As K1 Britannia Foundation continues to look for ways to rebuild our island, it collaborated with a group of 6 contractors, led by Jacob Bonds of Jacob Bonds Quality Builders to bring them to St. Maarten where they volunteered their time, tools and expertise to work with the foundation to rebuild and repair a total of 5 various institutions within the 9 days they spent on the island. During the week of the work, over $11,500 was spent via all parties on materials and logistics to build and repair these institutions that work with our children.View article
PHILIPSBURG – Our 2017 “Person” of the Year are all of St. Maarten’s Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) that contributed to the recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.View article
The Great Northern and Common Ground have come together for an amazing night of music in response to hurricane Irma. 100% of the net proceeds from the event go to: K1 BritanniaView article
The four foundations – K1 Britannia Foundation, Helping Hands, Engage Foundation and Meals on Wheels – are known for their community endeavors ranging from aiding foster homes and the less fortunate, to senior citizen care and social development. Their efforts have been even more needed in recent months due to the tremendous need in the aftermath of hurricane Irma.View article
Philipsburg, St. Maarten, – Christmas is a time for giving, showing and receiving love. The K1 Britannia Christmas Angels Program is a perfect way to show that this holiday season.View article
PHILIPSBURG:--- Christmas is a time for giving, showing and receiving love. The K1 Britannia Christmas Angels Program is a perfect way to show that this holiday season.View article
PHILIPSBURG:— Christmas is a time for giving, showing and receiving love. The K1 Britannia Christmas Angels Program is a perfect way to show that this holiday season.View article
(Video) The United Nations says the international community has pledged more than $ 1.3 billion in donations to Caribbean countries affected by the recent hurricane season. In the places where the reconstruction tasks began, the debate is centered on whether it is necessary to build infrastructures that can withstand future natural disasters. Helena Villar shows how the difficulties suffered by the island of San Martin months after the passage of Hurricane Irma.View article