COVID-19 Relief

K1 Direct is currently assisting the Government of St Maarten by providing emergency logistics and conducting the collaborated distribution across Dutch St Maarten. Through warehousing, coordination of logistics, data management, packaging, distribution and more - K1 Direct is helping to ensure that those in need of help are assisted during this crisis.

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K1 DIRECT completes CPR & First Aid Training
SMN News

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.

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Jacob Brown donates sports equipment to K1 Britannia
The Daily Herald

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.

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K1 Visits Curaçao To Recruit Volunteers For Disaster Relief
Curacao Chronicle

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.

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The 38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Raises Funds for Local Foundations
Heineken Regatta

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.

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K1 Britannia focuses on children while rebuilding St. Maarten
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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.

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Sxm Talks 2017 “Person” of the Year: Our Ngo’s
SXM Talks

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.

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SF Loves The Caribbean – A Benefit & Dance Party
Dance Deets

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 Britannia

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CIBC FIRSTCARRIBBEAN supports community efforts donates $25,000 to local foundations
St Maarten News

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.

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K1 Britannia Foundation to host 4th Annual Christmas Angels Program
721 News

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.

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K1 Britannia Foundation to host 4th Annual Christmas Angels Program
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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.

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k1 Britannia Foundation to Host 4th Annual Christmas Angels Program.
SXM Talks

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.

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The island of San Martin has scarce funds to recover from Hurricane Irma
Actualidad

(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.

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