Through our research, we have located schools, orphanages, charities and organizations that welcome in-kind donations to assist in their endeavors. A number of these organizations have been visited. In many cases, we have relied on the information provided by volunteers, directors, and other individuals involved with these groups and we do not guarantee the completeness or accuracy of the information provided. Use the information you find here as a starting point for doing independent research on these organizations and determining which, if any, you would like to help on your travels.
Although these schools, charities and other organizations are listed on this site, neither the Family Travel Network nor its assigns or officers are responsible for the activities of these organizations or their members. Contact the organizations directly for more detailed information on their work. The Family Travel Network has no financial involvement in these organizations.
Dunnottar School for physically and mentally challenged children has been adopted by the Sandals Resorts in St. Lucia. The school is located in La Pansee area of Castries and assists children who live in the north of St. Lucia. Needs include such items as pencils, pens, paper, crayons, colored pencils, backpacks, chalk, erasers, educational puzzles, rulers, flash cards, children’s books, composition books, arts & crafts supplies, children’s Tylenol, and a variety of personal hygiene items. For more information, contact Mrs. Carolyn Archibald, Administrator of the Dunnottar School at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a guest at a Sandals Resort, it is possible that items can be dropped off at the front desk for future delivery to the School. Contact the General Manager or Concierge at your resort for more information.
Holy Family Children's Home in Ciceron, not far from Castries, appreciates donations of children’s summer-type clothing, vitamins, children’s Tylenol, crayons, colored pencils, toys, groceries and other supplies. Approximately 25 children live at the home. For more information, contact the Holy Family Children's Home, c/o Dominican Convent, P.O. Box 1361, Castries, St. Lucia. Telephone Number: 758-459-0110.
St. Joseph's Villa is a small home for up to 17 abandoned sick and elderly people in Dennery, a poor fishing village in St. Lucia. The Dominican Sisters who run this Villa also minister to the needy families in the area through their work at the adjoining St. Joseph's Church. The Villa is in need of medicines, toiletries, groceries and other supplies. For more information see this website.
Children's Home in Soufriere appreciates donations of summer-type clothing for teens ages 13-17 years of age, as well as vitamins, Tylenol, Motrin, backpacks, books, games, and other supplies.