• Rock Radio launches charity drive

    Rock Radio launches charity drive0

    Rock Radio Action is a new fundraising initiative that will see the radio station raise more than £25,000 for local charities this year. The money will be raised through events, shows and challenges, with 40% of the final funds allocated to GibSams, another 40% going to the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society. The rest of

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  • GibSams sets out plans to expand

    GibSams sets out plans to expand0

    GibSams has set out to double its number of volunteers to 100 this year as the charity plans to extend its helpline hours and launch a ‘chat’ message service. This is part of the charity’s ambitious plans over the forthcoming year, which also includes further work on their ‘chatty café’ scheme for those feeling lonely

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  • GibSams receives £30,000 boost from local businessman

    GibSams receives £30,000 boost from local businessman0

    Local businessman Jimmy Attias yesterday donated £30,000 to GibSams in a bid to help the charity create its new ‘chat service’. The donation is the “biggest” single donation the telephone helpline service has received since it was founded. GibSams will be creating a chat service whereby people can message rather than call the charity when

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  • Kilimanjaro challenge raises awareness of mental health issues

    Kilimanjaro challenge raises awareness of mental health issues0

    A group of young people climbed Kilimanjaro last month to fundraise for GibSams and spread awareness of mental health. Known as Kilicrew, the team of six raised approximately £18,000. Back on the Rock Tarah Wood and Samai Hurtado told the Chronicle about their expedition, its highs and its lows. Kilamanjaro is a dormant volcano in

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  • Gibraltar Live Music Society raise £520 for GibSams

    Gibraltar Live Music Society raise £520 for GibSams0

    The Gibraltar Live Music Society hosted their second charity event of the year at Rock on The Rock last weekend. The event was the brainchild of local music scene newbie Jesse Sampere. Before all the music got underway GLMS President David J Díaz highlighted the importance of the work GibSams and reflected that he wished

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  • Convent Fair delivers solid support for Girl Guiding Gibraltar and GibSams

    Convent Fair delivers solid support for Girl Guiding Gibraltar and GibSams0

    Lorraine Davis, the Governor’s wife and President of Girl Guiding Gibraltar, presented both Girl Guiding Gibraltar and GibSams with a cheque for £6,250 each yesterday. The money raised during the Convent Christmas Fair. Marie Bocarisa, the commissioner for Girl Guides in Gibraltar, received the cheque on behalf of Girl Guilding Gibraltar and Marie Lou Guerrero

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