DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS, 17 NOV. ’23 (RBDF): Led by Lieutenant Commander Nevada Bain, the Engineering Department of The Royal Bahamas Defence Force, in collaboration with additional sponsors and stakeholders, reaffirmed the RBDF’s commitment to corporate responsibility. They showcased this commitment through a notable donation of essential supplies to Unity House.
Situated on East Street, Nassau, Bahamas, Unity House is a vital institution that currently provides residence and care for 28 occupants, many of whom are bedridden and elderly. Established in 1986 as a nonprofit organization, Unity House continues to be under the leadership of its founders, Reverend Janet Smith Butler.
The organization relies exclusively on private donations and has garnered support from various philanthropic groups over the years. Recognizing the critical role Unity House plays in the community, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Engineering Department felt compelled to contribute to the organization’s noble cause.
The donation aims to support the day-to-day needs of Unity House and enhance the quality of life for its residents. In addition to the material contribution, the Engineering Department engaged with the residents of Unity House, fostering meaningful connections with those who call the facility home. The residents, eager to share their stories, welcomed the interaction with members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force.
The collaborative effort between The Royal Bahamas Defence Force Engineering Department and Unity House exemplifies the spirit of community engagement and underscores the importance of public and private sector collaboration in addressing societal needs.
Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond E. King, exemplifies the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen through a range of extensive outreach initiatives and projects. These endeavors aim to strengthen community relations, positively impact individuals, and contribute to the development of thriving communities.