As a part of Commander Defence Force, Commodore, Dr. Raymond King’s strategic plans for the outreach throughout the communities and strengthening community relations the Military Police and Force Protection Unit (MPFPU) set forth on an Easter initiative to give back to the less fortunate in the community on March 31, 2021.
Led by Commander Natasha Miller, the RBDF Commanding Officer for the MPFPU, and Force Chief Petty Officer Oral Wood, the team of Officers and Marines visited the Nazareth Centre for Children, Millennium Gardens, to spread the Easter cheer. Receiving the gifts was the Acting Administrator, Mrs. Elizabeth Mackey.The RBDF team also went to The Bahamas Children Emergency Hostel, McKinney Drive, where they left smiles on the children’s faces. Receiving the donations was Ms. Andrea Gibson, Business Manager of the residence.
According to Commander Miller, her team sought to reach the hearts of children 3 to 15-yrs old with assorted gift baskets of chocolates, coloring books, dolls, and toy cars. She also estimated that between the two organizations, approximately sixty children will receive an Easter basket this year. During this solemn week for the Christian community, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force continues to work with the community with outreach initiatives.