Basil’s Birthday Bash Raises Money for Meals on Wheels
To date, more than 11,000 dollars has been raised by radio personality Basil Chambers and generous givers from the community on island and abroad for the local charity Meals on Wheels.
Chambers, whose birthday was Monday, July 3 held his annual birthday celebration on Sunday, July 2 at Salem Park. A charity match opened the day, followed with lots of music, fun, food and games for children.
Donations amounting to more than 7,000 was raised by Monday and as the radio host extended the opportunity for donors to give all week long, the amount quickly increased as callers turned his morning show into a radiothon.
Meals on Wheels provides one warm meal a day for elderly and indigent people on island every day of the year.