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Hands for Hunger Wins Top Prize in CBL Campaign

Hands for Hunger has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving after winning the top prize in the Cable Bahamas “Connecting People Who Care” competition.

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Hands for Hunger has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving after winning the top prize in the Cable Bahamas “Connecting People Who Care” competition.

Vaughnique Toote reports.



Hands for Hunger’s Precious Thompson going home with the grand prize after winning Cable Bahamas “Connecting people who care” campaign. The winner was chosen after 50,000 votes were cast online. A tearful Thompson said feeding the hungry isn’t a job, it is her passion.

Thompson received $1,000, one year of free REV services, and a 50-inch flat-screen tv courtesy of CTI Cellular while Hands for Hunger received $2,000 and six months of free internet service.

She praised her fellow competitors, second-place finisher Jody Knowles of Bahamas Harvest Church and Exanna Dormeus of The Bahamas Red Cross, who placed third.

Launched on National Heroes Day, the “Connecting people who care” campaign was designed to highlight the work of Cable Bahamas business solutions customers that go above and beyond to help the most vulnerable in the country. Each organization nominated a hero.

Director of Business Solutions Charnette Thompson called the three women an inspiration.

Cable Bahamas CEO Franklyn Butler stressed the importance of giving back to the community and highlighting the efforts of unsung heroes.

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