KIDFEST 2019 Raises over $16,000 in memory of Nolan Evans. More than 600 guests attended the family fun day Saturday (29 June) at Pedro St. James.
Organised by Team Nolan Evans, Ailian & Sean Evans, the event is a way to increase awareness about Congenital Heart Disease but also to bring families together.
Mrs. Evans says, “So many parents and kids expressed their joy and amazement at how beautiful the event was.” Children enjoyed participating in a plethora of fun activities including taking part in a huge Musical-Chairs competition with elaborate 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes such as a tablet.
“To date Team Nolan has raised over CI$46,000 in donations to the Cayman Heart Fund.”Ailian Evans. Team Nolan.
Kids also enjoyed Kid’s ZUMBA, Miss Izzy’s kids musical on stage, face painting, snow cones, slime sales and much more. For the adults, there men’s and women’s hula-hop contests and the more than 20 raffle prizes including an iPhone 7 sponsored by Digicel and a 2 night stay-cation sponsored by Sunshine Suites.
Mrs. Evans is extremely happy with this years KIDFEST which raised more than CI$16,000, which will be donated to Hart for Hearts the pediatric arm of the Cayman Heart Fund.
“In the past 16 months since the passing of my son, we have three fundraising events: KIDFEST 2018, the HEART
WARRIORS & ANGELS BEACH WALK and KIDFEST 2019,” she explains. “To date Team Nolan has raised over CI$46,000 in donations to the Cayman Heart Fund.”
Also in June, Team Nolan, in partnership with Artisan Metal Works donated the Nolan Evans Memorial Bench which has been installed at Health City Cayman Islands as a visual reminder of the importance of raising awareness for Congenital Heart Disease.
Nolan’s parent’s concept for KIDFEST is to invite kids out to a day of wonderful fun activities in celebration of the fun spirit of kids during the birthday month of baby Nolan. Their continued mission is to champion Team Nolan’s goal of raising CHD awareness and helping local families with CHD babies. They are looking forward to hosting KIDFEST 2020 and that they are eternally grateful for the continuous support of the community.