Verndell Gildhouse has served as Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the British Embassy School Ankara since 2014. He oversees an annual budget of nearly £2 millon.
Verndell Gildhouse served on the board of the Ankara International Charities Committee for 13 years, including six years as Chair. He and other members of the board worked tirelessly to organize annual events including a fashion show, lunch, and sale of nearly new clothing; several black-tie balls; and Christmas bazaar – using their own personal […]
DCII’s generous donation to the Kavakdibi Village School near Batman, Turkey funded school improvements to benefit preschool, primary, and middle school students. Improvements included purchasing and installing two water tankers for clean drinking and washing water; digging and fencing a water well; purchasing a refrigerator, two 8-drawer classroom cupboards, 30 preschool classroom chairs, four computers, […]
DCII sponsored a tailgate tent at the Queen’s Cup Steeplechase in Mineral Springs, North Carolina USA. Proceeds from this event benefit the Alzheimer’s Association of Western North Carolina. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk […]
DCII assists the Guide Dogs Association by supporting their monthly fundraisers and buying tickets to their events. The Guide Dogs Association generates awareness of issues facing the blind or visually impaired, introduces laws that help them to move about freely, and helps the blind or visually impaired by providing mobility training. Where possible, they also […]
Verndell Gildhouse has been a member of this multicultural community choir since 2004 and has served as the Chair and Sponsor since 2007. The choir provides a forum for Turks and members of the international community to perform several concerts for the public each year.