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2017 Year-End Campaign
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Your Year-End contribution will support a worthy Jamaican charity such as inner city tutoring programs, life saving medical equipment, scholarships, job training and more.
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2017 Grant Applications
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The AFJ is now accepting proposals from organizations operating in the fields of education, healthcare and human and economic development benefiting the people of Jamaica.
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We envision a world in which all Jamaicans have access to basic education, healthcare services and economic development opportunities for a better quality of life.
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Gala Highlights
2017 Hummingbird Gala
October 23, 2017New York City
The energy was electric on Monday, October 23rd in New York City as the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) honored Joseph M. Matalon, Vincent HoSang, Cecil Sam Wright. A performance by Busy Signal and Max Glazer created an unforgettable evening at the Mandarin Oriental as more than 230 friends of Jamaica gathered to help raise funds in support of the AFJ’s mission for Jamaica.
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