UHWI PPE Donation
In July, Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut presented a second donation of PPE to the AFJ since the start of the pandemic. Donated items included masks, coveralls, disposable and isolation gowns. The official handover was held on August 3rd at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI).

The AFJ's efforts to aid Jamaica during the COVID-19 pandemic are ongoing.
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PSOJ Food Security Partnership
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the AFJ created the PSOJ COVID-19 Jamaica Response Fund to provide food security to vulnerable groups throughout Jamaica. Food deliveries are ongoing and hot meals were provided via the "Season of Care" Saturday Soup Kitchen.

Thanks to our partners the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ), the Council of Voluntary Services (CVSS) and United Way of Jamaica (UWJ) for supporting this initiative.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Fund
The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) is announcing a fund to support COVID-19 vaccine efforts in Jamaica. Help us get vaccines to underserved communities across the island. Read more about the COVID-19 Vaccine Fund on our Choose A Cause page. Donate now to save lives!
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Why I Serve
We have been dedicated to the people of Jamaica for nearly 40 years. Ever wonder what keeps us going? Watch our Why I Serve series now to find out why our Board members remain committed to the AFJ’s mission.
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OUR MISSION
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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AFJ is a registered 501 (c)(3). All donations are tax deductible.

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2020 Annual Report
April 1, 2020AFJ Annual Report
The AFJ presents its Annual Report for the fiscal year ending March 2020. It was in many ways a defining year for the AFJ with record funds raised and a record number of grants made. Our year end coincided with the unprecedented crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and throughout 2020 we have continued to work to address the needs of the people of Jamaica. Read more about the AFJ’s work in 2020 by downloading the Annual Report below.
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