Read our Summer Newsletter to learn about our work over the past year. We are proud of the grants we have made and our commitment to effective philanthropy for the people of Jamaica.
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Dear Friends & Supporters: Thank you for sharing in our vision for a stronger Jamaica and for your generosity this year. Because you care, because you give, you have supported many important programs in this grant cycle. You have provided training programs for unemployed youth, improved
MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dear Friends and Supporters: How would I describe this year? Was it what we expected? Yes, I would say it was that and more. Thanks to our President, Board of Directors, Donors, Sponsors, Volunteers, Interns and the Team. The Summer 2019 Newsletter,
New York, NY Friday, April 26, 2019 – The American Friends of Jamaica, Inc. (AFJ) donated gifts value at over U$5,000 (JA$669,200) to health care services at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) on April 16, 2019. The donated items include sheets, towels, wash rags, gloves, suture kits and other sundries.
New York, NY — The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) and the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF) will stage a Teen Mother’s Symposium on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the Jamaica Conference Center in Kingston, Jamaica. Teenage pregnancy is a challenge in many countries. It is associated with a
The American Friends of Jamaica, Inc. (AFJ) continues to make an impact in Jamaica by strategically connecting resources from North America with the island. AFJ President, Wendy Hart states, “We are proud of the grants that the AFJ has made this year: Impactful social intervention programs that focus on education,
AFJ Announces its 2019 Jamaica Charity Gala in Miami, FL 2019 Jamaica Charity Gala honors Entrepreneur, Philanthropist the Honorable Mr. R. Danvers “Danny” Williams, OJ, CD. JP, Hon LL.D. (UTECH), Hon. LL.D. (UWI), a Marine Wildlife Artist, Conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey, PhD. (UWI) and the Mayor of Lauderdale Lakes, Florida,
We are happy to share highlights of our work over the past year. We choose to focus on helping to sustain programs in Education, Healthcare and Economic Development in Jamaica.