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.
Dear Friends and Supporters Thank you for joining us in our work to support the people of Jamaica. We are proud that because of your generosity, we were able to distribute grants of nearly US$600,000, J$78 Million, this year. Our Galas were also wonderful celebratory evenings, with incredible honorees and
Dear Friends: 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. Education is a ticket to a better future for many who have a dream but limited access. Improved
The AFJ held its annual Grant Award Ceremony at the US Embassy in Kingston on April 17, 2018. Forty-one organizations received grants at the ceremony, bringing the total amounts of the grants for the year to nearly US$600,000. Members of the Board of the AFJ, Executive Director Caron Chung with
The American Friends of Jamaica, Inc. Raises Over U$350K in New York NEW YORK (October 24, 2017) -The energy was electric on Monday night (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
At last year’s Hummingbird Gala, our guests had a lot of fun with our Masters of Ceremonies, Actor, Malik Yoba and TV Newscaster Kori Chambers, both of whom helped raise awareness and support. Both have strong affiliation with Jamaica – Malik through his role in the film Cool Runnings and
On April 3, 2017 the AFJ presented annual grant awards at the US Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica. Discretionary grants and donor-direct grant awards of over U$311,677 (JA$40 million) were presented. During the course of the year, over U$159K (JA$20 million) in donor-direct grants were disbursed by the AFJ. Discretionary
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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.