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  • ST. ANDREW CARE CENTER

    The St. Andrew Care Center aims to improve the quality of life of at risk street boys ages 10-15 years.


  • ST. ANDREW CARE CENTER

    The St. Andrew Care Center aims to improve the quality of life of at risk street boys ages 10-15 years.


Here are some of the highlights of our activities in 2020:
Virtual Grant Awards Ceremony
April 29, 2020
The 2019-2020 grant recipients joined members of the AFJ Board at our annual Grant Awards Ceremony. Traditionally, the AFJ presents annual grants in an official ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we shifted to a virtual format when we announced 20 grants valued at U$1,025,791 (J$138,481,785).

The full list of grantees are:

Bulls Savannah Primary School
Child Resiliency
Cornwall Regional Hospital
COVID-19 Jamaica Response Fund for Soup Kitchens (PSOJ, CVSS)
Creative Language Based Learning
Fight For Peace
Friends of Hopewell
Jamaica Association for the Deaf
Jamaica Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Open Arms Development Centre
Rosetown Foundation
Southern Basketball Conference
St. Mary’s Preparatory
Success by Six
Women’s Leadership of UWJ
UWI- Ambassador Sue Cobb Scholarship
UWI- Ambassador M. Gary Cooper Scholarship
UWI- Ambassador Holden Scholarship
UWI- Kevin Paul Akindele Wright UWI Scholarship
UWI- Ralph & Ricky Lauren Family Foundation

#FriendsUniteForJA
June 14, 2020
The AFJ’s first virtual concert, #FriendsUniteForJA, raised …


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