2021 Summer Newsletter

Stay updated on our most recent programs and activities.

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Overstock.com CEO, Dr. Patrick Byrne, Dr. Sabrina Kaye and renowned Reggae Artist, Busy Signal speak at Affinity Charity Dinner to benefit AFJ

The 2017 Destination Experience “Visionaries Summit” was recently held in Kingston, Jamaica for three days of events.

Kingston, Jamaica

2015 Hummingbird Gala - New York

This year’s fundraising event pays tribute to the Honorable Dennis Lalor, Founder and CEO of ICWI Group Limited and Mr. Lowell Hawthorne, President and Chief Executive Officer of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill.

New York, NY, June 1, 2015

The AFJ Inc. Announced new US$500K Endowment Fund

AFJ President , Wendy Hart announced the new endowment fund with a total commitment of US$500,000 from five Trustees of the organization.

New York, NY (May 4, 2015)


The Board of Directors of the AFJ will travel to Jamaica to preside over the annual official Grant Ceremony.

New York, NY March 30, 2015

University Lecture to explore the Preservation of Biodiversity

The American Friends of Jamaica, Inc. (AFJ)/Cobb Family Foundation (CFF) Lecture Series will examine steps to prevent the extinction of unique (endemic) Jamaican species.

Kingston, Jamaica (January 15, 2015)

2015 Jamaica Charity Gala - Miami

Mr. Richard Owen Byles, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited and Monsignor Gregory Ramkissoon of Mustard Seed Communities will be presented with the 2015 AFJ International Humanitarian Award.

New York, NY (January 12, 2015)