Promise. Potential. Progress...
the Thanksgiving season approaching, we would like to
use this opportunity to say
"THANK YOU" for being part
of the JAMPACT family and a staunch supporter of
our mission! JAMPACT is strongly committed to
producing quality initiatives, thus this greatly
enhanced newsletter. This monthly newsletter will give
greater insight into JAMPACT and the wonderful work we
are doing both in Jamaica and the Diaspora. Our aim is
to ensure that you are truly involved in this great
charitable experience no matter where you are in the
world. This is the first issue and we encourage your
feedback on how we can make future issues a better
information tool for you. We also encourage you to
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share with family, friends and neighbors. Thank you for
taking five minutes out of your busy
schedule to review our work!
ON THE GROUND NEWS - JAMAICA,
3 Reasons for Giving Thanks!
Thanksgiving we have much to be grateful for: Successful
School Supply Drive, $5K Playground and Drainage Renovation
Project, and Tuition Assistance for Our Schools
wishes to express sincere gratitude to its generous
supporters after a summer of high impact. We executed
three successful initiatives and all due to the strong
support of the community.
from St. Steven's displaying gifts
of our annual School Supplies Drive
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Supplies Drive Distribution
Over 200 students from JAMPACT's
adopted schools in Jamaica had a very bright start to
the September 2010 school year after benefitting from
the Annual School Supplies Drive. The Drive, which was
executed this year over the summer, yielded more than
nine (9) barrels of school supplies and two boxes loaded
with computers. Continue Reading.
Special Message from our Membership Chair
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special message from our Membership Chair.
Features the great benefits of being a member of
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For more details regarding
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Think Tank Committee is seeking volunteers to
conduct policy research for its Accountability
Tracker. The Accountability Tracker is designed to
track the progress of mandates proposed by the
current Prime Minister of Jamaica. Potential
volunteers with a strong interest in policy
research as it relates to the Jamaican government,
should immediately contact the Think Tank Chair,
Naima Gregory, for more
is an all volunteer organization (AVO) relying
strongly on the donation of quality time and
skills of individuals like you. As always, we are
in need of additional volunteers, including on our
Board of Directors. Current vacant Board positions
Chair & Co-Chair
& Elections Chair
contact President, Dale Todd, for more details.
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