Staff and students at the The Mount Pleasant Primary school in Portland have instituted a community outreach project dubbed the giving hands foundation. Press play to find out how they’re impacting their community.
This edition of Sharing the love shares how Jamaicans can receive basic tips on how to cope with the spread of the coronavirus (COVID 19) on the island through Jamaica Red Cross’ psychosocial unit at (876) 984-7860-2. The unit has also embarked on an education campaign to share tips through various electronic media such as print, television, radio and social media. Press play to get more details.
There are some Jamaicans who will never get a chance to experience the rich musical heritage because of their hearing is impaired. Founder of the Starkey Hearing Foundation William Austin saw this challenge and decided to do something which led to the creation of the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Press play to hear more about how this foundation is helping those with hearing loss to get an opportunity to hear again.
This week we hear the story of how one man saved the life of his family member by donating his kidney. Press play to find out who is sharing the love.
On this edition of Sharing the love we feature a story of how one man’s mission to transform the lives of several young men using music.Press play to hear more on Sharing the Love
Members of the Cottage Farmers group now have a facility to call their own. This following the official opening of a multipurpose centre in Peter’s Rock St Andrew on Wednesday February 19. Press play to find out more on this edition of Sharing the Love.
Every day a new baby is born. For that baby to survive its important the both baby and mother receive quality care at our nation’s hospitals. The problem, however, is that some hospitals have issues meeting the growing demand for quality care due to resource challenges. Listen to Sharing the Love to find out how The Victoria Jubilee Hospital is benefiting from the kind support of the Jamaica United Relief Association (JURA).
Thousands of Jamaicans set to run across the city of Kingston for a worthy cause this week. Listen to find out who is Sharing The Love.
There’s a popular saying that goes “One kind word can change everything”. But members of the Holy Ghost Assembly Church of God in Kiston Town St Catherine decided to go one step further by doing a kind deed for 100 children in the community on Sunday December 22. Pastor of the Church Joan Fennel says the treat is also part of activities to uplift the mood of the community. Listen to this feature to find out how this initiative is helping these children to expand their knowledge.
Christmas is a time to reconnect with family and friends who you haven’t seen in long time. Many persons also use this time to travel abroad. But for some, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without spending time giving back. For 10 years running the Sandals foundation has been hosting a Christmas treat for children in communities close to their resorts.
A few years ago Clinical psychologist Amanda Fraser celebrated her 25th birthday in quite a unique way. As a surprise, her friends treated her for 25 days to celebrate the milestone. The following year she took the same idea and transformed it into a campaign to give back each year. Listen to this edition of Sharing the Love to see how Amanda’s brainchild is now changing the lives of others.
On a daily basis hundreds of persons benefit from the work of the Jamaica Red Cross, which has been in operation in the country since 1948. Starting out as a branch of the British Red Cross, the unit later transitioned into becoming an independent agency after Jamaica gained independence from Britain. Listen to Sharing the Love to find out how this organisation is impacting the lives of everyday Jamaicans.
Success can sometimes be a two-edged sword. The success of Broughton Primary school in sports and academics at the regional and national levels made it a school of choice in the parish of Westmoreland. However it led to an expansion of the school’s population and created a new challenge for administrators. Listen to Sharing the Love to find out how Broughton Primary School is benefiting from this sponsorship.
Six primary schools in Westmoreland can now replace their Styrofoam boxes with reusable, environmentally friendly lunch containers thanks to a kind donation from the Sandals Foundation recently. The Foundation, through its Solid Waste Management programme, has a goal of reducing waste in the parish. Listen to Sharing the Love to find out more about this noteworthy initiative.
Two friends from Titchfield High School in Portland have decided to pay it forward in a tangible way by making donations to a hospital in a place they once called home. Find out how Dr Gyanprakash Ketwaroo and Wellington Phillips have been sharing the love.
This week: We visit the open seas as hundreds of residents in and around the corporate area benefit from a medical mission out of the United States. Stay tuned to find out who is sharing the love.
This week we hear the story of a Jamaican who went to the Bahamas to assist with the recovery efforts following the passage of hurricane Dorian. Stay tuned to find out who is sharing the love.