Sunday, February 29, 2004

Ja: More aid organizations in Jamaica

For those wishing to help Jamaicans cope with the influx of Haitian refugees, here's a good agency:

Food For The Poor
P.O. Box 557
Ellerslie Pen
Spanish Town, St. Catherine
Jamaica W.I.
Phone: (876) 984-5005
Fax: (876) 984-5006
email: E. E. Romeo
website:Food for the Poor

Food For The Poor supplies critically need support to poorest of the poor in Jamaica and throughout the Caribbean and Central America. The organization has shipped more than a half billion in aid supplies since its founding in 1982 by Jamaica businessman, Ferdinand Mahfood. Food For The Poor is currently involved in a massive program to build 2000 homes for poor families across Jamaica.
Other aid agencies are the Salvation Army and the Red Cross.


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