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Alethia Peart Shows Passion For Volunteerism

“Using what is right with Jamaica to fix what is wrong with Jamaica,” is the message received by all who encounter 40-year-old volunteer extraordinaire Alethia Peart. Peart is the 2016 recipient of the ‘Marion Ballysingh Award’ for Outstanding Volunteerism, presented during the recent Council of Voluntary Social Services National Volunteer Awards. She is a director […]

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Shaggy in Hall of Fame

IN accepting the 2016 CVSS (Council of Voluntary Social Services) Hall of Fame citation on behalf of Orville ‘Shaggy’ Burrell, his wife Rebecca declared that the artiste had been donating to the Bustamante Children’s Home at least 10 years before he launched the annual Shaggy & Friends fundraiser. But he took the decision to get […]

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PM Holness hails work of corporate volunteers

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness has hailed the outstanding philanthropic contributions of corporate entities which have served to engender a culture of volunteerism locally. He said the Government appreciates the contributions by private and public sector entities and is working to further stimulate and encourage volunteerism in the country. “As a nation, when we all practise […]

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Shaggy Foundation Ready To Take On Bigger Role For Kids – Entertainer Inducted Into Volunteers’ Hall Of Fame

After seven years of contributing to the improvement of children’s health care in Jamaica, the Shaggy Make A Difference Foundation is looking to branch out into assisting in other areas of need for the nation’s youth. Speaking with The Gleaner, while representing her husband Orville ‘Shaggy’ Burrell at his induction into the Council of Voluntary […]

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