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You are invited to attend


JAMPACT's General Body Meeting on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Discussion Topics Include:

 Annual Gala, School Supply Drive (Volunteers Needed) & More!


C.H.I.C Gala tickets will be available for sale.  


Ruder Finn

301 E. 57th Street, 4th Fl

Corner of 57th & 2nd Avenue

New York, NY


6:00pm - Meeting start time 


To RSVP or for questions please contact us at secretary@jampact.org     


Get Your Tickets TODAY for the 2012
 C.H.I.C. Benefit Gala! 

We encourage you to come out and support the event and our former member!    


Early bird tickets are available for $80.00 and can be purchased up until May 31st. Regular admission is $100.00.  


For tickets and more information please contact fundraising@jampact.org or  http://chicbenefitgala.eventbrite.com.

In its efforts to raise $100,000 to rebuild Maxfield Park Children's Home Basic School in Jamaica, JAMPACT will host the 2012 C.H.I.C. Benefit Gala on Saturday, June 16th at The DiMenna Center for
Kellie Magnus
2012 JAMPACT Founders
Award Receipent
Classical Music in New York, NY. The event's goal is to entertain and drive home the importance of the organization's cause of early childhood education and raise the monetary funds needed for construction of the new Maxfield Park Basic School.


The C.H.I.C. Benefit Gala will feature fabulous fashions from designer, Teresa Sydonna (click here to view one of Teresa's shows), the presentation of the prestigious JAMPACT Founders Award to Jamaican author, journalist and former member of JAMPACT, Kellie Magnus, great food, fine wines and much more. The C.H.I.C. event also acknowledges Jamaica's 50th Independence Anniversary Celebration and Jamaica Diaspora Day.


To date, JAMPACT has raised 20% of the needed funds for the rebuilding project. Maxfield Park Basic School (like most) in its impoverished area, receives little or no funding from the government but even more significantly, is a school whose entire student population is either orphaned or abandoned. JAMPACT's efforts are not just to erect a building, but provide a solid foundation and invest in the lives of our children for an impactful future. All proceeds raised will go towards Maxfield Park. Click here to purchase your tickets today! 


SSD Drive Flyer

JAMPACT Calendar

Annual School Supplies & Toy Drive Media Launch

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Venue: Golden Krust

2475 Flatbush Ave

Kings Plaza, Brooklyn

For more information please contact schoolsupplydrive@jampact.org  


General Body Meeting

Wednesday, May 16, 2012  

Venue: Ruder Finn

301 East 57th Street, 4th floor, 

at  the corner of 2nd  Avenue.   

Time: 6pm  


The Little Lion Book Reading and Signing with Kellie Magnus

Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 3pm
Venue: Children's Museum of Manhattan. For more information please contact fundraising@jampact.org.


Save The Date - June 16th! 


C.H.I.C. Gala

Venue:  The DiMenna Center- The Cary Hall, NYC 

Event Time - 7pm-11pm

Ticket Price: $100

Click here for ticket info. 


Annual Membership Trip to Jamaica

August 1-8, 2012 

If you are interested in going on the trip or plan on being Jamaica on those dates please contact Georgia McCarthy at  membership@jampact.org.  

Volunteers Needed!

JAMPACT needs your passion, enthusiasm, talent, skills and anything you want to give to make a difference! Visit here for a listing of volunteer needs. 

We are seeking volunteers for our C.H.I.C. event to be held at The Dimenna Center in NYC benefiting the rebuilding of Maxfield Park Basic School in Kingston, Jamaica. We are seeking volunteers on the day of the event, such as, bartenders, servers, ushers and makeup artists.  Volunteers enter the event free of cost. For more information about how you can assist please contact Akelia Lawrence/Tisha Innis at fundraising@jampact.org. 
If you're interested in serving on one of our committees email JAMPACT President




Sponsorship Information
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           Maxfield Park Basic School                                                          St. Stevens Basic School 

            Cole's Basic School                                                                      Crescent Road Basic School

Jamaica Impact, Inc. (JAMPACT) is a certified 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to use our collective energy, intelligence and resources to influence and improve socio-economic conditions, which affect Jamaica and the Jamaican Diaspora by (i) developing social welfare programs, with particular focus on educational initiatives targeting youth (ii) facilitate research, stimulate constructive dialogue and raise public awareness on topical issues; and (iii) provide opportunities and resources to grow and strengthen the network of young professionals, students and friends of Jamaica.     

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