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GET YOUR TICKETS for the 2012
C.H.I.C. Benefit Gala TODAY!
$80.00 tickets available until Thursday, June 14th 
Updated CHIC BannerIn 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 this Saturday, June 16th at The DiMenna Center for 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 designers, Terese Sydonna (click here to view one of Terese's shows) and Michael Williams of Eye Collection Clothing Co.
  • The presentation of the prestigious JAMPACT Founders Award to Jamaican author, journalist and former member of JAMPACT, Kellie Magnus
  • The presentation of the JAMPACT Impacter Award to Robert DeSousza of Trans-Continental Shippers
  • Live musical performance by LeVanTay (http://www.reverbnation.com/levantay)
  • 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.


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 Basic School.


Early bird tickets will be available up until Thursday, June 14th for $80.00. After the 14th, tickets will be sold at regular price of $100.00 Click here to purchase your tickets TODAY!


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

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Save The Date - June 16th! 


C.H.I.C. Gala

Venue:  The DiMenna Center- The Cary Hall, NYC 

Event Time - 7pm-11pm

Ticket Price: $80  

(only available until Thursday, June 14th)

After June 14th tickets are $100.00.

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




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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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