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Jamaica Gleaner
20 April 2018

Rotary Club Of Kingston Donates House To Rose Town Resident

Michael Buckle, president of the Rotary Club of Kingston presents Vanetta Bell with the keys to her own home courtesy of a collaboration with Food For the Poor. ...

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Jamaica Gleaner
20 April 2018

Massive need

A pproximately 5,000 people are on the waiting list for Food For the Poor (FFP) houses, the charity's Chairman Andrew Mahfood has revealed, indicating the scale of need for shelter among the country's poorest....

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Jamaica Gleaner
20 April 2018

Food For the Poor wants to build 100 houses from 5K

Food For the Poor (FFP) Jamaica will stage its annual 5K on May 12 this year and has set its sights on raising enough money to build 100 houses for needy Jamaicans....

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Jamaica Gleaner
28 March 2018

Run for change, run for love!

With over 28 homes already committed, Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica is well on its way to changing more lives and restoring...

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Jamaica Gleaner
28 March 2018

Food For the Poor brings hope and cheer at launch of 5K Run/Walk event

Maureen Saunders, long-time participant of the Food For the Poor 5K Run/Walk, is all smiles after receiving her new wheelchair from...

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Jamaica Gleaner
2 February 2018

Empowerment Leads To Big Business In Windsor Castle

The Windsor Castle community in St Mary has been enjoying increased success in its farming industry, thanks to much-needed support...

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Jamaica Gleaner
25 January 2018

CORPORATE HANDS | A HOME RUN

New homeowner Jazelle Francis (second left) proudly displays her keys surrounded by members of Running Events Jamaica...

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Jamaica Gleaner
23 January 2017

Food For The Poor - Doing God's Work

The Reliance Basic School in Braeton, St Catherine. The school was built by Food For The Poor Jamaica. Volunteers and members of Food For...

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Jamaica Gleaner
14 JANUARY 2017

ROOF OVER MY HEAD

Sponsor Pauline Fearon, left, Kitanya Bruce and Mother Roxanne Williams. After pouring out her all in The Gleaner on September 10, 2016, Roxanne...

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Jamaica Observer
24 JUNE 2016

A FAMILY OF 5 GETS NEW HOME

It is often said that home is not a place, but a feeling. However, for Marvia Walters and her family, who lived in a tiny zinc shack, home is a sturdy...

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JAMAICA STAR
22 June 2016

HALL OF FAME TRACK STAR BUILDS SCHOOL IN JAMAICA

Sixty preschoolers are set to access free education at the Pedro Plains Infant School in St. Elizabeth, which is being built by Hall of Fame track...

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CORPORATE HANDS
16 June 2016

MAKING A DIFFERENCE AT PAPINE HIGH SCHOOL

The Joan Duncan Foundation, in partnership with Food - For The Poor Jamaica, recently handed over a greenhouse to Papine High School, which values approx...

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News Release
3 June 2016

FOOD FOR THE POOR 5K RAISES J$53 MILLION

Sixty poverty-stricken families will have the comfort of new two-bedroom houses from Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica later this year, thanks to...

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News Release
3 June 2016

GOVERNMENT OF TAIWAN DONATES RICE TO FOOD FOR THE POOR

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (June 2, 2016) As Haiti endures its worst food crisis in more than a decade, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is donating...

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Jamaica Observer
3 June 2016

ACTS OF HUMANITY NOT UNCOMMON FOR WISYNCO BOSSES

People who know Messrs Andrew and William Mahfood well would not have been surprised by the job security assurance they gave to their employees at...

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Jamaica Observer
17 May 2016

NCB FOUNDATION CONSTRUCTING DREAMS

Owning a home to safely nestle one's family and create memories, is a primal need for human beings. Not being able to actualize that desire is a struggle...

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