News Release from Food for the Poor
Ellerslie Pen, Spanish Town, St. Catherine www.foodforthepoorja.org
October 5, 2016, Spanish Town, St. Catherine: In an effort to help the thousands of Haitians who were left devastated by the fury of Hurricane Matthew on Tuesday, charity organization, Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica is making a local appeal for Jamaicans to assist.
According to a report from the United Nations, "the destruction wrought by Hurricane Matthew has affected 350,000 Haitians and left the country facing its 'largest humanitarian event' since the devastating earthquake six years ago."
The Charity has advised that cash donations are the best way to help so persons can donate at:
www.foodforthepoor.org/hurricane using PayPal or
Directly to NCB St. Jago Branch Account # 471043885 or
Make cheques payable to Food For The Poor and drop off at our Head Office in Spanish Town. Indicate "Haiti Relief" on the cheques.
For those who would rather donate goods, the Charity is also facilitating and accepting the drop off of ONLY canned/non-perishable food items such as canned meats, canned fish, and canned milk.
The locations for drop offs are as follows:
FFP's office/warehouse at Ellerslie Pen, Spanish Town, St. Catherine
RJR Communications Group
Stella Maris Catholic Church (8:30 – 4:30 Mondays to Fridays)
Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church (8:30 – 4:30 Mondays to Fridays)
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Montego Bay, 1 Fort Street, Montego Bay
Bishop Boyle's Outreach & Resource Centre, 66 Caledonia Road, Mandeville
The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited
You may also donate through purchases made at the following supermarkets
All Shoppers Fair Supermarkets
All Super Shoppers Fair Supermarkets
All Hi-Lo Food Stores
D & Y Supermarket (Savanna-la-Mar)
All Progressive Foods Stores
All Brooklyn Supermarkets
John R. Wong Supermarket
JR's Bargain World (Linstead & May Pen)
For further information, please contact 876-564-2444 (DIGICEL) OR 876-486-3002 (FLOW)