Sponsors

Books4Kids Jamaica receives no grants from government bodies and raises funds to purchase books for the children on an annual basis. Our sponsor’s contributions are truly making a difference, and have been critical to making our book distributions a reality. Books4Kids Jamaica wishes to thank the many corporate and individual sponsors who have helped make our book distributions possible through donations of money, goods and services.

Program Sponsors

Billy Craig Insurance Brokers Ltd, Jamaica
Billy Craig Insurance Brokers Ltd has been an on-going sponsor of the Books4Kids program since its very beginning.

Caribbean Immigration Services, Jamaica
CIS has been a significant sponsor of the Books4Kids program since the very beginning.

Food for the Poor, Jamaica
We collaborate with Food for the Poor. Text books, reading books footballs, shoes and bags of rice courtesy of Food for the Poor are many times brought to schools located in remote areas of the island by our distribution teams.

George Thomas
A special thank you to musician and composer George Thomas who has generously donated the use of his song that includes the catchy tune “You Can Do Anything” to our promotional videos

Jamaica Tours Ltd. Jamaica
Transportation company Jamaica Tours Limited (JTL) has been essential part of bringing distribution teams, books and educational materials to children in towns and rural areas across Jamaica for more than 11 years.

Keith Thorpe Customs Broker, Jamaica
Keith Thorpe Customs Broker has assisted with the shipping and clearing of books since the beginning of the program.

Seaboard Freight & Shipping Ltd, Jamaica
Books are shipped to Jamaica courtesy of Seaboard & Freight Jamaica Ltd, who have been on-going sponsors of the Books4Kids Jamaica program by donating shipping and freight services.

SJ Foundation, Jamaica
The SJ Foundation have been significant sponsors of the Books4Kids program for several years.

Workman Publishing, U.S.
The US publishers have supported the program long-term with significant discounts on the BrainQuest Workbooks that forms the corner stone of the Books4Kids Jamaica program.

Individual Sponsors

We thank the many individual sponsors who have supported our program over the years.

Alsion J. Wilson
Basil Anderson
Barry Segal
Bonnie and Stephen Holmes
Carlton Masters
Charlotte and Danny Lubert
Dale and Kimberlyn Jones
Dave and Mary Ann Petree
Daryl Vaz
Ed Frazer
Garth Ramsay
Gregg Liberi and Kathleen Tessaro
Heinz & Elisabeth Simonitsch
Katrin Casserly
Kirsti and Perry Newton
Margaret Kerr
Max Earle
Noel Sr. and Sharron Sloley
Robert Stolt
Sir and Lady James Galway

Auction Sponsors

Over the years, Books4Kids Jamaica has completed 7 Online Charity Auctions to raise money for books. Featuring secure PayPal payment services, bidders from 10 countries have bid on amazing vacation steals, online or with mobile devices to raise money for charity. Some of our on-going sponsors include the following;

AJAS Aviation Services, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Caribbean Airlines, Jamaica & Caribbean
Caribbean Immiration Services, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Carnival Foundation, Miami, U.S.
Condor Airlines, Frankfurt, Germany
Corinthia Hotel, London, UK
Couples Resorts, Negril, Jamaica
Couples Tower Isle, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Delta Air Lines, U.S. & Caribbean
Dolphin Cove, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Frame by Frame, Kingston, Jamaica
Golden Eye Hotel & Resort, Oracabessa, Jamaica
Grand Palladium Jamaica & Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa,
Half Moon Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Hilton Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Holland America Line, Seattle, U.S.
Hotel Splendide Royal, Rome, Italy
Hyatt Zilara & Ziva Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Iberostar Hotel & Resorts, Jamaica & Mexico
Ice Enterprises/ ICE Gallery, London UK & Atlanta US
Island Entertainment Brands, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Jamlink & Friends, US
JetBlue Airways, Kingston, Jamaica
JetBlue Airways, U.S. & Caribbean
Jewel Beach & Golf Resort, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
Karma Kandara Resort, Bali, Indonesia
Palace Amusement, Kingston, Jamaica
Point of View Villa, Port Antonio, Jamaica
Resort Condominiums International Europe & US
Resort Condominiums International U.S. & Europe
Riu Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica
RJR Communications Group, Kingston, Jamaica
Round Hill Hotel, Hopewell, Jamaica
Royalton White Sands Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica
SAS Radisson Golden Sands Hotel, Malta
Secrets Wild Orchid Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Spanish Court Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica
Spirit Airlines, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Terra Nova Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica
The Carnival Foundation, Miami, U.S.
The Cliffs Hotel, Negril, Jamaica
The Gleaner Company, Kingston Jamaica
The Orocabessa Foundation, Orocabessa, Jamaica
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
The Royal Garden Hotel, London, U.K.
Trident Hotel, Port Antonio, Jamaica
Tropicana Jewelers, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Usain Bolt Foundation, Kingston, Jamaica
VIP Attractions, Kingston and Montego Bay, Jamaica
Virgin Atlantic Airways, London, UK
and many, many more….

“I just love supporting Books4Kids Jamaica and knowing that every dollar I spend in the auction goes towards buying books for school children every year, year after year.”

William Craig, Chairman and CEO, Billy Craig Insurance
Charity Auction Bidder & Sponsor

“JetBlue is committed to youth and education as one of our corporate social responsibility pillars. We applaud Books4Kids Jamaica’s mission of promoting literacy and are proud to support the organization in this shared goal. It is through this initiative that we will work together to help Jamaica’s youth to realize their dreams and soar.”

Leslie Brown, General Manager for JetBlue,
Jamaica & Grand Cayman, Sponsor

“All of us at RCI are delighted for the opportunity to be involved and contribute at this amazing initiative to provide
Jamaican kids access to knowledge and insight to the world through Books4Kids Jamaica. Congratulations to all those
involved and we look forward contributing in the future!.”

Dimitris Manikis,
Vice President Business Development, RCI Europe/Middle East/Africa,
Sponsor

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OUR MISSION

Books4Kids Jamaica’s primary aim is to help increase literacy by providing books and early educational materials to children in pre-schools across Jamaica.

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