The many faces of charity

Jamaica National Group — Tackling the root causes

The Jamaica National Group displays a refreshing affinity for partnering with like-minded charitable institutions in its drive to do public good.

Heineken: Charity via partnerships

Nearly 10 years ago, Red Stripe (now Heineken) partnered with the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) to donate six patient monitors to the accident and emergency unit of Spanish Town Hospital.

NCB Group: Education is the key

From the vantage point of his younger brother Wayne Chen, Michael Lee Chin is the personification of kindness.

Digicel Jamaica: Charity in its blood

There is an irresistible temptation to reach for superlatives when evaluating the charity work of Digicel Jamaica.

Scotiabank Group: Getting behind volunteerism

In 1996, Scotiabank International unveiled plans to establish charitable foundations in countries where it had a presence.

Sagicor Group – enhancing the nation’s health

On a Sunday morning in February, 25,000 Jamaicans decked out in running gear queue along Kingston’s main thoroughfare in anticipation of one of the city’s signature events.


In retrospect, Joan Duncan would have been well within her right if she had eponymously named the financial institution she founded in November 1992. 

National Baking Company: Changing lives via infant education

The National Baking Company Foundation, the vehicle through which Gary ‘Butch’ Hendrickson channels hundreds of millions of dollars to charity was launched on August 26, 2015.

Firms donate $6b to charity

Eight of Jamaica’s most generous private sector corporations have donated a combined $6 billion to charitable causes over the past decade.