KINGSTON, Jamaica - On Labour Day, staff members from LIME put their hands to work at the Homestead Place of Safety, located in Stony Hill. The team was joined by three of LIME’s newest brand ambassadors, duo Ity & Fancy Cat and Donald ‘Iceman’ Anderson.
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THE Muirton Boy's Home — a government-supported orphanage in Manchioneal Portland — will this year be the beneficiaries of the goodwill of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast to be held on January 17.
The home, which was damaged during the passage of Hurricane Sandy last year, is the feature project of the event which is in its 33rd year.
The offering collected at the breakfast will be contributed to the home.
Prudence Barnes, public relations and communication manager at the Child Development Agency (CDA) which has oversight responsibility for the home, told the Jamaica Observer that the home which houses some 30 boys ages 13 to 18 is also in need of a recreational area.
"The home also suffered some damage during Hurricane Sandy last year. We got some funds from the French Government and it went a long way in improving the home but there are some other things that need to be done to bring the home back to full repair," she told the Observer.
"We welcome this initiative by the committee, we are very grateful that the committee continues to share the heart of God by keeping the children of Jamaica in their prayers and in their giving," Barnes said.
Chairman of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Rev Dr Peter Garth, speaking during a press briefing announcing the staging of the event themed "Love that transforms" said the convenors "will be calling the nation back to love".
"We will be getting back to one of the fundamental things that we have lost along the way and it is that powerful little word called love," Rev Garth said.
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