Dolla brightens holidays with ’12 Days of Gifting’ initiative
WHILE many Jamaicans were immersed in the hustle and bustle of preparing for the joyous festivities of Christmas, Dolla Financial Services, a subsidiary of the FirstRock Group, had a different kind of celebration in mind.
The company brought smiles and spread warmth through an initiative it dubbed, ’12 Days of Gifting’.
This started with a donation of $250,000 towards the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s Yuletide Telethon, which was aimed at encouraging Jamaicans to support the social projects seeking funding through the Jamaica Social Stock Exchange.
The 12 Days of Gifting was carried out over all 10 branches of Dolla Financial with each branch playing a pivotal role in illuminating the festive season for its communities.
Each branch contributed to this endeavour, with the spotlight shining on some key activities undertaken by team members.
The Barbican and Portmore branches donated a wheelchair, toiletries, and non-perishable items to Faith Adult Care Centre, while the Junction branch supported Manning’s Boys’ Home in St Elizabeth as it donated assorted clothing items.
The Savanna-la-Mar branch contributed $20,000 to Clifton Boys’ Home. This financial gesture provided support to the home’s Christmas dinner and added an extra layer of warmth to the festive season.
In a collaborative effort, the corporate office and Ultra Financier staged a grand show of support for Jamaica National Children’s Home gifting the wards toys, toiletries, and clothes. They orchestrated catered meals and engaged in interactive activities with the special needs children.
“Our branches have truly exemplified the spirit of giving, and we are immensely proud of the positive impact they have made. This initiative embodies the core values that drive Dolla to make a meaningful difference in the communities we serve. These initiatives not only showcase Dolla’s spirit of giving but also underscore our deep-rooted community involvement and the values that define the essence of Dolla,” said Kenroy Kerr, CEO of the company.
“By embracing the true spirit of giving, Dolla exemplified a dedication to social responsibility, ensuring that the magic of the holiday season became a source of comfort, joy, and warmth for all. This commitment reflects the core values that drive Dolla emphasising the importance of making a positive and lasting difference in the lives of those they serve,” added Kerr.