August 27, 2014  9:54:00am

United Way of Jamaica at Port Royal Basic School Volunteer Appreciation 2013 UWJ at Manchester Chamber of Commerce UWJ Board Members

United Way of Jamaica at Port Royal Basic School

Mrs. Winsome Wilkins, President & CEO for United Way of Jamaica (UWJ) along with Mr. Noel Dacosta, Immediate Past Board Chairman for UWJ spending time with students at the Port Royal Basic School after the hand over of fire extinguishers to the school.

Volunteer Appreciation 2013

United Way of Jamaica Board Member, Mrs. Maxine Whittingham-Osborne (right) hands over a gift basket to communications volunteer Nicole Williams at the Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony 2013.

UWJ at Manchester Chamber of Commerce

(L-R) United Way of Jamaica (UWJ) Board members: Mrs. Winsome Wilkins – President & CEO, Mr. Wayne Wray – Chairman for Campaign and Board Chairman Mr. Ian Forbes engaged in a discussion at the breakfast meeting held with members of the Manchester Chambers of Commerce.

UWJ Board Members

(L-R) United Way of Jamaica (UWJ) Board member Mrs. Pat Ramsay & Board Chairman Mr. Ian Forbes engaged in discussions. UWJ Board Member Mr. Raymond Coke can also be seen in the background.

The United Way of Jamaica (UWJ) was established in 1985 to fulfill the need for a sustained system required for mobilizing resources for the private voluntary sector. The UWJ consist of a Volunteer Board of Governors with the responsibility for determining the policies of the corporation.

The UWJ is an approved Charitable Organization which seeks to advocate for the public good. Over the years, there has been significant investment and impact in the areas of education, income generation and health. The organization brings donors, volunteers, community leaders and other stakeholders together to address pressing needs in our society. The investment of resources and forging of partnerships are also utilized to support a wide range of services. In times of disaster, the organization collaborate with its partners in relief and restoration efforts.

Our mission is “to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities to advance the common good”.