Jamaica Outreach Program’s mission is to help the poor in Jamaica, through sister-parish and other strategic relationships. JOP provides funds, goods and services for health care, food, clothing, housing, community facilities, and education, to improve the lives of the poor in Jamaica without regard to religious affiliation, personal history, gender, age or race. Most importantly it is all done with love and volunteer services.
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Cancelled CHRISTMAS TEA 2017
- The annual Christmas Tea previously scheduled for Dec 6th, 2017 is cancelled, out of respect for, and in support of, local SW FL Hurricane Irma relief efforts. We are currently planning a modest fundraiser on February 10, 2018 as part of our 20th anniversary celebration and hope you will plan to join us for that event. We will resume the annual Tea in December 2018. We thank you for your support of our events past, present and future.
More about Jamaica Outreach
Since the fall of 1997, St. John the Evangelist Church in Naples, FL has been serving the poor of its sister parish, St. Pius X, in Kingston, Jamaica. St. Pius X is located in a desperately poor section of Kingston, where neighborhood residents have little hope for a better life. The St.. Pius X compound now includes an on-site food pantry, medical-dental-optical clinics , and job training center. These facilities are funded by donors to Jamaica Outreach Program (JOP) and make the compound a vibrant gathering place for community outreach to the poor. JOP also supports other schools in poor communities in or near Kingston: St. Benedict the Moore, African Martyrs of Uganda, St. Peter Claver. We are a Guidestar Exchange Silver Participant. Visit Guidestar’s review of JOP. Learn more about our history here.
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Anyone who’s been to our clinic at St. Pius X, has a story to tell, and our photos tell our stories.
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Jeanne’s report on St Pius X Optical mission Oct 31 to Nov 5, 2017 192 eye exams were administered 163 pairs of eyeglasses have been, or will be, made (22…
Report to: Board of Directors, Sept. missionaries, Past and Future missionaries From: Roger Plante Re: September 2017 mission to St. Pius compound, Kingston, JA Date: October 23, 2017 This mission…
To Board of Directors & other interested parties From: Roger Plante Re: July 27-28-29 mission to Sacred Heart, Seaford Town Date: August 6, 2017 This mission consisted of a dental…