Newsletter Fall 2018

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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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. 

In 2017 JOP added support for education, health and food programs in the Montego Bay Diocese.

We are a Guidestar Exchange Silver Participant. Visit  Guidestar’s review of JOP Learn more about our history here.

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October 23 – 31, 2018 Mission Trip to Montego Bay

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Seaford Town optical mission October 23 – 26, 2018 Paul Connor, Dr. Tom Kelly and Peggy Johnson conducted an optical mission at Sacred Heart in Seaford Town with the assistance…

Eye Mission to Kingston, Jamaica Oct. 28- Nov 1, 2018

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​Team members included: Dr Dwight Avery, Dr Alanna Edwards, Paul Connor, Ashaunda Edwards, Amy Kuzma, Ginny Lazar, Helen Fusco and Jeanne Stamant.  Support from St Pius X for mission services…

Aug 2018 Seaford Town Dental Mission

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To: Board of Directors and interested parties From: Roger Plante Re: August 30 mission to Seaford Town Mission Compound September 12, 2018 “RAVING REVIEWS” I guess is the best way…

April 2018 Dental Mission

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REPORT TO:     BOARD OF DIRECTORS & other interested parties JAMAICA OUTREACH PROGRAM Re: Mission to St. Pius—Kingston, Jamaica April 23-24-25 From: Roger Plante This mission was completed on schedule as…