Quality family time is rapidly decreasing and generation after generation are growing up amid rising social and economic crises. Hope Zoo strives to become a refuge for the nation’s children. Donations from the Guardsman Games will go towards the Guardsman/JDF Boys of Hope Charity that helps in the development of our at risk boys.
Kind Hearts focuses on community housing and education needs for underprivileged families in Jamaica. These basic schools assist the most vulnerable children, aged 3 to 6 years old. Kind Hearts works with Food for the Poor Jamaica to construct six or eight unit structures (depending on the needs of the community) that meet all the construction requirements of the Ministry of Education. The cost of each school ranges between USD $62,000-$80,000. The funding takes into account fully furnished three-four classrooms, an office area, sick bay, sanitation facilities, kitchen, plumbing, septic tank, water harvesting system, playground and fencing. In each instance Kind Hearts raises the funds for the projects and assists in the actual building process.
Guardsman in partnership with the Jamaica National Group for 2017 Guardsman Games was able to present a special donation to the Bustamante Children’s Hospital of a solar energy system that will power it’s Intensive Care Unit. The solar energy system is a pilot project which will be facilitated by Future Energy Group and will convert into $28 million in savings for the Hospital over the next 20 years. The Group in its future endeavours will, through the Games, empower good by challenging corporate entities and individuals alike to “Light Up Lives” of those who are impacted by the Hospital.