Westmoreland, Jamaica (McN) – The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Foundation bought new shoes for the boys and caretakers of Clifton Boys’ Home, after fire destroyed the Boy’s Home.
Long standing Clifton Boys’ Home in Westmoreland was destroyed in an unknown fire on Sunday, January 15.
The boys and the caretakers of the home lost all their belongings.
Reverend Hartley Perrin, chairman of the Clifton Boys’ Home board of directors created a donation fund at NCB.
Donors make donations through any National Commercial Bank (NCB).
Account Numbers are:
611-098-561 ( For Jamaican Dollars)
614-525-185 ( For United States Dollars)
JPS Buys Shoes
News of the fire destruction of the Boys’s Home has brought national attention to the plight of the boys who lived at the home – and now are in need of school supplies so they can return to school as quickly as possible. On Friday, the JPS Foundation took the boys, ages 6 to 18, and their caretakers shopping for new shoes. The Foundation bought the boys each two (2) pairs of shoes, and bought their caretakers one (1) pair.
Jamaica Public Service Drive
Staff members of the JPS have organized an island-wide collection drive to get items donated for the boys, meanwhile the Child Development Agency (CDA) is preparing a temporary Boys’ Home for the boys and their caretakers.
The Jamaica Public Service is a past supporter of the Clifton Boys’ Home, in recent a year they gave the boys a Christmas treat.