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Our focus on the health of our less fortunate citizens goes to the heart of mankind’s need to nourish the soul by caring for the bodies of our suffering brothers and sisters. Read more in our newsletter here.
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The legendary Third World band can add Goodwill Reggae Ambassadors to their resume. The group was recently signed by the Issa Trust Foundation – the non-profit arm of Couples Resorts Jamaica. In making the announcement, Diane Pollard, president and CEO, stated, “It is fitting that, on the anniversary of last year’s very successful fundraising concert, ‘An Evening with Air Supply and Third World’ featuring Koffee, that the hosts of the event, the Issa Trust Foundation, is announcing that the legendary Third World has come on board as Goodwill Reggae Ambassadors for the foundation as they continue the work being done to enrich the lives of children in Jamaica.”…   Full Article Here
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It is fitting that, on the Anniversary of last year’s very successful fundraising concert ‘An Evening with Air Supply and Third World’ featuring Koffee, that the hosts of the event, the Issa Trust Foundation – the non-profit arm of Couples Resorts Jamaica – is announcing that the legendary Third World has come on board as Goodwill Reggae Ambassadors for the Foundation as they continue the work being done to enrich the lives of children in Jamaica.
 
Celebrating 46 years, Third World is one of the longest-lived Reggae bands of all time and one of Jamaica’s most consistently popular crossover acts among international audiences. Their style has been described as “reggae-fusion.” With 9 Grammy nominations and a catalogue of charted smash hits, including “Now That We Found Love”, “96 Degrees in the Shade” and “Try Jah Love”, spanning over four decades, sold-out tours, a vibrant and loyal fan base and inspirational messages, Third World is more than just one of the top Reggae Bands of all time, it is an institution whose themes are positive, progressive and internationally relevant.
 
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THE ISSA Trust Foundation, the non-profit organisation of Couples Resorts Jamaica, has reacted with urgency to the medical needs of the Jamaican Government due to the COVID-19 pandemic by sourcing US$238,000 (J$32 million) in equipment and supplies for the country.

This donation will include two GE Ventilators (valued at J$3 million), a new portable X-ray Machine (valued at J$2 million) and a 40ft container of supplies and equipment (valued at J$27 million). The container donations will include a Draegar XL ventilator, suction machines, beds, stretchers, an ultrasound machine, infusion pumps, hand sanitiser, gowns, gloves, a CPAP machine, an ECG machine, along with many other essential items to assist with the current crisis.

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ADDING to a well-documented history of assistance to the island’s health and education sectors, the Issa Trust Foundation, under the leadership of Chairman Paul Issa and the patronage of Sir Patrick and Lady Allen, has joined the fight against the new coronavirus.

The foundation, the non-profit arm of Couples Resorts Jamaica, has donated US$238,000 ($32 million) in equipment and supplies to the country in its COVID-19 response efforts.

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The National Health Fund’s (NHF) ability to respond to the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) has been significantly boosted with the recent handover of $168 million in medical supplies by the Issa Trust Foundation and its international partner, Direct Relief. Read More
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We are all affected by the growing COVID-19 pandemic. It’s an unprecedented health challenge and we know people and organizations everywhere want to help. The Issa Trust Foundation, the non-profit organization of Couples Resorts Jamaica, has reacted with urgency to the medical needs of the Jamaican government due to the Covid-19 Pandemic by sourcing US$238,000 (JA$32M) in equipment and supplies for the country.

This donation includes two GE Ventilators (valued at JA$3M), a new portable X-Ray machine (valued at JA$2M) and a 40 ft container of supplies and equipment (valued at JA$27M). The container donations will include a Draegar XL Ventilator, beds, stretchers, an Ultra Sound Machine, infusion pumps, hand sanitizer, gowns, gloves, a CPAP Machine, an ECG Machine, along with many other essential items to assist with the current crisis.

“Couples Resorts and Issa Trust Foundation are committed to working with the Ministry of Health to strengthen capacity for Jamaica’s public healthcare system,” said Paul Issa, Chairman of the Issa Trust Foundation. “We thank all our partners, particularly Partners for World Health, for rising up to support our heroes on the front lines as we care for everyone in Jamaica that rely on critical equipment and supplies during this unprecedented time,” added Diane Pollard, President & CEO of the Issa Trust Foundation.

The greatest need right now is to help ensure Jamaica is prepared. They will require continued support of critical equipment, and supplies. We also want to ensure patients get the care they need and frontline workers get essential supplies.

See below to make a donation, or visit our donation page for information on other ways to give, tax-deductibility and corporate and foundation giving options.

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Issa Trust Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, and donations are therefore tax deductible in the United States.

Have questions, or need help? Email: Diane.Pollard@issatrustfoundation.com

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The Corona Virus has hit Jamaica and we are doing everything we can to help Jamaica lessen their death rates. Read More >>
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Donating life-saving equipment to Annotto Bay Hospital and training the hospital staff in its use and maintenance from concert funds. The work continues. Issa Trust Foundation Donates US$56,000 In Equipment To Annotto Bay Hospital
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Please join us in supporting the Issa Trust Foundation’s Share The Love campaign, now through February 13, 2020. Your donation will go towards impacting pediatric and neonatal health and education programs in Jamaica. We hope you’ll join us in showing and sharing your love for our beautiful island. FOR EVERY $50 DONATION, YOU’LL BE ENTERED TO WIN A SPA-INCLUSIVE GETAWAY FOR TWO AT COUPLES TOWER ISLE Here is how you enter to win:
  1. Go to https://bit.ly/2EVNmgA to donate $50.00
  2. Write in the comments “ Valentine” to be entered in the contest.
The spa-inclusive getaway for two at Couples Tower Isle includes:
  • A five-night stay in a Signature Oasis Spa Villa featuring a private sun terrace and personal plunge pool
  • Private in-villa check-in with dedicated spa concierge
  • Unlimited spa treatments
  • Private round-trip airport transfers from Montego Bay
  • A customized spa itinerary
Learn more about Couples Tower Isle: https://bit.ly/2t9KsSr (All bookings subject to availability. Certain blackout dates apply. Airfare not included).
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