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The Issa Trust Foundation (ITF) on Saturday handed over personal protective equipment and medical equipment valued at US$286,529 (approximately J$40 million) to the North East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) in a ceremony at Couples Tower Isle hotel. Read full article here.
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Please join us in supporting the Issa Trust Foundation’s tablet campaign, now through February 24th. Live drawing will be held on February 25th. Your donation will go towards providing 40 tablets for each resort. so that the children of the employees can continue down the path of education. $150.00 will sponsor one tablet for a child. We also invite you to encourage family, friends, and companies to consider sponsoring a tablet!

  1. 1. Go to our Donate Now on the website and at least US $50.
  2. 2. We’ll announce the winner during our live drawing on February 25th.

*All bookings subject to availability. Certain blackout dates apply. Airfare not included. Limited between March 1, 2021 to March 1, 2022.

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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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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.
Read the full story in our Newsletter!
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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.

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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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November 2019 Training – We are returning to Sav La Mar Hospital in Negril for neonatal and pediatric training. This training will provide doctors and nurses with education regarding the care and well-being of the pediatric and neonate patient. The educational program will be geared towards take home messages that can be instituted into medical practice. In addition to didactic lectures, interactive sessions, team-based learning objectives, and pediatric specialty management protocols will be incorporated into the seminar.
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The Issa Trust Foundation announces their 5th Vision mission to be held at the Oracabessa Church of God, St. Mary, on October 7th, 8th and 9th from 9:00a to 4:00p at no cost for children ages 6 months to 22 years old ONLY!

The Issa Trust Foundation and the Lions Club of Michigan will provide free eye exams and prescription eyeglasses at their upcoming Vision Mission October 7, 8 and 9, 2019 at the Orcabessa Church of God in St. Mary.

For 5 years, The Issa Trust Foundation and the Lions Club of Michigan have worked together to bring teams of optometrists, licensed doctors, opticians and volunteer technicians to provide comprehensive eye exams and 4,700 pairs of gently used eyeglasses to children in our community. Each pair of glasses is carefully checked, cleaned, and prepared for children in need.

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