Event Charities

The Palmyra Foundation & Books 4Kids Jamaica

The Palmyra Foundation is a non-profit charity registered in Jamaica and as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity in the US. The charity’s aim is to help eradicate illiteracy and promote a positive outlook of prosperity for children. Since its startup in 2007, more than 100 international volunteers have helped provide more than 100,000 books to 25,000 children in over 125 schools across Jamaica’s 14 parishes. To date, the Palmyra Foundation has donated books valued at over US$670,000.

The New York Urban League

The New York Urban League, Inc. (the "League") is one of the local affiliates of the National Urban League, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, multi-ethnic, social service organization celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2010. Through direct service delivery, advocacy, referrals, community capacity building, information dissemination and technical assistance, the League accomplishes its mission to improve social and economic conditions and opportunities for African-Americans and other people who face barriers to full participation in American society.