The Jamaica Foundation of Houston is a 501(c3) non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the cultural ties between Caribbean people and the Houston community.
Annual Gala | Saturday, July 27, 2019
The Jamaica Foundation of Houston cordially invites you to our Annual Independence Gala celebrating Jamaica’s 57th year of independence. Every year, the Jamaica Foundation of Houston hosts a formal affair with dinner, dance, and silent auction. The Gala is our preeminent social and fundraising event of the year.
The Gala venue is just a few miles from the Energy Corridor and Westchase District. It is located in CityCentre, a premiere place for shopping, dining, entertainment and hotel accommodations.
Honorable R. Oliver Mair, Jamaica’s Consul General to Miami, will be our keynote speaker at the gala. He is responsible for consular affairs in 13 States of the Southern USA, as well as Bahamas and the Cayman Islands.
A Jamaica Foundation Promoting Education & Understanding
We are a cultural and educational community resource focused on strengthening ties and awareness between the people of Houston and Jamaica.
We are involved in educational, charitable and civic activities with institutions and individuals in the greater Houston community as well as in Jamaica. Our Jamaica Foundation works with the March of Dimes, Dyslexia Intervention Training, Hurricane Disaster Relief and with many other charitable groups. We connect and participate with local organizations in events, fundraisers and by providing educational resources to the people of Jamaica.