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Annual Gala | Saturday, July 27, 2019

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Image result for norris red oak ballroomThe 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.

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Annual Scholarship Luncheon | May 18, 2019

Image result for scholarshipJoin us at our annual scholarship luncheon on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Support exceptional college students and high school graduates in the Houston metropolitan area by donating funds, buying luncheon tickets and or raffle tickets. A raffle drawing will be held at the luncheon. >> click for detailsimage.png


4th Annual White Party | May 4, 2019

The White Party is one of the Jamaica Foundation of Houston’s annual fundraising events, graciously hosted by Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill restaurant and event venue in Southwest Houston. Proceeds from this event supports the scholarship program.

Each year, the Jamaica Foundation of Houston’s Scholarship Program provides financial assistance, based on academic performance and family financial need to college students. Through the years, from the inception of the Scholarship program in 1985, the Jamaica Foundation and it’s predecessor organization has awarded more than 165 scholarships. Recipients have gone on to graduate and become respected professionals in their chosen communities.


Past Events

Jamaican author and Man Book Prize winner, Marlon James, in Houston

In light of Black History Month, the Jamaica Foundation of Houston attended a reading by Jamaican author and Man Book Prize winner, Marlon James, on February 10 @ 7:30 pm at the Palmer >> Memorial Episcopal Church.

 

 


Martin Luther King, Jr., Grande Parade

MLK Grande ParadeThe Jamaica Foundation of Houston participated in the 25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Grande Parade on January 21, 2019. The youth group dressed in national costume and marched alongside foundation members and supporters on this important occasion. Join us next year!


UPCOMING EVENTS

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The Jamaica Foundation of Houston hosts the following upcoming events:

CORE ANNUAL EVENTS

The Jamaica Foundation of Houston hosts the following core events annually:

  • White Party – April
  • Scholarship Luncheon – May
  • Jamaica Independence Gala – Summer
  • Jamaica Community Family Picnic – Summer
  • Annual Election – November
  • Christmas Party – December

The Community Picnic and the Christmas party are open to all free of cost!

*Ja-Ga Reggae Fest – Jamaica-Galveston Festival – Spring