VM, Prayer Breakfast Committee hand over $450,000 to School of Hope

Loop News
Frebruary 23, 2018

The National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB) Committee and Victoria Mutual (VM) on Wednesday, presented a cheque valued at $450,000 to the Randolf Lopez School of Hope, the NLPB 2018 Charity project.

Each year the NLPB Committee contributesthe money collected at the National Leadership Prayer breakfast, to a selected project or charity. The donation represents funds that were collected at the Prayer Breakfast in January of this year.
VM is the main sponsor of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast.

(Left) Courtney Campbell, VM Group President and CEO, greets Sylvestina Reid (right), Principal of the Randolf Lopez School of Hope. Looking on are (l-r) Rt. Rev. Stanley Clarke, Chairman of the NLPB Committee, and Randolf School of Hope’s Head Boy and Head Girl, Kwesi Lowe and Tricia-Lee Nelson.The Randolf Lopez School of Hope is one of five schools of Special Education jointly operated by the Jamaica Association on Intellectual Disabilities (JAID) and the Ministry of Education.

The school was established in 1956 by a parent and was formerly called the School of Hope. The mandate of the school is to serve children six-20 years old with moderate and severe intellectual disabilities. These are children with significant developmental delays and are unable to meet age appropriate expectations that are based on the typical sequence of development.


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