Friday 22 February, 2019

Donation text line launched for St Ann’s Bay Paediatric Ward

A text donation line has been established to facilitate donations to the St Ann’s Bay Hospital Paediatric Ward.

Managed by telecommunications firm FLOW, the line will facilitate well-needed contributions from members of the public for the provision of ongoing training, services and essential equipment to the medical facility which serves children in St. Ann and its surrounding parishes.

Subscribers of both mobile networks can make direct donations to the facility by sending a text message to 444-4204. Each text message received will provide the Hospital with a donation of $50.

FLOW has also partnered with the Issa Trust Foundation to provide support through sponsorship of a benefit concert, featuring the Australian rock duo of Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock and local songstress Tessanne Chin, and dubbed An Evening with Air Supply. The concert will take place on June 24 at the Couples San Souci Resort.

"Our overall mission is to help improve the quality of the paediatric health care offered at the institution and the support of as many Jamaicans as possible is needed to help make this goal a reality. We are making an urgent appeal to as many Jamaicans as possible to support the cause and to send as many texts messages as possible as we aim to provide urgently needed supplies and machinery," said Paul Issa, Foundation Chairman.

“It is a great honour for us to partner with the Issa Trust Foundation to make such a contribution to the St. Ann’s Bay Hospital which is in dire need of financial support. As a responsible member of corporate Jamaica, we feel duty bound to give any assistance we can to this worthy cause,” shared Kim Lee, FLOW’s Head of Retail Marketing & Television.

Established in 2005, the Issa Trust Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a mission to build partnerships in the promotion of the well-being and development of the people of Jamaica.

The text message donation line provided by FLOW remains open until June 25, 2017.

 

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