Corporate Hands | D&G Foundation donates over $3.8m to Food For The Poor Jamaica

03 August 2023, 12:05

The Desnoes and Geddes (D&G) Foundation has expanded its years-long partnership with Food For The Poor Jamaica (FFPJ) through a donation on Thursday, July 27, of $3.8 million to the charity’s ‘Build Back The Love for Jamaica’ campaign.

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Budding forklift operators look to raise their life prospects

26 July 2023, 12:00

Growing up in the tough inner-city community of Parade Gardens in Central Kingston, Rushawn Williams, 18, is hoping to be an inspiration to the youth.

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D&G Foundation and DECS Management give skills boost to Project Star

26 July 2023, 12:00

JMMB Group CEO and co-chairman of Project STAR, Keith Duncan (left) joins partners, D&G Foundation Director Dianne Ashton Smith (second left) and CEO of DECS Management & Logistics Services Limited, Sheldon Beckford (far right) for a photo op with participating trainees at the recent official launch of a certified forklift training programme.

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Collaboration to bring forklift training programme to youth

25 July 2023, 12:00

D&G Foundation Director, Dianne Ashton Smith joins partners DECS Management & Logistics Services Limited and Project STAR for the official signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the launch of the certified forklift training programme on Monday (July 17). From left to right: JMMB Group CEO and Co-Chairman of Project STAR, Keith Duncan; D&G Foundation Director, Dianne Ashton Smith; and CEO of DECS Management & Logistics Services Limited, Sheldon Beckford. (Photos: Contributed)

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'Draw it Out' brings parents and children closer in Seaview Gardens

24 July 2023, 12:16

D&G Foundation accountant Dennis Beckford warmly guides parents and children as they participate in an engaging "Draw It Out" session at Seaview Gardens Primary School.

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D&G Foundation lends support to ‘Draw it Out’ programme

23 July 2023, 12:00

The D&G Foundation team joins Shawn Ashman, staff and students of the Seaview Garden Primary for a photo-op after the official donation of Ashman’s therapeutic art journals to participants of the “Draw It Out” session. The launch of the “Draw It Out” programme at the Seaview Gardens Primary School was hosted on July 14, 2023. (Photo: Contributed)

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Red Stripe pumps $2b into brewing capacity

31 March 2023, 12:23

Beer maker Desnoes & Geddes Limited, which trades as Red Stripe Jamaica, has pumped more than $2 billion into the reconfiguration of its plant, specifically the area called the cellars, to produce more of the brew.

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PM hails Red Stripe for $2.2 billion cellar expansion project

30 March 2023, 11:07

From left to right: Red Stripe Managing Director Luis Prata; Red Stripe Supply Chain Director, Nele Vanbeneden; Red Stripe Board Chairman, Peter Melhado; Prime Minister Andrew Holness; Red Stripe Production Manager Sheldon Sharpe; Red Stripe Head of Corporate Affairs, Dianne Ashton-Smith; and Member of Parliament for St Andrew Western, Anthony Hylton.

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GoodHeart | D&G Foundation targetting underserved communities

25 March 2023, 01:01

Founder and events manager of the Eastwood Gardens Youth Club, Juliana Prince (left), proudly shows D&G Foundation Accountant Dennis Beckford, the recent renovations to the club’s library. The renovations were completed using a $1 million grant from the D&G Foundation’s ‘6 for 60’ initiative.

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Reading revolution at Seaview Gardens Primary

25 February 2023, 12:20

Grade three students eagerly participate in a reading pop quiz led by Seaview Gardens Primary School Principal Sangieanna Reid-Prince.

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