EVENT DATE: Aug 15, 2016
My name is Jamaica Mitchell, a disabled veteran and founder of Jamaica Giving Hearts Inc. My mission is to transform our community by inspiring, empowering, educating, and helping disadvantaged families and veterans. By providing programs and services to those in need. Target demographics: Disadvantaged Families, Wounded Warriors, Retirees, Low income Families, and at-risk youth Direct Beneficiaries per year: by providing aide and support weekly to almost 600 families and over 7,000 at-risk youth Geographic areas served: Killeen, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, and Fort Hood Services provided: will provide school supplies, uniforms, shoes, and back packs during back to school drives; will provide food vouchers to families that are in need of food; will provide assistance with utilities and rent when the event may arise; will provide transitioning wounded warriors and service members with business clothing so that they are able to go on job interviews in the right attire. Will provide tutoring, food pantry, clothing closet, etc. I am just one person trying to make a difference in our community and with your help our youth and disadvantaged families will help change the face of our communities. By getting our youth out of gangs and getting them back into school, we teach them to fight with their knowledge and not with guns and their fist. Our young Black Men and Women need a future to fight for and not to kill their future.