Christmas Feeding Project 2008 - History

The I Fed One Family leads a contingent of over 100 volunteers through the streets of the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KMA) and some sections of Spanish Town in Jamaica, West Indies, to distribute food to the homeless. The journey continues this year so join in this effort.

Project Date Thursday, December 25, 2008
Activity Distribute Christmas dinner
Target group Homeless living on the streets of Kingston and Spanish Town (Jamaica, West Indies)
Distribution 450
Volunteers 93
Budget 500000
Locations Papine, Liguanea, Barbican, New Kingston, Half Way Tree, Cross Roads, Heros Circle, Down Town, Constant Spring, Three Miles, Spanish Town and along all connecting major roads
Dispatch Center Devon House, Kingston, Jamaica (National Geographic 4th best place to eat ice cream worldwide)
Transportation Volunteers car-pooled in 16 cars and a hiace bus to
Registration Pre-registration by phone and email and late registration on the day at the distribution centre
Registration Deadline

Project Details

The volunteers were manually assigned to seventeen (17) small groups including a driver. Each small group was assigned to a specific route with the number of meals and beverages estimated for that specific route. The groups stopped at strategic locations and the volunteers dispersed to distribute the meals and beverages to the homeless. In the event that meals were finished prematurely, volunteers at the dispatch station would be discharged with additional supplies to replenish the reserves of that group.

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I Fed One Foundation C/o Spurr Music Empire // 53 Upper Waterloo Road // Kingston 10 // Jamaica W.I.
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