NCDA Health Fair - HistoryThe I Fed One Foundation has forged a new partnership with the National Council of Drug Abuse (NCDA) on their fourth annual Health Fair. We are expecting to cater for approximately 300 of our homeless brothers and sisters who are being treated for substance abuse and HIV/AIDS.
Project Date Friday, March 14, 2014
Activity Provide health and social services, meals and entertainment
Target group Persons being treated for substance abuse and HIV/AIDS
Locations Marie Atkins Shelter, 65 Hanover Street, Downtown Kingston, Jamaica
Dispatch Center Registered volunteers will be contacted for arrangements
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History"Tek It To Dem" (TITD) Project began in 2009 by Jamaica's National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health to cater to the needs of the estimated 600 homeless living in the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew. TITD aims to provide a coordinated prevention and treatment approach to substance abusers and those tested positive with HIV/AIDS.To find out more on the TITD, click herePartnership with The I Fed One Foundation In an effort to expand their outreach efforts to this population , TITD has partnered with the I Fed One Foundation for this health fair. This event will cater for approximately 300 of their homeless clients who are being treated for substance abuse and others who have tested positive with HIV/AIDS. Day's ActivitiesThis fair will be held at the Marie Atkins Shelter at 65 Hanover Street, Downtown Kingston, Jamaica where health and social services, meals and entertainment will be provided for the homeless.Why are volunteers needed?Our volunteers will be assigned to various areas of service to assist with the following:Venue setup & cleanup Food distributionHealth checksInformation sharing Join I Fed One in serving our brothers and sisters who are in need of our care.