ADF stages three children treats

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December 17, 2015

The Andrew Dixon Foundation (ADF), SunCity 104.9 FM and CRS Radio have joined forces to give children a Christmas treat to remember.

The organisations will hold events at Vision Learning Centre, Spanish Town; Gregory Park Primary School; and Strathmore Garden Children Home on December 15, 16 and 18, respectively.

Representatives from the organisations will provide children entertainment, games, food and refreshments, and other activities. The events will also include volunteers from the Kiwanis Club of Meadowvale.

Kurt Matthews, SunCity's strategic marketing and projects manager, is ecstatic about the upcoming events. He said: "SunCity radio is passionate about community development and embraces this partnership. This initiative is a privilege, especially within this season, as we seek to empower our young people and share good tidings."

Aside from the gifts and hearty meals, volunteers will read, recite and encourage students to better understand and appreciate family, diversity and global community needs through the education and entertainment that reading

provides.

"It's the time of year when we all want to give something back to those less fortunate than ourselves. We also want to help them by making these children happy, especially during this joyous season of the year," states Hopeton Brown, ADF's chairman.

reading programme

SunCity 104.9 FM currently hosts the Read & Win, a one hour programme designed to encourage reading, every Saturday at 9 a.m. The programme inspires and gives children the opportunity to participate and win great prizes, which always includes some form of reading material (Bible, dictionary, storybooks and an activity book).

ADF is a not-for-profit foundation established to develop self-esteem and motivate youth through the eyes of baseball. The foundation offers children an opportunity to

positively transform their lives through sports and education.

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