Smile A While Foundation Joins Global Giving Platform to Support Special Needs Youth in Jamaica

We are thrilled to announce that Smile A While Foundation is now on the Global Giving platform! This partnership opens a new chapter in our mission to enhance the quality of life for special needs youth in Jamaica. As we step onto this global stage, we invite you to join us in making a lasting impact on these remarkable young lives.

GlobalGiving connects nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country in the world. We help fellow nonprofits access the funding, tools, training, and support they need to serve their communities.

At Smile A While Foundation, we are dedicated to providing essential support and opportunities for youth with special needs in Jamaica. Our programs focus on educational enrichment, therapeutic interventions, and community integration, aiming to empower these individuals to lead fulfilling lives. With your help, we can continue to expand our reach and improve the quality of care and resources available to our beneficiaries.

Our Project: Quality of Life for Special Needs Youth in Jamaica

Our featured project on Global Giving is designed to address the diverse needs of special needs youth through comprehensive support services. This includes:

  • Educational Programs: Tailored learning experiences to foster improved skills for Jamaica-based therapists to serve the needs of their youth
  • Therapeutic Services: Increase the number of trained therapists living in Jamaica, thereby increasing access to much needed services
  • Brighter Futures for Special Needs Children: Initiative that will allow more special needs youth to attend school.

Your donation will directly fund these critical programs, ensuring that every child has the opportunity to smile, learn, and thrive.

Why Your Support Matters

In Jamaica, resources for special needs youth are often limited, and families can struggle to access the necessary support. By contributing to our project on Global Giving, you are not just giving money—you are giving hope, opportunities, and a brighter future to these children. Every dollar donated helps us provide essential services and create a nurturing environment where they can flourish.

How You Can Help

  • Donate Today: Visit our Global Giving donation page and make a contribution. No amount is too small, and every donation makes a difference.
  • Spread the Word: Share our project link with your friends, family, and social networks. Your advocacy helps us reach more people who can support our cause.
  • Get Involved: Follow us on social media and stay updated on our progress. Your engagement and encouragement mean the world to us and the children we serve.

Join us July 10 for Global Giving’s Bonus Day!

The impact of occupational therapy on special needs children is holistic, aiming to address not just specific challenges but to empower them to live fulfilling and meaningful lives to the best of their abilities.

That’s why on July 10 we are participating in Global Giving’s Bonus Day to raise $5,000 to add access to consistent therapy for special needs children in Jamaica.

All donations over $100 will be matched (up to $1,000 per unique donor per organization will be matched while funds remain)

  • 20% match on donations from $100 – $499 (while funds remain)
  • 30% match on donations from $500 – $749 (while funds remain)
  • 40% match on donations from $750 – $1,000 (while funds remain)

Join us in this transformative journey and be a part of something truly special. Donate today and help every disabled child in the Caribbean should lead a fulfilling life!