2020 CARICS Fine Arts International Festival

Jamaica is known for its beautiful beaches, good food and music. On Saturday, March 14th, 2020 at 10:30 AM, the Cachet Caribbean Community Society (CARICS) is showcasing more artistic talent from both local and international artists at the CARICS International Fine Arts Festival. The festival is being held at the Spanish Court Hotel Conference & Event Center. It is perfect for art lovers and enthusiasts to mingle with the artists and admire their beautiful artwork. The festival will host a mix of both visual and performing artists which will capture your attention and make keep you coming back for more.

The CARICS International Fine Arts Festival is hosted by CARICS. CARICS is a revolving fund that aims to foster socioeconomic development of marginalized citizens through education, agriculturE, arts and other such programs and projects.

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Chukka-Hanover Charities Annual Polo Event 2020

The Chukka Foundation and Hanover Charities are excited to be hosting their signature Polo Charity Event on Sunday, 16th February 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Chukka Sandy Bay Polo Field in Hanover. The organizers are delighted to be hosting the Newport RI International Polo Team again this year alongside Jamaica’s finest talented polo players.

The Polo Charity Event will be a social affair with a delicious high tea and drinks, thrilling polo, games, auctioning, lively dancing with DJ Murdoch. The traditional hat competition will be an enjoyable part of the afternoon activities. This evening of fun will be dedicated to continuing the Chukka Foundation and Hanover Charities’ philanthropic missions; financing their scholarships and community projects throughout Western Jamaica.

The Polo Event’s origins are based in a partnership between Hanover Charities and Chukka Foundation to create a one of a kind social event in Hanover that would greatly impact the lives of Jamaicans. Hanover Charities portion of the proceeds provides scholarships for a number of youth in Hanover to pursue a tertiary education, as well as other community projects throughout the parish.The Chukka Foundation’s portion goes towards assisting schools and children with school supplies and equipment, community projects, and scholarships. The charity polo event is expected to bring together locals and visitors for an exciting family day of play, but more importantly as a chance to give back.

The Polo Charity Event has been endorsed by The Jamaica Tourist Board and other sponsors – Toby Inn included and is Jamaica’s largest and most prestigious polo event. It has gained positive local publicity and, with the Rhode Island Newport Polo Team participating this year, will receive an international audience to broaden the charities and sponsors reach.

Tickets are available at the Chukka Corporate Office (Unit 2, Montego Freeport Shopping Centre), Fontana Pharmacy in Montego Bay, Round Hill Hotel & Villas, and The Tryall Club at US$150.00 per person (inclusive of an elegant and hearty high tea and bar); and for children 3-12 years of age at US$50.00 per child.

Tailgate tickets will be sold at the gate for J$3,000 per person. Children under 12 years of age can join in the fun for free. Additional food and drinks will be available for purchase at the event.

The Chukka Foundation and Hanover Charities are greatly appreciative for the support they have received in making this year’s fundraiser a great success!

Chukka Foundation is dedicated to achieving lasting, positive changes to the lives of children, youth and families, including our Chukka families, in their local communities. Empowering through education and scholarships; improving lives and offering philanthropic support; promoting responsible and compassionate care towards animal welfare.

Hanover Charities is the largest non-profit, 501c3 organization in Western Jamaica. HC since its inception has invested millions of US$ to the parish of Hanover to further educational, health and welfare projects and has improved the lives of many.

Contact Information


Sheona Muschett | Kadeisha Moodie

876.509.0933 – foundation@chukka.com

876.495.7554  – admin@hanovercharities.com

Hanover Charities Sugar Cane Ball 2020

For over 60 years Hanover Charities has succeeded in their effort to create a healthier, happier and better educated future for their friends and neighbors in Hanover Parish. The Annual Sugar Cane Ball will be held at Round Hill, in Montego Bay, Jamaica on February 15, 2020 at 7 PM. The proceeds from this event and Chukka-Hanover Charities 2020 Polo Event will contribute Hanover Charities funds in an effort for them to continue to their mission to improve the lives of the people and community of Hanover.

Hanover Charities has been serving the needy in our parish for over 60 years. We offer food for the hungry, help for schools, libraries, health facilities, and assistance to deserving Hanoverian students through the Morris-Watkins Scholarship.  For more information, please visit www.hanovercharities.com

Icyline Wallace Cancer Foundation Walkathon

The Icyline Wallace Cancer Foundation will be having it’s 9th annual Walkathon on October 20th, 2019 in Montego Bay.  We will walk from Sam Sharpe Square to the Airport and back to the Square. 
Along with our Sponsors such as Toby’s Resort, we walk to support all those who are cancer survivors, to remember those that we have lost and to find a cure.
Come and walk with us.  Registration is at 6:30 AM and the walk starts at 7:00 AM.

10th Annual Chukka Foundation-Hanover Charities Polo Event

Hanover Charities is the largest non-profit, 501c3 organization in Western Jamaica. Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee in 2017, Hanover Charities since its inception has invested millions of US$ to the parish of Hanover. The charity provides help to a number of charitable efforts each year including school feeding programs; the ill, elderly or homeless are served over 600 hearty meals from the Cecile Clare Kitchen of Love. Most schools date back to the sixties and leave much desire to be renovated or enlarged – Hanover Charities assists with new furniture, classroom extensions and even computer rooms.  The charity organization has also provided help to facilities such as the Westhaven Home for Disabled and Abandoned Children, the Hanover Infirmary, an annual Health Fair and the extensive scholarship programme.

Toby’s Resort to provide accomodations for the USA Polo Team

We are excited to host the USA Polo Team and provide

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