The Rockhouse Foundation transforms the places where Jamaica’s children learn and supports the great people who teach them. Since 2004 the foundation has invested over US$5 million building, expanding and renovating seven Negril area public schools and the Negril Community Library. All administrative and marketing costs of the foundation are underwritten by Rockhouse Hotel, Skylark Negril Beach Resort, Miss Lily’s and their owners, so all donations go directly to the projects and programs.
Through all these projects the Rockhouse Foundation directly impacts the lives of thousands of young people and their families in western Jamaica.
Since its inception in 2004, the Foundation has transformed and modernized seven schools: Moreland Hill Primary and Infant Schools, Negril All Age School, Negril Basic School, Little Bay All Age and Infant Schools, Bunch of Stars Early Childhood Institute, Sir Clifford Campbell School and Savanna-la-Mar Inclusive Infant Academy (Sav Inclusive), in addition to the complete renovation and expansion of the Negril Community Library.
Since its inception in 2003, the Foundation has completely transformed and modernized six schools: Moreland Hill Primary and Infant Schools, Negril All Age School, Negril Basic School, Little Bay All Age and Infant Schools, Bunch of Stars E.C.I., and Savanna-la-Mar Inclusive Infant Academy (SIIA), in addition to the complete renovation and expansion of the Negril Community Library.
Throughout the year the Rockhouse Foundation holds a series of fund raising events including the Spring Raffle, in fall the Joe’s Pub Annual Benefit in New York City, a series of chef driven dinners at Miss Lily’s at Skylark Negril Beach Resort including the Marcus Samuelsson Annual Beach Benefit over the winter holidays.
Six-Time James Beard Award Winning Chef
“I am a huge fan of what the whole Rockhouse family has put together with the inclusion of the community… I love the foundation, I love its mission, I love the inclusive environment.”
Grammy Award Winning Reggae Artist
“Bigging up the Rockhouse Foundation, respect due to you for true for all the things you are doing in Western Jamaica for the kids… Uplift!”
Jamaica’s Former Minster of Education
“Rockhouse Foundation… thank-you for your friendship and generosity…thousands are being uplifted through your support”
LATEST NEWS ON THE ROCKHOUSE FOUNDATION
Our team puts together a series of blog posts updating you on developments with the foundation including the latest on the projects, reports on our events, and information around how you can get involved.
2018-19 Annual Report
In 2019 the Rockhouse Foundation celebrated its 15th year of transforming learning environments in and around Negril Jamaica and continued its support for the great men and women who teach the next generation.
You can keep up to date with the Rockhouse Foundation’s work, events and developments on social media (click our instagram feed below) or follow us @rockhousefoundation on Instagram and Facebook.
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MORE WAYS TO SUPPORT
There are a number of ways to get involved:
Donate Today through our secure server.
General School Wish List On your next trip to Negril, pack with the children in mind and bring some school supplies with you.
Amazon Smile While shopping at Amazon, set up Rockhouse Foundation as your charity and they will donate 0.5% of your purchases to the Rockhouse Foundation.
Visit us while in Negril. Join the Rockhouse Foundation tour, with buses departing from Rockhouse Hotel & Spa on the cliffs and Skylark Negril Beach Resort. To confirm times, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org.
IRS approved 501(c)3 Rockhouse Foundation is a New York based charity focused on education in Jamaica. Rockhouse Foundation is also a Jamaican Government approved charity.