MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA, APRIL 20, 2017: Books4Kids Jamaica announced today that its 6th Annual Online Charity Auction will kick off on Thursday April 27, 2017. With no grants from government bodies, the non-profit raises all money to purchase books and educational materials for 4 and 5 year old Kindergarten children in Jamaica through it annual Online Charity Auction.
The charity raised a record breaking US$102k through last year’s fundraising effort, and is hoping to replicate the success this year.
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More than 140 sponsors took part in the 2016 Book Distribution to more than 11,300 children across Jamaica, experiencing first-hand the joyful results of the charity’s book deliveries. This year’s auction is yet again tempting bidders with luxury stays at some of the world’s most sought after destinations, roundtrip flights, luxury cruises, restaurants, fitness and golf vouchers, art, jewelry and lots more. All funds raised go towards Books4Kids Jamaica’s 10th book distribution in September, 2017.
Fabulous vacation steals and luxury items on this year’s “virtual auction block” include:
- Virgin Atlantic, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airway and Caribbean Airlines flights.
- 12-day all-inclusive Cruise for two on Holland America Line.
- Luxury hotel stays in London, Paris and Rome.
- 7 night all-inclusive European River Cruise for two.
- AutoXotica 2-day Supercar hire & VIP invite to Donington Park, UK.
- 7 night luxury ski vacation in 3-bedroom luxury condo in Steamboat Springs, CO.
- 7 night stay for two at the Manhattan Club, New York.
- Luxury hotel stays all over the world in Bali, Dubai, Italy, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Norway, Malta, Thailand, Spain, UK and the U.S.
- Fantastic stays for two at luxury Jamaican hideaways including GoldenEye, Jamaica Inn, Half Moon Hotel, Round Hill Hotel, Trident Hotel.
- All-inclusive stays at luxurious north-coast hotels in Negril, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios including Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa, Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort, Iberostar Grand Rose Hall Beach & Spa, Couples Negril Resort, Secrets St. James, Hyatt Zilara & Ziva Rose Hall, Royalton White Sands Resort and Hilton Rose Hall.
- Golf rounds, kite-surfing lessons, restaurant experiences, luxury jewelry, art and more …
“I just love supporting Books4Kids Jamaica and knowing that every dollar I spend in the auction goes towards buying books for school children every year, year after year.”
William Craig, Chairman and CEO of Billy Craig Insurance in Montego Bay, Jamaica and program sponsor.
Featuring secure Stripe & PayPal payment services, participants can bid on amazing vacation steals online or with mobile devices from anywhere in the world via the charityauctionstoday.com online platform. Monetary contributions can also be donated via the auction website.