The Marcia Faye Bent Foundation

$2,150 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 35 people in 44 months
Dear Friends,

We are seeking your support in upgrading the Bennett Basic School, in Goshen, St Elizabeth, Jamaica. Started on the front veranda of the mother of the current Principal Mr. Leroy Bennett, the school’s location has only been moved once — some 50 meters from the original site, since inception in the 1970’s.

Although the school is now larger than Mrs. Bennett’s veranda, it’s occupancy of 103 students plus 4 teaching staff overwhelms the tiny space. In short, the current facility can no longer serve its growing student population of over 100 children.

Buy a Brick for US$300 (or its equivalent) and we will display your name or your business name on the entrance of the new school or make a donation.

With your help, we will be able to improve the premises to offer expanded accommodations, including:

Addition of 4-classrooms (K1,K2,K3 & K4), auditorium, kitchen, sick bay, girl’s and boy’s bathroom, computer room with library, Administrative, school bus, handicap & regular parking spaces & playground, school supplies & furniture.
We will also incorporate evidence based interventions and a mentor program to work with the students to help develop long-range goals for the student’s academic and social development. We know that children strive when they are provided with a secure base which we support by encouraging family and community involvement.
An ongoing initiative since February, 2013 — please note the project “Plan” was designed and completed by Watt’s Innovative Design & Construction September 2013, Manchester, Jamaica & Approved by St. Elizabeth Parish Council on January 22, 2014.
Every contribution is significant and your generosity is greatly appreciated whether you contribute $1 or $1,000. We are also open to non-monetary contributions like building supplies as well as volunteers as the project progresses.
Thank you for being apart of this charitable cause!

Mrs. Marcia “Faye” Bent
Founder
Visit us at http://www.marciafayebentfoundation.org
https://www.facebook.com/themarciafayebentfoundation



Peace, Love & Respect -

TMFBF Team
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Construction concludes May 15, 2016 until further donations. A very special THANKS to those who have contributed to this noble cause. TMFBF hopes that future donations will be made in great efforts to complete this deserving project for Bennett's Early Childhood School!
Concludes5-15-16 until further donations
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The progress on the school has been moving steadily through the different stages which includes the construction of the perimeter wall, installation of reinforcement, construction of form work, installation of column, general labor work, installation of scaffold.
School's construction continues 3/12/16
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Thanks to everyone for making this Early Childhood school building project possible. Construction continues Saturday, March 12, 2016. Construction continues today, Sunday, March 13, 2016.
Construction continues March 16, 2016
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Thanks to everyone for making this Early Childhood school building project possible. Construction continues Saturday, March 12, 2016. Construction continues today, Sunday, March 13, 2016.
Construction continues March 12, 2016
Construction continues March 12, 2016
Construction continues March 12, 2016
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Danielle Chen
34 months ago

This school will be such an amazing blessing for the kids & families who are seeking one of life's most essential elements, an education. Despite their socio-economic challenges, their resiliency is something truly inspiring and I can only hope to be this strong in the face of such adversity. Help donate today and be the change you wish to see in the world.

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Azanjah Blair
43 months ago

Amazing and positive movement! Education is important and this foundation is a great start. Keep up the good work!

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Lionz Den
43 months ago

Thank you for what your doing for the kids. Also thank you for supporting Anthony Pierre. I really appreciate everything you all are doing

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Marcia Bent
44 months ago

Contributing to children's education is one of the most rewarding thing anyone could do.

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Created December 9, 2015
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BB
$20
Bryan Bent
16 months ago
WI
$100
Working Class Musik Production Inc
25 months ago

Building a school is a big task. I admire The Marcia Faye Bent Foundation for what they are doing in providing a safe, clean and comfortable learning environment for these children. Please show your support and make your donation today.

MT
$25
Marcia Tippenhauer
31 months ago
AR
$50
Andrea Rhule
33 months ago

Love what you are doing Sis.

DC
$100
Danielle Chen
34 months ago

This school will be such an amazing blessing for the kids & families who are seeking one of life's most essential elements, their education. Despite their socio-economic challenges, their resiliency is something truly inspiring and I can only hope to be this strong in the face of such adversity. Help donate today and be the change you wish to see in the world.

PP
$25
Portia Portia
37 months ago
$20
Radiance Major
38 months ago

You work speaks loud and clear about the caring person you are. Thank you for all you do.

FO
$25
Fiyah Oates
38 months ago
NS
$100
Nan Sachs
39 months ago

I know that this money is for a good cause.good luck Nan Sachs

VO
$50
Veniece Outten
39 months ago

Hope we can continue building sometime soon. Bless,EmpressUneek

Danielle Chen
34 months ago

This school will be such an amazing blessing for the kids & families who are seeking one of life's most essential elements, an education. Despite their socio-economic challenges, their resiliency is something truly inspiring and I can only hope to be this strong in the face of such adversity. Help donate today and be the change you wish to see in the world.

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Azanjah Blair
43 months ago

Amazing and positive movement! Education is important and this foundation is a great start. Keep up the good work!

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Lionz Den
43 months ago

Thank you for what your doing for the kids. Also thank you for supporting Anthony Pierre. I really appreciate everything you all are doing

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Marcia Bent
44 months ago

Contributing to children's education is one of the most rewarding thing anyone could do.

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