haiti-picDr. Eric Pierre, Honorary  Consul General for Haiti in Toronto, (sixth from left) receives a ” big check” for  $3,740 on behalf of  Pierspective Entraide Huminataire, a Haitian-led charitable organization in Toronto, at the Jamaican Canadian Centre in Toronto.

(From left) Alton Brooks – Director of Communications, Jamaican  Canadian Association (JCA), JCA Board; Dr. Sylvanus Thompson – Jamaica Diaspora Canada Foundation Board Member and Fund Raising Concert Committee Planning Committee Chair; Leo Campbell – JCA Vice President and Committee Co-Chair; Simone Queen Baton – President and Founder, Black Star Movement; Frances del Sol – Dominica’s Trade Investment Commissioner and Caribbean Consular Corps representative;  Dr. Eric Pierre- Honorary Counsul General for Haiti ; Adaoma Patterson – JCA President; Pam Reynolds –  JCA Membership Chair; Glenford Gordon – Planning Committee Member; Hewitt Loague – President, Black Action Defence Committee .
The money raised at the recent ” Let’s Get Together for Haiti” benefit concert in Toronto will be used for relief efforts in Haiti.

Last October’s devastating hurricane killed more than a thousand people in the island and left more than a million homeless.