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UTech group reaches out to The Wortley Home

Published:Friday | November 13, 2015 | 11:00 AM

The University of Technology (UTech) Management of Meetings and Events group dubbed 'The Social Outreach Movement' will be hosting The Wortley Home during a motivational session and treat this Sunday at Hope Gardens in St Andrew.

The Wortley Home, established in 1918, provides a place of safety for girls from age seven to 18. The home serves orphans, the abused, or those whose family is financially unable to care for them. The girls are cared for, given a Christian upbringing, and are exposed to important life skills that come in handy when they leave at 18.

 

RELOCATION

 

Currently, there are 19 girls in the care of Wortley Home.

Since the fire on June 29, 2015, after temporary housing at Immaculate, the girls were relocated to the SOS Childrens' Village in Stony Hill, St Andrew, where they occupy two houses.

The UTech group, 'Social Outreach Movement', will host the girls for the day to empower and inspire them during this difficult phase resulting from the fire and displacement from their home. The group has planned a fun-filled day and motivation sessions.

In addition, they implore Jamaicans to support and help the rebuilding efforts and to make a contribution to account #48459 at the Scotiabank Group Financial Centre, 132-132A Constant Spring Road, St Andrew.

The day's activities will be carried out by a group of 15 students.