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Nestlé makes dreams come true

Published:Thursday | December 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill
Shawna Kidd (left), corporate communications and community relations manager at Nestlé; Simone Streete (second left), her eldest son, Sanjay Grubb; Camille Campbell, digital secialist at Nestlé; Shemaah Samuels; Orlando Robinson, curator at the Hope Zoo; and Ockino Petrie, customer sales development specialist at Nestlé (right). In the front row are Streete’s youngest children, D’andre Kesna, Temani Kesna,and Kimani Streete and family friend Sharmaine Suckoo Samuels. The group stopped for a picture following a tour of the Hope Zoo.
Chadai Fagan (right) and his sister, Tameka Singh (second right), are all smiles with Shawna Kidd, corporate communications and community relations manager at Nestlé, as Fagan receives his wish of meeting reggae singer and songwriter Christopher Martin.
Shawna Kidd (left), corporate communications manager at Nestlé, presents Athena Linton with a wheelchair and gift basket as part of her rewards in the Nestlé As You Wish promotion.
Nordeen Haughton with a voucher for her Singer machine that she received in the Nestlé As You Wish promotion.
From left, standing: Shavany Ulett, Shevon Ulett, Shamario Ulett with their sister, Shawnalee Ulett, youngest sibling, Shalomy Ulett, and their mother Letalee Ulett (seated). The Uletts were presented with back-to-school and supermarket gift vouchers courtesy of Nestlé.
Cavelle Stewart-Brown (left) also received a surprise from Nestlé in the form of grocery vouchers from Shawna Kidd, corporate communications and customer relations manager at Nestlé Jamaica Limited, during the Nestlé As You Wish promotion.
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THE NESTLÉ As You Wish promotion is in its first year, and emerged from the Nestlé 75th anniversary celebration observed this year. The vision was to grant the wishes of individuals and families with real needs and special circumstances that would help to transform their lives positively.

Nestlé believes that a wish experience can be a game-changer and this inspired them to grant wishes monthly and change the lives of the families they serve.

Through the promotion, Nestlé enriched the lives of many, including Natalie Singleton, Cavelle Stewart-Brown, Simone Streete, Letalee Ulett, Nordeen Haughton, Shauna-Lee Gordon, Athena Linton, and Chadai Fagan. In addition to their wish, all winners received supermarket vouchers and Nestlé product hampers.

Some recipients said Nestlé has inspired them and strengthened their families with expressions of joy and fulfilment and left smiles on their faces.

According to Shawna Kidd, corporate communications and community relations manager, Nestlé, every letter received and every wish granted provided the company with an immense feeling of fulfilment. She said Nestlé was more than happy to make these dreams come true, while recognising that there were countless ways to bring happiness to people.

Other sponsors of the promotion included The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited, the RJR Communications Group, Hope Zoo, Upper Cut Barber (Liguanea), Sangster’s Book Store, and Carlong Publishers.

keisha.hill@gleanerjm.com