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2004 Annual Book Drive Update

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Thanks again to the many of you who participated in the Jamaicans.com 2004 book drive. The books were given to benefit the children of the Allen-Shaw Reading Room in Jamaica. Below are pictures and a thank you letter from the Allen-Shaw Foundation. Thank you and we will do it again next year.

LETTER FROM THE THE ALLEN-SHAW FOUNDATION INC.

“When you [give] a man a book, you don’t sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue-you [give] him a whole new life.” – Christopher Morley

To: All Jamaicans.com Book Drive Contributors

The Allen-Shaw Foundation, Inc. wishes to thank you for your kind participation in the Jamaicans.com 2004 Book Drive to benefit the children of the Allen-Shaw Reading Room in Jamaica, West Indies. At the Allen-Shaw Reading Room, we not only strive to enhance the literacy rate and the interest in reading, but also to make the children proud of their culture, traditions and heritage. The children are grateful for your donations.

We depend on kindness such as yours to achieve our educational goals for the children of the Allen-Shaw Reading Room community.

Sincerely,
Paula Shaw
Founder/Chairperson

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