Mavado gives to Women's Centre Foundation

Deejay Mavado on Thursday presented $10,000 as a contribution to Sunday’s Women’s Day Mediathon.
The deejay presented the money to committee member Paula-Ann Porter. He was the first male artiste to have made a contribution. Mavado, who currently has a remix single On the Rock with rap superstar Jay-Z, made the donation at the offices of Solid Agency.

The mediathon which will be a live television and radio broadcast that is being done to aid in the building of a shelter for battered women and also to further assist the Women’s Centre Foundation of Jamaica with providing continued counselling, skills training and education to pregnant teens.

Among the long list of artistes slated to perform at Sunday’s event are Marcia Griffiths, Etana, Brick & Lace, Queen Ifrica, Judy Mowatt, Tessanne Chin, Carlene Davis, Nadine Sutherland, Ce’Cile, Stacious, Gem Myers, Sophia Brown, D Angel, Carol Gonzalez, M’Lonie, Cherine Anderson, Cherry Natural and LaCadco Dancers.

The mediathon is an initiative of the Ministry of Information, Youth, Culture & Sports with responsibility for Women’s Affairs and Gender Issues in collaboration with the Bureau of Women’s Affairs.

Source: JamaicaStar