Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says Telethon Jamaica has so far raised $60 million to purchase personal protective equipment (PPEs) for front line workers.
Grange said she is heartened by the support Telethon Jamaica continues to receive.
Grange said the effort has also benefited from sizable contributions from the Bob Marley Foundation, Jamaica Cooperative Credit Union League, Ziggy Marley, Rohan Marley, Alacran, Keith Duncan, the St Thomas Renaissance Foundation, Joe Bogdanovich, Usain Bolt, Blackpoint Electronics, DAN Industries and Robert Livingston.
Grange said that people will be able to make a contribution to the effort to provide PPEs for front line workers while enjoying the music.
The two-hour Telethon Jamaica Highlights Show will be broadcast and streamed online from 5:00 p.m. on Monday on TVJ, 1 Spot Media, PBC Jamaica, OnStage TV, The Gleaner’s website, VP Records’ YouTube channel, Caribbean Elite Magazine’s YouTube channel, Jamaicans Inspired UK Social Media Platforms, CEEN TV, C Core TV New York, Reggae Social Media Facebook page, Live Reggae TV’s Facebook page, Flexx FM Miami, Reggaeville’s Facebook page, SLEEK Jamaica’s Instagram page.