HELPING HANDS JAMAICA FOUNDATION CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY
Share News - September 23 2015
Living comfortably with his family in Toronto and being exposed to the sport of lawn tennis at a young age separated Karl Hale from the Jamaican homeland he left behind and the many social and economic challenges the Caribbean country faces.
Not prepared for the poverty he saw on his return for the first time in a decade in the 1980s, Hale pledged to use his networks to support Jamaica.
A decade ago, he initiated a meeting with then Jamaica consul general Anne-Marie Bonner to explore ways in which he could contribute to his birth country.