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Victoria Mutual continues to maintain its sponsorship of a number of activities that not only generate national appeal and pride, but continue to have a significant impact on youth and community development, the promotion of character building, family life and, by extension, social stability in our nation.
Victoria Mutual is committed to building the Jamaican society and prides itself in fulfilling its Corporate Social Responsibility by supporting several initiatives that promote individual, community and national development for the benefit of Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora.
The Governor General Achievement Awards
Since 1991 the Governor-General's Achievement Awards has annually identified fourteen persons, one from each parish, who have from modest social and economic circumstances uplifted themselves and shown substantial social and economic upward improvement. These persons must have never received a national award and must be actively involved in community activities. Persons identified are nominated by their communities. The Governor General's Youth Award for Excellence an annual initiative that continues to inspire achievement at all levels of national development. Victoria Mutual has been a main sponsor of the Governor-General's Achievement Awards Programme since its inception in 1991.
VMBS Marriage and the Family Series
Victoria Mutual is grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the development of our society, by improving family life in Jamaica and has enjoyed much success with hosting these Series over the years and has regarded it as a social responsibility. These seminars provide useful tips that help to foster good marriages and better family life. The number of loyal followers the Series has attracted over the years and the quality of the presenters attest to the growth and success of this valuable initiative.
Soon-to-be wed couples are encouraged to attend the Marriage and the Family Series, and open a VMBS Bridal Registry Account. The Bridal Registry Account will help them start on the path to home ownership and achieve their other financial goals.
The Marriage & the Family Series represents one of the signature highlights of the Society's Corporate Outreach calendar aimed at promoting healthy family lives and values. Victoria Mutual believes whole-heartedly in fostering good marriages; healthy families and stable homes, thereby enhancing the social growth and development of Jamaica.
The National Leadership Prayer Breakfast
Each year the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee brings together our nation's leaders for prayers and fellowship with the goal of fostering greater unity in the nation, particularly among our leaders at all levels. It is with great pride that The Victoria Mutual Group remains committed to the continuity of this event as the major sponsor.
United Way of Jamaica's Donor Option Programme
Victoria Mutual continued its partnership with the United Way of Jamaica by participating in the Donor Option Programme. Through this participation, the Society was able to make financial contributions to over 70 charities in the areas of Health, Education, Community Development, Sports and Youth. Since 2007, the Society has continued to be among the highest corporate donors and honored by the United Way with a Jupiter Award at the Annual Nation Builders & Employees Award Ceremony. Some of the charities are Mustard Seed Community, Salvation Army, Jamaica Cancer Society and Jamaica AIDS Support.
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