We believe in giving! The Nutmeg Project donates 5% of its business to V.E.R.S.E.S.: The Author Project foundation. Victory in Expressing the Right to Stop Endless Silence is breaking the silence of abuse with one or two verses. Writing your truth and sharing it with the world in a safe place and eventually through a collective published work – an annual series published by April of each year in time for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month starting 2020 that will help fund the project. All proceeds will fund efforts for victims who have been abused, molested or raped or suicide prevention efforts for these types of victims and families affected. A Cohort project will help youth from middle school through high school get college bound.
Investing in childhood education in order to empower the next generation is critical with educational programs and resources in underprivileged areas.
The Nutmeg Project also donate to Barrels by Smiley, a non-profit organization and a distributing Center of Love, created by Shanett Smiley and producing nothing but Smiles. Click on foundation name for more information on how to help underprivileged youth in Jamaica have necessities such as school bags, books, pencils and other basic school supplies.
Caring is Sharing and Giving.
My mom used to give neighborhood kids 1/2 of our plates. Selfishly I didn’t understand as a child. She used to say it’s “so other people can eat.” Now I am committed to giving back. I also donate my time to SOME and Martha’s Table. SOME’s Thanksgiving 5K is fun and rewarding.
– Marceen A. Burgher –