Background

Accomplishments

In addition to the annual RuJohn Foundation sports camp, we continuously donate items and support various programs throughout Jamaica. This includes, but is not limited to, starting computer laboratories, donating books for a library, starting a school lunch program, and giving scholarships. Below, you may find a more detailed list of our donations.

2011

2011 saw our growth in financial giving. In addition to a $50,000 contribution to Kingston Athletic Program, we were able to increase our giving to more individuals and schools.

Athletes Represented

Sports Pavillion
  • Rudi Johnson – Cincinnati Bengals
  • Frostee Rucker – Cincinnati Bengals
  • Raheem Brock – Seattle Seahawks
  • Shaun Smith – Tennessee Titans
  • Rian Wallace – Pittsburg Steelers
  • Andray Blatche – Washington Wizards
  • Cheerleaders – Washington Wizards
    • GeNienne Samuels
    • Javai Evans

Donations

Financial Support

  • Kingston College – Athletic Program
  • Ruseas – Continued support of after school program
  • 7 Academic scholarships and lap tops with recipients from the following Schools
    • Ruseas
    • Mannings
    • Herbert Morrison
    • Jamaica College

School Supply Donations: Schools Benefited

  • Jamaica College
  • Copper Basic School
  • Alpha Boys Home
  • Appleton Basic School
  • Mt. Nebo Primary School
  • Jamaica College
  • Kingston College
  • Whitfield Town All Age School
  • Rhodes Hall High School
  • Grange Hill High School

Items Received

  • Computers
  • School Supplies
  • Lap tops
  • Printers/Fax Machines/Scanners
  • Football Cleats
  • Sneakers
  • Children Toys

2010

Due to the Tivoli incursion and a Travel Advisory alert by the United States Government we were unable to travel to Jamaica to put on our much anticipated celebrity camp.

Thanks to a $50,000 dontation, we were able to renovate our Sports Pavillion.

2009

2009 Celebrity Sports Camp proved to be similar to over previous years as our camp consisted of prominent NBA and NFL Players.

RuJohn Project

NBA

Andray Blatche
Delonte West
Chris Jent
Washington Wizards
Cleveland Cavaliers
Coach, Cleveland Cavaliers

NFL

Ray Edwards
Morlon Greenwood
TJ Houshmandzadeh
Rudi Johnson
Shaun Smith
Michael Scifres
Minnesota Vikings
Free Agent
Seattle Seahawks
Free Agent
Cleveland Browns
San Diego Chargers

Foundations Represented

  • Rudi Johnson Foundation
  • Farrior 51 Foundation
  • TJ Helping Hands Foundation
  • Andray Blatche Foundation
  • Delonte West Foundation
  • Shaun Smith "91" Ways Foundation

In addition to the annual RuJohn Foundation sports camp, we continuously donate items and support various programs throughout Jamaica. This includes, but is not limited to, starting computer laboratories, donating books for a library, starting a school lunch program, and giving scholarships. Below, is a list of our 2009 donations.

RuJohn Education
  • Financial support
    • Kingston College - Athletic Program
    • Ruseas - After School Program
    • 3 Academic Scholarships
  • School Supply Donation
    • Barrett Town
    • Copper Basic School
    • Mt. Nebo
    • Herbert Morrison
    • Whitfield Town
    • Kingston College
  • T-Shirts & Blankets
  • Bibles and Children Story Books
  • School Supplies
  • 7 In Ground Basketball Systems
  • 50 Basketballs
  • 125 American Footballs
  • School Supplies
    • Binders
    • Backpacks
    • Calculators
    • Pens, pencils and markers
    • Notebooks

2008

In 2008 the camp continues to grow as additional NFL and NBA players participated. The following players participated in the 2008 camp, Delonte West, of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Andray Blatche of the Washington Wizards, and Rashad McCants of the Minnesota Timber wolves. The NFL players include Rudi Johnson, Eric Henderson and T.J. Houshmandzadeh of the Cincinnati Bengals, James Farrior of the Pittsburg Steelers, Laurence Maroney of the New England Patriots, George Foster of the Detroit Lions and Shaun Smith of the Cleveland Brown. Dr. Paulette Walker once again conducted various cheerleading camps across the island.

Other Accomplishments

RuJohn Children
  • Financial Support For Lunch Program
  • Bibles and Children Story Books
  • Commercial Stove and Microwave for Lunch Program at Primary School
  • School Supplies
  • Binders
  • Backpacks
  • Calculators
  • Pens, pencils and markers
  • Notebooks
  • Hygiene Kit
  • Football Cleats, Shoulder Pads and Helmets

2007

In 2007 the RuJohn Foundation returned to Jamaica and increased its participation in the community, by not only touching the lives of youth but included the elderly. A visit was made to Benbow, St Catherine to assist the elderly. The mission was to assist the elderly and youths on personal hygiene care. Care packages were distributed by the Mothers of Delonte West, Rudi Johnson and Laurence Maroney. The Director of the Cheerleaders from Virginia State University, Dr. Paulette Walker was on hand to give helpful tips to the female participants.

RuJohn Cheerleaders

Other Accomplishments

  • Financial Support For Lunch Program
  • Hygiene Kits for Seniors and Children
  • Computer Desks
  • School Supplies
  • Binders
  • Backpacks
  • Calculators
  • Pens, pencils and markers
  • Notebooks

2006

In 2006, the RuJohn Foundation conducted its annual celebrity sports camp, promoting education through athletic contests. The camp included NBA players Delonte West, of the Boston Celtics and Danny Granger of the Indiana Pacers. Also joining us were Autry Denson from the Chicago Bears and Tim McGee from the Cincinnati Bengals.

RuJohn Education

Other Accomplishments

  • Financial support for lunch program
  • Scholarship to High School Student
  • School Supplies
  • Binders
  • Backpacks
  • Calculators
  • Pens, pencils and markers
  • Notebooks
  • Computers and printers
  • In Ground Basketball Systems
  • Fans to six local Schools

2005

In 2005 our guest list included NFL players such as Rudi Johnson of the Cincinnati Bengals, Kalimba Edwards and Shaun Rogers of the Detroit Lions, Casey Hampton of the Pittsburg Steelers and Kendall Newsome of the Miami Dolphins. The NBA players who participated in 2005 were Delonte West of Boston Celtics and John Salmons of Sacramento Kings.

Other Accomplishments

RuJohn Celebrities
  • Financial support for lunch program
  • Mt. Ward
  • Mt. Nebo
  • Primary School
  • Whitfield Town All Age School
  • Kingston
  • 1000 School Books
  • Mt. Peto
  • Mt. Ward
  • Mt. Nebo
  • Herbert Morrison
  • Whitfield Town
  • Granville All Age
  • 40 Computers
  • Bibles and Children Story Books
  • School Supplies
  • Hurricane Supplies
  • 250 Gallons Of Water
  • Tarpaulins
  • Boxes Canned goods and non-perishable food
  • Boxes of clothing
RuJohn Donations

During Hurricane Ivan the following was shipped to Jamaica:

  • 250 Gallons Of Water
  • March 2005 Book/Computer Donation
  • 500 Tarpaulins
  • 5 boxes Canned goods and non-perishable food
  • 2 boxes clothing


United States Project



2011

  • Shopping Spree for 25 students at Hunt Elementary
  • Sponsor Garden Club at Hunt Elementary

2010

  • 100 Turkey Giveaway to Needy Families in Ft. Lauderdale
  • Shopping Spree for 25 Students at Hunt Elementary

2009

77 bicycles and helmets donated:

  • Parkside Elementary
  • Hunt Elementary
  • Coral Springs Charter

75 Turkey giveaway to families of:

  • Parkside Elementary
  • Hunt Elementary
  • Coral Springs Charter
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