For the third year running The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is the recipient of a donation of Thirty Thousand Dollars (J$31,000.00) from the Florida based online company Jamaicans.com which was presented to the Foundation on October 4, 2006. The donation is made in the memory of Marcia “Ackeegirl” Davidson
A true Jamaican, Marcia was instrumental to the Jamaicans.com website, she was the first moderator and administrator and was active in many other areas. After her death in July 2003 from a long fight with heart disease, the site vowed to make an annual donation to The Heart Foundation of Jamaica in honour of her memory this year the site members have donated J$31,000.00.
Jamaicans.com was launched in December 1995 and now houses the largest online Jamaican community boasting 20,000 registered users and over 1.7million “impressions” per month. Ranked as the No. 1 Website on Jamaica for four years (Source: www.top5jamaica.com). The site provides a Bulletin Board community for Jamaicans and lovers of Jamaicans residing all around the world where they exchange stories among other things. Jamaicans.com offers site visitors travel information personalized e-mail, discussion forums, free home page, Alumni Directory, news and much more.