Twenty-nine-year-old Jahna Agard and her seven-year-old triplets received a pleasant surprise this morning.
And they could not hide their appreciation.
The Black Rock, St Michael family were the happy recipients of a load of goodies distributed under Barbados TODAY’s monthly Touch programme in association with Ozone Wireless, Bryden Stokes and Pharmaceuticals Plus. The team presented the family with a basket filled with groceries and a Cetaphil skincare gift package at their Murray’s Land, Black Rock home.
“Raising triplets in Barbados is not an easy task so for me any help is greatly appreciated. Many thanks to Ozone and Barbados TODAY for everything that has been today is greatly appreciated” Agard said.
She explained that the all the children have the skin condition eczema, which means that she must purchase skin care products in threes for them, which can run into hundreds of dollars.
Marketing Manager of Barbados TODAY Johann Crichlow explained the Touch programme was geared at helping persons in the community. He said: “Your situation was brought to our table and we felt compelled to assist you and the kids, Barbados TODAY is here for you and we will continue to partner to help you raise these kids.”
Also on hand at the presentation was Head of Marketing at Ozone Wireless, Dianne Squires. She said the telecommunications company came readily on board the
“We read about Jahna’s story and the three kids. Our staff have children and we know how difficult it is being working parents, so we are very happy to be associated with the programme. It is extremely gratifying to be able to contribute to something like this and we hope to be doing much more.”