Hale plays Wimbledon champ for charity

Sometimes when you lose, you win. Local tennis pro Karl Hale discovered that after playing two tough sets against Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli in Jamaica last month. The benefit match raised over $20,000 for Hale’s Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation, which will build five new schools for kindergarten-age students across the island this summer. Bartoli, who […]

Walking for Jamaican schools

Eight years ago, Beachers Karl Hale and Geoff Bower hosted a small get-together that raised $500 for a school in a small Jamaican town. Today, the foundation they started has raised 1,000 times that amount,  built six primary schools and funded  training courses for the teachers who work in them. At one of the schools, […]