Image Of The Week – Shaggy, The Philanthropist


Our image of the week is taken from Today’s Sunday Gleaner: The Philanthropy Continues

The caption read:  Orville ‘Shaggy’ Burrell (left) takes time out to pose with Santa (Nicholas DeBellis of Be True Children Fashion) and Crishaun Smith at the annual Shaggy and Friends Christmas Treat at the Bustamante Hospital for Children last Thursday.-Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer

The story said: Ailing children at the Bustamante Hospital for Children were treated by the Shaggy and Friends Foundation last Thursday as the philanthropic organisation continues its annual gifting ritual.  Shaggy was joined by a slew of other celebrities, including Tifa, Konshens, Aidonia and comedians Ity and Fancy Cat.  The Grammy-award winner could be seen actively interacting with the children and their guardians, along with the staff at the hospital, who must be very familiar with him since his efforts have been ongoing for more than a decade…read more at

Explore our slideshow about Shaggy to learn more about this philanthropic superstar.