Times, Kraft raise $100,000 for schools
Times Super Markets
and Kraft Foods Hawaii'
s 2007 Shop and Score program raised $100,000 for athletic equipment and uniforms for nearly 50 Oahu schools. Castle, Aiea, Waipahu, Kalani
high schools were the top five schools to earn points when parents, students, alumni and other community members purchased Kraft and other designated products, using their Times Royal Card on Oahu.
Castle participants earned the most points for the fifth year in a row. The school will receive more than $17,000 worth of sports equipment and uniforms from adidas.
Other top 20 schools to benefit were Punahou, Kamehameha, Maryknoll, and Saint Louis schools, Mid-Pacific Institute, Sacred Hearts Academy and Hawaii Baptist Academy.
An additional $25,000 in scholarships will be awarded to athletes from participating Oahu high schools by American Savings Bank.
The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
gave $10,000 to the Waikiki Health Center
to purchase medical equipment for its new mobile clinic upon the recommendation of the Rotary Club of Honolulu.
The federally-funded clinic will enable the center's Care-A-Van Homeless Outreach Program to increase its level of care across the island, including comprehensive women's health services for the first time.
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