Hundreds of abused children get gifts
The Children's Alliance of Hawaii
delivered 1,095 gifts to 437 abused children on Oahu via donations. The Angel Project helps sexually abused children and their siblings, as well as children and families living in poverty. The nonprofit Children's Alliance also assists therapeutic and enhancement programs under the Children's Justice Center.
customers raised $109,000 to benefit more than 50 nonprofit and charitable organizations and schools through the holidays. The Festival of Giving
raised $75,370 for various charities; Catholic Charities' Senior Giving Tree
raised $14,300 to help senior citizens; The Honolulu City Lights
tours raised $10,900 for the Hawaii Food Bank;
gift wrapping services raised $6,500 to benefit Habitat for Humanity
and the Lupus Foundation; Lunch with Santa
raised $1,830 for Law Enforcement Explorers; and Santa's Holiday Workshop
raised $1,000 for the Lokahi Giving Project
The NEC Foundation of America
awarded $53,000 to the University of Hawaii's Center on Disability Studies
for a pilot study to determine the effectiveness of the Remote Accessibility Assessment System (RAAS) to people with disabilities in underserved areas.
has been named vice president of programming and community relations at PBS Hawaii.
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