Food bank collecting gifts around Oahu
The Hawaii Foodbank's 19th Annual Food Drive events sponsored by supporting organizations around Oahu will continue through May.
The schedule follows:
» Kozo Sushi, Windward City Shopping Center -- now through Saturday; customers who donate to the food bank will be recognized with a paper can displayed in the window.
» Ward Centers ReWARDS -- April 26 and 27; purchase a $5 donation ticket online at www.hawaiifoodbank.org and receive discounts at more than 70 Ward Centers shops and restaurants.
» Foodland's "Bag Up Hunger" -- now through April 30; visit any Foodland or Sack 'n Save store statewide and use donation coupons at checkout.
» Honolulu Fire Station Community Food Collections -- now through April 30; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
» King Windward Nissan -- now through April 30; a portion of every new auto sale will benefit the food drive.
» Sixth Annual Waikiki Spam Jam -- May 3, 4 to 10 p.m.; drop off food/monetary donations at free Spam Jam block party on Kalakaua Avenue, from Outrigger Waikiki Hotel to the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center.
» Hawaii Bankers Association -- now through May 16; drop off collections at any branch of American Savings Bank, Bank of Hawaii, Bank of the Orient, Central Pacific Bank, First Hawaiian Bank, Hawaii National Bank, HomeStreet Bank, Ohana Pacific Bank, Pacific Rim Bank and Territorial Savings Bank.
» Ruby Tuesday restaurants -- drop off nonperishable food year-round at Ala Moana Center, Moanalua Center, Town Center Mililani and Windward Mall locations during dining hours.
For more information, call the Hawaii Foodbank at 836-3600.