Job-training center gets construction cash
Goodwill Industries of Hawaii
received $500,000 from the Mary Dillingham and Walter F. Frear Eleemosynary Trust
to complete construction of its $11 million Ohana Career and Learning Center in Kapolei. The center will assist Leeward residents in developing vocational skills through occupational training and experience via its on-site retail, donation and redemption programs.
Shriners Hospitals for Children in Honolulu was awarded $100,000 from the Alexander & Baldwin Foundation to support fundraising for a new hospital to be built by 2010. The facility, which will cost $73 million, will serve children of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim. The fundraising campaign, Every Step Is a Victory, is hoped to raise $14 million in Hawaii.
The Cancer Research Center of Hawaii was awarded nearly $21,000 by the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai to further the work of the center's work. Under the University of Hawaii at Manoa, the center has received $207,000 over the past 11 years from the Four Seasons.
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Inc. has donated $100,000 to the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific to expand its statewide care program for elderly and needy patients.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Inc. donated $100,000 to the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific. This story originally said the donation was $10,000.
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