Donors Give the Gift of Hope through Adopt A Family Program

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Are you looking for a way to give back to your community during the holidays? Give the gift of hope to families and individuals in need through the Adopt A Family program (AAF)! AAF is a seasonal program that connects individuals and families in need with donors in the community during the holidays. These donors […]

Adopt A Family – Family Escaping Abuse Asks for Shoes, Clothing

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Kelli and her children are trying to find stability after leaving a bad situation. Their new start has been difficult, but maybe you can help? Click here to read the full story about the Bundzinski ohana. Click here for more information about the Adopt A Family program. Click here to make a monetary gift through […]

A Small Hilo Office with a Big Heart and even Bigger Impact on the Community

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Helping Hands Hawaii’s Hilo office sits along Wailuku Drive on the outskirts of town. It is humble in stature but full of life, change and gratitude. Our Hilo office focuses its work on Community-Based Case Management and Community-Based Care Coordination through a team consisting of a psychiatrist, registered nurse, case managers, team leader and program […]

Adopt A Family – Kimberly Ramos-Vincent

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This single mother and her four young children are moving out of transitional housing and into a place of their own, but there’s no extra money for holiday gifts. You can help by adopting this family and adding to the joy of the season! Click here to watch the full story about the Ramos-Vincent ohana. […]

Adopt A Family – Diolinda Novida-Knowles

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With a job waiting for them in Las Vegas, this family uprooted themselves for a chance at a better life. But, shortly after relocating, medical issues arose. Without work and facing health challenges, they moved home to be closer to family. As they work to get back on their feet, they’re asking for a little […]

Community Partners Discuss Ways to Provide Treatment as Alternative to Jail

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Earlier this week, Hawaii News Now aired a story about the inter-agency collaborative work being done to look at how we can all better assist the high percentage of low-level offenders who end up in jail while struggling with mental illness and/or addiction. Collaboration between nonprofit organizations as well as bodies of government, law enforcement […]