Business Hours Extended for Adopt A Family

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During Adopt A Family season, the Community Clearinghouse will extend its hours of operation to accommodate donors dropping off gifts for their families. The extended hours of operation will be: Saturday, Nov. 25 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 through Friday, Dec. 8 8:00 a.m. […]

Giving Tuesday Kicks Off Good Neighbor Fund Drive

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This year Giving Tuesday, a philanthropic day that has turned into a worldwide phenomenon, kicks off our annual Good Neighbor Fund drive*! Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and this year it is Tuesday, Nov. 28. People around the world ban together and donate to their favorite nonprofit organizations […]

Good Neighbor Fund – Every Donation Helps Someone in Need

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The Good Neighbor Fund (GNF) is an annual fundraising campaign in partnership with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and First Hawaiian Bank to help individuals and families struggling with poverty, homelessness and other challenges during the holidays and throughout the year. This partnership and the donations received through combined efforts has resulted in the improvement of so […]

Donors Needed for 2017 Adopt A Family Program

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Give families hope for the holidays and beyond through the 2017 Adopt A Family (AAF) program! AAF is a seasonal program administered by Helping Hands Hawaii during the holidays and matches individuals and families experiencing hardships with kind donors in the community. AAF participants may be living in poverty, battling illnesses, recovering from domestic violence, […]

Adopt A Family Successfully Rings in the New Year

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During a time when shopping malls are buzzing with excitement and store shelves are filled with rows of toys, there are families who would simply like to put food on the table or be able to say “yes” when their child asks for a toy. Through Helping Hands Hawaii’s Adopt A Family (AAF) Program, community […]

Adopt A Family – Matriarch who Rears Three without Aid Wishes Kids Holiday Joy

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Rosemary is raising her special-needs son and two young grandchildren with the help of her older daughter. Their days can be long and often tiring, especially coming off of a full day of work, but Rosemary is doing it without any support other than from their loving family. Sometimes she worries about the future – […]

Adopt a Family Program Lifts Holiday Spirits

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Seniors living on fixed incomes can feel the financial pinch during the holidays. But, programs like Adopt A Family can help to relieve some of the burden. Click the image above to learn how the program helped one senior last year. Now she encourages others who may be in similar situations to ask for help […]