Watch our Ready to Learn Interview on KITV

Check out this morning’s interview on KITV where we were joined by American Savings Bank, one of our amazing Community Partners. All of their statewide branches will collect monetary and school supply donations from June 15th to July 22nd to support the program. The Ready to Learn campaign runs from June 1st to July 31st, […]

Ready to Learn 2016 Kick Off

RTL 2016

The Ready to Learn (RTL) program helps students in grades K to 12 by providing them with free school supplies throughout the year, especially during the main back-to-school season. Founded in partnership with the late U.S. Senator Daniel and Maggie Inouye in 1999, the program continues to ensure that more than 7,000 low-income and homeless […]

Rotary Club of Honolulu Presents $10,000 Weinberg Friends Grant to Helping Hands Hawaii

The Rotary Club of Honolulu (RCOH) presented a $10,000 grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation’s Weinberg Friends program to Helping Hands Hawaii (HHH) on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel’s Monarch Ballroom. The grant will support our Ready to Learn (R2L) Program, which provides free basic school supplies to low-income […]

2015 Ready to Learn Program Success

School Supplies

Our 16th annual Ready to Learn (R2L) campaign wrapped up at the end of July, and with the help of our Community Partners, individual donors and the public, we raised more than $44,380 in total monetary and school supply donations! We collected approximately $10,780 in financial contributions and enough school supplies to create more than […]

New Community Partner Joins Ready to Learn School Supply Drive

DTRIC Cares3

Helping Hands Hawaii welcomes DTRIC Insurance Company as a new Community Partner for the 2015 Ready to Learn (R2L) school supply drive. From July 1 to July 31, DTRIC will collect school supplies, through its DTRIC Cares charitable giving program, from DTRIC employees, friends and family. Donations will support the R2L program and thousands of […]

School Tools Drive – Sunday, June 28, 2015

SCHOOL TOOLS

Join us on Sunday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Walmart and Sam’s Club on Keeaumoku Street in Honolulu for a School Tools Drive with KITV! Some of your favorite news personalities will be there with us collecting school supplies and monetary donations to help island keiki get ready for school. Don’t […]

Community Partners Support the Ready to Learn Program

Helping Hands Hawaii is proud to announce our 2015 Ready to Learn Community Partners: KITV, American Savings Bank and Fantastic Sams – Kahala Mall, Windward Mall, McCully Shopping Center and Hawaii Kai Towne Center. It is only with the support of organizations like these that we are able to assist so many of Hawaii’s children. […]