2019 Ready to Learn – School Supply Drive for At-Risk Keiki

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It’s that time of year again! Helping Hands Hawaii’s (HHH) annual school supply drive for at-risk keiki is from June 1 to July 31, and we need your help! Ready to Learn (RTL) gives away free basic school supplies to Hawaii’s low-income and homeless families with school-aged children. Despite challenging home lives, we believe these […]

Another Successful Year of Ready to Learn Comes to an End


As the 19th annual Ready to Learn (RTL) campaign draws to a close, Helping Hands Hawaii (HHH) wishes to express our gratitude to our community partners, public and private donors, media partners and volunteers who supported the effort and achieved another year of great results. In our two-month long campaign, RTL raised $17,627.93 in monetary […]

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, […]

HEMIC Donates Nearly 2,000 Slippers to the Community Clearinghouse

Representatives from HEMIC, including CEO Marty Welch, donate nearly 2,000 slippers to Helping Hands Hawaii.

Yesterday HEMIC donated 1,800 pairs of new slippers to our Community Clearinghouse! Support like this is vital to building strong communities, and our clients will truly benefit from their generosity. So, how did HEMIC end up with so many slippers? The footwear had been used as props in a recent HEMIC commercial. But, after the […]

2015 Ready to Learn Program Success

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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

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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 […]

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. […]