Adopt A Family: A Mom Asks for Help to Brighten Her Children’s Holiday

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Janel is a survivor of domestic violence and is determined to give her children a better life. Learn more about Janel and her children by clicking here. To give this family a holiday to remember or support another family struggling during the holidays, you can make a donation to the Good Neighbor Fund. Donations support […]

Adopt a Family: Ethylene Rivera

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Ethylene Rivera despite losing  her mother, daughter and brother-in-law this year, still hopes to bring a little holiday cheer to her grandchildren. Find out more about Ethylene Rivera’s story here. To give this family a holiday to remember or support another family struggling during the holidays, you can make a donation to the Good Neighbor […]

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 […]

How to Avoid Scams and Still Help Others this Holiday Season

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As the holidays approach, more people share their aloha by donating to nonprofit organizations in the community. This is a beautiful gesture that can help struggling individuals and families get back on the road toward self-sufficiency. However, during this time of year there can be an uptick in scams by people trying to take advantage […]

Mahalo BedMart for Donating 70 Mattresses to the Community Clearinghouse

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Earlier this week, BedMart Mattress Superstores donated 70 brand-new Tempur-Pedic mattresses with mattress protectors from GBS Enterprises to the Community Clearinghouse. The donation is valued at more than $70,000 and will benefit many vulnerable individuals and families on Oahu. Even before staff from Helping Hands Hawaii and BedMart could transport all of the inventory from […]

Honolulu Star-Advertiser – Give $5 to Help Families and Get 5 Best Recipes

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Calling all Foodies! Betty Shimabukuro of The Honolulu Star-Advertiser once again offers up five of the year’s best recipes if you make a $5 donation to the Good Neighbor Fund. Read her article for details by clicking the image above and learn how you can get your hands on the recipes! For more information about […]