Mahalo for Your Keiki Shoe Donations

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Sprinting Back to School, a shoe collection drive with Sprint, was a huge success thanks to an outpouring of public support! Donors dropped off more than 300 pairs of shoes that will benefit keiki of all ages. Your donations of covered shoes will reduce the financial strain on children and their families who going through […]

Sprinting Back to School – Shoe Drive for Students in Need

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People don’t often think accessories, like shoes, are vital tools for a child’s learning. But, without them, children may be kept at home or be too embarrassed to go to class. Their absence limits their ability to learn, participate in P.E. and field trips and segregates them from their peers, which highlights their family’s financial […]

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 […]

School Tools Drive – Sunday, June 28, 2015

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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 […]

Ready to Learn: 2015-2016 School Supply Program Begins

The Ready to Learn (R2L) program focuses on the needs of school-aged students from grades K to 12. Initially founded in 1999 in partnership with the late U.S. Senator Daniel and Maggie Inouye, its purpose is to ensure that low-income and homeless students throughout Hawai‘i have basic school supplies for their education. In 2005, HHH […]