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 […]

Helping Hand Hawaii, First Insurance Company of Hawaii Holiday Gift Giving

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First Insurance Company of Hawaii, through Helping Hands Hawaii’s Adopt A Family program, helped a struggling family this holiday season with a donation of a car and other gifts. Click here for more information about the First Insurance gift. To help families have an amazing holidays, sign up to adopt a family or support them […]

Adopt A Family: Granddad Keeps Hope Alive for Holidays

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This grandfather is doing all he can to provide for his grandchildren and give them a better life. Click here to read the full story about the Leopoldo ohana. 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. […]

Helping Hands Hawaii: Adopt A Family Program

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Every year the Adopt A Family program uplifts the lives of families in need. But, it can also positively impact the lives of hundreds of donors, including students at Mililani High School. Led by business teacher Janise Kim, students will use the theories they learn in class to create marketing campaigns that raise funds for […]

Adopt A Family: Job Loss Turns Mom, Son Homeless

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Despite health and financial setbacks, Samalaulu Matautia and her family are working to improve their situation. Click here to read the full story about the Samalaulu Matautia’s ohana. To help this family have an amazing holidays or to support one similar to them, click here to make a monetary gift through the Good Neighbor Fund. […]

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 […]