Adopt A Family Rings in the Holidays for Board Chair


Christmas lights, a little Bing Crosby or some late-night online shopping (using AmazonSmile, of course) might do it for some to signal the arrival of the holidays. But, it’s the Adopt a Family program that gets me into the holiday spirit. We started this tradition at my office five years ago with humble beginnings, and […]

Adopt A Family – Family Escaping Abuse Asks for Shoes, Clothing


Kelli and her children are trying to find stability after leaving a bad situation. Their new start has been difficult, but maybe you can help? Click here to read the full story about the Bundzinski ohana. Click here for more information about the Adopt A Family program. Click here to make a monetary gift through […]

Adopt A Family – Kimberly Ramos-Vincent


This single mother and her four young children are moving out of transitional housing and into a place of their own, but there’s no extra money for holiday gifts. You can help by adopting this family and adding to the joy of the season! Click here to watch the full story about the Ramos-Vincent ohana. […]

Adopt A Family – Diolinda Novida-Knowles


With a job waiting for them in Las Vegas, this family uprooted themselves for a chance at a better life. But, shortly after relocating, medical issues arose. Without work and facing health challenges, they moved home to be closer to family. As they work to get back on their feet, they’re asking for a little […]

Adopt A Family – Stella Gaison


During times of hardship,  families often come together to help each other, and Stella Gaison is no different. When she learned that her daughter was challenged with substance use issues, she took in her granddaughter and legally adopted her. Grandmother and granddaughter have encountered additional challenges in life, but together they work to overcome anything […]

Adopt A Family – The Marshall Family


There are many families, like the Marshalls, who have faced challenges in the past but never gave up hope. Sometimes, all they needed was a helping hand to encourage them to keep looking toward the future. Through the Adopt A Family program, you can extend your hand and reach out to those in need. Help […]

Adopt A Family – Demita Hollie


When Demita learned that her son was homeless and his father was dealing with substance use issues, she moved from the East Coast to Hawaii to be with him. She and her son have faced significant challenges but are making the best of it. Now that they are reunited, they can begin to move forward […]