Adopt A Family: Mom of 2 Forges on after Split with Army Vet

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Sasha is a single mom raising two young children after separating from their father, who is living with post-traumatic stress disorder. She is trying to provide them with a stable home life while also supporting them with her job as a nurse’s aide. Click here to learn more about the Pinheira Ohana. To give this […]

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. […]

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 […]

Adopt A Family – Matriarch who Rears Three without Aid Wishes Kids Holiday Joy

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Rosemary is raising her special-needs son and two young grandchildren with the help of her older daughter. Their days can be long and often tiring, especially coming off of a full day of work, but Rosemary is doing it without any support other than from their loving family. Sometimes she worries about the future – […]

Adopt A Family – Co-workers Inspired to Help Needy Family

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Family traditions during the holidays can add to the spirit of the season. But, sharing these customs with co-workers and friends can increase its significance and spread the love even farther. These three co-workers were inspired to join together and help out a family in need after reading about Theresa’s family, who was featured in […]