Ready to Learn 2016 Kick Off

RTL 2016

The Ready to Learn (RTL) program helps students in grades K to 12 by providing them with free school supplies throughout the year, especially during the main back-to-school season. Founded in partnership with the late U.S. Senator Daniel and Maggie Inouye in 1999, the program continues to ensure that more than 7,000 low-income and homeless […]

2015 Ready to Learn Program Success

School Supplies

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 […]

New Community Partner Joins Ready to Learn School Supply Drive

DTRIC Cares3

Helping Hands Hawaii welcomes DTRIC Insurance Company as a new Community Partner for the 2015 Ready to Learn (R2L) school supply drive. From July 1 to July 31, DTRIC will collect school supplies, through its DTRIC Cares charitable giving program, from DTRIC employees, friends and family. Donations will support the R2L program and thousands of […]

Community Partners Support the Ready to Learn Program

Helping Hands Hawaii is proud to announce our 2015 Ready to Learn Community Partners: KITV, American Savings Bank and Fantastic Sams – Kahala Mall, Windward Mall, McCully Shopping Center and Hawaii Kai Towne Center. It is only with the support of organizations like these that we are able to assist so many of Hawaii’s children. […]

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 […]