Hot Shots – 8/31/16
Finance Factors Kicks In For Kupu
Finance Factors presented a $12,500 check to Kupu, a nonprofi t that aims to promote a sustainable future for Hawaii by educating youths on the importance of conserving and managing natural resources through hands-on training programs. The funds were generated through Finance Factors’ 21st annual charity breakfast and the donation will go toward Kupu’s Ho‘ahu Capital Campaign. Pictured are (from left) Finance Factors vice chairman and CEO Russell Lau, Kupu CEO John Leong, Kupu program coordinator Moses Siona and Finance Factors president and COO Steve Teruya.
Aloha Harvest Reaps $25K
Walmart Foundation’s Hawaii State Giving Council presented a $25,000 grant to nonprofi t Aloha Harvest. Funds will be used to help Aloha Harvest provide 54,500 meals for the homeless and needy on the island through its Feeding Oahu’s Hungry Through Food Rescue program. Pictured are (from left) Family Promise executive director Mary Saunders, Aloha Harvest driver Hiram Johnson, Aloha Harvest executive director Kuulei Williams, Keeaumoku Walmart store manager Debbie Shima, Aloha Harvest driver helper Michael Lelafu, Family Promise volunteer coordinator Kristin Hamada and Family Promise volunteer Shawn Smith.