Hot Shots – 10/12/22

Program Aids Multiple Local Nonprofits

As part of its 2022 Community Grant Program, Servco Foundation presented donations to four local nonprofits: Surfrider Spirit Sessions, Finley Fort Foundation, ‘A‘Ali‘i Mentoring and Friends of CASA Hawai‘i (pictured). They received $15,000 each and were recommended by Team Serve, an employee-led community service committee for Servco Pacific Inc. Pictured are (from left) Kelly Nashiro-Yoshida, director, Friends of CASA Hawai‘i; Emily Kauwe, social worker, Friends of CASA Hawai‘i; Megan Jeffries, team serve co-chair, Servco; and Mike Regan, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Servco. PHOTO COURTESY SERVCO FOUNDATION

Company Thinks Pink For Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Alternate Energy contributed $10,000 to Susan G. Komen Hawai‘i while encouraging its workers to don pink shirts at every job this month. Pictured with check-holding Rolanda Morgan, executive director of Susan G. Komen Hawai‘i, are Alternate Energy employees (from left) Ashley Plunkett, Ginger Decosta, Joy Cho, Jim Vasquez, Kiana Moku, Sherri Moku and Roy Skaggs. PHOTO COURTESY ALTERNATE ENERGY

Mall Drives Up Support For Community

Windward Mall hosted three back-to-school drives that collected thousands of school supplies and $6,600 in donations for more than 800 keiki and kumu in the He‘eia community. The charitable events were the Castle Complex School Supply Drive with state Reps. Scot Matayoshi and Lisa Kitagawa, Salvation Army’s Cram the Van School Supply Drive, and a Mahalo I Kau Kumu Gift Fair & School Supply Drive with Island Craft Fairs. Pictured with Matayoshi (standing, at left) and Kitagawa (standing, third from left) are members from the Kāne‘ohe Kiwanis Club and Kāne‘ohe Rotary Club: (seated, from left) Lisa Yrizarry, Michael Hee, Craig Yamada, (standing) Joy Nishida and Neil Yamamoto. PHOTO COURTESY STATE REPS. SCOT MATAYOSHI AND LISA KITAGAWA