Hot Shots – 10/20/21

The Blue Crew Helps Out YWCA O‘ahu

On Sept. 25, YWCA O‘ahu hosted Bank of Hawai‘i and its Bankoh Blue Crew, whose members volunteered to help sort clothing donations for the organization’s Dress for Success Honolulu Program. Bank of Hawai‘i Foundation also provided YWCA O‘ahu with a $25,000 grant to further support the initiative. PHOTO COURTESY YWCA O‘AHU

CPB Donation Aids Kuakini Improve Care

The Central Pacific Bank Foundation recently donated $250,000 to Kuakini Medical Center. The donation will help the medical facility purchase major medical equipment and enhance patient care. PHOTO COURTESY CENTRAL PACIFIC BANK FOUNDATION

Hawai‘i’s Blood Bank Donors Are Always Good ‘Sports’

Blood Bank of Hawai‘i recently wrapped up its successful “Be a Sport. Donate Blood” campaign with Special Olympics Hawai‘i. All 13,195 blood donations made throughout the summer contributed toward getting athletes with intellectual disabilities safely back on the field with sports equipment and PPEs. On hand at the check presentation were Todd Lewis, Blood Bank of Hawai‘i COO (right) and Dan Epstein, Special Olympics Hawai‘i president and CEO PHOTO COURTESY BLOOD BANK OF HAWAI‘I

UnitedHealthcare Distributes Food

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan hosted a drive-thru food distribution for its members on Oct. 2 at Kapolei High School. Approximately 400 subscribers and their families each received one free bag of groceries, which included fresh produce from Aloun Farms, canned food, ramen and other nonperishable items. PHOTO COURTESY UNITEDHEALTHCARE COMMUNITY PLAN