Hot Shots – 10/6/21
Wells Fargo Gives $15,000 To Habitat
Honolulu Habitat for Humanity is one of more than 220 Habitat organizations awarded a grant from Wells Fargo as part of a nationwide initiative to help low-to-moderate income families construct and improve homes across the country. Honolulu Habitat for Humanity will receive $15,000 and use the funding to build a single-family home in Papakōlea that will be home to three generations of the Kalaluhi family.
PHOTO COURTESY HONOLULU HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Wishes Come True With Donation
Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i partnered with Subaru Hawai‘i as one of the beneficiaries of the car company’s 10th annual “Share the Love” sales event campaign, which resulted in a $10,000 donation for the organization. “We’re so proud to have been a beneficiary of Subaru Hawai‘i’s Share the Love event,” states Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i president and CEO Trini Kaopuiki Clark. Subaru Hawai‘i general manager Tony Chang (left) and vice president Rod Saunders (right) present the $10,000 check to Clark.
PHOTO COURTESY SUBARU HAWAI‘I
Atlas Gives To Goodwill Goes Glam
Atlas Insurance Agency Foundation donated $10,000 to Goodwill Hawai‘i for its virtual Goodwill Goes Glam event in July. For the past eight years, Atlas has sponsored this fashion show, with proceeds going directly toward helping residents who are looking for jobs through training, education and support. Pictured at the check presentation are Katy Chen (left), president and CEO of Goodwill Hawai‘i, and Chason Ishii, president of Atlas Insurance Agency.
PHOTO COURTESY ATLAS INSURANCE AGENCY
Spare Change Makes A Difference For CFS
City Mill presented Child & Family Service with a check on Sept. 23 for $35,000 — all from the retailer’s August spare change round-up event for the nonprofit’s Marathon of Quarters initiative. The campaign was conducted on O‘ahu at City Mill, Simply Organized and Simply Garden locations. On hand for the presentation were (from left) Karen Tan, president and CEO of Child & Family Service; Carol Ai May, vice president of City Mill Co. Ltd.; Michelle Bartell, senior vice president and director of community advancement with American Savings Bank and CFS guild Marathon of Quarters committee co-chair; Shelly Toy, financial adviser with Morgan Stanley and CFS guild chair; and Ken Walker, project manager with Nordic PCL Construction and CFS guild Marathon of Quarters committee co-chair.
PHOTO COURTESY CHILD & FAMILY SERVICE
Spectrum Helps Red Cross
Spectrum and its Spectrum Employee Community Grants program donated $10,000 to American Red Cross Hawai‘i. The SECG grant will help the organization maintain services, recruit and train volunteer disaster responders, and share disaster preparedness information through community education outreach. Attending the check presentation were (from left) Gregg Fujimoto, Spectrum senior vice president; Diane Peters-Nguyen, American Red Cross Hawai‘i regional chief executive oﬃcer; Minette Lew-McCabe, American Red Cross regional philanthropy oﬃcer; state Rep. Ryan Yamane; and Rebecca Lieberman, Spectrum government aﬀairs director.
PHOTO COURTESY SPECTRUM