Hot Shots – 11/10/21

Grant Aids With Patient Transport

The Queen’s Medical Center received a $15,000 American Cancer Society grant to help transport cancer patients. With the check are (from left) Sarah Luchenbill, associate director of development, American Cancer Society West Region; Michelle Hashimoto, senior manager, American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hawai‘i; Dr. Shane Morita, medical director for surgical oncology, The Queen’s Medical Center; Jill Hoggard Green, RN, president and CEO, The Queen’s Health Systems; Darlena Chadwick, vice president of patient care, oncology, The Queen’s Health Systems; and Holly Ho-Chee-DuPont, patient navigation coordinator, The Queen’s Medical Center. PHOTO COURTESY AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

Monies Go Toward New Headquarters

Atlas Insurance Foundation donated $20,000 to Parents And Children Together to help with the purchase its permanent headquarters. Pictured are (from left) Ryan Kusumoto, PACT president and CEO, and Carol Davis, executive vice president and sales retention at Atlas Insurance. PHOTO COURTESY ATLAS INSURANCE AGENCY

Food And Funds For Food Banks

The Hawai‘i REALTORS Charitable Foundation collected $19,120 in monetary donations and 3,500 pounds of nonperishable food items during its second annual #OneCanIfCan food drive in July and August. Derek Lau (left), president of Hawai‘i Realtors showcased the resulting donations with Beverly Santos (right), director of community relations at Hawai‘i Foodbank. PHOTO COURTESY HAWAI‘I REALTORS

Hula Pie Helps With School Supplies

T S Restaurants recently donated $5,892 to Parents And Children Together to purchase school supplies for families on O‘ahu, Maui and Kaua‘i. The funds were raised through its generous Slice of Hula Pie promotion during which 100% of Kimo’s Original Hula Pie purchases at all eight of the company’s eateries on Sept. 25 were donated to the nonprofit. On hand for the presentation were (from left) Dylan Ching, T S Restaurants; Michelle Whitton, Hula Grill Waikīkī; and Norma Spierings, PACT. PHOTO COURTESY T S RESTAURANTS