Christmas Cheer for Homeless Keiki (children)-Collection/Fundraiser Volunteers


(19.621328,-155.03941)
 

Cause Areas

When

Fri Dec 02, 2016 - Sat Dec 17, 2016

Where

P.O. Box 1844Keaau, HI 96749


About

Aloha, Project Hawai'i, Inc. is a publicly supported nonprofit organization run 100% by volunteers. Our agency is gearing up to provide over 650 homeless children with a wonderful holiday. Santa needs your help to assure these precious children's wishes are fullfilled. While their wishes are basic, their need is great. Without the community, our program will not be able to meet their needs.

Imagine Christmas morning arriving with no hope of Santa's arrival, no holiday meal to enjoy and definately no gifts under a forgotten tree. These children live in extreme poverty, without basic life needs, let alone any hope of Christmas' arrival. Children who grow up in poverty rely on the basic FREE meal program at school. With that in mind our children face days without healthy meals or eatting at all. This 3 week holiday is extremely hard on the family and the children.

We bring them hope, for a brighter tomorrow, not just during the holiday but in life over all. These children deserve a wonderful day to keep the spirit of the holidays alive in their world.

You can be the difference, You can make a difference by volunteering just one of the opportuntiies listed below.

Your time is more important than you will ever know to those who go without.

ALL THE FOLLOWING FUNDRAISING EVENTS ARE THE SAME!!
Volunteers will be holding awareness signs and fish nets to collect donations at various locations across the island to help us meet our goals.

Fridays - December 2nd & 16th Kapolei 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Safeway/Tesoro Shopping Center/ meet in the parking lot near the hedges facing the HWY/Burger King

SATURDAYS = Pearl City December 3rd & 17th

****** 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. ********

Pearl City - First Hawaiian Bank /Corner of Kamehameha Hwy and Waimano Home Road

SATURDAY = Kapolei December 10th 11: a.m. to 2: p.m.

Safeway/Tesoro Shopping Center/ meet in the parking lot near the hedges facing the HWY/Burger King

SUNDAY December 4th

***** 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ******

Windward Shopping Center (not mall)

First Hawaiian Bank/Burger King/Toyota area

SUNDAY December 11th Pearl City

*******11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. *********

Pearl City - First Hawaiian Bank /Corner of Kamehameha Hwy and Waimano Home Road

HOW TO SIGN UP:

  1. Email your name, email address, dates you are attending. No need to pre register.
  2. GROUPS with 10 or more need to be pre approved, please do not just show up. We need to know how many of people are attending.
  3. Families with children: We accept children between the ages of 8-12 with an adult supervisor, not really suited for younger children. Teens are welcome without a supervisor.
  4. Show up 5-10 minutes prior to shift for orientation.

WHAT TO BRING/WEAR:

  1. Suggested to wear sunglasses, hats, sun protective measures
  2. Bring Sunscreen
  3. Dress for the weather, typically hot, but possible rain...we come rain or shine, as the children rely on us and we RELY ON YOU!!
  4. Groups can wear their group or club t-shirts, etc.
  5. Wear comfortable walking shoes
  6. Water bottles (groups with 10 or more are required to bring waterbottles)
  7. Community service papers for us to sign. If you don't bring them, we can't sign them. We will not be able to email, or mail the forms to you.
  8. A friend is also welcome, BRING A FRIEND get an extra hour of service if needed.*
  9. HOLIDAY CRAZY HATS!!! Wear a festive hat, and get another hour of service.*
  10. *to get extra hour(s) YOU must attend the entire 3 hour shift.

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

  1. Snacks and Refreshments
  2. Awareness Signs and Nets
  3. Community Service Hours accepted by schools, social service and court ordered forms.

OPTIONAL:

  • We have event t-shirts for only $20. Your donation purchase also helps to sponsor a holiday meal for a homeless child.
  • Anyone bringing in OUTSIDE donations will be entered in a drawing for different prize packages, including MOVIE TICKETS, DINNER GIFT CARDS, and more.
  • Feed a Child is $7.00 just an example of donation amount, help them stay feed over their long holiday vacation.... help us provide these precious children meals!!

WANT TO HOST YOUR OWN COLLECTION:

Those who wish to host their own collection of most needed items or sponsor a keiki wish tag can contact us for a list of items still available. Please do NOT just drop off random items or donations. We are not equipt to handle various donations.

EXAMPLES OF CATERGORIES AND ITEMS NEEDED:

  • Fill A Stocking: Items include hygiene, colorbooks and crayons, bubbles, cards/games, gift cards for meals, Walmart/Target gift cards for special needs, etc.
  • Hygiene Bags: Shampoo/Conditioner, Soap/Washcloth, Toothbrush/Paste, Hair brushes
  • Child Wishes: Sponsor a child's wishes/needs...lists provided upon request.
  • Gift cards from Target, Walmart, Ross Dress for Less, TJ Maxx, etc.
  • Food Gift cards are also welcome.

Skills

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Fundraising
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 3 hours

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