Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-01-16 21:09:51 –
Honolulu (KHON2) — Hawaii Foodbank received a $ 40,000 donation from Kamehameha Schools (KS) By One, Feed One (BOFO) Hawaii Campaign on Saturday, January 16th.
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Haunani Fujimoto, KS Lease Director, said the BOFO campaign encourages Hawaiians to buy food for people affected by the pandemic.
“BOFO Hawaii is a joint effort to share meals with someone who is struggling during these difficult times and give them hope that we can overcome this together. Donations to the Hawaii Food Bank amplify our efforts and allow more Kamina to receive the coveted Kokua. “
KS Lease Director, Haunani Fujimoto
Nearly 250,000 Hawaiians, according to food banks, suffer from hunger, including non-working parents, isolated Kupuna, and 25% of Keiki. CEO Ron Mizutani said he was grateful for his significant contributions during these difficult times.
“Before the pandemic, one in eight Hawaiians faced food insecurity. That number has increased by more than 50%, representing the fourth highest rate of increase in the United States. From Mahalo to Kamehameha School to everyone who participated in BOFO Hawaii. “
Hawaii Food Bank CEO Ron Mizutani
If you would like to participate in the BOFO campaign, you can see the participating restaurants and detailed information here. Participants must post a photo of their purchased meal on social media with the hashtag #BOFOHawaii.
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