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Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund to award five $500 awards

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Waimea Country School's "Na Keiki Aloha Aina" garden program was selected to receive one of five 2013 Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund Awards last year. With their $500 award, they were able to purchase new gardening tools and cooking utensils, as they continue to cultivate and teach 'garden to plate' sustainability to their keiki.

Waimea Country School’s “Na Keiki Aloha Aina” garden program was selected to receive one of five 2013 Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund Awards last year. With their $500 award, they were able to purchase new gardening tools and cooking utensils, as they continue to cultivate and teach ‘garden to plate’ sustainability to their keiki.

The Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund is once again giving away five (5) $500 awards to local non-profits, schools, organizations or initiatives on the Big Island that embody Aloha Grown’s philosophy to Support Local. Sustain the Aina. Share the Aloha.

Interested groups must complete an application form and write a one-page essay explaining how their organization follows Aloha Grown’s philosophy. Essays must include the organization’s mission and vision, along with the specific project, program and/or effort that the $500 award would be used to fund.

“Aloha Grown is committed to supporting efforts to care for our island, our people and our culture. That is why 2% of every Aloha Grown sale goes to the Malama Honua Fund, which awards local nonprofits, schools, organizations and initiatives that embody our philosophy.”­­

All submissions are due by March 31, 2014. The five (5) selected recipients of the 2014 Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund Awards will be contacted by April 30, 2014.

For more information on Aloha Grown or to see last year’s Malama Honua Fund award winners, visit www.alohagrown.com.

AG-Malama Honua Fund Flyer 2014

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