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Seniors from the Kea'au Nutrition Center donated 25 backpacks and bags Wednesday (October 7) in connection with a drive to collect used backpacks for people in need.

"We would like to thank them for their dedication and support of the Puna community," said Community Police Officer Scott Amaral.

Seniors citizens from Keaau donate backpacks

Seniors from the Kea’au Nutrition Center donated 25 backpacks and bags Wednesday (October 7) in connection with a drive to collect used backpacks for people in need. “We would like to thank them for their dedication and support of the Puna community,” said Community Police Officer Scott Amaral.

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Three years ago Nani Welch Keliihoomalu, 10, had a simple idea: to share used books with other kids. In a short time she and a team of friends had filled the family garage with more than 1,000 volumes, and decided to expand their “From Kids for Kids” project to include backpacks, art supplies and kids’ clothes.

Backpack drive for kids project underway

Three years ago Nani Welch Keliihoomalu, 10, had a simple idea: to share used books with other kids. In a short time she and a team of friends had filled the family garage with more than 1,000 volumes, and decided to expand their “From Kids for Kids” project to include backpacks, art supplies and kids’ […]

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Police collecting donated backpacks for children in need

Police collecting donated backpacks for children in need

MEDIA RELEASE All the police stations on the island of Hawai’i will double as drop-off points throughout August and September during a drive to collect used backpacks for children in need. The backpacks will be distributed to children at women’s shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing facilities. Backpacks have been identified as the most-requested item […]

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