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Thinking inside the box: Island style

MEDIA RELEASE The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s Food Bank, is connecting local farmers and local consumers to alleviate some of the barriers to nutrition and self-sustainability on Hawaii Island. Through collective buying power, The Food Basket will be able to leverage its existing distribution to bring a box of 8-12 pounds of produce to consumers […]

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The Food Basket receives $2,000 from SSFM International

MEDIA RELEASE The Food Basket, Inc. has accepted a donation of $2,000 from SSFM International to support its operations on the Big Island. The monetary donation was accompanied by a donation of food for various feeding programs islandwide. SSFM International, an engineering, project management, planning, and construction management firm with a local office in Hilo […]

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The Food Basket welcomes Young as executive director

MEDIA RELEASE The Food Basket, Inc. (also known as Hawaii Island’s Food Bank) has appointed En Young to be the new executive director for the agency. Young will oversee operations, agency relations, and development for The Food Basket islandwide. “We would like to thank all of our community partners for your generous support and patience […]

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Safeway stores raise $5,700 to fight hunger

MEDIA RELEASE Safeway Hawaii presented a donation of $109,773.55 ($5,704.80 donated from Safeway Big Island stores) to the Hawaii Foodbank as a result of Safeway’s “Help Us End Hunger” holiday food drive and Hawaii Foodbank’s “Check-Out Hunger” fundraising campaign. Thanks to Safeway customers, 7,213 bags of groceries were sold at check out stands and donated […]

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Parker School donates nearly 5 tons of food for the community

Parker School’s Ohana Day marked not only the start of Thanksgiving break and a morning gathering of the school community, but also the culmination of a two-month long school-wide canned food drive launched by the student council to benefit the Annunciation Food Pantry and the Kokua Ministry at Imiola.

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Ohana Fuels donates to The Food Basket

MEDIA RELEASE Ohana Fuels, a TOP TIER brand of Hawaii Petroleum Inc., recently donated $4,502.60 to the Food Basket of Hawaii. As part of an ongoing commitment, Ohana Fuels will continue to partner with non-profit organizations that serve the needs of those living in our community by donating a portion of the proceeds from every […]

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Letter carriers take charge to help those in need

Letter carriers with the U.S. Postal Service spent Saturday (May 12) with volunteers for the 20th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive.

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Hawaii Community FCU raises $15,000 for The Food Basket

Hawaii Community FCU raises $15,000 for The Food Basket

MEDIA RELEASE Kicking off its 75th anniversary, Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union hosted the annual Market Day at all five branch locations during International Credit Union Week. The event raised $15,000 for The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s clearinghouse for food and non-perishable items. The annual Market Day effort and its results exemplified this year’s International […]

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