February Fundraiser for Hui Hoomalu

Posted on 02/15/2016 by

On the Friday before Valentine’s Day, Hawaii Information Service again partnered with Hui Hoomalu for its annual fundraising event at Dole Cannery. The bake sale, white elephant sale, and silent auction (combined with pre-sales among friends, coworkers and neighbors) raised over $7,000 to support the group’s work in support of local foster children.

“The purpose of the bake sale is to raise awareness, seek financial support for events and to recruit more resource caregivers for foster children in Hawaii,” explains the group. “All of the money raised from the event will go towards supporting statewide events for Hawaii’s resource families and youths in foster care.”

Before the big day, HIS organized pre-sales of baked goods and other treats, as well as hosted rummage sale preview shopping visits in its office. For the event itself, HIS organized, set up, and staffed the rummage sale, which included housewares, glassware, books, plants, clothes, and other great items.

Hui Hoomalu is a program of the Partners in Development Foundation, an IRS Section 501(c)(3) non-profit public foundation was incorporated in 1997 with the goal of helping families and communities overcome difficult challenges in ways that would make them, in turn, teachers and helpers of others in need.

In addition to our photo gallery below, you can also check out the PIDF’s video recap of the bake sale, and a separate photo gallery on their site!