Non-profits

HAWAII FOODBANK

Hawaii Foodbank is a 501(c)3 organization and the only affiliate of Feeding America in the state of Hawaii. Hawaii Foodbank collects, warehouses and distributes mass quantities of both perishable and nonperishable food to nearly 200 member agencies on Oahu and Kauai. Hawaii Foodbank also partners with neighbor island food banks on the Big Island and Maui to provide hunger relief.

Hawaii Foodbank forms a vital link between food donors and food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, domestic abuse shelters and rehabilitation centers through feeding programs. In addition to food assistance, Hawaii Foodbank provides financial and educational support to its network of member agencies.

WAIKIKI COMMUNITY CENTER

Waikiki Community Center provides multigenerational programs and social services for families, senior adults and children who live, work and visit Waikiki. Over 40 classes held each, including dance, music, and fitness. The Waikiki Community Center also provides nonperishable food to over 900 homeless and low income families.

The Waikiki Community Center’s Thrift Shop provides low priced clothing, furniture, and household goods. It is also home to a number of community-oriented non-profit organizations.

VASH

The Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii was founded by the Rotary Club of Honolulu in 1997. Its mission is to share aloha with Hawaii visitors who have been the victim of crime, injury, or other adversities. The Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii recruits, trains, and coordinates a network of volunteers to provide assistance to visitors, in order ensure that they retain a positive memory of their stay in Hawaii, despite any unfortunate experience they may have had.

The Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii is a non-profit organization that received funding from the Hawaii Tourism Authority and through private donations.