OTHER OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES
Volunteers are needed in several areas at the Foodbank. If volunteers would like to sign up for the Senior Food Box (CSFP) Packing or Daily Food Inspections, they will need to email email@example.com. Volunteers for the annual food drive can sign up on the link below.
Daily Food Inspections: Volunteers are needed to help sort donated produce or dry goods at our warehouse, 2611 Kilihau St, Honolulu, HI 96819. Shifts are Monday – Friday with varying times from 9am – 3pm. Volunteers must be 8 years or older and those 8 – 15 years old must volunteer with an adult 18 years or older. Volunteers will be required to stand, lift, and bend the entire shift.
Hawaii Foodbank’s 31st Annual Food Drive: Come join us at one of our 10 different sites on Hawaii Foodbank’s Annual Food Drive Day on Saturday, August 15th. Volunteers are needed to help sort donated goods, sign wave, and fish net. You can register at (http://bit.ly/volunteerfooddrive). Groups, family and friends are welcome!
Senior Food Box (CSFP) Packing: Volunteers are needed to help pack 2,100 boxes of food for Oahu and Kauai’s seniors at their warehouse at 2611 Kilihau St, Honolulu, HI 96819. The next date that volunteers are needed is Saturday, October 17th from 8am – 12pm. Volunteers must be 18 years or older to participate and must be able to stand, bend, and lift (up to 40 lbs) for the entire shift. Groups are welcome.
JOINT OUTREACH CENTER KANEOHE
The center offers a one-stop shop of services including a walk-in medical clinic for all regardless of ability to pay, social services and referrals to drug abuse and mental health treatment services. It also will provide clothing, hygiene items and food supplies. They need volunteers to help intake clients. Contact them at 808-227-1080.
Location: 45-260 Waikalua Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744 (old Department of Human Services Building
next to the Kaneohe Police Station and Civic Center)
Hours of Operation: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between 10:00am – 2:00pm
CASTLE HIGH SCHOOL HOLOMUA MENTORING PROGRAM
The Holomua Mentoring Program began in 2014 with the goal of matching freshmen at Castle High School with a “Big Brother” or “Big Sister” to help prepare them for college and a future career. “Holomua” means to improve, progress or move forward. Now, these students are graduating from high school and attending college in the fall!
Interested in being a mentor in the Holomua Mentoring Program? It’s flexible, fun and fulfilling! Please contact them at 808-521-3811 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE KOOLAU CLUBHOUSE
The Friends of Koolau Clubhouse educates the public about mental illness. The Clubhouse works to decrease the stigma of mental illness by educating our community about the positive impact of having their program participants (members) be contributing members of society and to help them develop the skills necessary for community reintegration.
They need help with the following:
- Speakers at Dual Recovery Meetings, Mondays @ 4 pm. via Zoom
- Assist with interviewing skills via Zoom
- Donations of PPE
- Donations of personal grooming items
To contact them, call 808-233-3789, or email them at email@example.com.
Common Grace is a statewide Christian non-profit organization whose mission statement is “To bring kindness to lonely children in Hawaii’s public elementary schools by connecting them with caring adults, teenagers and kupuna (Hawaiian for “elder”).”
They provide mentors to highly vulnerable children in our public schools. The Kaneohe public schools that work with Common Grace are Ben Parker Elementary and ‘Ahuimanu Elementary.
Most students simply need a friend and someone who cares about them. Do you have a heart for elementary-age children and would like to make a positive difference in their lives? If you do, contact Aries at Common Grace at 808-783-1097 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit their website at commongrace.org for more information.