Project Hawai'i, Inc. Overview
Target demographics: Poverty stricken and homeless children living on the islands of Hawai'i. We target children between the ages of infancy to 18 years.
Direct beneficiaries per year: We provide services to an average of 1,500 individual children annually. In addition to the children, we provide life changing opportunities to moms enrolled in the first to work program. Helping them develop life and work skills so they can obtain work and employment opportunities to change their lifestyle.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Really make a difference in the lives of homeless children. We typically run monthly fundraisers that last 3 hours. Or volunteers can conduct their own fundraisers. Those who are able can donated their time and run an activity at the camp for the children, or help with assembling craft projects.We need help packing for camp, holiday meals, deliveries, hygiene bags and more.3 hours can make a world of difference in the lives of homeless children
Geographic areas served: We provide services to the children living in poverty across the islands of Hawai'i (Big Island) and O'ahu
Programs: We provide the following Programs:
Basic Life Skills
Teen Mentoring Program
Healthy Hearts for Homeless Keiki
Every month we provide emergency care, hygiene, food and clothing to those living homeless along the waters edge and those high in the mountains.
This is our 6th year providing the free summer camp activities. We plan to expand our summer camp to those on the island of O'ahu for 2012 as well.