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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Wednesday, November 3, 2004


Advertiser Staff

$40,000 raised for O'ahu YWCA

More than 130 golfers turned out for the First Annual YWCA Golf Classic at the Hawai'i Prince Golf Club. Over $40,000 was raised for the YWCA of O'ahu's programs for women and girls.

The reason for sponsoring a golf tournament was more than just fund-raising. It was a way for men as well as women to support the YWCA.

HEI foundation helps Hina Mauka

Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation has awarded $10,000 to Hina Mauka for the Teen C.A.R.E. program.

Teen C.A.R.E. is a school based program in 12 Hawai'i schools. It provides a safe place where students can seek help anonymously regarding alcohol and drug abuse. They are encouraged to take a look at their chemical use and its consequences, and then to begin to try new behaviors and skills that will help them lead clean and sober lives.

Youth program given $13,600

Friends of Hawai'i Charities has granted Breakthroughs for Youth at Risk $13,600.

Friends is a collaboration of a group of Hawai'i business and community leaders whose principal fund-raising event is the Sony Open in Hawai'i PGA Tour event held at Waialae Country Club.

Friends and the Sony Open's charity partner, The Harry & Jeanette Weinburg Foundation, have generated more than $3 million for Hawai'i nonprofit organizations.

Domestic violence fight gains $5,000

The Hawai'i State Coalition Against Domestic Violence has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Arneil Petrie Tout Fund of the Hawai'i Community Foundation.

The award will be used for a strategic planning process that aims to help end family violence in Hawai'i.