Advertiser Staff QUEEN'S TO STUDY BRAINS ON DRUGS
QUEEN'S TO STUDY BRAINS ON DRUGSThe Office of National Drug Control Policy has awarded The Queen's Medical Center a $3 million grant toward the establishment of the first and only 3 Tesla MRI device in Hawai'i.
The medical center will use the machine to study how drug abuse affects the brain.
$2.5M TO HELP PLAN FINANCIAL SYSTEM
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has given $2.5 million to the University of Hawai'i and its Kuali Project partners toward the development of a new financial management system.
$120K GRANT TO AID FOSTER CHILDREN
Foster Family Programs of Hawai'i was awarded $120,000 by the Victoria S. & Bradley L. Geist Foundation, $20,000 by the Teresa F. Hughes Trust Estate and $12,000 by the Fred Baldwin Memorial Foundation. The gifts will help improve the lives of foster children in Hawai'i.
WEINBERG GRANT HELPS LEGAL WORK
The Weinberg Foundation has given $10,000 to Project Visitation, a program of Volunteer Legal Services Hawai'i. The award is a part of a Weinberg community service grant received by the Honolulu Sunrise Rotary for completing a community service project with the Aloha Medical Mission.
CANCER SOCIETY RECEIVES GIFTS
The American Cancer Society has received a number of monetary gifts:
The Schuler Family Foundation has given $5,000 to boost Childhood Cancer Programs: the keiki summer camp, teen retreat and family get-togethers, which are free to participants.
The Mary D. and Walter F. Frear Eleemosynary Trust has given $6,000 in support of Families Can*Sur*Vive, the support program for children with cancer and their families.
The Theodore A. Vierra Fund of the Hawai'i Community Foundation has given $5,000 to the Persons In Need Program for support services for cancer patients in East and West Hawai'i.
MAUI GROUP AIDS UH'S LIBRARY
The Maui Friends of the Library donated $1,000 toward the repair of Hamilton Library on the University of Hawai'i-Manoa campus. The library was hit by a devastating flash flood last October and thousands of rare books, maps and documents were lost.
CENTURY 21 HELPS SALVATION ARMY
A shortage of food at The Salvation Army's Palama Settlement food pantry has led real estate company Century 21 All Islands to contribute $5,000 to the organization. The donation comes in response to an appeal by the agency for donations to help replenish stocks at its largest food pantry in the state.