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Mahalo @hawaiianelectric for being a faithful partner to our programs! #HawaiianElectric staff regularly volunteer with IHS' Kitchen serving lunch at the Sumner Men's Shelter! -------------Repost @hawaiianelectric:Our employees on Oahu love volunteering at the IHS men’s shelter! 💙.On Jan. 25, 2024, some of our employees helped the IHS kitchen staff prepare and serve hot meals to those residing at the shelter or on the streets. Mahalo to our employees for supporting the IHS’ endeavors to end or prevent homelessness! ... See MoreSee Less
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Mahalo nui @HawaiiAKA for coordinating their 2024 Far Western Regional’s 116th Founders’ Day Observance, and including a service project for IHS in their celebration!More than 740 professional women attended the weekend of events, and participated in assembling hygiene kits for our teams to distribute during this year's #PointinTimeCount!@FascinatingFarWestern@AKA1908 ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Valentine's Day! 💙Mahalo #mililanicomplexschools for once again making cards for our guests and staff! Thank you for sharing your creativity and kind words to remind each person who receives a card that they are loved, appreciated, and remembered! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 in 4 adults at our emergency shelters are 55 years old, or older. 😱 1 in 6 are over the age of 65 ‼️ For years, we have been spotlighting and sounding alarms for the rise of elderly homelessness; advocating for ways to make care services, housing, and community engagement plausible for our kūpuna. Please JOIN US in submitting testimony (see slide 6), volunteering/talking story with our guests, donating your time and resources to remind our kūpuna experiencing or at risk of homelessness that they're not forgotten, abandoned, or without hope for permanent housing that fits their needs!To learn more visit our website: ihshawaii.org/advocacy ... See MoreSee Less
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Donor Spotlight: John and Sally have been supporters of IHS since our Beretania days!Meaning before we moved to Sumner Street in 1986. Mahalo nui for believing in our mission all those years ago and continuing to support our work today. Through your quiet yet consistent donations, our programs have continued to help provide hope and second chances for individuals experiencing homelessness. ... See MoreSee Less
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