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100% of IHS emergency shelter guests and over 95% of IHS employees are vaccinated! The best defense against the continued spread of COVID-19 is vaccination and testing. In partnership with Project Vision Hawaii, IHS offers weekly testing and COVID-19 vaccinations at Sumner Men's and Kaaahi Women's & Family shelters in an effort to continue keeping our community healthy and safe. ihshawaii.org/services/health-services/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Our goal is to secure permanent housing for all IHS clients! Permanent housing is a stable place of residence with your name listed on the lease. We work with our clients to establish a long-term home and financial wellness, so they responsibly budget to pay for rent and daily life essentials. Our Housing Program supports client independence through programs like Housing First and Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing. ihshawaii.org/services/housing/ ... See MoreSee Less
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The "Artists of Hawaiʻi Now" exhibit at Honolulu Museum of Art features the creative work of locals. One of those artists is IHS guest and employee, John!The exhibit explores the struggles and opportunities of our present time and place through a visually dynamic call to action sparking empathy, community-building, and change. John's art reflect his 20 years of living on the streets of Kaka‘ako and founding member of Ka Po‘e o Kaka‘ako.Visit Honolulu Museum of Art now through January 16. Photos courtesy of @honolulumag taken by Aaron K. Yoshino. Read more about John in the recent Honolulu Magazine article here: www.honolulumagazine.com/artists-of-hawaii-now-john-mantanona-aura-reyes-noe-tanigawa/ ... See MoreSee Less
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HELP US CHANGE LIVES.Responsible for facilitating the safety and welfare of IHS guests. Ensures visitors and volunteers are warmly welcomed while treating guest with respect and dignity. Provides assistance with cleaning and explaining policies/procedures and support to programs as needed. ... See MoreSee Less
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Registration for the annual Homeward Bound 5K is open! Early Bird pricing ($35) available NOW through November 7th. Homeward Bound is a fun run that started 12 years ago on Thanksgiving. This race was founded as a partnership with Punahou School’s Girls Cross Country team. Held virtually for the second time, join us in racing to end homelessness. Stay safe and have fun with friends and family along your custom 5k route. Don't forget to track your times and fundraise for the chance to win prizes! ihshawaii.org/hb5k/ ... See MoreSee Less
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