Archive | September, 2019

Federal Firefighters creating awareness of HCCF during the Honolulu Marathon 12/8/19

Six Federal Firefighters from Station 5 – Manana (L to R: Lt. Dino Guerrero, Justin Wong, James Flynn, Jon D’araujo, Sydney Price and John Scanlan) are participating in the Honolulu Marathon on December 8th to raise awareness for HCCF. During our executive director’s visit to their station, they expressed how deeply they’re moved by the […]

AUW Workplace Kick-off

HCCF was among many of Aloha United Way’s Partner Agencies that descended on downtown Honolulu last week to wave signs for the kickoff of the Centennial Workplace Giving Campaign on 9.6.19. As a proud Partner Agency, we join Aloha United Way as they, “launch the next 100 years of Creating Change Together!” Mahalo to all […]

St. Louis School Walk-a-Thon

HCCF will be the beneficiary a Walk-a-Thon at St Louis School elementary school on October 17th. The students will collect pledges based the number of times they can walk, jog or run around the school’s track. Kindergarten teacher, Joselynn Loiselle (pictured in the orange shirt),  reached out to our executive director, Donna Witsell, to introduce […]

Paint September Gold

A cancer diagnosis impacts the entire family and very often includes both emotional and financial stress. Parents and guardians want to focus their time and attention on the care and well-being of their seriously ill child but that’s very difficult to do when burdened by overwhelming medical bills and major income disruption (if one parent […]

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

On  Average,  a  Child  in  Hawaii  is Diagnosed with Cancer Every Week. ·       Approximately 40-60 children in Hawaii are newly diagnosed with cancer, or relapse, each year. That’s an average of one child per week. ·       Half of those children diagnosed are age 6 or younger. ·       As many as 200 children are in treatment […]