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Frank Seleny Scholarship Fund 2019

L to R Dianne Fochtman Seleny & Maddie Komatsu L to R: Scott Komatsu, Dianne Fochtman Seleny, Maddie, Janelle & Trevor Komatsu Every year, HCCF presents two college scholarships through the Frank Seleny Scholarship Fund to help those who have, or have had childhood cancer. Dianne Fochtman Seleny created this fund in honor of her […]

National Cancer Survivor’s Month

June is National Cancer Survivor’s Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, an individual is considered a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis until the end of life. In addition, because a cancer diagnosis also affects family members, friends, and caregivers, they too are considered cancer survivors. To our HCCF survivors, we stand with […]

HCCF & CPB on Hawaii News Now

HCCF Executive Director, Donna Witsell, was on Hawaii News Now to talk about our partnership with Central Pacific Bank for its annual Central Pacific Bank Charity Walk. Check out this link to view the segment: Hawaii News Now Link

Waipahu Elementary School Donation

Students of 5th grade teacher, Lisa Nakamoto, at Waipahu Elementary School, sold lemonade to raise funds for HCCF, the American Red Cross and the  Hawaiian Humane Society. HCCF received $220.55! The students created their own unique t-shirt designs to wear during their fundraiser and as a keepsake. They asked the reps from all 3 organization […]

HLTA Charity Walk – 41st Annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk (Oahu)

The Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association will be holding their 41st Annual Visitor Industry Walk on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 8AM at Magic Island. Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation will have an opportunity to receive proceeds from this walk. Please support HCCF at the HLTA Charity Walk We have HCCF walk t-shirts available for the […]

First Hawaiian Bank Kokua Mai Campaign 2018

Once again, HCCF was blessed to be a recipient of First Hawaiian Bank’s Kokua Mai Campaign. This year, First Hawaiian Bank raised over $811,000 to help out over 30 charitable organizations that were chosen by its employees. The campaign was also open to retirees of the bank. Executive Director, Donna Witsell and Board Members, Christopher […]

Bank of Hawaii Live Kokua Campaign 2018

During August 27th through October 5th, employees of Bank of Hawaii selected 23 charities to support.  Both current employees and retirees were invited to participate. Representatives of the 23 beneficiaries were invited to the Live Kokua Campaign Check Presentation and the 7th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration on December 10th.   Bank of Hawaii (“BOH”) collected a […]

Donna Witsell – New Executive Director

Donna is the newly appointed Executive Director of Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation (HCCF). She is responsible for the day-to-day operations and overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of HCCF. Prior to HCCF, Donna dedicated nearly 2 decades of her nonprofit career specifically to programs and services that assist seriously ill children and their families. […]

13th Annual HCCF Fundraiser – Born to be Wild! June 23rd 2018

Get your motor running for HCCF and support our annual fundraiser, Born to be Wild! This is a benefit to support Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation and its mission to help the children of Hawaii to battle cancer.   You will love the great food served by the staff at Murphy’s Bar and Grill.  Please join […]

HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union Donation

HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union Donation On July 14th, 2017, HCCF was presented a check for $21,250 by the HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union.  Employees from different branches and departments on ALL islands all came together to raise funds for HCCF.  The proceeds from this donation will help support our families who have been affected by childhood […]