Archive | September, 2019

Foodland’s Give Aloha Program is Extended thru 10/1!

This is an important notice that Foodland’s Give Aloha program will be extended through Tuesday, October 1st!  All Foodland and Sack N Save stores will accept donations through Tuesday, October 1 — at store’s closing.  Please support HCCF with your donation when you check-out at the register.  Please remember that all donations must be made […]

Wahiawa Lions Club hosts HCCF

Lions Club International has selected childhood cancer as an area of focus this year. District 50 Hawaii Lions selected HCCF as the organization they want to highlight and support locally. Our executive director was asked to speak at their cabinet meeting last month and subsequently, she is being invited to speak to individual clubs. She […]


Droplets. Goes Gold! As owner Beate Sykes shared: This month holds a very special place in our heart. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This is a time to honor and remember children and families affected by these rare diseases. A percentage of our sales proceeds on Friday, September 20th  and Saturday, September 21st will be donated to Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation. Please […]

Dance-A-Thon Fundraiser for HCCF

On Sat., 9.28.19, Lyle and Rosanne Kaleikau and several members of their Ohana were joined by the Zumba community to put on a fantastic fundraiser to both honor the memory of the Kaleikau’s precious daughter Alohilani, who they lost at age 10 to an aggressive and rare leukemia, BPDCN on 11/30/2016, and to raise money […]

Foodland’s Give Aloha Program

You still have time to support Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation through Foodland’s Give Aloha program, which runs until September 30th. You may do so by rounding up your purchase or making a more substantial donation. Every donation counts toward their matching gift to HCCF! Agency Name: Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation Organization Code Number: 77191 Agency […]

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 […]