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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 […]

Hawaii REBI Chapter’s GMM & Annual Business Meeting

HCCF received a tremendous donation of $14,983.04 at the Hawaii REBI Chapter’s GMM & Annual Business Meeting on August 22nd. This contribution represents proceeds from CRB’s 23rd Annual Golf Benefit held on 7/17 at the Waikele Golf Course. We are very grateful and wish to thank all of the generous sponsors, golfers, volunteers and the […]

20th Annual Ace Auto Glass Golf Tournament

HCCF was recently blessed by a huge donation of $21,964 from the 20th Annual Ace Auto Glass Golf Tournament held at Waikele Country Club last month. We are incredibly grateful to Calvin Tamaye, his wife Grace, sons Evan & Bryson, the Tamaye Ohana, and the Ace staff and volunteers who put on another fabulous day […]

District 50-Hawaii Lions Cabinet Meeting

HCCF executive director, Donna Witsell was invited by Lion Mitch Tam of Hilo to speak at the District 50-Hawaii Lions Cabinet Meeting on Sat., 8/17/19. It was an honor to meet their District Governor, Angie Haramoto and the many leaders and members of Lions clubs from across the islands. We are grateful to have been […]

Hawaii Alpha Delta Kappa Donation

L to R: Donna Witsell & Ellen Schroeder Our executive director Donna Witsell was invited by Altruistic Chair, Ellen Schroeder to Hawaii Alpha Delta Kappa’s annual Professional Growth Conference on Sat., 8/17/19. Hawaii Alpha Delta Kappa (HADK) made charitable donations to 4 local nonprofits. HCCF was presented with a gift of $1,000 during the morning […]

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 […]

Hawaii REBI Chapter’s 23rd Annual CRB Golf Tournament

Hawaii REBI Chapter held it’s 23rd Annual CRB Golf Tournament on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Waikele Golf Course. Event beneficiaries were Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation and the REBI Education Fund, with the majority of the  funds dedicated to HCCF. There were 51 Teams this year for a total of 153 golfers that included Diane […]

Ace Auto Glass Tournament

Ace Auto Glass has supported Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation through their annual golf tournament for the past 20  years! HCCF is deeply grateful for the generosity and hard work that Owner & President, Calvin Tamaye, his family, staff and volunteers dedicate to this event every year. Calvin shared, “It has truly been a privilege and […]

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 […]

Friends of Hawaii Charities Grant

Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation received a generous grant from the Friends of Hawaii Charities! The funding supports our Financial Assistance Program, which is a lifeline to families who may face financial ruin due to income disruption and out of pocket expenses related to their child being in cancer treatment. We are extremely grateful for this […]