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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 […]

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 […]