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◄  Back to Search Results  |  April 17, 2024

CPB Foundation donated $10,000 to Hope Services Hawai'i

Hope Services Hawai‘i employees (from left) Marion Christensen, Wendy Akau, Lauren Minato, Brandee Menino, Jennifer Walker (CPB), Kessel Kua, and Amanda Craig (CPB) joined the check presentation ceremony. Photo courtesy: CPB Foundation

HILO HI (April 17, 2024) – The Central Pacific Bank (CPB) Foundation announced the donation of $10,000 to Hope Services Hawai‘i to help Hawai‘i Island residents avoid and overcome homelessness. This is one of seven donations that will go to seven worthy organizations statewide for a total of $70,000 this year in which CPB is celebrating its 70th anniversary.

“We are so grateful for this gift, which will allow us to continue our work to make homelessness on Hawai‘i Island rare, brief, and nonrecurring,” said Brandee Menino, CEO of Hope Services Hawai‘i. “It is because of donors like Central Pacific Bank Foundation that we can continue to make an impact.”

“Central Pacific Bank Foundation selected Hope Services Hawai‘i because of its proven track record for providing much-needed support to homeless individuals across Hawai‘i Island,” said Arnold Martines, CPB President & CEO and CPB Foundation Director. “CPB Foundation is proud to partner with Hope Services Hawai‘i to address this critical need in the community.”

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About Hope Services Hawai‘i:
Hope Services Hawai‘i is an affiliate non-profit organization of the Roman Catholic Church in the State of Hawai‘i, providing housing-focused services, including outreach, emergency shelter, and affordable housing to make homelessness on Hawai‘i Island rare, brief, and nonrecurring. If you or someone you know has been evicted or is currently experiencing homelessness on Hawai‘i Island, call the Hope helpline at 808-935-3050. Help end homelessness by visiting hopeserviceshawaii.org/donate.

About the CPB Foundation:
Central Pacific Bank (CPB) Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CPB, supports local non-profit community-based and people-focused programs to improve the lives of the beneficiaries of such programs throughout our state. CPB Foundation is a 501(c) non-profit organization. Central Pacific Bank is chartered in Hawai‘i. Member FDIC