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Volunteering By the Numbers

I left the Pop-up Food Distribution full of gratitude and belief. Eight hours and 11,000 steps later, we packed 200,000 pounds of food in 8,000 bags for 4,000 households — incredible numbers that added up to one unforgettable, life-changing experience.
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Hawaii Foodbank Welcomes Amy Miller Marvin

Following a nationwide search, we are excited to announce Amy Miller Marvin as Hawaii Foodbank’s new president & CEO. She brings to the position more than two decades of experience specializing in operations, financial management and fund development.
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The Perfect Storm

Over the course of the last year, COVID-19 has created the “perfect storm” — that rare catastrophe made even worse by the combination of events surrounding it — for many members of our ‘ohana. But at Hawaii Foodbank, we're reminded that no storm is greater than the strength of Hawaii’s resolve.
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United. We. Stand.

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year, it's more important than ever that we, as an organization, stand side-by-side with each other and the families we serve – remembering the guiding principles of the late civil rights leader who stood for equality, peace and unity within our communities.
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Food Connects Us

This year, it's a holiday season like no other. COVID-19 is forcing many people to rethink their holiday traditions. As most households are struggling to determine what a safe family gathering will look this year, thousands more are grappling with the realities of hunger for first time in their lives.
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Hawaii’s ‘Great Unifier’

I had the privilege of volunteering at one of Hawaii Foodbank's Pop-up Food Distributions. I wanted to do my part to give back to my community during this difficult time and was prepared for a long day of physical labor. What I wasn’t prepared for was what my community would give back to me.
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