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Feed our keiki, fuel our future: help fight hunger in Hawaiʻi

During the month of September, donations at Hawaiʻi Safeway will help families struggling more than ever with hunger during the pandemic.

Honolulu minimum wage is lowest among 15 most expensive U.S. cities

With such high prices and low wages, it’s no wonder that Honolulu has a homelessness crisis.

Hawai‘i has the highest portion of multigenerational and crowded households in the nation. What does that mean for reopening our schools?

Hawaiʻi students go home to households that are more than twice as likely to be multigenerational and crowded than the national average.

Free grab-and-go meals for keiki expands to Molokai

The addition of the Molokai site means the now-30 community summer food sites are projected to serve 1.5 million meals in 2020.

Hawaiʻi P-EBT: Pandemic Benefits for Hawaiʻi Families to Buy Food

There’s a valuable new benefit available for Hawaii families with children who are struggling to buy food. It’s called Pandemic-EBT, or P-EBT.

Community sites expand free meals for keiki through the summer

New community sponsors include Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, Alternative Structures International, Hawaii Literacy and Boys & Girls Clubs.

Ending racism requires us to actively dismantle racist policies around us

Ending racism requires us all to become active in dismantling racist policies in order to replace them with anti-racist ones.

Community partnership will serve free meals to keiki during school closure

Community sites on Oʻahu have begun serving free meals to keiki during school closures to compliment DOE efforts to reach children in need.

COVID-19 response focusing on assisting state in managing social safety net programs

COVID-19 is both a public health emergency and an economic crisis; Hawaiʻi Appleseed’s concern lies with the working families and children of Hawaiʻi.

Whole Foods Market’s 5% Community Giving Day will expand access to meals for children

For keiki who rely on free and reduced-price school meals to get a healthy start, Whole Foods Market’s donation to Hawai‘i Appleseed’s school meal expansion efforts will have life-altering implications.