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Appleseed provides language access to second round of P-EBT benefits

Hawaiʻi Appleseed has created and published a series of multi-lingual infographics to assist families in need, many of whom speak a primary language other than English.

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.

Hawai‘i drops to 44th in the nation in children’s summer meal participation

Hawaiʻi is missing out on millions in federal funding, and our keiki are missing out on meals.

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.

6 in 10 Hawaiʻi adults now live in a household in which at least one person has lost income

The urgency with which families need relief cannot be exaggerated, and state lawmakers must move quickly to provide assistance to needy families.

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.

Too many Hawaiʻi seniors are still going hungry

Despite recent strides to address food insecurity, thousands of Hawai‘i seniors are still at risk of experiencing hunger across the islands.

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.
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