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Young Bros., Hawaiian Tug & Barge accepting grant applications


Young Brothers, Limited (YB) and Hawaiian Tug & Barge (HTB) are now accepting grant applications from non-profit community organizations on the island of Hawaii for its Community Gift Giving Program.

The program will award grants of up to $1,000 per organization.

Community organizations that meet the following criteria are invited to submit applications for HTB/YB grant consideration:

* IRS Approved under Section 501 (c) 3
* Purpose of organization is related to:
– Health
– Education
– Civic and Community Service
– Youth Activities
– Cultural Enrichment
– Environment
– Special Community Projects

In 2001, HTB/YB established the Community Gift Giving Program to provide recognition and support to charitable community organizations on each island.

Since its inception, the community gift-giving program contributed more than $699,000 to 743 non-profit organizations across the state, of which $257,250 went to 316 Hawaii Island organizations.

The Hawaii County Community Advisory Board members are Chery Garvey M.D. of Kamuela (Chairperson), Fanny Collins Au Hoy and Dave Young of Kailua-Kona, and June Kunimoto and Derek Kurisu of Hilo.

Application forms and information are available at under “Community Gift Giving” or by calling Garvey at (808) 885-3211.

Completed applications may be faxed to (808) 885-3311 or mailed to:
Hawaiian Tug & Barge/Young Brothers, Ltd.
Hawaii County Community Advisory Board
Attn: Chery Garvey, M.D.
P.O. Box 550
Kamuela, Hawaii 96743

All applications must be postmarked by July 18, 2012 or received via fax by July 18, 2012 no later than 4:30 p.m.

Young Brothers, Limited provides inter-island cargo service across the state with ports in Honolulu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Nawiliwili, Hilo and Kawaihae. Hawaiian Tug & Barge provides contract towing service, ship assists, barge charters and related marine services throughout the Hawaiian Islands.

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