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Young Brothers, Hawaiian Tug & Barge offering grants


Young Brothers, Limited and Hawaiian Tug & Barge are accepting grant applications from Big Island non-profit community organizations 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; or 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 $889,900 to 779 non-profit organizations across the state, of which $332,250 went to 352 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, call Dr. Chery Garvey at 885-32112 or visit: under “Community Gift Giving.”

Applications may be submitted through Sept. 27.

Completed applications may be faxed to 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 Sept. 27, 2013 or received via fax by Sept. 27, 2013 no later than 4:30 p.m.

Young Brothers, Limited, with approximately 340 employees across the state, has served Hawaii since 1900.

Young Brothers is a publicly regulated water carrier providing 12 weekly port calls from Honolulu to the state’s neighbor island ports, including Hilo, Kawaihae, Kahului, Kaumalapau, Kaunakakai and Nawiliwili.

Hawaiian Tug & Barge provides contract towing service, ship assists, barge charters and related marine services throughout the Hawaiian Islands.

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