Tag Archive | "omidyar ohana fund"

Free sports equipment distribution

MEDIA RELEASE Neighborhood Place of Puna is distributing new and gently used youth sports equipment to East Hawaii children and youth who want to play sports but cannot afford to buy the necessary equipment. Neighborhood Place of Puna believes that every child deserves the right to play team sports. The Sports Rescue program takes donations […]

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Hawaii Wildlife Center receives rescue vehicle

MEDIA RELEASE Native birds and bats throughout the state now have a vehicle just for them at the Hawaii Wildlife Center. Thanks to a generous challenge grant by the Omidyar Ohana Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation and dozens of individuals who rallied together to answer the challenge, the new state-of-the-art native wildlife rehabilitation facility […]

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Free Internet now available in every public library

MEDIA RELEASE Thanks to a $582,000 Opportunity Online hardware grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and an additional local match of $388,000, Hawaii’s public libraries are now able to provide free, high-quality access to computer workstations at every library branch in the state. The matching funds were provided by the Friends of the […]

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Free webcasts of Pillars of Peace Hawaii's Dalai Lama visit

Free webcasts of Pillars of Peace Hawaii’s Dalai Lama visit

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) has announced three Pillars of Peace Hawaii events featuring Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, will be available for viewing via live stream. The events offered online will include a talk specifically for students qt 11:45 a.m. Saturday, April 14, a panel on Native […]

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West Hawaii Mediation Center to receive $25,000 grant

West Hawaii Mediation Center to receive $25,000 grant

MEDIA RELEASE The West Hawaii Mediation Center (WHMC) has been awarded a $25,000 Challenge Grant from the Omidyar Ohana Fund of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation. The grant will be used to support mediation services and conflict resolution education for youth in West Hawaii. In order to receive this grant WHMC must secure matching funding by […]

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Grants provide $50,000 to help Ka‘u youth

Grants provide $50,000 to help Ka‘u youth

MEDIA RELEASE The 2011 Ka‘u Youth Intern Program at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, was awarded a $25,000 matching grant from The Omidyar ‘Ohana Fund of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation. The challenge was met by the non-profit Hawai‘i Natural History Association, who provided the bulk of the match, along with additional funding from the National Park […]

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