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August 07, 2017

Big Island Receives $1M to Urge SNAP Participants to Buy Healthy Food

Big Island programs will receive $1 million in USDA grant funding to support the purchasing of fruits and vegetables by SNAP participants.
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July 21, 2017

Big Island Business Man Strives to Raise $20,000 for The Food Basket

Every shirt sold will allow The Food Basket supply 7 children with breakfast for a week, 1 senior lunch with lunch for a month, or a family with dinner for a week.
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June 05, 2017

Crusin’ for the Food Basket Saturday Night

Bring donations for The Food Basket and check out classic cruisers at Kona’s HPM Building Supply parking lot on June 10 from 5 until 9 p.m.
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June 01, 2017

KapohoKine Adventures Collects Donations for Food Basket

The generosity of Hawai‘i island’s kama‘āina has allowed KapohoKine Adventures to donate more than 500 pounds of non-perishable food to The Food Basket.
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March 21, 2017

Senior Produce Program Ends After a Decade

The Food Basket’s Senior Produce Program is forced to shut down after budget slashes.
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February 28, 2017

Feed-A-Thon Collects Over 73K Pounds of Food

The Food Basket’s annual “Feed-A-Thon” collected over 73,000 pounds of food at five KTA Super Stores and Hawai`i Community Federal Credit Union locations.
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February 15, 2017

Food Basket Rolls Out ‘New Year, New Wheels’ Campaign

The Food Basket is aiming to reach its $150,000 goal by July 31 in order to have these vehicles in use by the end of the year.
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November 29, 2016

#GivingTuesday: National Day of Giving and Volunteerism

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Congressman Don Young introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving and volunteerism.
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November 22, 2016

Food Basket Seeks Community Support on #GivingTuesday

The Food Basket will participate in an international day of giving on Nov. 29, through an online fundraising campaign.
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November 07, 2016

Fairmont Orchid to Hold First Turkey Trot Benefit

Fairmont Orchid will host the First Annual Turkey Trot, a benefit for The Food Basket Inc. – Hawaii Island’s Food Bank on Saturday, Nov. 19.
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October 24, 2016

James Brown Tribute to Benefit The Food Basket

"Cold Sweat - A Tribute to James Brown,"a benefit for The Food Basket Inc.,will return to Hilo on Friday Oct. 28, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Hilo Town Tavern.
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October 18, 2016

LETTER: Cliff Kopp: A Remembrance

Cliff, thank you for donating your time and your earnings, for leading so many efforts to improve the place we live, and for caring and showing us how to care for those we’ve never met.
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July 22, 2016

Food Basket Prepares for Darby

The Food Basket Inc. – Hawai‘i Island’s Food Bank, is preparing for the potential effects of Tropical Storm Darby as it continues to track toward the state.
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July 12, 2016

300-Mile Walk Brings Homelessness Into Focus

Kailua-Kona Dentist Dr. Clifford Koppends completed his 300-mile trek against homelessness at the end of June.
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June 14, 2016

Dentist ‘Walks the Talk’ for the Homeless

The Food Basket – Hawai‘i Island’s Food Bank is conducting a community outreach/food drop in coordination with Dr. Clifford Kopp’s “Walk the Talk” campaign.
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