G70 Foundation awareds $50K in grants

LIHUE — The G70 Foundation, created in 2002 by employees of Hawaii’s leading design firm G70, awarded $50,000 to local community organizations, environmental groups and nonprofits, in December. Self-Help Housing Corporation of Hawaii, with a presence on Kauai, is one of the 10 grantees.

“The G70 Foundation Fund was created by individuals of G70 who wanted to demonstrate their commitment to building better communities throughout Hawaii beyond our firm’s professional services,” said Cami Kloster, senior planner and associate at G70 who oversees the foundation. “Through the foundation, G70 employees are offered a unique opportunity to create a legacy of giving in the workplace. We’re proud to support these ten local nonprofits as help improve our communities through their work ranging from the arts, culture and humanities to community development, as well as housing.”

“Self-Help Housing Corporation of Hawaii sincerely appreciates the generous donation from the G70 Foundation,” said Claudia Shay, executive director of Self-Help Housing Corporation of Hawaii. “This donation will enable us to move ahead with another self-help housing projects, providing quality and affordable houses to low-income families.”

Since 2002, the G70 Foundation has donated more than $650,000 to local nonprofits in Hawaii.


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