Credit Unions kick off food drive

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Representatives of Kauai’s credit unions and the Kauai Independent Food Bank collect at the Gather Federal Credit Union to launch the credit unions’ food drive with a goal of raising $20,000 between July 2 and 20. Shown are Daleena Castaneda representing the Kekaha FCU, Isabel Tumpap, Leona Perez of the KIFB, Leah Michaels of the Kauai Government Employees FCU, Flo Tazaki of the Garden Island FCU, Tess Shimabukuro of Gather FCU, Sharlene Garcia of GIFCU, Terri Kaniho of Gather FCU, Stephanie Shinno of GIFCU, -, Kelvin Moniz of KIFB, Jane Russell of Kauai Teachers FCU, and Monica Belz of KGEFCU.

LIHUE — For the past several weeks, food has been going toward disaster relief from the flooding generated by the record-breaking rainfall.