Kauai credit unions kick off holiday food drive

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    Leona Perez, Kauai Independent Food Bank programs manager in gray, is surrounded by representatives of Kauai’s credit unions, including Janice Russell of the Kauai Teachers Federal Credit Union, Ashley Quinn of the Kauai Government Employees FCU, Matt Parr, Tehani Bernhardt of Gather FCU, Charlene Garcia of Garden Island FCU, Thomas Hilson, Joy Hiraoka, Terri Kaniho of Gather FCU, and Myrvie Buster of the Garden Island FCU in launching the Sharing the Thanks of Giving food drive that runs Wednesday through Nov. 15 at Kauai’s credit unions.

LIHUE — Kauai’s credit unions have launched their Eighth Annual Kauai’s Credit Union food drive in time for the holiday season.

Representatives of the different credit unions, including Gather Federal Credit Union, the Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union, the Garden Island Federal Credit Union, Teachers Federal Credit Union, and McBryde Federal Credit Union collected at the Kukui Grove Gather FCU to launch the food drive that runs today through Nov. 15 at any of the participating credit unions and its branches.

Sharing the Thanks of Giving has set a goal of $25,000 in food and financial contributions that will be contributed to the Kauai Independent Food Bank to help with its mission of providing healthy and nutritious food for keiki and kupuna.

Contributions can be made at participating credit unions.


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