Greater Good Charities donates 15,340 pounds of pet food

  • Courtesy of Hawai‘i Foodbank, Kaua‘i Branch

    Hawai‘i Foodbank, Kaua‘i Branch staff and representatives of several of the agency pantry programs, including Julio Flores, Clyde Miller, Marjorie Bennett, Chyenne Beach, Michael Carvalho, Keysha Alalem, Jordyn Nuivo, Malia Banquel, Mana Geddes, Pastor Darryl Kua, Tisha Ruiz, James Hughes, and Wes Perreira celebrate the 16 pallets of pet food that arrived at the Hawai‘i Foodbank, Kaua‘i Branch warehouse in Puhi.

PUHI — The Hawai‘i Foodbank, Kaua‘i Branch celebrated the receipt of 15,340 pounds, or 16 pallets of pet food, Thursday, from the Greater Good Charities.

“We’re so fortunate to have support come together like this, eager to serve the community,” said Wes Perreira, the island’s director of the Hawai‘i Foodbank, Kaua‘i Branch. “Mahalo for their generous support in helping our four-legged family members.”

The food meant to feed Kaua‘i’s food-insecure pets will be distributed through the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i Branch partner agencies like the Westside Christian Center, Nourish Kaua‘i, St. William Catholic Church, the Northshore Food Pantry, King’s Chapell, and the Church of the Pacific. For a full list of the Hawai‘i Foodbank, Kaua‘i Branch pantries, visit the website at hawaiifoodbank.org/help.

Greater Good Charities is a charitable organization devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, pets, and the planet. They work mainly towards alleviating and addressing the root causes of world hunger and food insecurity and promoting peaceful co-existence, and more.

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Dennis Fujimoto, staff writer and photographer, can be reached at 245-0453 or dfujimoto@thegardenisland.com.

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