Safeway Summer Rice Drive ends Sunday

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Heidi Padilla, the SNAP Outreach coordinator for the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i, and volunteer Angela Bolosan solicit cash contributions for the Summer Rice Drive benefiting the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua“i, Friday at the Safeway store at Hokulei Village.

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Lesah Merritt, the Safeway Hokulei Village store manager, checks a customer’s recipt for donated bags of rice as Michelle Panoke of the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i readies to move the donated bags of rice, Friday at the Safeway store in the Hokulei Shopping Village.

LIHU‘E — Cash, or rice? And yes, the Safeway store at Kaua‘i Village is undergoing renovation work, but is still participating in the Summer Rice Drive with the Safeway store in the Hokulei Shopping Center.