Donor pledge helps many

A donor has pledged up to $5,000 to match donations of at least $150 to The Garden Island/Zonta Club of Kauai Christmas Fund drive, and it is very much needed. This holiday season, more than 700 requests for help have come in from families and individuals.

Let’s rally to help Roy, Josie

Life for Josie, right now, is difficult. She lives with her daughter, which is good. What’s not good is how age is taking its toll. She is losing her memory, is unsteady on her feet and can’t be left alone. Josie has a fixed income and medical bills that are starting to pile up. Christmas, though, gives her hope. She would love a new blouse or, really, any new clothing to wear for the holidays.

Keiki facing difficult Christmas

The Garden Island/Zonta Club of Kauai Christmas Fund drive is underway. This holiday season, more than 700 requests for help through social-service agencies have come in from families and individuals, including children.

Grandmother struggles to make ends meet

The Garden Island/Zonta Club of Kauai Christmas Fund drive is underway. This holiday season, more than 700 requests for help through social-service agencies have come in from families and individuals.

Sisters hoping for bright Christmas

Conchita is a 52-year-old female who is intellectually disabled and lives in Hanamaulu with her son and his family. She is employed at a resort as a dishwater and has a companion worker who helps with goals to increase her independence. She would benefit from assistance with food, clothing and household items.

Oh, the joy it brings

Each year, it seems, Yoshiko “Dimples” Kano says it will be her last as the person spearheading The Garden Island/Zonta Club Christmas Fund.