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  • atypicalLIVING 6:37 am on May 14, 2010 Permalink | Reply
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    Wheels4Life / Hawaii Food Bank Fundraiser at Bikefactory Waipio 

    It’s the end of the school year and the Bikefactory is down to help you celebrate, Summer style, with a dope get together / Potluck BBQ.

    This event will also serve as a fundraiser for two great charities: Wheels4Life, which helps get bikes into the hands of people in developing countries to help them get to work or school; and the Hawaii Food Bank, which helps to feed Hawaii’s hungry. Cash, checks and canned food donations will be accepted up to and during the event.

    Also with that, they’ll be holding a special classic bike show, they’ll have a session or two going, also they’ll be holding down the dance scene with Murder Mainstream providing the sounds from the early evening into the night.

    This all goes down this Sunday afternoon from 6pm-10pm at the Bikefactory’s Waipio location.  This event is FREE and open to the public.

    For more info, check out http://www.bikefactoryhawaii.com/

  • atypicalLIVING 6:31 am on May 7, 2010 Permalink | Reply
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    Letter Carriers Food Drive 

    The Letter Carriers of America and the United States Postal Service have teamed up to stamp out hunger.

    They, in association with local food banks, are collecting food to feed the leas fortunate.

    You might have noticed a blue plastic bag in your mailbox this week. Put any non perishable and canned foods into that bag and leave it in or by your mailbox.

    Then, when the mail gets delivered to your house, your local mail carrier will collect that donation and deliver it to a local food bank.

    So, don’t forget to leave some food out and let’s help each other help Hawaii’s hungry.

    For more info on this, check out the Hawaii Food Bank Website

  • atypicalLIVING 3:23 pm on April 16, 2010 Permalink | Reply
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    Hawaii Food Bank 21st Annual Food Drive and Bake Sale 

    This Saturday marks two great events for the Hawaii Food Bank.  First up is the 1st Annual Bake for Hunger Bake Sale at the Bishop Museum.  This bake sale will feature baked goodies from throughout the island.  Proceeds from the event go to benefit children who otherwise would go hungry without the help and support of the community.

    Also going on is the 21st Annual Food Drive. This is the Food Bank’s largest fundraiser for canned goods and monetary donations.  People will be lined up with nets receiving your donations at various locations throughout the island:

    Koko Marina Center; Town Center of Mililani; McCully Shopping Center; Pearl Highlands Shopping Center; Pearl City Shopping Center; Windward City Shopping Center; Waiokeola Congregational Church, Kahala.

    The Hawaii Food Bank is the charity of choice for atypicalLIVING, so we would definitely appreciate it if you give either some canned goods or some money to help support the Food Bank.  Everyone deserves a good meal, and we strongly believe in that.  So, if you enjoy the content and coverage we provide here on atypicalLIVING, consider showing your support for the site by showing your support to our favorite charity.

    The Bake for Hunger event goes from 9am-2pm at the Bishop Museum.

    The Food Drive goes from 8am-4pm at the locations listed above.

    For more info, check out http://hawaiifoodbank.org/

  • atypicalLIVING 6:59 am on May 8, 2009 Permalink | Reply
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    National Association of Letter Carriers Annual Food Drive 


    Tomorrow is the National Association of Letter Carriers Annual Food Drive. What this means is that you can leave any non-perishable canned goods in your mail box for the employees of the United States Postal Service to pick up.

    May seems to be food drive month, as every weekend there has been an effort to help feed Hawaii’s hungry.

    Since one of us used to work at the Post Office and all of us want to help feed the hungry, this is a great opportunity to help out.

    The instructions are simple: take any non-perishable food item (aka something in a can) and leave it in a bag in your mailbox. When the mail delivery comes, they’ll grab the food, then take it to the Food Bank warehouse to be distributed later.

    Items that are most desired: canned meats (SPAM, Corned Beef Hash, Tuna), meals in a can, pasta, and soup.)

    Any donation, even if it’s just one can, is highly appreciated.

    Just make sure there are some cans in your mailbox before the mail comes tomorrow.

    For more info and other ways you can help, check out the Hawaii Food Bank website.

  • atypicalLIVING 5:56 am on April 16, 2009 Permalink | Reply
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    Hawaii Food Bank’s 20th Annual Food Drive 


    As mentioned in yesterday’s post about the Fitted Hawaii’s website Grand Opening, this weekend also marks the Hawaii Food Bank’s 20th Annual Canned Food Drive.

    This year, more than ever, they are looking for your support to help them feed Hawaii’s hungry.  Some of the things they are looking for include canned meat & tuna, canned meals (spaghetti, chili, corned beef hash, etc.), soups, vegetables, and fruits.  There will be collection nets posted up around the island, as well as collection points, such as the Commissaries, Shopping Centers, and Fire Stations.

    Also, you can make your donations at FITTED.  In doing so, the Fitted Ohana will hook you up with a raffle ticket for their massive prize giveaways this Saturday at the website Grand Opening Pa’ina.

    So, get out there, donate some canned goods or money and help ensure everyone gets fed.

    For more info on collection sites and times, check out Hawaii Food Bank.

  • atypicalLIVING 5:49 am on April 15, 2009 Permalink | Reply
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    Fitted Hawaii Website Launch Party 


    The Fitted Ohana will be throwing a special party celebrating the launch of their brand new website and new online store.

    The party will feature a potluck and special performances from Blam, Sunny Phono and Westafa.  Also, you can help out the Hawaii Food Bank by briging a special canned food donation to the party. Doing so will enter you in a raffle for awesome prizes later on in the day.

    At 3PM, there will be an official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

    This all goes down this Saturday afternoon at Ala Moana Beach Park, The Keyhole Site #21 – near the tennis courts.  Just bring some food for the BBQ and you’ll be coverd for the rest of the day.

    So, enjoi a day out of the sun with the Fitted Ohana and celebrate the newest of beginnings with them.

  • atypicalLIVING 10:23 am on April 3, 2009 Permalink | Reply
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    Stuff-The-Bus Day 


    Starting tomorrow, all riders on TheBus can bring a canned food item on board with them to donate for the Hawaii Food Bank, kicking off their Annual Food Drive.  The Food Bank will be hosting their 20th Annual Food Drive on April 18th.

    But, you can get a jump on things by bringing something with you and donating it to the friendly Bus Driver on board.

    For more info, check out the Hawaii Food Bank homepage.

  • atypicalLIVING 7:31 am on April 17, 2008 Permalink | Reply
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    Hawaii Food Bank Annual Food Drive 

    The Hawaii Food Bank will be conducting their 19th Annual Food Drive this Saturday at locations statewide.  There will be various locations statewide where you can donate canned goods or money to help feed Hawaii’s hungry.

    The Hawaii Food Bank has a top 5 list of things to donate if you are looking to donate canned goods.

    1. Canned Meats or Tuna
    2. Canned Meals (like spaghetti)
    3. Canned Soups
    4. Canned Vegetables
    5. Canned Fruits

    Any of thse would make for a wonderful donation to make sure that the needy people of Hawaii don’t have to wander around, looking for their next meal.  It’s time to give back to the community, and what better way than to make sure that someone gets a nice meal out of it.

    The statewide locations participating in the Food Drive include: Restaurant Row; Koko Marina Center; Town Center of Mililani; McCully Shopping Center; Pearl Highlands Shopping Center/Pearl City Shopping Center; Windward City Shopping Center; Waianae Mall Shopping Center; Waiokeola Congregational Church, Kahala; Neighbor Island Locations; Various Military Locations

    For more info, check out the Hawaii Food Bank online.

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