Date: May 08, 2021 to May 08, 2021
Where: 888 Mililani St, 888 Mililani Street,, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States, 96813
Event Type: Other
Ticket Price: N/A
The United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawai‘i and the Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) will host a community clothing drive on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The drive will help fund HGEA's Charles R. Kendall Scholarship and Russell K. Okata Education Fund that has given more than 2,000 scholarship awards since 1966. It will also support the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawai‘i's work to create a life without limits for the estimated 4,100 people in Hawai‘i diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Donation Requirements: ● Acceptable donations include: Clothing, outerwear, shoes, bedding, pillows, curtains, towels, tablecloths, and accessories like purses, belts, and scarves. No large appliances, mattresses, furniture, and food can be accepted. ● HGEA kindly requests separating clothing and textiles from footwear and accessories. Donations will be collected at the pedestrian mall in front of the HGEA Office Building (888 Mililani Street). Day of donations are welcome, and reservations are also available at https://unitedcerebralpalsyhawaii.org/hgea-sign-up/. Donation receipts will be available at the time of drop-off and can also be printed online at www.unitedcerebralpalsyhawaii.org. The Charles R. Kendall Scholarship and Russell K. Okata Education Fund is available to HGEA members and their dependents who are attending or plan to attend on a full-time basis a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school, or pursue other post-high school study. HGEA is Hawaiʻi's largest public-sector labor union, with nearly 40,000 members across the state. Cerebral Palsy is America's most common motor disability in childhood. It is a condition caused by damage to the brain usually occurring before, during, or following birth, affecting both body movement and muscle coordination. An estimated 4,100 people in Hawai‘i have been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy.