Stay up to date on the latest happenings with the Kauai United Way and our participating agencies.
In This Issue:
A Message from Executive Director Scott N. Giarman
YMCA Camp Naue – A Community Treasure
A Message from KUW Board President Ron Wiley
Golf Tournament Sponsorships Still Available
Kaua‘i United Way Welcomes New Board Members
Drug Court Works!
The KUW Allocations Process Adds Donor Value
An intimate pau hana of world-class chamber music featuring musicians from the San Francisco Opera and Ballet Orchestras and San Francisco Symphony for the benefit of Kaua’i United Way.
January may seem distant, but it will be here before we know it, so it’s not too early to start planning for the 8th Annual Kauai Klassics chamber music concert which will be coming up on Friday January 18th at St. Michael’s church in Lihue. We don’t yet know who’s coming or even what instruments will be here but one thing is certain: this will be a rare performance by world-class musicians you definitely do not want to miss. All our previous experience makes this abundantly clear; ask anyone who was there!
I am thrilled to announce a spectacular – as well as delicious – fundraiser in celebration of the anniversary confluence of Ruth’s Chris Steak House Kauai’s 1st Year on the Garden Island and Kauai United Way’s 75th year as our island’s umbrella charitable organization.
Kaua’i United Way is celebrating its 75th year as our island’s umbrella social service organization. We have been looking out for the social service needs of our whole island since 1943.
Kaua‘i United Way WALK A THON. HALF THE MONEY you raise goes to your group. The rest goes to support the vital community work of Kauai United Way’s 26 Partner Agencies. There’s nothing to sell, nothing to organize!
First Hawaiian Bank has provided a boost to the Kaua’i United Way Annual Campaign with both a corporate gift and payroll-deducted donations from many of their management and staff employees. “First Hawaiian has been a huge supporter of the Kaua’i community for many years,” said executive director Scott Giarman. “This gift puts them among our top corporate donors once again this year.”
Non-profit organizations which provide human services to the people of Kauai can apply for Kauai United Way funding for the period July 2018 through June 2019. In order to be eligible for funding, organizations must be able to demonstrate that they:
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort General Manager Dan King proudly presented a check for $20,000 recently to Kauai United Way (KUW) Campaign Co-Chairs Shannon Maxwell and Peter Wiederoder representing funds raised by the property’s management and associates. “This money will be added to the 2017 Annual Campaign and included in the 2018 KUW allocations to the many social service programs vetted and funded by Kauai United Way, all right here on our island,” said executive director Scott Giarman.
Kauai Klassics: 8th Chamber Music Benefit Concert