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If you can help, please do. You’ll be making a difference in your community and best of all, giving the gift of joy and love to Kauai’s young and old.
The Garden Island and the Zonta Club of Kauai are teaming up again and asking for donations to make the holidays happier for less-fortunate residents through The Garden Island/Zonta Christmas Fund.
Through Christmas Eve, The Garden Island will share stories of families facing challenges that could use a little holiday cheer. TGI uses fictitious names in the stories.
Donations will be distributed to needy families by Zonta Club members, who purchase gift certificates at appropriate businesses to help make their wishes come true.
Yoshiko “Dimples” Kano, chair of The Garden Island/Zonta Christmas Fund Committee, said each year the community responds to the program, with donations of thousands of dollars that brighten the holidays for hundreds of children and adults.
“It’s brought a lot of happiness to families in need,” Kano said.
The Garden Island/Zonta Christmas Fund was established in the early 1980s. Kano has been its chair for more than 20 years. It has, she said, been rewarding to see so many families benefit through the generosity of the community.
“It brings people together,” she said.
The Garden Island encourages individuals, clubs, schools and businesses to rally behind the Christmas Fund. Anyone making a donation of $500 or more can have their picture presenting the check published in TGI.
Only monetary donations can be accepted. Checks can be payable to Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation can be mailed to P.O. Box 3032, Lihue, HI., 96766.
Information: Yoshiko “Dimples” Kano, chair of The Garden Island/Zonta Christmas Fund Committee, 822-9882.