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Convoy multiplies its charity

A festival expands to three sites to reach more needy families

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 14, 2012

~~<p>Volunteers for Hawaii's inaugural &quot;Day of Compassion&quot; last year say they were left with indelible impressions of how people were touched by the giant giveaway of food and services, moving them to help again.</p>
<p>After more than 14,000 people &mdash; twice the crowd expected &mdash; jammed the field level of Aloha Stadium last July for the Convoy of Hope-organized festival, organizers of the faith-based outreach event are staging this year's Convoy at three Oahu sites on July 28.</p>
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Volunteers for Hawaii's inaugural "Day of Compassion" last year say they were left with indelible impressions of how people were touched by the giant giveaway of food and services, moving them to help again.

After more than 14,000 people — twice the crowd expected — jammed the field level of Aloha Stadium last July for the Convoy of Hope-organized festival, organizers of the faith-based outreach event are staging this year's Convoy at three Oahu sites on July 28. Login for more...



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