» Crazy Shirts donated $7,500 in proceeds from the sale of commemorative T-shirts to the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, to support its International Response Fund. The Tsunami Survivor shirts were created in remembrance of the tsunami alerts Feb. 27 in Hawaii and featured the arrival times of the first tsunami wave in Hilo, Kahului, Honolulu and Nawiliwili Harbors.
» The March of Dimes Hawaii Chapter awarded $20,000 to the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center for its Women’s Health Support Service. This program will identify, educate and provide referral services to pregnant women who are using or at risk of using tobacco, alcohol and/or substances.
» Hospice of Hilo received $20,000 from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to help meet the rising costs of providing free bereavement services from Laupahoehoe to South Point on the Big Island.