Servco awards 10 vehicles to Hawaii nonprofits
Servco Pacific Inc. presented six Oahu nonprofits with vehicles Friday as part of the final program of its Centennial Service Campaign.
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Servco Pacific Inc. presented six Oahu nonprofits with vehicles Friday as part of the final program of its Centennial Service Campaign. Founded in 1919, Servco is now a diversified business with operations in automotive distribution and retail, car sharing, appliance distribution and retail, and venture and growth capital.
The Honolulu-based company will present four vehicles to neighbor island nonprofits over the next couple of weeks. The awardees were selected by a committee of Servco employees and include a range of uses for the vehicles:
>> Aloha Harvest (Toyota Sienna LE): Contribute to food rescue operations, especially for donors that cannot accommodate large refrigerated trucks.
>> Honolulu Theatre for Youth (Toyota Sienna LE): Increase access to live educational theater opportunities to students in geographically remote locations.
>> Lunalilo Home (Toyota Sienna LE): Food deliveries and transportation of seniors to doctor’s appointments and activities.
>> Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (Subaru Forester): Provide transportation for patients, caregivers, clinical staff and therapists to conduct pre-discharge home side visits for over 300 individuals annually.
>> Susannah Wesley Community Center (Toyota Sienna LE): Provide learning excursions for at-risk youth, transport food from food banks to address youth food security needs.
>> Touch a Heart (Toyota Sienna LE): Provide transportation for homeless and disadvantaged youth to job training and certification programs, paid internships, etc.
>> Hawaii Island HIV/AIDS Foundation (Toyota Sienna LE): Provide a mobile service unit to provide more comprehensive case management during in-home visits, mobilizing syringe exchange programs, etc.
>> Kauai Economic Opportunity (Toyota Sienna LE): Transportation of meals to homebound senior population (approximately 50 meals daily).
>> Project Vision Hawaii (Toyota Sienna LE): Provide remote vision screenings and services to isolated areas on Kauai.
>> Maui Ocean Marine Center (Toyota Tacoma 4×4): Rescue and rehabilitation of sea turtles on Maui.