HONOLULU – In an effort to help meet Hawaii’s hunger needs, employees of The Queen’s Health System (QHS) donated a total of $83,035.37 to the Hawaii Foodbank which will help provide more than 207,000 meals.
The initiative was launched by The Queen’s Medical Group’s Culture & Wellness Committee as a way of easing the suffering caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the height of the pandemic, the QHS ‘ohana was deeply touched by the amount of love and support we received from the community. This is an opportunity for us to say mahalo to the community.
“During a time when help is needed the most, Queen’s is proud to step forward and support the Hawaii Foodbank. We recognize the vital role the organization plays in helping to feed Hawaii’s hungry,” said Jill Hoggard Green, President & Chief Executive Officer of The Queen’s Health System.
“We were absolutely blown away by this incredible gift,” said Hawaii Foodbank President and CEO Ron Mizutani. “We are so grateful to The Queen’s Health System and its employees for not only keeping our community safe and healthy during this pandemic but for also supporting Hawaii Foodbank’s mission to provide emergency food assistance to the most vulnerable in our community.”