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March 2020

Caring for the Hawaii community is at the heart of everything we do. Continue reading to learn more about the ways we’re getting involved in the community in an effort to provide care for every life journey.

11th Annual Hot Pursuit is
Just Around the Corner!

Hot Pursuit 2020 is just a month away! On Saturday, April 25, we’re calling on you to lace up your sneakers and put on your thinking caps at our 11th Annual Hot Pursuit fundraiser presented by Par Hawaii. It’s not too late to gather your family and friends to register a team, enjoy friendly competition and win fantastic prizes!
Over the last 40 years, we’ve voyaged with thousands of patients and their families, bringing hope, reducing fears and impacting lives. All of the money raised at Hot Pursuit will help us further our mission and our purpose to provide care for every life journey.

Don’t delay—follow the below steps to get your team registered today!
 

Step 1: Build a Team

Gather 2 to 6 team members, then choose a team captain. Each member must register online or submit a physical entry form. Visit hotpursuithi.com to register!
 

Step 2: Make a Commitment

Take advantage of Early Bird Registration and waive $50 off your registration fee when you sign up by March 29! After March 29, all teams must pledge to raise a minimum of $300.
 

Step 3: Raise Funds

Create a personalized Race Roster fundraising page where your family and friends can make donations. All funds raised will be applied to your team goal. Special incentive prizes will be awarded based on individual fundraising.

Step 4: Have Fun!

Whether you’re a participant or just want to support the cause, Hot Pursuit offers activities and family friendly fun for all ages. The best part? Your efforts help to ensure that those who are medically eligible for hospice care will receive it, regardless of their ability to pay.

Save The Date

Saturday, April 25, 2020
Waterfront Plaza, Kakaako
Race Day Registration: 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Race Start: 9:45 a.m.
Register Today

Bereavement Workshop Series

Mahalo to everyone who joined us for the first workshop in our 2020 series offering grief support to the community. On Saturday, February 29, we hosted the first workshop titled “Navigating Loss: Music and Grief,” which explored how music can be used as a powerful tool on your grief journey.
Our next workshop in our Bereavement Workshop Series is titled “Tips for Families in Mourning,” to be held this May. To learn more about our series and other free grief support events, please email bereavement@NavianHawaii.org.
 

Save The Date

Navigating Loss: Tips for Families in Mourning
Saturday, May 23
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Navian Hawaii Administrative Office
This interactive workshop will explore a variety of techniques that families can use together to foster healing, communication, and support through the grieving experience. Free workshop with light breakfast provided. RSVP by May 15 to bereavement@navianhawaii.org or call the Bereavement Counseling Department at 808-924-9255.
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Little Things, Big Differences for the Kahanus

There’s still time to make a difference for our pediatric hospice patients Punualii and Pulikikaua Kahanu and their family through our Little Things, Big Differences program. The brothers both suffer from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. Wheelchair-bound and bed-bound, the boys can no longer walk, and are entirely dependent upon the caregiving support of their mother.
Little Things that will make a Big Difference for the Kahanu family include:
  • Two air conditioning units, one for each boy’s bedroom, as well as expert assistance with installing the units
  • Grocery gift cards (Sam’s Club, Walmart, Target, Ace Hardware for air conditioning units)
  • Google Play gift cards for audiobooks
  • Graphic novels and children’s books (including Percy Jackson series, Marvel comic books, Naruto, etc.)
Our Little Things, Big Differences program allows us to provide an added layer of support and care for people who are going through one of the most trying times of their lives. By lending this support, we ease the caregiving burden on parents and loved ones and allow them to simply be fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, grandparents, and friends. As a community organization, Navian Hawaii is committed to uniting the Hawaii community in order to support those in need. We hope everyone considers donating little things to the Kahanu brothers to bring much-needed comfort and relief for the whole family.
 
Donations can be delivered or mailed to the Navian Hawaii office at 860 Iwilei Road. For more information, call (808) 791-8075, email marketing@navianhawaii.org or visit www.navianhawaii.org.
Make A Difference Today

Help Yourself and Help Us
Care for Every Life Journey

Many of our supporters want tax-smart, easy ways to make a gift to Navian Hawaii. You can make a gift, receive income for life, qualify for an income tax deduction, and reduce your capital gain tax.
Explore the benefits of establishing a charitable gift annuity with our organization or contact us for a no obligation personalized illustration.

Contact our Philanthropy Manager | (808) 791-8084 | development@navianhawaii.org
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