Foundations and entities who contributed recently to Maui County community nonprofits and others are as follows:
* Hui No Ke Ola Pono has received a $1,000 donation from the nonprofit Mana'olana Pink Paddlers to go to cancer screenings for those without insurance and for those who are under-insured.
The mission of Mana'olana Pink Paddlers is to cultivate hope, health, fitness and fun for cancer survivors and their supporters, utilizing traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoes. Hui No Ke Ola Pono is a nonprofit community-based health care center.
John A. Hau‘oli Tomoso, executive director of Hui No Ke Ola Pono, receives a check for $1,000 from Gloria Snyder, president of Mana‘olana Pink Pink Paddlers. The money was earmarked for free cancer screenings for those who are under-insured or without health insurance.
* The Maui Farm has been awarded $7,500 by The Makana Aloha Foundation to be used for production of an agency video to educate the community about the nonprofit organization's mission and programs and featuring its educational farm environment, residential facilities and testimonials from program participants.
The Maui Farm provides farm-based, family-centered programs that teach essential life skills for self-sufficient living. The Makana Aloha Foundation is private family foundation dedicated to supporting and improving the Maui community.