UH Foundation exceeds $ 80 million fundraising target for 10 UH campuses

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HONOLULU (KHON2) – The University of Hawaii Foundation has raised more than $ 100.2 million.

The money goes to all UH campuses statewide.

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During this pandemic, the foundation exceeded its fundraising goal of $ 80 million. He has raised over $ 100.2 million.

They had more people donating this year than last year. There are over 19,000 people who have donated. That’s a 10% increase.

Here are some of the gifts.

  • The HMSA Foundation donated $ 5 million for the UH Medical School’s Community Learning Program.
  • Bank of Hawaii donated $ 5 million as part of a 10-year sponsorship. So now the Stan Sheriff Center will be known as the SimpliFi Arena at the Stan Sheriff Center.
  • Harold KL Castle Foundation donated $ 2.3 million to students on the Windward Side of the Island so that they can enroll in college.
  • King’s Hawaiian and others donated $ 1.1 million to the Pacific Culinary Institute at Diamond Head,
  • An anonymous donor donated $ 1 million for the A Hua Maila Endowed Scholarship for students enrolled at Hawai’i Community College. The donation also supports the E Huaka’i Professional Development Endowment which is intended for faculty, staff and student leaders.

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