(HawaiiNewsNow) - The newly crowned 2012 Mrs. Hawaii United States Shanmarie Alferez is a therapist with Hale Kipa's Foster Care & Intensive In-Home program and recently created a program called the Hope Project focusing on suicide prevention for youth.
She will be holding a fundraiser to help her get to the Mrs. United States pageant and to kick off her platform as Mrs. Hawaii, Shanmarie will be donating a portion of the proceeds from her fundraiser to Hale Kipa's emergency shelter.
The fundraiser will be Friday, June 22, 2012 going from 5pm to 9:30pm at The Villa at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Tickets are $25.
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