List: Food distribution events, resources available as pandemic drags on

List: Food distribution events, resources available as pandemic drags on
File Image of a food distribution site. (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - With many people still out of work as businesses remain closed, financial hardship continues to take its toll on families across the state.

Since the start of the pandemic, many businesses and organizations have organized free food distributions to ensure people don’t go hungry.

Below is the latest list of known distribution events around the state. It will be updated with new information when it becomes available:

Oahu

  • Hawai’i Health & Harm Reduction Center & the Hawai’i Foodbank: Sept. 21 at Windward Mall. It will be their second food distribution at Windward Mall this month. Read more by clicking here.
  • Farm to Car Program: Starting Sept. 20 and continuing every week through December, people can pre-order local farm products at an affordable price to help support local farmers. Details available here.

Kauai

  • Kupa’a Kaua’i food distribution program, A County of Kauai joint program with the Hawai’i Foodbank: Food packages to be delivered to individuals and families who have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Pre-registration opens Sept. 17 at 8 a.m. Click here for more information and scroll down to the resources section. Those who need assistance with registration may call Kaua’i Emergency Management at (808) 241-1800.

Food distribution event organizers who would like to be on this list are encouraged to email details to News@HawaiiNewsNow.com.

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