As the situation and needs of the impacted Hawaii community are ever-evolving, Goodwill Hawaii is committed to aiding in the immediate relief and long-term recovery efforts in ways that are consistent with our core mission: to uplift people through the power of work.
These are some of the ways that Goodwill is currently supporting those who’ve been displaced from their homes and/or their jobs:
GOODWILL MISSION SERVICES GIFT CARD VOUCHER PROGRAM:
We will be distributing $100 vouchers in emergency vouchers for impacted residents to redeem for clothing and household goods at any Goodwill Store in Hawaii. The vouchers will be distributed to fire victims thru the nonprofit’s outreach at its emergency response centers on Maui, Oahu, and Hawaii Island and in partnership with other government and nonprofit partners. On Maui, vouchers available at Goodwill office at 250 Alamaha St., Suite N16b, Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4 pm.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE CENTERS & FREE SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF THE MAUI FIRES:
Goodwill has set up Emergency Response Centers at five program offices statewide to support those who’ve been impacted with applying for resources and aid including: unemployment benefits, FEMA disaster assistance, food stamps, and emergency housing relief. We can also provide free job training, education and placement support if you’ve lost your job.
To contact us or to schedule an appointment at an emergency shelter, please call (808) 442-8914 or email email@example.com. For more information, visit www.goodwillhawaii.org/maui-relief
SNAP BENEFITS / EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING FOR WILDFIRE VICTIMS
A Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) replacement benefit is available for recipients who experienced loss of food as a result of the recent wildfires. To apply for SNAP replacement benefits, please visit the Processing Center in your area or call (808) 873-3972
KAHULUI ADDRESS: 250 Alamaha Street, Kahului, Suite N16B, HI 96732
SEE HAWAII WORK: Phone: (808) 442-8913
FIRST TO WORK – VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION (FTW VR): Phone: (808) 442-8914
OLA I KA HANA FOR YOUTH: Phone: (808) 442-8914 ext.2311
The Salvation Armyʻs Hawaii Wildfires Hotline: (808)-440-1811
The Salvation Army is responding to the wildfires by starting mass feedings for thousands of evacuees at Maui County/American Red Cross shelter.