Maui County Federal Credit Union (FCU) is holding school supply and backpack drives at its branches in Lahaina and Wailuku from June 13 until July 15, 2022. These events will support The Salvation Army Maui’s annual efforts to provide backpacks filled with school supplies for Maui’s children in need.
Backpacks of supplies from the below list can be dropped off at Maui County FCU branches. The Lahaina branch is located at 270 Lahainaluna Road in Lahaina, and open Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm. The Wailuku branch is located at 1888 Wili Pa Loop, open Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm and Saturday 9am – 1pm. Donations for adopting a backpack are also being accepted and are 100% tax deductible.
“We are proud to be able to partner with The Salvation Army for the fifth year in the endeavor to help our keiki go back-to-school prepared to succeed. Donations of school supplies for kids in need will help ensure that students are able to focus on the important work of learning.” shares Maui County Federal Credit Union President & CEO, Gary Fukuroku.
“We are grateful to Maui County FCU and their members for supporting children in need throughout the County of Maui,” said Capt. Steven Howard, Corps Officer and Maui County Coordinator for The Salvation Army. “These back-to-school items will help ease the minds of students and their families as they prepare for the new school year.”
Families in need of back-to-school assistance can contact The Salvation Army Family Services in Kahului at (808) 871-6270 and in Lahaina at (808) 661-5335. For more information visit maui.salvationarmy.org.
About The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division
The Salvation Army – Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division covers the state of Hawaii and the Pacific Islands including Guam, Republic of the Marshall Islands and The Federated States of Micronesia. The Division offers a wide variety of programs throughout the islands including: adult day health services; affordable senior housing; at-risk youth services and housing; camp & conference center; family stores; food distribution and feeding programs; homeless services; The Kroc Center – Hawaii’s largest community center; preschools & day care services; social services – emergency assistance; substance abuse treatment; and work therapy & rehabilitation services. For more information, visit hawaii.salvationarmy.org, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.