In-Kind Donations

Gifts of Goods or services to children in foster care


“As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.”



Donation Needs for Children in Foster Care in Hawaii

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

Project Visitation provides sibling visitation for children separated by the foster care system. Volunteers bring the children together once a month to maintain sibling connections, which leads to better outcomes for their future. Here are the needs to ensure the success of this program:

GIFT CARDS of any monetary value for any of the following:

      • Longs Drugs, CVS, Target, Walmart, or Grocery Stores
      • Gas Gift Cards allows volunteers to pick up children from all around the island for visitations
      • Restaurant Gift Cards allows siblings to share a meal
      • Amazon Gift Cards allows prizes for sibling events

Ho’omalu o Na Kamali’i is unique shelter for children in foster care, allowing siblings to stay together when they have been removed from their homes due to alleged abuse or neglect. Siblings are normally taken to different shelters according to their age and gender, which can cause further trauma during the difficult time. Our children at Ho’omalu o Na Kamali’i are aged 4-17 years old and are in need of the following:

GIFT CARDS of any monetary value for any of the following:

      • Home Depotfor the maintenance of the shelter
      • Target, Walmart, Ross for the children at the shelter


      • Footware
      • Personal hygiene items
      • Socks
      • Underwear
      • Toiletries
      • Household cleaning supplies: Pine-sol, clorox, laundry soap, disinfectant spray or wipes, gloves


      • Pajamas
      • Twin Bed Sheet Sets
      • Board Games
      • Outdoor toys: tetherball, swimming pool, jump ropes, chalk
      • Nintendo Wii games
      • Xbox360 games
      • Art supplies and activities
      • Luggage, backpacks, tote bags for children leaving the shelter

Annual Holiday Party for Keiki and Families in Foster Care is an annual event to ensure that children in foster care get a holiday celebration with a meal, visit and family photo with Santa, gifts from Santa, games, entertainment, and a chance to connect with separated siblings.


      • $20-$25 for our teens aged 14-17 in foster care at stores like the Gap, Old Navy, Ala Moana, Pearl Ridge, Walmart, Target, Ross, TJ Maxx, Jeans Warehouse, etc.
      • Any amount for Walmart, Target, places to get toys for children


      • Toys valued at $20-$25 for children 7-12

Ready to Donate Your Gift In-Kind?

“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.”

Make a Donation that will Change Lives for the Children and Families in Hawaii

Your generous donation will impact the lives of children and families across Hawaii. We strengthen families to stay together and out of foster care. We help children and families involved in foster care by providing support, shelter, and permanency options. We work with youth as they age out of foster care to prepare them for life as young adults.

Additional Information

  • For information on other ways to donate, whether you are an individual or business, please contact us
    Alana Alissa Yoshiko Anderson
    Director of Development
    O: (808) 540-2534