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e bring together financial resources from the private sector and spirited volunteerism from the community, with the extraordinary natural resources of the state to produce sports and cultural events that generate funds for qualifying not-for-profit endeavors that serve and benefit Hawaii’s women, children, youth and impoverished.

Grant recipient HUGS-Help, Understanding, Group Support

A Record $1.2 Million Distributed to Hawaii Charities!

Friends of Hawaii Charities awarded a record $1.2 million in charitable grants this year from proceeds raised at the 2019 Sony Open with support from its long-time charity partner The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc., which matches funds raised at tournament dollar-for-dollar; title sponsor Sony Corporation; host site Waialae Country Club; and supporter Hawaii Tourism Authority. 

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2019 GRANT APPLICATION is now closed

Grant recipient HUGS

Friends of Hawaii Charities awards grants annually to qualified not-for-profit organizations, funding programs that benefit Hawaii’s children, youth, women and impoverished. A total of $1.1 million in charitable grants was distributed last year from proceeds raised at the 2018 Sony Open PGA TOUR event. The 2019 Grant Application is now closed. 

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Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmiles purchases to Friends of Hawaii Charities. Shop at smile.amazon.com and select Friends of Hawaii Charities as the charitable organization of your choice!

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