Neighborhood Place of Puna: Sports Rescue Program

Calling for Donations of new and gently used youth sports equipment.

Neighborhood Place of Puna is seeking donations of new and gently used youth sports equipment for our Sports Rescue Program.

Sports Rescue

Neighborhood Place of Puna’s Sports Rescue program takes donated sports equipment like footballs, cleats, protective gear, and makes it available to East Hawaii children and youth who cannot afford to buy the equipment necessary to play sports.

Neighborhood Place of Puna believes that every child deserves the right to play team sports. The Sports Rescue program is one way that we as a community can share what we have to make sure that every child has a chance to play team sports.

Donations will be accepted at our Pahoa office, 15-3039 Pahoa Village Rd, during business hours: 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday – Friday.

Other collection dates include:

  • Saturday, April 27th: 10 am – 1 pm- Sangha Hall in Hilo at the Celebrate Your Family Event
  • Saturday May 18th, 5pm- 10pm- Civic Auditorium at the Paradise Roller Girls Season Opener
  • Saturday June 22nd, 8am– Maku’u Market at the Annual Free School Supply Distribution

This program is made possible through a grant from Omidyar ‘Ohana Fund of the Hawai’i Community Foundation.

Neighborhood Place of Puna (NPP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to help families raise healthy safe keiki by providing families with the tools and supports they need to be successful.

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  1. my brother was murdered Jan 17rh in the middle of the night or early in the morning. Last seen driving back to his hideout where he was staying awaiting an experimental surgery for his neck injury he got years ago. He was so afraid and tried to get the cops to offer up some kind of watch list. Then he turned in some drug dealers dealing in front of his apartments, little did he know that the folks dealing were Asians part of some kind of gang of thugs who told him that they had a hit out for him due to his turning in these dealers. He filmed this character who came at him with is video camera aimed at my brother who was filming this guy coming towards at him… He begged the guy who was slamming my brothers head on the side that it would kill him due to the seriousness of his neck injury. The VA broke a drill bit off and left it in his neck area affecting all c levels of the neck spine. He was found in the same area of where the young WHITE WOMAN young and will more than likely try to find her killers using the media. They could not find his Jeep Wrangler until a few months later when the back chassy washed up on a sandy beach some 5 miles where he was located by site seers. He had no water in his lungs so he was dead when he hit the water. Naked with not any form of ID but that silver neck plate holding his head on, and the bank statements in his cabin where his neighbor of less than a month said he was drinking vodka and screaming cussing God well, Jan 15 was my little bro’s birthday and Dennis always got really upset on that day. He was the driver who killed my little brother. Dennis was never the same.. But he was a successful person and would share his last dollar with a person if they were hungry or even if they needed a drink. He was not an alcoholic, yet his blood Alcohol level was 3.12 % and he was overdosed on his Methadone meds for his severe pain ..He was dead man walking. I do not get any information from the cops at all. If not for Damon and his story for it changed and changed again. I owned a bar and let me tell you this, at the level of drink in his system he would have fallen down a dozen or more times and would have marks all over from the sharp lava rock. The waters were full of the Tiger Sharks, I am sure the killers thought he would have been eaten before anyone saw him. ah but no that did not happen. Dennis posted the film of him getting beat up and said if I end up dead some one in the houses I have filmed did it to me. He was going to come home due to him not able to live alone and needed care giving. But no he was called by the cops an OCEAN FLOATER and they get about one a day; no big deal.. don’t worry we aren’t!
    So stuck here in the middle of the USA….I could not go to Hawaii for $$ reasons. Or I would have been there and found my brother’s killer.
    I Love his friend Fred H. who is keeping me informed but if not for him I would know nothing about the price of eggs.
    I am sure the cops will break their backs looking for this golden hair beauty for that is the way that Liberal media works… well off to do laundry
    have a great day and weekend
    Cathy White Hildreth
    who offered more funds but none came forward.. ah well life goes on and on then you end up an ocean floater or a crater gator.. who knows?
    THE END or -30-

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