Hawaii Domestic Violence Spikes During Pandemic

Hawaii Lt. Governor Josh Green states that domestic violence reports are up substantially this year over last year in the Hawaii Islands during this COVID-19 pandemic.

“Domestic Violence Action Center has given us some numbers, and they really wake us up,” said Lt. Gov. Green. “April of last year they had 519 safety plan calls, April of this year they got 3,038 calls.”

ZERO NEW CASES. Total cases 652⁣⁣Stats: ⁣-48,921 total tested (1,500 in last 3 days)⁣-3.49% Hawaii tested ⁣-95.6% recovered 608/635⁣⁣The Aloha Free Clinic is open starting today and located at 2055 North King St. ⁣⁣Email Alohafreeclinic@gmail.com to volunteer or to make an appointment. Walk-ins available and Tele-health for those on the Neighbor Islands.⁣⁣Governor will be making an important announcement at 2pm. I will be joining him for this, please tune in to your favorite news channels. ⁣⁣Josh LG🤙🏽⁣⁣

Posted by Lieutenant Governor Josh Green on Monday, June 1, 2020

Helplines – April of last year they had 692 calls, this year 1,066.

There are resources to help, please check out domesticviolenceactioncenter.org

Domestic Violence Action Center in Honolulu Receives $325,000 Grant From The Kresge Foundation

The Domestic Violence Action Center in Honolulu was the recipient of a $325,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation.

The state of the economy did not deter the trustees of The Kresge Foundation from awarding $63.6 million in grants at its fourth-quarter board meeting in December, making the quarter, together with the $181 million in grants for 2008 as a whole, the most generous in the foundation’s 85-year history…

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About The Kresge Foundation:

The foundation was established by Sebastian Spering Kresge in 1924 “for the promotion of human progress.” With an initial gift of $1.6 million, he launched what would become one of the nation’s largest philanthropic organizations.

Sebastian Spering Kresge

Sebastian Spering Kresge