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YMCA Receives $5,000 Donation from Island Insurance Foundation


(left to right): Tyler Tokioka, Island Insurance Foundation President and Jean Riederer, Vice President and Executive Director – YMCA of Honolulu, Nuuanu Branch.

Island Insurance Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Nuuanu YMCA to provide financial assistance to youth in need who are participating in the Y’s summer day camp, middle school after school program (called Club Mid), STRIVE Leadership Youth Program, and swimming lessons.  Families in need as well as adults are also assisted with financial assistance for YMCA memberships.

The Nuuanu Y is the largest YMCA on Oahu, serving more than 4,800 members. Each year, the Nuuanu Y provides services to thousands of children, teens, adults and seniors through a variety of programs including childcare, teen leadership activities, after school care, enrichment and sports programs, as well as health and wellness activities.

Island Insurance Company, Ltd. is Hawaii’s largest locally owned and managed insurance carrier, offering a full range of property and casualty protection. Founded in downtown Honolulu in 1939, Island Insurance has been serving Hawaii’s families and businesses for over 70 years and is the only Hawaii-Based company to be recognized as one of the Top 50 property & casualty insurance companies in the nation by the Ward Group for four consecutive years.  Island Insurance has earned financial strength ratings of “A” (Excellent) from A.M. Best Company and an “A” (Strong) rating from Fitch Ratings.  For more information, visit its website at: www.islandinsurance.com

About the YMCA of Honolulu

The YMCA of Honolulu is one of Hawaii’s leading nonprofits committed to nurturing the potential of youth, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.  Deeply rooted in Oahu’s diverse communities since 1869, the YMCA of Honolulu’s cause is strengthening communities and ensuring that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

The YMCA of Honolulu currently operates nine branches throughout Oahu: Atherton, Central, Kaimuki-Waialae, Kalihi, Leeward, Mililani, Nuuanu, Windward, and Camp H.R. Erdman, the YMCA resident camp on the North Shore. The YMCA of Honolulu has an operating budget of $26 million with more than 900 employees and 100 volunteers. For more information, visit www.ymcahonolulu.org.



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