We may only be halfway through 2015, but it has already marked some great milestones for Surfing The Nations. (See below!) We could not have done this alone though! Many have supported STN with their time, finances, skills, services and donations.
Mahalo to all who have brought us closer to our dreams!
Amy Webb // Over three years of countless hours of service
Artisan Construction // STN financial supporter; Donated enormous portions of labor toward the construction of the COTC, while charging little to no overhead cost!
Chaminade University // Students created our first building designs
Christian Academy // STN financial supporter; Jr. High & High School students fundraised over $4,000 to pay for all CMU/Cinder blocks needed to build the COTC
City & County of Honolulu // STN financial supporter; $185,200 grant towards the construction and furnishing of the Feeding The Hungry Pantry in the COTC
Creative Fundraising Associates // Wrote and secured $150,000 grant from State of Hawaii
Federal Maintenance // STN financial supporter; $50,000 + through financial and in-kind donations
First Hawaiian Bank // STN financial supporter; 2 year $60,000 grant for Ulu Pono Kids program, Creative Arts & Learning Center Project in the COTC
Frank Diaz, Tin Hut BBQ // STN financial supporter; $2,000 towards the COTC constructions
Inspire Church // STN financial supporter; Hours of support and teaching to our staff, interns and leadership school students
Jimmy & Diana Yamada // STN’s first financial supporters & general advisors; helped establish STN.
Joel Criz & Associates, Inc. // Pro-Bono Realty Services (worth thousands!)
New Hope Sand Island // STN financial supporter; $3,600 toward the Feeding The Hungry Program
Pat & Jamie Low, Vineyard Realty // STN financial supporter; Helped provide apartments for STN staff
State of Hawaii // STN financial supporter; $150,000 grant that established work for the COTC
The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. // STN financial supporter; $10,000 toward the construction of the COTC; Honored STN during annual “Sharing the Joys of the Holidays” project
Uncle Kokua // STN financial supporter; $5,000 check towards Feeding The Hungry Food Pantry
Wahiawa Assembly of God // Monthly STN financial supporter
Walmart // STN financial supporter; Gave $20,000 in Holiday Pantry Giveaway
Whole Foods Market, Kahala // STN financial supporter; $7,000 during their 5% day; $500 from Employee Day & Weekly Food Donations of 1,000 +lbs