Today, Aloha United Way (AUW) received a donation check for $930,070 from HEI to help support AUW's 2016 campaign. HEI is the parent company of Hawaiian Electric and American Savings Bank. The AUW campaign was kick-started by a $300,000 donation from the HEI Charitable Foundation, and fueled by a year-long fundraising campaign by Hawaiian Electric employees and retirees, raising more than $518,000. American Savings Bank employees also generously supported AUW through their Kahiau annual giving campaign. We are truly grateful for their generosity and continued support of Aloha United Way and our community.
Photo (left to right): AJ Halagao, Executive Vice President, HEI Charitable Foundation and AUW Hawaii Cares president; Emily Mendez-Bryant, AUW Vice President, Fundraising and Major Gifts; Greg Hazelton, HEI CFO and AUW Board member ; Connie Lau, HEI president and CEO and HEICF Chair; Cindy Adams, AUW president and CEO; and Mel Colquitt, AUW Director of Workplace Campaigns.