United Airlines has provided free roundtrip flights to medical professionals traveling to Guam to support COVID-19 relief efforts at Guam Memorial Hospital.

 

IT&E Guam and IT&E CNMI are hosting a text-to-donate campaign from Nov. 18 to 26. All funds raised will support relief efforts for the filipino community and the Office of Philip-pine Honorary Consul Glicerio “Eli” Arago and the United Filipino Organization for Guam and Saipan, respectively.

 

GTA, through its Magic of Giving campaign, is partnering with Alee Shelter, Hunter-speaks and I Famagu’on-ta by encouraging the community to donate to their cause.

Through December, those who donate $3 or more will receive a limited edition Magic of Giving bag.  All donations collected will benefit the organizations.

 

Kentucky Fried Chicken Saipan donated chicken meals to nurses and other COVID-19 front-line staff at the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.

 

Triple J’s group of companies is partnering with the Make-A-Wish Foundation by selling Wish Stars for $3 each until Dec. 24. In addition, Triple J’s Payless SuperFresh & Truckload Store is offering various food markdowns and the chance to win prizes including a two-night stay at the Surfrider Resort Hotel with complimentary breakfast for two, a NexGrill 29” charcoal grill and smoker, a survival camping stand up paddle board and a 65” Samsung UHD curved TV.

 

Macy’s Guam will be donating $2 per Santa letter submitted to Make-A-Wish Guam & CNMI until Dec. 2 for its Believe Week. After Dec. 2, $1 will be donated per letter.

 

Gov. Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero and Lt. Gov. Joshua F. Tenorio donated nearly 100 care packages to the Alee Shelter and the Lighthouse Recovery Center and will also be donating to The KUAM Careforce’s Donation Drive.

 

Quality Distributors donated $40,000 worth of food to The Salvation Army Guam Corps Food Bank. The donation included 10,000 pounds of rice, 4,800 cans of Tulip luncheon meat, tur-keys, hams, paper products and snacks.

 

The Ohala Foundation of Saipan held a food and clothing drive, and then distributed do-nations at the beginning of November.

 

Matson Navigation Co. has committed $5 million in cash and in-kind shipping services to the foodbank networks supporting families in need in Hawaii, Alaska, and Guam. 

Matson will provide the foodbanks with ocean shipping of food supplies at no cost for the remainder of 2020 and all of 2021, 2022, and 2023. mbj


Victor Camacho, executive director, Sanctuary Inc; Michael T. Benito, general manager, Pay-Less; Karen Carpenter, manager, Victim Advocates Reaching Out; Bernice McGill, program director Gametime Inc.; Leinani Na-holowa’a, manager, Alee Shelter Program, Catholic Social Services; Katherine R. Calvo, president and CEO, Pay-Less Markets, and Marie Benito, president, Pay-Less Community Foundation.
Photo courtesy of Pay-Less Markets

The Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation presented $5,000 to the “Go Green for Mental Health” beneficiaries, including Victim Advocates Reaching Out, Sanctuary Inc., Gametime Inc., Catholic Social Services and Alee Shelter for Women and Children.

 

 

GTA staff are shown with the Magic of Giving bags.
Photo courtesy of GTA

Through GTA’s Magic of Giving campaign, it is partnering with Alee Shelter, the Hunter-speaks Organization and I Famagu’on-ta by encouraging the community to donate to their causes.  From Dec. 1 through December, those who donate $3 or more will receive a limited edition Magic of Giving bag. All donations collected will benefit the organizations.

 

 

Photo courtesy of ECC

Environmental Chemical Corp. donated 1,400 pounds of food to the Guam Salvation Army.