Kekokua Foundation | Core Charities
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Core Charities

The Foundation currently has 5 charities that represent our core values. Each charity was picked based upon their mission and KeKokua values the impact each charity makes, and how they touch the community. We donate $4,000 to each charity on an annual basis. We believe it’s important to give back to the community and to share the blessings that we have received with others.The charities we have chosen we believe truly make a difference. After researching carefully each of these organizations it’s clear to us that the individuals working in these organizations, combined with the mission of what they are seeking to accomplish, are powerful force in the community.
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They believe when you change a child’s life, you change a family’s, which can change a community and, ultimately, the world. As pioneers of providing family-centered care, RMHC strives to be part of the solution in improving the lives of children and their families, providing programs that strengthen families during difficult times.


At Susan G. Komen, their mission is pretty simple: to save lives and end breast cancer forever. They educate, support research, offer grants that provide financial and emotional assistance and advocate for better breast cancer policy. But in a broader sense, they empower others, ensure quality care for all, and invest in science to find the cures.


Operation Freedom Paws empowers veterans and others with disabilities to live a quality life by teaching them to train their own dogs, and certifying them as service dog teams. The dogs, usually from rescue organizations or shelters, are carefully evaluated. Each is then matched to a specific client’s physical and psychological needs. There is no charge – all we ask is a commitment to complete the 48-week training program.


KQED celebrates diversity, embraces innovation, values lifelong learning and partners with those who share our passion for public service.

05Project Open Hand prepares more than 2,500 life-sustaining meals with love every day to help people fight illness and cope with the challenges of aging. We also provide healthy groceries to more than 200 clients a day, who visit our two grocery centers.