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Winter 2011 - Cover Story


Alumni in the Seattle area boxed potatoes at Food Lifeline.
Alumni partnered with Food Lifeline to help feed those in need of assistance in Western Washington.
Coordinators Karlyn Kurokawa ’07 and Krystal Kurokawa ’06:

On the alumni bond:

Although we may be far from home, we are still surrounded by the ‘Iolani spirit and the One Team attitude.

The power of One Team was in full force.

On community service:

As a society, we are all dependent upon each other. The people we help through these projects are no different from us; they too are grandparents, parents, children, and siblings who deserve the opportunity to reach their greatest potential. Helping them put food on their table may be one less worry that we can help them resolve.

Alumni from different generations volunteered.

On making a difference:

Twenty-three ‘Iolani alumni from the Seattle area came together at Food Lifeline to help box 15,240 pounds of potatoes in just three hours. This will provide 11,723 meals for families struggling to make ends meet in the state of Washington. The project reinforced the notion that when we come together and stress the importance of helping others, we can accomplish anything.