Aug 28, 2023
Heart on Main Street launches initiative for Maui relief

Nonprofit organization Heart on Main Street launched an initiative to assist independent retailers in Hawaii that recent wildfires have severely impacted.

The organization is calling on businesses and individuals alike to provide much-needed relief to those affected.

The wildfires that swept through various regions of Hawaii have left a trail of destruction, causing significant damage to many independent retailers. These small businesses, often the lifeblood of their communities, are now facing immense challenges after this disaster. Heart on Main Street is stepping up to help bridge the gap and help where needed most.

Key Details of Heart on Main Street’s Donation Drive:

1. Online Donations: Heart on Main Street has set up an online donation portal on Facebook, where monetary contributions can be made to provide financial assistance to affected retailers.

2. Corporate Partnerships: Heart on Main Street is actively seeking corporate partnerships to enhance the impact of its donation drive and provide additional support to those in need.

“The devastating fires in Hawaii have left our independent retailers struggling to recover,” said Patrick Keiser, executive director of Heart on Main Street. “Heart on Main Street believes in the power of community, and we are determined to provide a lifeline to these independent retailers during this challenging time. We urge everyone to join us in this endeavor by making donations or spreading the word.”

This initiative aligns with Heart on Main Street’s core mission: to provide knowledge, resources, and connections to independent retailers to help them evolve and thrive. By coming together in this time of crisis, the organization hopes to provide immediate relief and contribute to the long-term recovery and revitalization of Hawaii’s affected communities.




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