In an effort to document how much we are already helping each other, we’re compiling snapshots of neighbors working together through organized community projects and other community events. Click on photo to enlarge. Send us your own photos, we’d love to include them!

July 2020

Kama'aina Kids volunteers Sisi Tuipulotu, right, and Rose Solis pass out food donations in partnership with St. Marks Episcopal Church in Kaimuki. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Fresh produce is packed into bags of food to be loaded into cars during a free distribution event at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie. Honolulu partnered with the Hawaii Foodbank, local construction, development and other industries to put on the event. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Lt. Aaron Ruff, left, and Marissa Fierro of the Salvation Army load boxes of donations into their vehicle during their "Cram the Van" Back-to-School-Drive at the Windward Mall in Kaneohe. This is the second year in a row that the Windward Mall has partnered with the Salvation Army to help procure school supplies for the Windward community. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Trucks line up as dozens of people turned out for a free food distribution in Waianae through the Hawaii Foodbank. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Volunteers assemble food boxes for a distribution event at Windward Community College. The event was a collaboration between 14 contractors and developers, The Great Aloha Run and the Hawaii Foodbank aimed residents of the Windward side from Kualoa to Waimanalo. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Volunteers organize bins of bread to be given out during a food distribution event at Aiea High School. The Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association and Aloha Harvest collaborated with the city to put on the event. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Friends and family walk with Pebblz Ronquilio, center, to support her and create more awareness about the fatal ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) disease. The walk took place on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Volunteers harvest 1-year-old taro from the Lo'i Kalo Mini Park in Kalihi. Taro advocate and land steward, Robert Silva, organizes these "mud taropy" sessions on the first Saturday of each month. All volunteers are welcome. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)

Gary Yonemoto, president of the Hawaii Dental Association Foundation and Dr. Jeffrey Sonson unload oral health kits the Aloha Free Hawaii Clinic. The 2,500 kits provided by the Hawaii Dental Association Foundation include toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss and educational materials. (Photo: Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat)