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Sat, Mar 11


Grace Fellowship Hawaii Church

HUGS Respite Night - Waipio (Cooking Support)

HUGS supports Hawaii families with a child up to age 12 who has been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness or disease.

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HUGS Respite Night - Waipio (Cooking Support)
HUGS Respite Night - Waipio (Cooking Support)

Time & Location

Mar 11, 2023, 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Grace Fellowship Hawaii Church, 94-1323 Waipio Uka St, Waipahu, HI 96797, USA


About the event

HUGS provides parents and caregivers the opportunity for much needed personal time away from the intense demands of caring for a seriously ill child. Free child care, for children ages 6 months to 12 years, is offered, where they have a lot of fun and attention, paired with a buddy in a safe, supportive environment, so that parents have time for themselves to do whatever they wish. HUGS also offers emergency respite assessed on a case-by-case basis based on need and staffing.  MLH support requested is for cooking services only.  Another organization is hosting this event.

"Respite gives my husband and me a much needed break for a few hours. It allows us to work on the foundation of our family, which is us, the parents. Having a strong family foundation is so important when going through this unpredictable journey." — HUGS Mom, Stephanie Kozuma

"The HUGS house is my favorite place because it's fun." — HUGS Keiki, Zach, age 10

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