Kukui Grove Center to Hold 14th Annual Kaua’i Independent Food Bank Holiday Kick-off Food Drive

The 2016 Holiday Kick-Off Food Drive will be held on October 1st

Kukui Grove Center in partnership with Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank is pleased to announce the 2016 Holiday Kick-Off Food Drive onOctober 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kukui Grove Center will match $1 for every food item, or canned good that is donated, up to $1500. Kukui Grove will also be rewarding the merchant who collects the most for the Holiday Kick-off Food Drive with a pizza party for their team.

“We are honored to partner with Kaua’i Independent Food Bank, this is great opportunity for Kukui Grove Center and the community to help those in need during the holiday season.  This food drive helps many families throughout the island, and also helps spread awareness about the serious issue of food insecurity,” said Wade Lord, General Manager of Kukui Grove Center.

The 2016 Holiday Food Drive runs from October 1 – December 31, 2016. The Kaua’i Independent Food Bank provides vital meals to families in need across Kaua’i. The goal of the 2016 Holiday Food Drive is to raise $40,000 and 40,000 pounds of food to help Kaua’i families through the holiday season.

For more information about the 2016 Holiday Kick-off Food Drive, please contact Stacie Chiba-Miguel at (808) 977-8675.  For info on the Kaua’i Independent Food Bank, contact Leona Perez at(808) 246-3809 ext. 4. For more information about events at Kukui Grove Center, please visit www.KukuiGroveCenter.com.

Kukui Grove Center is Kauai’s largest retail shopping destination and the island’s only regional mall. The 50-acre open-air Center features over 50 stores and restaurants. Its tropical and central location allows both local residents and visiting guests to enjoy a unique and comfortable shopping experience. Make sure stop by on Mondays for our weekly farmers market and come enjoy dinner and live music every Friday night at Center Stage. There’s something for every lifestyle at The Place to Be!