Aloha! Walk with us virtually, from August 30 - September 12 and support Kauaʻi's local non-profits!
This year, we’ll be featuring a special digital platform, which can be downloaded through your mobile device, to track our steps and keep us connected throughout the two week “Walk Window.” Whether you are a competitive athlete, a workout enthusiast, or a leisure walker, we will have fun “virtual” activities that will fit all needs.
Once you Register to Walk through MobileCause, you will automatically receive an invitation email to access the platform. We can’t wait to see you online!
The Charity Walk, founded in 1974 and expanded statewide in 1978, is now Hawai‘i’s largest single-day fundraising event by a non-profit organization. Since its inception, more than $32 million has been raised to support hundreds of local charities throughout the state. Spearheaded by the Hawa‘ii Lodging & Tourism Association and its non-profit arm the Hawai‘i Hotel Industry Foundation, the Charity Walk is traditionally held every May on Hawai‘i, Kaua‘i, Lana‘i, Maui, Moloka‘i, and O‘ahu. Money raised on an island or county stays there.
The public is invited to participate in this virtual walk to help support over 60 non-profits on Kaua’i. In 2019 the County of Kaua`i raised over $450,000. This provided a much-needed financial support for over 60 Kaua`i non-profit organizations. Our community relies heavily on services provided by these organizations, such as all-day programs and additional distance learning assistance from the Boys and Girls Club, providing food security through our island’s food banks and homeless outreach services through family services organizations. This year, we are being creative in generating a variety of ideas to raise funds. It is a well-known fact that our island’s non-profit organizations play a vital role in our social fabric and is currently in dire need of support from organizations such as the HLTA- Kauai Chapter.