Next time you fill your gas tank, you could also help fulfill the dreams of local athletes. From July 1 through August 4, 2015, motorists can make a donation to Special Olympics Hawai’i at any participating Tesoro2Go or 76 Hawaii store statewide. All donations received will help the local nonprofit provide opportunities for athletes with intellectual disabilities to compete on a local, national and international level.
As part of the month-long event, there will be a drawing for one of three $500 gift cards. Those who donate $5 will receive one entry; those who donate $20 will receive five entries. Donations are not required to enter the drawing, For free entry blanks, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Special Olympics Hawai‘i, P.O. Box 3295, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96801.
“Hawai’i Independent Energy is very proud to celebrate 10 years of fueling the dreams of our local Special Olympics athletes. Our team is passionate about the organization and their work, and with the 76 Hawaii stations joining us this year, we’re expecting even greater support for the athletes,” said Eric Lee, Hawaii Independent Energy’s Vice President – Branded Retail.
“We are so grateful for our loyal customers who have helped us to raise more than $784,000 for Special Olympics to date. With their help we hope to reach our goal of raising $1 million to support our local athletes,” Lee added.
This year 28 Tesoro2Go and 13 76 Hawaii locations throughout O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island and Maui will be accepting donations for Special Olympics Hawai‘i.
“Hawaii Independent Energy and its predecessors have been one of the greatest supporters of Special Olympics Hawai’i and Fueling Dreams is one of our longest-running annual fundraisers,” said Nancy Bottelo, Special Olympics Hawai’i president and CEO. “Each year the money that Hawaii Independent Energy raises plays a critical role in our work to help level the playing field and fuel the dreams of athletes with intellectual disabilities.”
For more information on Special Olympics Hawai‘i, please call 808-943-8808 or visit www.specialolympicshawaii.org. Special Olympics Hawai‘i is also on Twitter, www.twitter.com/sohawaii, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsHawaii and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/SOHawaii.
PARTICIPATING 76 LOCATIONS
Honokaa 76, 45-3533 Mamane Street, Honokaa 96727
Kam Ave. 76, 1801 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo 96720
Kaumana 76, 370 Kaumana Drive, Hilo 96720
Kilauea 76, 1698 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo 96720
Waiakea 76, 511 West Kawailani Street, Hilo 96720
Kukui Grove Self Serve, 4360 Kukui Grove Street, Lihue 96766
Paradise Service, 3155 Kuhio Highway, Lihue 96766
Maui Hillside 76, 1495 Lower Main St, Wailuki 96793
Maui Lani 76, 129 Maa Street, Kahului 96732
Enchanted Lake 76, 1010 Keolu Drive, Kailua 96734
Sand Island 76, 165 Sand Island Access Road, Honolulu 96819
Wahiawa 76, 966 California Avenue, Wahiawa 96786
Waimanalo 76, 41-1517 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo 96795