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First Insurance Charitable Foundation Donates Nearly $90,000 to Local Nonprofit Organizations: 
Contributions During First Half of 2013 Benefit Diverse Community Groups

In the first half of 2013, the First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) Charitable Foundation donated nearly $90,000 to local nonprofit organizations, including the Kapiolani Health Foundation, American Red Cross, Hawaiian Humane Society, Hawaii Community Foundation, Japan-America Society of Hawaii, Hawaii Charter School Network, Hawaii Homeownership Center, and Hawaii Youth Symphony Association.


Steve Tabussi
Senior Vice President
First Insurance Co. of Hawaii
(808) 527-7695

“We are proud of our Foundation’s support of the local nonprofit community and their efforts to build a stronger Hawaii,” said Allen Uyeda, FICOH’s president and CEO. “As a group, Hawaii companies take their responsibility back to the community very seriously. Our philosophy at FICOH is that to continue to thrive as a company, we must invest in Hawaii’s future.”

The FICOH Charitable Foundation assisted 35 different organizations in the first half of the year, Uyeda added.

Established in 1998, the FICOH Foundation has four areas of focus – Education & Career Development; Economic & Workforce Development; Family, Social Services & Healthcare; and Civic, Culture and the Arts. The Foundation also matches gifts to eligible nonprofits made by FICOH associates.