East Hawaii – P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. was the most recent beneficiary of the Ohana Fuels “Fuel up. Do good.” Community Giving Program. Ohana Fuels partners with nonprofit organizations that serve the needs of the local community, and donates a portion of the proceeds from every gallon of gasoline purchased at all Ohana Fuels stations in that community.  The total donation to P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. was $6,046.88 from gasoline sales and  proceeds from car washes held at Ohana Fuels stations during the first quarter.

P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc., (Providing Awareness, Referrals, Education, Nurturing, Therapy & Support) is a 501(c)(3) organization that has been serving Hawaii’s families since 1975.  As a local organization, PARENTS, Inc. has helped strengthen thousands of families by teaching parents positive parenting skills and techniques in order to prevent child abuse and neglect within our island homes.  Our mission is to strengthen families by providing a full range of prevention, education, and treatment services for men, women, and children.  All preventative, education, and treatment services are multi-ethnic, non-judgmental, non-threatening, supportive, and easily accessible.  Over 4,000 parents and their children benefit from our services annually.

Said Lisa Groulx, Executive Director of PARENTS, Inc., “We are grateful to Hawaii Petroleum and for the support from Ohana Fuels’ Community Giving Program in East Hawaii.  This contribution will help us to continue to serve those in need.  The difference we make in our families ripples through our communities and touches the world.”  She added, “We are blessed to have your support in creating that ripple that will directly impact our local communities in a positive way.”

”We appreciate the opportunity to give back to local organizations through our ‘Fuel up. Do good.’ Community Giving Program,” said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum.  “We recognize the  positive impact on our communities brought about by the tireless work of agencies like PARENTS Inc., and we vow to offer continued support to them in the future.” 


PARENTS, Inc. staff including Executive Director Lisa Groulx and Program Director David Lunceford with Joy Madriaga representing Hawaii Petroleum.

Ohana Fuels is Hawaii Petroleum’s retail fuel brand that provides competitively priced, quality fuels at safe, clean, and convenient locations including eight stations on the island of Maui, and eleven stations on the island of Hawaii.  Certified as a TOP TIER™ fuel provider, Ohana Fuels meets the premier standard of gasoline for optimum performance and fuel efficiency.  Hawaii Petroleum is committed to making a positive contribution to the communities in which our Ohana Fuels stations operate, and gives local residents a way to support the community with every tank of gas they purchase.  Learn more at www.ohanafuels.com

Mahalo to Joy and Hawaii Petroleum for their generosity and support in helping us break the cycles of abuse and perpetuate a cycle of positive parenting in our local communities.


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