To provide the following resources in coordination with community leaders for the needs of the underserved, underprivileged, and indigenous communities:
Access to indoor and outdoor spaces for workshops and meetings.
Access to garden space for workshops and research.
Assistance with raw materials for facilities used for community purposes
Providing educational material
Creating jobs for individuals in the community, by manufacturing sellable products
Help with agricultural needs, and food resources
Establishing relationships to help provide medical aid
Resources for clothing
Providing other resources and contacts with the global community to establish long term distribution relationships.
Assistance with building disaster prep and relief networks.
Healthy, productive, and educational opportunities for families to spend time together.
Our story started in 7th grade Hawaiian classrooms in where the students transformed the face of their city with "Everyday Hero Projects".
Residents of Oahu transformed the face of their cities with their Everyday Hero Projects. Over the course of five years, EHP directly affected and involved over 12,000 community members passionate about making the islands a better place.
EHP went on tour across the country, assisting nationwide non profits with volunteer hero power and researching organizations who had learned how to make it work.
St. Michel, Haiti - 3 month immersion assessment which led to us hosting our first series of Voluntourism Activate Tours.
Our nationwide fundraising tour resulted in the opening of the
D & C Children's Life Center.
St. Petersburg, FL office opening - led to an explosion of resident proposed and led programs that continue to impact the community.
Standing Rock, ND - 2 Activate Tours supported medical supply need and children's education programs for temporary residents standing for change.
EHP became involved in local/global disaster relief in Texas, Florida, the Carolinas, and Puerto Rico as the lead organizer of the international Operation Float Coalition. We organized, collected and facilitated distribution of over 400,000 lbs of relief supplies, led 10 disaster relief tours, and assisted residents with rebuilding their homes.
Two feature initiatives, Aloha Gardens and Aloha Kids launch virtual and community programs to address need due to CoVid 19.
EHP returns to Hawaii Island to put 11 years worth of worldwide learning to use back in the state of its origin. EHP begins researching community needs.
In January, EHP launches resident requested and resident led intergenerational, stewardship, nutritional food security, timebanking, and disaster prep/relief initiatives in East Hawaii with local everyday heroes.
The Bandages for Ukraine EHP led coalition initiative successfully hand delivered over $20,000 of medical supplies to our partners two miles away from the front lines of war in Ukraine.
Aloha Gardens began planting gardens in various East Hawaii locations in partnership with schools and local residents.
Aloha Kids partnered with the County of Hawaii and local schools to host community events & educational experiences.
EHP continued to help spread the Kokua Exchange Timebank across Hawaii Island, Maui, Lana'i, and Oahu, and hosted the first interisland timebank coordinator Activate Tour in the Hawaiian Islands, bringing volunteer power from one island to another.
Conscious Colectivo EHP initiative leader secured land and built a 2 story home and community hub in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.
EHP donates a Little Free Library and partners with the Panae'wa Zoo, local libraries, and community members to bring accessible literacy to children of East Hawaii.
EHP continues to nurture and grow programming, partnerships, gardens, stewardship and connection opportunities for the ohana of East Hawaii.
JOIN THE ACTIVATE NETWORK!
The Activate Network is an international group of community leaders and organizations who are committed to creating real-world solutions to urgent challenges. As you know there is an increasing number of natural disasters and unfortunately crimes against humanity, which result in communities needing urgent support to meet basic needs. We are a network of professionals and volunteers who are willing to share our resources and expertise to support the emerging needs of communities.
The Activate Network is creating a database of volunteers, organizations, and skilled professionals who are ready and willing to support with their time, energy, or resources.
This is a call to action. If you are an Everyday Hero in your community and you feel called to be part of our support network, we invite you to join us. Let us join forces, to rise together, and unite as a grassroots community.
Register as an Everyday Hero and invite other community leaders and professional to join this group Up Level Your Skills - we will be sharing videos and education programs to help you elevate your skills as a leader.