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When they say it takes a village to raise a child The Maui Police Department shows us that they are part of our village. Guarantee that they have changed the lives of these children by showing them that there is a caring and loving community out there and that our Maui Police Department members are part of it. From them taking the time to reach out to the Friends and other resources in our community including our local homeless shelter who is now also working with the family to find them housing. ... See MoreSee Less
Friends of the Children's Justice Center of Maui is at Maui Police Department.
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Mahalo to the Maui Police Department.
These are the things you don't hear about.
Working with the Courts and Police Department daily I fortunately do get to witness the compassion and empathy they have in their hearts for those in need.
The Friends just received a call from Maui Police Department Juvenile Division asking if we could assist them. They found a single mother and 5 children who are homeless who literally have the clothes on their backs. They asked if they are able to get them to Ross would I be able to assist them with a clothing voucher for the children.
Glad not only that our foundation was able to fulfill the requests but more importantly is the compassion and empathy shown to this family and that they went above and beyond to assist this family in need. We have actually have had Judges, Prosecutors and Police etc... give us money to assist those in need but asked that we say it's from my foundation so they don't know it came from them. With gratitude, Paul Tonnessen Executive Director ... See MoreSee Less