Aloha all, Most of the folks who come here know about the legendary Auntie Pupule, Lynn Vasquez, and how the Slippah Project got started. If you aren’t familiar, it all began in 2005, when Lynn posted on the Hawai’i Threads bulletin board that her Christmas wish would be to give simple rubber slippers to the [...]
It is with great pleasure and honor to give you the final list of our 2012 Hawaii Slippah Foundation Recipients: All glory to my Father in Heaven!! =) Mahalo to Blaine Fergerstrom, Christina of MidWeek, Dean and Marrisa Capalouto of Oahu Express Ltd., Scotts Slippers, KauKau Wagon, Loves Bakery, Matt DiGeronimo of Smith Floyd M&A, [...]
Christy Avilla column in MidWeek, Dec. 12, 2012 Download a PDF of Christy Avilla’s MidWeek column The Slippah Foundation was created in 2005 by Avilla’s mother, Lynn Vasquez. “(My mother) started realizing that the kids who were running around and playing in Mayor Wright Housing didn’t have any slippers,” Avilla explains. “She started asking people [...]
Please listen to Matthew DiGeronimo on KHVH-AM 830 this morning at 10am, Sat 11/24/2012. He will do a highlight on the The Slippah Foundation. Mahalo Matthew!!
December 21, 2012 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Office Pavillion
It’s October 1st and like years past, I ask for donations for The Slippah Foundation. It started at Mayor Wright Housing seven years ago and since then we’ve touched so many lives. The individual stories, the tears and pain. The laughter, hopes and dreams. We are there to bring a bit of happiness for a [...]