The Movement You Are Donating To...
Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission to inspire local communities to care for their coastlines. The funding you provide is pivotal in expanding our impact, building our team, and providing amazing experiences that bring people into our mission. Across the world people now know us for our large-scale beach cleanup festivals grounded in a fun, educational experience. However, our impact reaches so much farther than the clean beaches we inspire.
Our education team is in classrooms around the state of Hawai‘i, connecting with keiki (youth) and helping guide a new vision for a world where plastic no longer washes up our shores. Funding keeps our materials up to date, maintains our mobile education delivery vehicle, and allows for more educators in the classrooms. The SCH outreach team doesn’t stop in classrooms, as we know that making change requires the entirety of our community - we’ll bring presentations and outreach material to corporate offices, festivals, or house parties - you name it, we’ll be there. Turning off the tap on plastic pollution is a full-scale effort from all of us and your donations help us build the tools and team we need to make it happen.
We know the responsibility of sharing the story of Hawai‘i with the world. This place that we get to call home is rich in cultural tradition and knowledge - the mo‘olelo (legends, myths, stories) of these islands is routed in deep connection (pilina) to our natural world. SCH is constantly innovating and strategizing to be part of a dynamic world. Your support gives us the nimbleness to be the game changers. For instance in 2020/21 we are working hard on bringing in new composting and upcycling technology to Hawaii that will lead a movement in reuse. Individual change matters, but we also work on changing institutions to stop plastic pollution before it starts.
Our efforts are made possible because of you. Our community is our motivation and our engine for change. We appreciate every dollar that is donated to us. If 100,000 of our social media followers and supporters donated $1 a month we could fund our entire operations without having to worry about grants and larger sponsorships. It is incredible what a collective effort can make happen.Donating to Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii is an investment in the continued beauty and sustainability of our coastlines for generations into the future. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Our FEIN is: 45-2596726