OPERATION HOLIDAY JOY
Every year during the holiday season the Armed Services YMCA Hawai`i collects and distributes generous donations of food, commissary gift cards, and toys to military families in need through Operation Holiday Joy. Donations of food and gifts are collected by community partners, such as military units, businesses, civic clubs, church groups and schools, and dropped off to our offices in November and December where teams of volunteers prepare Operation Holiday Joy baskets full of delicious food and presents. The baskets are then picked up by a command representative and gifted to military families who are experiencing extreme hardship or financial difficulty.
Learn more about Op Holiday Joy or sign-up for a basket here:
OHANA FOOD DROP
In partnership with the Hawaii Food Bank, FREE seasonal fruits and vegetables, bakery items and canned goods, available to all military and DOD families in need.
◦ Ohana Food Drop at Wheeler Army Airfield
Every 4th Monday, 12:30 to 2:30 pm
at 1262 Santos Dumont Road; Wahiawa, HI 96786
◦ Ohana Food Drop at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
Every 4th Wednesday, 1 to 3 pm
at 1260 Pierce Street (Bldg 679), Suite 145; Pearl Harbor, HI 96860
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PARENT PARTICIPATION PRESCHOOL
Enrollment for Parent Participation Preschool (PPP) is for children 3 to 5 years old. Help your child build a strong foundation through our three-phase academic and theme based part-time preschool. Learn more here.
Our preschool program is available on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, and Wheeler Army Airfield. Feel free to call branches directly with any questions.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (808) 473-3398
Marine Corps Base Hawaii (808) 254-4719
Wheeler Army Airfield (808) 624-5645
EARLY LEARNING READINESS
Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is an evidence based program that prepares children, 0 to 3 years old, for preschool while providing parents with helpful tools to facilitate their child's development and encourage learning at home.
ELR meets for two hours, twice a week, and is offered through our locations at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam and Wheeler Army Airfield. Contact your local branch for more information:
◦ (808) 473-3398 JBPHH
◦ (808) 624-5645 Wheeler
PlayMorning provides an opportunity for families with small children to play and socialize through crafts, free play, storytelling and singing. It promotes social skills, creativity, literacy and fine & large motor skills for children 0-3 years old while providing an opportunity for parents to connect with each other and create community.
This program is available through our locations aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam and Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
Contact your local branch for more information:
◦ (808) 473-3398 JBPHH
◦ (808) 254-4719 K-Bay
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