The Bennett Blog

Jul
12

2019
Building a Bridge From the Community to the Field

Building a Bridge From the Community to the Field

The Bennett Foundation

Just recently, we hosted two youth football camps full of fun in both Pearl City, Hawaii and Tulalip, Washington. In every camp we host, we strive to create a positive environment and give participants something to walk away with. Whether that be education of a sport, living a healthier lifestyle, […] Read More

May
8

2019
O.C.E.A.N. HEALTH FEST 2019

O.C.E.A.N. HEALTH FEST 2019

The Bennett Foundation

Another successful year in the books! The 2019 O.C.E.A.N Health Fest was held this past Saturday, May 4th, at Kapalama Elementary School. The event was hosted by our Foundation’s President and Hawaii resident, Michael Bennett, and highlighted the Farm to Preschool Education (ECE) Program in an effort to help children […] Read More

Apr
2

2019
Establishing a Culture of Wellness in Honolulu

Establishing a Culture of Wellness in Honolulu

The Bennett Foundation

As the largest early childhood program in Hawaii, the Honolulu Community Action Program (HCAP) has worked to provide opportunities to underserved children and their families on the island of Oahu for over 50 years. Their mission is simple and parallels that of The Bennett Foundation – to ensure that families […] Read More

Mar
13

2019
Michael Bennett Tackles Topics of Sports, Inequality at Princeton University

Michael Bennett Tackles Topics of Sports, Inequality at Princeton University

The Bennett Foundation

From an early age, Michael Bennett was taught the value and importance that family, nutrition and work ethic play in leading a productive lifestyle. Having grown up in a lower income community, he saw first-hand how difficult it was for his friends and family to maintain an active and healthy way […] Read More

Feb
13

2019
The Bennett Foundation Teams up With Keiki and Plow

The Bennett Foundation Teams up With Keiki and Plow

The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation believes that children and their families should strive to lead healthy, active and productive lifestyles. We have found that the values we work hard to facilitate in our community align with the principles of others looking to affect positive change in theirs.   We recently had the opportunity to learn about the sustainable farming practices of […] Read More

Feb
1

2019
Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future – The Importance of Black History Month

Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future – The Importance of Black History Month

The Bennett Foundation

The past, the present, and the future are all connected.   Our nation’s Black History Month (February), is an attempt at letting our country hear, read and discover our mutual history, and our contributions that have made America the great nation it is today.   Black History Month presents an important opportunity, not only to […] Read More

Jan
4

2019
Breaking Into 2019 With TBF

Breaking Into 2019 With TBF

The Bennett Foundation

Did you know just eight percent of people achieve their New Year’s Resolutions? For 2019, The Bennett Foundation invites you to be a part of that eight percent!    At first glance, the success rate for those resolutions don’t exactly inspire. But researchers say that despite the tough success rates, making a resolution […] Read More

Dec
4

2018
‘Tis the Season of Charitable Giving

‘Tis the Season of Charitable Giving

The Bennett Foundation

The holidays are all about giving and if you want to get into the spirit this season, make charitable giving a part of your holiday traditions! A charitable donation isn’t the kind of holiday gift that will end up on a shelf or in a closet in a few months […] Read More

Nov
26

2018
Three Fun, Simple & Different Ways to Burn off Those Extra Thanksgiving Calories

Three Fun, Simple & Different Ways to Burn off Those Extra Thanksgiving Calories

The Bennett Foundation

Burn off those extra Thanksgiving calories! Thanksgiving has come and gone as it does every year. The dishes you’ve been craving all season long are finally passed around the table, and before you know it your plate is piled up with turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes — all smothered with a heaping portion […] Read More

Nov
15

2018
It’s National Gratitude Month!

It’s National Gratitude Month!

The Bennett Foundation

It’s National Gratitude Month!   “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth  Well, what exactly is gratitude? As defined by dictionary.com gratitude is, “the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful.”  There is a great association with National Gratitude Month and well the month that has Thanksgiving… but why […] Read More