Category: Community

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

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

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

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

Oct
26

2018
Staying Safe for the Spooky Holiday

Staying Safe for the Spooky Holiday

The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation loves all things Halloween, including your safety. From losing your chaperone to bad drivers on the road or staying away from creepy strangers, the night of Halloween can quickly turn into a real-life scary situation. To prepare you for the most eerie night of the year, we provide to you a […] Read More

Sep
27

2018
Michael Bennett & Macklemore Team up to Deliver Books for Seattle Teachers

Michael Bennett & Macklemore Team up to Deliver Books for Seattle Teachers

The Bennett Foundation

“We rise by lifting others.” – Robert Ingersoll  Earlier this month, Michael Bennett and Macklemore joined forces to purchase and distribute copies of the new critically acclaimed book, “Teaching for Black Lives” to every middle and high school Social Studies and Language Arts teacher in the Seattle Public Schools.   Bennett […] Read More

Sep
7

2018
The Importance of Recess

The Importance of Recess

The Bennett Foundation

September is best known for three words, back to school. Every school day, millions of children spill out onto their school playgrounds, a perfect time for physical and social activity. When Michael and Pele started The Bennett Foundation, their goal was exactly that, to raise awareness about childhood obesity and promote […] Read More

Aug
24

2018
Michael Visits Athletes for Impact

Michael Visits Athletes for Impact

The Bennett Foundation

Earlier this summer Michael Bennett joined Athletes for Impact, (A4I) an advocacy group comprised of athletes who have openly taken a stand on social issues.   Bennett connected with the group to answer a few questions & talk about his new book titled, “Things That Make White People Uncomfortable,” a sports book for the turbulent times, a memoir, and […] Read More

Aug
17

2018
Coaching the Youth!

Coaching the Youth!

The Bennett Foundation

It’s here! Football season has started and training camp is underway. At last, however, it’s not only the pros or grown-ups that deserve attention. It’s the youth and when it all started that we should shift focus to. Team sports provide much more than just a form of exercise. Whether football or any sport, […] Read More

Aug
10

2018
Social Equity Programs & Initiatives

Social Equity Programs & Initiatives

The Bennett Foundation

At The Bennett Foundation, we have always held social equity close to our hearts. Our aim is to direct all efforts toward closing gaps and ensuring that children and families are empowered to make social and behavioral changes to improve their health status and well-being.  The Bennett Foundation’s social equity programs and initiatives […] Read More