Category: Education

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

Nov
2

2018
Time to Tackle November

Time to Tackle November

The Bennett Foundation

With autumn finally in full swing, November is a month where considering hibernation may be a thought, we remind you that there is more to the month than hiding inside, munching on comfort food, and watching football. We encourage you to take the eight simple ideas below and set a […] Read More

Oct
19

2018
The Bennett Family Visits DC

The Bennett Family Visits DC

The Bennett Foundation

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.  This week, the Bennett Family was in our nation’s capital! Touring the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial and Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. Knowing the past opens the door to the […] Read More

Oct
5

2018
Positive Attitude Month: Five Positive Lifestyle Tips

Positive Attitude Month: Five Positive Lifestyle Tips

The Bennett Foundation

Positive attitude month is here! Attempting to live a positive lifestyle can be very challenging at times, but it’s well-known that having positive lifestyle habits builds a positive attitude, leading to a happy life!   The Bennett Foundation is providing five simple tips on how to live a positive lifestyle:  Always keep your cup half full! Take the optimistic viewpoint […] 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