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May 20, 2020

Planned Giving: A Q&A with attorney Geoff Sogi

Geoff Sogi
Planning for the future is an essential but oftentimes stressful, confusing endeavor. We asked Geoff Sogi, an attorney specializing in estate planning and long-term care planning at Honolulu law firm Tamashiro Sogi, to answer some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding estate planning and planned giving. Geoff serves on our Young Leaders Board and is a volunteer Wish Ambassador with a heart for the Make-A-Wish mission. Since joining the board last fall, he has been dedicated to leveraging his professional expertise toward making a difference in the lives of wish families and our community. Below, Geoff tells us about what drew him to Make-A-Wish Hawaii and how he hopes his expertise can help wish families and community supporters make purposeful decisions for the future.

May 20, 2020

Planned Giving: A Q&A with attorney Geoff Sogi

Geoff Sogi
Planning for the future is an essential but oftentimes stressful, confusing endeavor. We asked Geoff Sogi, an attorney specializing in estate planning and long-term care planning at Honolulu law firm Tamashiro Sogi, to answer some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding estate planning and planned giving. Geoff serves on our Young Leaders Board and is a volunteer Wish Ambassador with a heart for the Make-A-Wish mission. Since joining the board last fall, he has been dedicated to leveraging his professional expertise toward making a difference in the lives of wish families and our community. Below, Geoff tells us about what drew him to Make-A-Wish Hawaii and how he hopes his expertise can help wish families and community supporters make purposeful decisions for the future.

Feb 19, 2020

Leave a legacy of wishes

Mattsons
Alan and Marilee Mattson have supported our mission through ongoing donations, event sponsorships, and volunteer work since 2005. With a goal of funding at least one wish per year, the Mattsons also recently expanded their support by making additional gift commitments from their will and trust.

Feb 19, 2020

Leave a legacy of wishes

Mattsons
Alan and Marilee Mattson have supported our mission through ongoing donations, event sponsorships, and volunteer work since 2005. With a goal of funding at least one wish per year, the Mattsons also recently expanded their support by making additional gift commitments from their will and trust.

Aug 30, 2018

Patricia's legacy lives on through a life-changing gift

Patricia Beck
Patricia Beck's passion for travel and education inspires a generous gift for two local wish children.

Aug 30, 2018

Patricia's legacy lives on through a life-changing gift

Patricia Beck
Patricia Beck's passion for travel and education inspires a generous gift for two local wish children.

What makes the perfect volunteer?

Volunteer_Art
We asked our volunteers to draw the "ideal volunteer" and this is what you all submitted!

Apr 19, 2016

What makes the perfect volunteer?

Volunteer_Art
We asked our volunteers to draw the "ideal volunteer" and this is what you all submitted!

When You Get a Gift You Didn't Expect

JRR
Glenn and Debbie Furuya of Leadership Works LLC were among thousands of runners at this year's Jingle Rock Run 5k to raise funds for Hawaii Wish Kids. When Wish Kid Reece raced up next to them at the halfway point, an unexpected gift was exchanged.

Jan 02, 2015

When You Get a Gift You Didn't Expect

JRR
Glenn and Debbie Furuya of Leadership Works LLC were among thousands of runners at this year's Jingle Rock Run 5k to raise funds for Hawaii Wish Kids. When Wish Kid Reece raced up next to them at the halfway point, an unexpected gift was exchanged.

About this Blog

Wish Blog gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the wonderful work happening at Make-A-Wish® Hawaii. See how the wishes of local keiki battling critical illnesses come together and how they change lives forever. Hear directly from those who work or volunteer here, or from those in your neighborhood who have been transformed by a wish in some way. Discover why we are so committed to achieving our vision of granting the wish of every eligible child, every year.

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