Nan Inc and its owner Patrick Shin have been named Make-A-Wish Hawaii’s Corporate Partner of the Year during its annual gala fundraising event.
The 2021 event was called “A Night in Old Havana”. It was held virtually and was broadcast online and also on K5. The company Nan Inc has been recognized for their generous donations which have allowed more than two dozen “wishes” to be granted over the past seven years!
Make-A-Wish Hawaii also profiled one of those wish recipients. Click here to see Chey’s heart-warming story.
The gala event also featured a fun and light-hearted commercial that the team at Nan, Inc. produced as a salute to Make-A-Wish Hawaii.
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About Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in the United States. Its main goal is to help fulfill the wishes of children with a critical illness. Most of these children are between the ages of 2.5 and 18 years old.
Make-A-Wish was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. The organization operates through its 59 chapters located throughout the United States. They also operate in over 50 countries through 39 international affiliates.
It all started when 7-year-old Chris Greicius was hospitalized with leukemia. Through the efforts of the hospital staff and with the help of others, he made his greatest wish come true. Due to all the interest from the media, the organization has been set up.
About The Nan Inc CEO
Nan Inc Owner and CEO Patrick Shin has a heart of gold. They have helped over a dozen different causes over the last couple of years. The construction company Nan Inc. has always been a ray of hope for those in need, from donating millions to local hospitals and charities all over the world to building a local school in the Philippines. They not only contribute to the Hawaiian community in Honolulu, but also all over the world.
On Christmas, the Nan Inc. founder distributed $1500 worth of gift cards to Valoha – an organization that provides resources for the homeless and needy in several capacities on Oahu’s island community. The nonprofit movement works towards providing clothes, meals, toiletries, referrals and other resources to the disadvantaged population of Oahu.
How Can I Contribute?
The easiest way to help is to contribute with a donation. When you donate, you’re giving children renewed strength to fight their illnesses, bringing families closer together and uniting entire communities. If you’d like to donate to Make-A-Wish Hawaii click here.
But should I donate to Make-A-Wish?
You should absolutely donate to Make-A-Wish if you have the financial resources. Patrick Shin says “When a child has their wish granted, it brings joy to everyone involved in the wish-granting process, even those who donated to Make-A-Wish and made the wish possible”.
Are there other ways to support this cause?
Of course there are also other ways to support. You can establish a charitable giving plan, do some charity streaming, donate airline miles and hotel points or do some other promotions. There are so many ways you can transform lives.
One thing is for sure, Patrick Shin was extremely proud that he and his team were able to transform so many children’s lives through Make-A-Wish.