SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (May 10, 2013) -- The Hui `O Na Wahine all-ranks army spouses club is proud to announce its support of 22 local organization through grants for a total of $64,000.

All of the grant money was raised by the Hui `O Na Wahine thrift store through donations from the community.

Many qualified applications were received. The committee appreciates the work these organizations do to support the military and greater Hawaii community, but the welfare has decided to fund the following organizations:

•3rd BCT Bronco Memorial Association;
•Boy Scout Troop 171, 172 and 173;
•BSA Troop 24;
•Camp Erdman YMCA of Honolulu;
•Family Programs Hawaii;
•Hale Kula Elementary;
•Hawaii Monk Seal Response Team, Oahu;
•Joint Spouses Conference 2013;
•Kolekole Girl Scouts;
•Leilehua High School;
•Mililani Presbyterian Preschool;
•Military Child Education Coalition;
•Parent to Parent;
•Schofield Sharks Swim Club;
•Solomon Elementary;
•Striker Brigade Memorial Association;
•Trinity Lutheran School;
•Tripler Fisher House;
•USO Hawaii;
•Wheeler Elementary School; and
•Wheeler Middle School.

Grants were available for both nonprofit and profit organizations benefiting the Schofield community. Each organization filled out a questionnaire, as well as provided an itemized proposal for funding.