0050 Japan Disaster Relief

Wells Fargo bank employees create 30,000 origami cranes for Japan’s tsunami victims

Wells Fargo cranes check

(This article appears at the front page of Cultural News August 2011 issue) Following the March 11 tsunami disaster in Japan, employees of Wells Fargo bank were looking for a way to show their support to the victims, beyond donating money. In Japan, the folding and stringing together of a thousand origami cranes is...
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Japan disaster relief event update / Send Love to Japan, July 17 & 23

Tulips in Harmony

Send Love to Japan Charity Concert Series by “Tulips in Harmony” Program: Japanese folk songs, Schubert piano for 4 hands, Oboe, Flute & Piano trio, Jazz and more July 17 (Sunday) 3:00 pm Brand Library Recital Hall 1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91207 Suggested Donation: $20 July 23, (Saturday) 6:30 pm Gardena Buddhist...
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Japan disaster relief event update / Beethoven 9 for Japan, June 19, 7 pm

Beethoven 9 for Japan poster

June 19 (Sunday) 7 pm Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Beethoven 9 for Japan Area musicians will join forces as the L.A. Musicians Symphony and Chorus, under the direction of Guido Lamell, for a special benefit concert at Disney Concert Hall to support disaster relief in Japan....
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Japan Disaster Relief Event Update

June 9 (Thursday) 7:30 pm The Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027 Fundraising Event: “For Japan, We’re United” Studio f of Los Angeles presents a special fundraising event for the survivors of Japan’s earthquake, tsunami and radiation disasters. The event, hosted by Rich Capparela of Classical KUSC 91.5 FM, features:...
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Public television KCET raises $90,000 during its benefit program for Japan

Public broadcasting station KCET in Los Angeles has raised a total of $90,304 during its special televised benefit for Japan. The show first aired live on KCET on May 24, from 8 pm to 11 pm, during which Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made a special appearance. The show was rebroadcast on Saturday, May...
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Japanese community weekend event, May 28 / All-USA high school Japanese speech contest

Aurora Japanese speech contest

May 28 (Saturday) 11:00 am – 4:20 pm Hitachi Chemical Research Center, Lecture Hall, UC Irvine,  1003 Health Sciences Road West, Irvine, CA 92612 All-USA High School Japanese Speech Contest The Aurora Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation, in conjunction with the National Council of Japanese Language Teachers, hosts the Eighth Annual Aurora Japanese Language Scholarship...
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Japanese Chamber of Commerce raises $440,000 for the Japan Disaster Fund

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California has raised $440,000 for the Japan Disaster Fund. On May 12, Mr. Toshio Handa, President of the JCCSC and the JCC Foundation, accompanied by Japanese community leaders, delivered $440,000 to Ms. Ann Kelly Director of UNICEF LA Office for the Japan Disaster Fund. The Japanese Chamber...
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Japan disaster relief update / Japan America Society raises $1.2M

On May 16, the Japan America Society of Southern California announced that with the funds which have been donated to date, they have committed $750,000 to three nonprofit organizations in Japan — Japanese Red Cross Society, Save the Children Japan, and Seikeijuku Tohoku Earthquake Fund — all on the front lines of relief and...
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Japan disaster / Relief Charity Event – Update

+++ May 14 (Saturday) 4:00 pm opening Orange County Buddhist Church, 909 South Dale Ave, Anaheim The Best of Grateful Crane – A Benefit Show for Japan Relief For the past ten years, the Grateful Crane Ensemble, a non-profit theater group based in Los Angeles, has been presenting educational and theatrical programs in appreciation...
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