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Japan Disaster / Updated: Relief Charity Events

April 28 (Thursday) 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cabrillo Arts Pavillion, 1118 East Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Fundraiser for tunami damage to Toba, Santa Barbara’s sister city in Japan Sponsored by The Santa Barbara – Toba Sister City Organization, (805) 964-7559, wakita@cox.net Toba suffered $24 million in losses to their oyster and...
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The City of Soma near Fukushima nuclear-power plant is accepting donation to orphan scholarship

The City of Soma with the population of 5,249, located 25 miles north of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant, lost 475 citizens in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami incident. And 44 children under 18-year old became orphans. Among 44 orphans, 9 are children of citizens who volunteered as rescue workers as known...
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Japan Disaster / Local Relief Fund Information in Iwate Prefecture

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As of April 19, the following bank accounts are available to accept donations from overseas. (Name of City: Name of Bank; Name of Branch; Bank Account Number; Swift Code; Beneficiary’s name in Japanese (account name); English translation of beneficiary’s name and address) Ofunato City: The Bank of Iwate; Ofunato Branch; 034-2052381; BAIWJPJT; Ofunato shi...
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Fundraiser for Tsunami Damage to Toba, Santa Barbara’s Sister City in Japan

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Santa Barbara’s oldest Sister City of 45 years, Toba, Japan, suffered $24 million in losses to their oyster and seaweed (nori) ocean farms during the tsunami.  The Santa Barbara-Toba Sister City Organization is sponsoring a disaster relief fundraising event on Thursday, April 28, at the Cabrillo Arts Pavilion from 5:00 to 8:00. Mayor Helene...
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Updated / Japan Earthquake Relief Events in April

April 1 (Friday) 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Grove Community Church, 19900 Grove Community Drive, Riverside, CA 92508 Playing for a Cause: Benefit Concert Presented by the City of Riverside, a sister city of Sendai, Japan Performers: Riverside Kingsmen from Martin Luther King High School in Riverside The program will pay tribute to the...
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Cultural News publisher is leaving Los Angeles for Japan, April 13

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Shige Higashi, publisher and editor of Cultural News,  is leaving Los Angeles for the earthquake disaster area in Japan on April 13 He will be arriving  at Narita on April 14 local time and stay at Shinjuku Prince Hotel. His cell phone number in Japan is 090-2303-4345. To get the latest information about his...
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Direct Donation to Japan Earthquake Relief

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Japanese Red Cross Society / Japan Earthquake Donation Name of Bank: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Name of Branch: Ginza Bank Account No: 8047670 SWIFT Code: SMBC JP JT Beneficiary’s Name: The Japanese Red Cross Society Beneficiary’s Address: 1-1-3 Shiba-Daimon Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-8521, Japan Telephone +81-3-3438-1311 If your national society doesn’t collect donation or you...
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Annual Buddhist gathering to change program to mourn for Japan disaster victims, April 10, 1:00PM

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The annual Buddhist gathering for celebrating the birth of Buddha on April 10 will change the program to mourn for the victims of the Japan earthquake. The regular Hanamatsuri celebration for Buddha’s birth is full of festivities. But this time, the Los Angeles Buddhist Church Federation, organizer of the event, will hold a memorial...
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Santa Rosa: Matsuri! Raises Over $10,000 for Japan Relief Fund

Over 1,000 people came out to support Matsuri! Japanese Arts Festival on A Street held on Saturday, April 2nd. Participants enjoyed a sunny afternoon with art, music, Japanese tea ceremony presentations, martial arts demonstrations and many other activities. Thanks to the generous donations received, event organizers have contributed $10,450 to Direct Relief International through...
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