Posted by Reiyukai America | Posted in Reiyukai America News | Posted on 08-09-2011
After the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami that occurred in March 11, 2011, Reiyukai has established the “Arigato Kodama Fund –Great East Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. As of July 10, 2011, the total amount of donation that was collect from all over the world reached 3.8 million dollars. It has been used to give to the victims, to purchase relief aids, and to organize soup-runs. And there are still many more projects to be organized.
The Reiyukai Disaster Support Headquarters for Great East Japan Earthquake has decided to accept no more donations as of August 31.
The Reiyukai America National Committee, after receiving this notice, has also decided to finish the Great East Japan Earthquake Fundraiser. Also, the National Committee, would like to recognize the following people who took part in this activity.
California: B.R.& Y. Insurance Agency, Inc., Chizu Sakai Tanaka, Family Day Festival in San Diego, George Tokeshi, Gianni Zeno, Greg Kulevich, J Lou Architect Inc., Joseph Walters, Katsuko Nakagawa, Kazuko Heller, Kimi Takano, Martha Wu, Matsumae-Kai, Nancy Lim, Sueko Gruver, Tatsuko Kiyohara, Tenorio Family, Teruko Ojima、Teruko Yamada、Yoko T. Murray, Yoshie Thomas
Connecticut: Joanne Nelson, Mari Lewis, Sonia Sanchez
Delaware: Naomi Amaral
Hawai‘i: Budget Color Litho, Inc., Connie Hamasaki, Flora Tanaka, Hideko Uyeda, John Hosokawa, Katsuki Kaulia, Kazuko Snyder, Mary Tanaka, Noriko Sotta, Tomoko & Hideaki Obara, Thomas Hosokawa, Tsuyako Mukai
Illinois: Esperanza Barrera, Isla Pilipina, Ramirez Family, Sonia Delgado
Massachusetts: Arthur Hughes III
Maryland: Leonard R Wayne
New York: Audrey Miller-Sydney, Wei Cong Chu Family
Texas: Edith Meffley, Yoshiko F. Chaisson
(In alphabetic order per state)
Thanks to the support of those who took part of this fundraiser, the total amount of $7,821.00 was donated to Japan for the relief of those who have suffered the disaster.
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On the other hand, Reiyukai America is continuously operating the “Reiyukai America Disaster Relief Fund” in order to be able to support immediately those who are suffering from disaster. Reiyukai America National Committee invites everyone to continue supporting the fund.
-Reiyukai America National Committee