Many of our partners and friends are actively fundraising to help support Japan’s earthquake relief efforts, and we encourage you to participate in one of the many events and fundraising campaigns going on in the city.
All of us at Reel Asian would like to send out our thoughts to friends and family with loved ones in Japan. We are hoping for everyone’s health and safety during this difficult time. Many of our partners and friends are actively fundraising to help support Japan’s earthquake relief efforts, and we encourage you to participate in one of the many events and fundraising campaigns going on in the city. Please see below for a list of some of these events. We will update our website as more information and events become available.
Sonia Sakamoto-Jog, Executive Director
JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE FUNDRAISING EVENTS
JCCC BENEFIT SCREENINGS
The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre is hosting several benefit screenings for the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. Call (416) 441-2345 for tickets.
Apr 28th 7:00PM – Andante
May 1st 2:00PM – Stormy Night
BENEFIT CONCERT FOR JAPAN DISASTER VICTIMS
Singers, bands and a poetry reading by renowned poet, Joy Kogawa, will be featured. Organized by Ken Noma, the national president of the NAJC (National Association of Japanese Canadians).
Apr 30th 3:30PM at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
“GAMBARE NIPPON” A NIGHT OF MODERN JAZZ AND AUTHENTIC JAPANESE CUISINE
Organized by Shnkikai, Association of Japanese Canadian Businesses and Professionals and Japanese Restaurant Association of Canada. Supported by Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Neil Swainson Quartet and local community artists
May 2nd at the JCCC (Reception 5:30pm, Cocktails 6:00pm, Dinner 7:00pm, Show 8:30pm)
A THOUSAND PAPER CRANES PROJECT
A fundraising project to collect 1000 paper cranes and donations for Save the Children.