Alameda Japanese Mothers to Host
to Aid Japan Disaster Relief
Thursday, May, 26, 2011
Cost: $15 Adults, $7 - Kids under 14 in Advance
$20 Adults, $10 Kids under 14 At the Door (Dinner included)*
*All money raised will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society via the Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco.
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ALAMEDA, CA - APRIL 20, 2011 - Alameda Japanese Mothers are hosting a mini-Japanese festival for the entire family on Thursday, May 26 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. All money raised will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society via the Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco.
Entertainment will include traditional Japanese Bon dancing and taiko drumming. Guests can also help in the creation of one thousand origami cranes to be sent to Japan. Dinner is included with your donation and can be enjoyed by the entire family. Additionally, there will be a full-bar and mini-silent auction that includes artwork from local artists.
Alameda Japanese Mothers have already donated over $8,000.00 to Japan thanks to the wonderful support of the people of Alameda. While the tsunami and earthquake are no longer headlining the daily news, the losses for the victims were tremendous. It will take years for people to rebuild their homes, livelihoods, and communities. Ongoing support is crucial and will continue to be greatly appreciated.
Alameda Japanese Mothers will also continue accepting donations at the Alameda Farmers Market at Taylor and Webster Streets until the end of April. Please look for our table each Tuesday and Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, excluding rainy days.
About Alameda Japanese Mothers:
Alameda Japanese Mothers (AJM) was formed following the recent tsunami and earthquake in Japan, and include a woman whose family is from Miyagi, the epicenter of the recent earthquake. Since the disaster, AJM have dedicated themselves to raising money and awareness for Japan. With recent bake and yard sales, as well as a twice weekly booth at the Alameda Farmer's Market, AJM has raised over $8,000.00 for Japan.
For more information, please contact Keiko Khan or Meg Atack.