News Aid For Japan Appeal in Britain
Following the previous announcement of an Aid for Japan charity event at London's Conway Hall on May 15, it has been announced that the proceeds will go to a new charity, also called Aid for Japan. From the press release:
On the17th April 2011 it was announced that at least 347 children are known to have lost their parents following the disastrous earthquake and tidal wave in Japan on 11th March 2011.
The long term aim of our charity ‘Aid for Japan’ is to support these orphans by raising money and essential items at Japanese cultural events here in the U.K.
Our British volunteers will travel to Japan, meet the children and find out what they need. We will film our experiences there and show the films at our Japanese cultural events in London.
We also plan to show these films in other countries and at the very popular conventions on Japanese Anime.
Our organiser, Akemi Solloway Tanaka, is CRB checked to work with children and regularly works at schools teaching and demonstrating Japanese culture. Akemi also lectures in Great Britain, Canada, U.S.A. and Holland.
All our work is done by volunteers and is supported by professional help also given voluntarily. We will clearly explain how all donations will be used.
Our first charity event is on Sunday 15th May 2011 at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London.
For more information, please see www.aidforjapan.co.uk.