2022

15 February 2022, Donation to Japanese Red Cross (Tonga-Oceania Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami Relief Fund)

We made a donation, through the Japanese Red Cross Society, to the Tonga-Oceania Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami Relief Fund (in Japanese). The donated monies will be used to support the relief and recovery efforts of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the Tonga Red Cross Society, and other organizations in the aftermath of the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano and resulting tsunami. Monies will also be used for disaster preparedness and relief stockpiling in neighboring countries and other Pacific Island nations deemed to be at similar risk.

2021

26 November 2021, Donation to UNICEF (Novel Coronavirus Emergency Fund)

We made a donation to the Japan Committee for UNICEF's Emergency Fund to support the organization’s work in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) (in Japanese). The donation monies will be used to support children in developing countries whose lives are at risk because healthcare systems, already vulnerable due to conflict etc. before the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, have further deteriorated; and to support activities to supply the new coronavirus vaccine through the COVAX Facility, a global partnership designed to achieve vaccine equity.

6 August, 2021 Donation to the July 2021 Torrential Rains Disaster Relief Fund

We made a donation, through the Japanese Red Cross Society, to the July 2021 Torrential Rains Disaster Relief Fund (in Japanese). The fund was setup after torrential rains caused extensive damage in several areas, including Shizuoka Prefecture. The monies will be sent to the donation distribution committees established by the affected prefectures. We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to all those affected by the disaster.

11 May, 2021 Donation to the National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan (World Terakoya Movement)

We made a donation to the National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan’s World Terakoya Movement. Donation monies will be used to provide venues and opportunities for learning and empowerment for those who have no access to education due to poverty, conflict or being female.

29 January, 2021 Donation to the Japanese Red Cross Society (Red Cross Activity Fund)

We made a donation to the Japanese Red Cross Society. The donation monies will be used to support various life-saving activities - this includes measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, such as the novel-coronavirus; the strengthening of healthcare systems in preparation for natural disasters; the creating of public awareness with regard to disaster prevention and mitigation; and, the training of relief volunteers.