December 12, 2011

The Association for Aid and Relief (AAR) reviewed its nine months of relief efforts since the March 11 disaster. To date, it has provided sets of household items for 20,719 families living in temporary housing (the target is roughly 35,000). AAR is continues to provide … Read more

December 19, 2011

On December 18, the Association of Medical Doctors of Asia opened the “AMDA Otsuchi Health Support Center.” The project planning for the center began in April and construction began in early November. The official opening ceremony featured the traditional pounding of rice cakes, a concert, … Read more

December 20, 2011

We are delighted to announce that the BTMU Foundation, supported by the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, has just made a $288,514 grant to the fund. This was contributed by bank staff, customers, vendors, retirees, and others in North and South America, and it will be … Read more

December 28, 2011

When the March 11 disaster struck, people with severe disabilities whose lives depend on respirators or suctioning machines were placed in a frightening position. A mother of a 9-year-old boy who requires a respirator recalled her experience: “When the earthquake struck, the bed and respirator … Read more