Category Archives: volunteering

Help: Disaster Homestay

This website will let you register your home as a place for people who lost their home to stay while they get back on their feet. http://www.shinsai-homestay.jp/ Verdict: Seems above board. As of April 1 (today), they have 554 homes … Continue reading

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Help: Peaceboat

Peaceboat is looking for volunteers in Ishinomaki and Tokyo. http://www.peaceboat.org/english/index.php?page=view&nr=19&type=22&menu=62#volunteer Verdict: Seems really well-organized. If you have some time to volunteer, this seems like a good group to go with. Remember, this is not the time to be going off … Continue reading

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Help: Buy Ibaraki Produce

Here is one way to help Ibaraki farmers who may lose their livelihoods due to unnecessary panic. Buy a box of veggies from Ibaraki (pre-screened for radiation levels) and have it delivered to your house. Gokigen Farm http://www.gokigenfarm.org/ Verdict: If … Continue reading

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Help: Run for Japan

Here is one way to help the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Run for Japan http://runforjapan.com/runforjapan.php Verdict: Just do it! Proceeds to go the Red Cross which everyone around here is saying is the best place to … Continue reading

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Volunteering Updates

The University of Tsukuba has asked students to refrain from volunteering to help in affected areas until the safety of the areas can be confirmed.(Updated March 14, 2011 at 20:00) According to the Tsukuba City Hall website, you can register … Continue reading

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