April 6, 2011

Fundraising for Children

This coming Saturday, April 10th, I'll be selling my greeting cards as a part of fundraising for children who have lost parents in Japan's Tsunami & Earthquake. My friend will be selling cute baby hats she knitted. Map & information below. (Please scroll down for English.)

Hope to see you there!

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LOVE and HOPE from NY: For Children in Japan

Charity Fundraising for children who lost parents and families in the Earthquake and Tsunami.

Please come to join NY Japanese Moms’ charity fundraising for a fun-filled day of Japanese-themed kids’ and grownup activities!

All proceeds will go directly to Earthquake/Tsunami Relief by Ashinaga, a NPO dedicated to supporting children who lost parents.

Date: April 10th (Sun) 1pm to 4pm
(rain day is April 17th , 1pm to 4pm)
Place: St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery
131 East 10th Street, NY, NY 10003 (E. 10th St and 2nd Ave.)


Fun for Kids!
●Send a card in English or Japanese to a friend affected by the Earthquake
●Learn how to fold origami
●Decorate a fan with Japanese Washi paper
●Try Ikebana (Flower arrangement)
●Try calligraphy
●Kami karakuri (Paper trick arts) show
●Songs and story time
●Puppet show

●Music (traditional and others)
●Kendo (martial art)
●Dance and more!

Charity Sale
●Greeting cards, kids’ items, accessories, stationery, Japanese decorative items, pottery, T-shirts, baked goods and more!

Silent Auction
●Gift cards from restaurants and businesses
●Kids classes of Ballet, Yoga, etc!
●Acupuncture/Massage treatments
●Sweets sets
●Japanese ceramics and crafts
●Bags and apparel
●And MORE!
Open Bid:1pm to 3pm

NY Japanese Moms: http://nymoms.exblog.jp/ NYmamama@hotmail.com 
Special thanks to St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery
- Love and Hope from NY

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