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Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

Original post made on Mar 17, 2011

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling. The raw human emotion and empathy stirred by the magnitude 9.0 temblor and subsequent tsunami that pummeled northern Japan on March 11 has prompted many locals to ask how they might help. ==B Related stories:==
■ [Web Link Palo Alto family launches relief effort for Japan]

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 17, 2011, 8:54 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Enough!, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:29 am

Yay! So glad to see this...I wish there was a container ship to which we could donate goods, like we did for Katrina. Any knowledge of something like that around here? Some of us don't have money to give, but we have goods, and most people had their entire lives wiped out. I'd have an SUV load right now to contribute. Good stuff!

Posted by Romola Georgia, a resident of Barron Park
on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:30 pm

Japan Earthquake Benefit Concert
Sunday, March 20, 3:00 p.m.
Sunnyvale Seventh-Day Adventist Church
653 W. Fremont Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(Near Fremont & Hollenbeck)

PROGRAM: includes Mozart Flute Quartet in D, K.285 and Mozart Piano Quartet No. 1 in g, K.478 as well as pieces by Faure, Beethoven, Chopin, de Sarasate and Dinicu.

Hiroko Mizuno: Piano
Takashi Hidai: Flute
Marina Dantcheva: Violin
Noriko Iwamoto: Viola
Romola Georgia: Cello


Posted by Susan, a resident of Mountain View
on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am

Two reputable relief organizations are World Vision International and Samaritan's Purse. You can google their websites directly. Please be generous---these people need us to come alongside them.

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