On March 11, 2011, the Japan America Society of Southern California created the 2011 Japan Relief Fund, a disaster relief and recovery fund to aid victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake and resulting tsunami waves. With the funds that have been generously donated so far, we have earmarked $845,000 to six nonprofit organizations in Japan on the front lines of relief, recovery and reconstruction in Tohoku.
For information on these organizations, please click here.
Frequently Asked Question
Japan America Society of Southern California’s past relief and recovery leadership
Report from Tohoku by Douglas Erber (Fall 2011)
The Japan America Society of Southern California is a 501(c)(3) educational and charitable organization, Federal Tax ID #95–2021853. Accordingly, donations to the 2011 Japan Relief Fund should qualify for charitable contribution tax deduction.
Please make your checks payable to "2011 Japan Relief Fund". Please include your phone number in case we need to reach you, and your email address (for the purpose of sending Donation Receipt) and send your check to:
2011 Japan Relief Fund
Japan America Society of Southern California
1411 W. 190th Street, Suite 380
Gardena, CA 90248-4361
Please check the box "2011 Japan Relief Fund" in the form below.