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“From Oregon With Love” . . .

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

The Oregon Japan Relief Fund has been set up by the organizations listed below to provide financial aid to the Tohoku region in Japan in the wake of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. One hundred percent of your contributions will be contributed to Mercy Corps, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation based in old Japantown in Portland that has been helping to alleviate suffering across the globe for 32 years. We hope that you will contribute generously to help those suffering in Japan during this extremely difficult time.

日本で発生しました東北地方太平洋沖地震と津波のための緊急災害募金をオレゴン州でも日本救済支援基金して受け付けております。すべての寄付は全額 Mercy Corpsという団体に渡されます。この団体は32年もの間、ポートランドのジャパンタウンを拠点として救助を支援してきた団体です。この緊急の災害時に 皆様の寛大な寄付をどうぞよろしくお願い致します。
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Participating Organizations and Businesses:

Azumano Travel
Beaverton Sister Cities Program
Center for Japanese Studies at PSU
Ikebana International Portland Chapter #47
Japan-America Society of Oregon
Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Alumni Association of Portland (JETAA Portland)
Oregon Nikkei Endowment
Portland JACL
Portland Japanese Garden
Portland Public Schools
Portland Rose Festival Foundation
Portland-Sapporo Sister City Association
Portland Taiko
Shokookai of Portland
Tokyo International University of America
Willamette University
Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce

For those of you wishing to make a contribution by check, please send your check to:
Mercy Corps
45 SW Ankeny Street
Portland, Oregon 97204
Note: Oregon Japan Relief Fund