April 04, 2011

St. Mary's International School Relief Efforts for the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

St. Mary's International School, Tokyo is collecting the following from their community of students, parents, teachers, and staff:

Toy Collection – Organized by Cub Scout Pack 15 under the direction of Mr. Dave Nakabayashi - Donations will be sent to the Japan Association of Play Therapy and transported to the disaster areas by UNICEF.

Ends Wednesday, April 6th

For shelters in Ishinomaki - Mr. Mike Rogers is working with his colleagues in the media to collect and deliver specific items to Ishinomaki

Ends this Friday, April 8th

Items needed:

· For kids: cello tape, gum tape, magic markers, pens, colored pencils, crayons, paper, scissors, stationery items.

· For adults: shoes, long boots, rain boots

· Please note that diapers are no longer needed for this shipment.

For shelters in Kesen-numa city in Miyagi – organized by Ms. Yuko Ono

Ends this Friday, April 8th

Items needed:

· Clothes:

Warm jackets for adults and children

New underwear for young boys (100-150 cm size)

New socks for boys

New underwear - long sleeve shirt for ladies (L or LL size are especially needed)

· Vegetable and fruit juices

· Picture books for school (in Japanese)

· Stationary: pencils, pens, erasers, pencil sharpeners, notebooks, colored pencils, markers

Fundraising for cash donations – organized by the high school Student Council

Creative fund raising events have already begun thanks to the involvement of many teachers and students. The high school Student Council will be organizing the collection of donations to the Japanese Red Cross Society.

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