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JASH Weekly Update 11/25: Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Members and Friends of JASH,

Happy Thanksgiving! This autumn season, we are grateful for YOU—Our members, friends, family, and supporters—who are the backbone of the Japan-America Society of Hawaii. It is thanks to your aloha that we have been able to continue building bridges between the U.S. and Japan through the unique perspective of Hawaii.

Next week is Giving Tuesday, an annual global generosity movement. This #GivingTuesday, Please consider supporting JASH in the Aloha for Hawaii Charities fundraising campaign. CLICK HERE to make your tax-deductible donation. Our charity will receive 100% of your donation plus a BONUS BOOST from the Sony Open by Friends of Hawaii Charities.

Reyna Kaneko, President

“I’m so thankful for good health, great family and friends and work that brings meaning and joy to my life!”

Marsha Yokomichi, Vice-President

“I'm thankful for my family, friends, and coworkers who make every holiday season memorable and fun.”

Lila Frisbie, Director of Membership and Programs

“I am thankful for every moment of good health and well-being and for the love from my family and friends (including my furry friends!)”

Takako Miyazawa, Director of Educational Programs

“I am thankful for my family's well-being and technology that enables me to stay in touch with family and friends in Japan.”

Ryan Matsuzaki, Administrative Coordinator

“I am thankful for my family, they not only are there to help with my personal life but also will go the extra mile to help JASH!”

Christianne Ono, Program Coordinator

“I am thankful for my awesome support system—family, friends, co-workers, and most importantly, my furry friends!”


Upcoming Events

SAVE THE DATE—Our 2021 Silent Auction will be held online from December 10-14, 2021, with auction preview starting on December 7. Our Silent Auction is one of our biggest annual fundraisers and is part of our annual Bridge Awards Event. Proceeds from the auction go directly to JASH so that we may continue to produce programming for our community. DONATE TO OUR SILENT AUCTION—We are currently accepting donations of goods and services for our Silent Auction! If you have item(s) you would like to donate to JASH, please complete and submit the donation form by clicking the button below.

ABOUT THE 2021 BRIDGE AWARDS EVENT—While we are excited to hold our Bridge Awards Event in-person this year (more information coming soon), we ask for your understanding as we have transformed its format to address health concerns. To learn more about this year’s Bridge Awards Event and Silent Auction, please click here to visit our website.

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