Category Archives: Volunteering

International Efforts For Fukushima Coast Clean Up!

By Ben Brandau In the early morning hours of June 21, 2014, some Fukushima JETS and other members of the international community gathered together in the coastal town of Odaka with the intent to help out those whose lives were … Continue reading

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Save Minamisoma Project: Helping Hands and Helping Hearts

By Kate O’Berg “It’s been over three years and there are people that still need our help. We will help them until they don’t need us.” That is what’s running through the mind of August Hergesheimer, founder and chairperson of … Continue reading

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The Japan Cat Network

by Maxwell Lamb   I grew up in an era when a person’s general sanity meter was determined by how many cats they owned. It started at one cat, which usually said, “I’m single, but not for long.” With two, … Continue reading

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The First Ever Fukushima ALT Blood Drive

by Steven Thompson Last November, 15 brave souls gathered in Koriyama to give their lives to save others. Well, maybe not exactly their lives, but they did sign up to give blood. Donated blood is life for the people it … Continue reading

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Iris Gakuen International Day

by David Tacoronte Iris Gakuen in Fukushima has over 30 to 40 orphaned children who they house, feed, and provide basic services, education, and activities for on a daily basis. On November 17th, “Eyes for Fukushima”, along with several ALTs, … Continue reading

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