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Japan Relief

INFOGRAPHIC: Where Did Your Donation To Japan Go? (And How You Can Still Help)

Jessica Prois | Posted 03.11.2012 | Impact

After a 9.0 earthquake -- and subsequent tsunami -- struck Japan one year ago today, the world showed its support for the costliest natural disaster e...

Balloon Boy's Parents Auction Off Balloon, Will Donate Money To Japan

AP | Posted 09.13.2011 | Impact

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A silver, UFO-like helium balloon that gripped the country's attention when a couple said their son had floated away in it is b...

Lady Gaga Is Being Sued Over Japan Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga loves helping people, which is why this bit of news might come as a surprise to some. The singer is selling rubber bracelets to help supp...

Stradivarius Violin Sold For $16M To Aid Japan

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

TOKYO -- A Japanese music foundation has sold a renowned Stradivarius violin for $16 million at a London auction to raise money for tsunami disaster r...

Star-Studded Album Raises $5 Million For Japan Relief Efforts

Posted 07.05.2011 | Impact

Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March, dozens of the biggest stars in popular music donated tracks for a benefit al...

Charity At The ATM: The New Way To Give?

Posted 05.31.2011 | Impact

After a massive earthquake brought a devastating tsunami to the eastern shores of Japan, American bank Wells Fargo decided to facilitate an easy way f...

We Are All Japanese

Leon Logothetis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leon Logothetis

When faced with catastrophe on the scale of Japan's current plight abiding questions get asked... How does a nation recover from such tragedy? How does an individual rise from the ashes of calamity on such a biblical scale?

Derrick Rose Donating To Japan For Every Point He Scores

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Derrick Rose has led his team to a performance few could have predicted this season. His Chicago Bulls are in first place by a game in the Eastern Con...

Eat Well (For A Good Cause): Chicago Restaurants Raise Cash For Japan

| Lauren Drell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Local restaurants are stepping up to the plate to raise money for Japanese disaster relief, by offering special menu items and cocktails, with some ev...

Colorado Taiko Groups Drumming Up Support for Japan Relief Effort

Gil Asakawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

Three local taiko drum groups, Denver Taiko, Mirai Daiko and Taiko with Toni, are hosting "Heartbeat for Japan: A Taiko Benefit," a concert to raise funds for relief efforts in Japan.

Japan: What if It Happened Here?

Irwin Redlener, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irwin Redlener, M.D.

It is at our own peril that we, in the United States, will fail to grasp the importance of making sure that children in this country are protected during and following disasters.

How To Help Japan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On March 11, 2011, a huge 8.9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan, causing widespread destruction. President Obama has already released a s...

How Fashion (And You) Can Help Japan

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Designers, celebrities and fashion organizations are banding together in an effort to help aid Tsunami and earthquake victims in Japan. Some designers...

PHOTOS: Threadless Raising Money For Japan Relief Through T-Shirt Contest

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last week has people all over the world wondering how they can help. The Huffington Post has c...

Uniqlo Donates $25.6 Million To Japanese Red Cross

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Fast-fashion chain Uniqlo has donated $25.6 million to the Japanese Red Cross to help those impacted by the earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Jap...

Google, Twitter Pitch In On Earthquake Response

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEATTLE -- Google, Twitter and other technology companies are finding ways to help following last week's earthquake in Japan. Google Inc. has an on...

Religious Groups Mobilize To Aid Japan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) As the extent of the death and destruction from the massive disaster in Japan comes into focus, religi...

$10 Million Donated For Japan Relief

The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Early donation totals are starting to come in from charities that are raising money to aid victims of the earthquake and tsunamis in Japan. ...

Japan Quake: When to Start Rebuilding

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

For those not used to working in disasters, the first week is chaotic. It is not the time for architects to show up to rebuild. People are trying to find their loved ones, not think about what their lives will look like in 10 years.