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Donations sought to rebuild Nagoya Castle in wooden form

National Jul 16, 2017

Donations sought to rebuild Nagoya Castle in wooden form

The city of Nagoya will start accepting donations Friday to finance a restoration project that will re-create the original wooden structure of Nagoya Castle's main tower. The city aims to collect ¥10 billion through its Kinshachi donation campaign, which is named after the two statues ...

Fitness club Curves Japan champions food drives for charities

National May 18, 2017

Fitness club Curves Japan champions food drives for charities

A women-only fitness club franchise has been promoting food drives among its members, aimed at getting housewives and others to donate nonperishable items to foster care facilities, food banks and other charities. Since 2007, Curves Japan has been conducting annual food drives with the cooperation ...