CCF Launches Charitable Fund for Japan

Tue, 04/12/2011 (All day)

California Community FoundationThe California Community Foundation, a major local funder of arts & culture and other quality of life services, has announced a charitable fund to provide tsunami and earthquake relief to Japan.  Contribute by donating here.

This weekend, local radio stations Classical KUSC FM 91.5, KCRW & KPCC are running a 3-day campaign for victims of the recent Japanese earthquakes and tsunami, directing listeners to the California Community Foundation's website to donate and learn more.  KUSC President Brenda Barnes said, "We are thrilled to be able to participate with our public radio colleagues in Los Angeles in increasing awareness of the challenges people are facing in Japan."

From CCF's website: The California Community Foundation announces a new charitable fund to provide emergency aid and assistance to those affected by the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan on March 11.

CCF is contributing $100,000, and invites individuals, families, organizations and companies throughout Southern California to make tax-deductible contributions to The Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund.

If you would like to help, here’s what you can do:

The fund is currently accepting contributions through April 17, 2011.