2016 Chubu Walkathon Charity Recipients

  • By Walkie Walrus
  • 20 Oct, 2016

Twenty Million Yen Raised for Local Charities

A presentation ceremony was held for the 2016 Chubu Walkathon Charity Fund on October 5, 2016 at Nagoya International School (NIS) as organized by NIS students. 

Through the efforts of the International Community and its many local supporters, as well as the 25-25 inititaive of the 25th annual Chubu Walkathon, the 2016 Chubu Walkathon was able to donate 10 million yen to 29 local charities and an additional 10 million yen to the Chubu Children's Fund .
Funds were distributed to the following charitable organizations as indicated:

Homes for Children

Nanzan-ryo ¥450,000
Yoneyama-ryo, Petit Village ¥300,000
Washinkan ¥100,000

Support for Children

Childline Aichi ¥150,000
Nagoya YMCA (support for the needy children) ¥300,000

Support for Challenged People

Safuran Seikatsuen ¥250,000
Shirasagi Fukushiene ¥200,000
SUPPORT 2 ¥400,000
Nagoya Te-wo-Tsunagu Ikusei-kai ¥400,000
AMI-no-kai ¥150,000
Fureai Nagoya ¥250,000
Nagoya Christian Shakaikan ¥500,000
Work Center Friends Hoshizaki ¥250,000
Yotsuba-no-kai ¥350,000
Yutaka Fukushi-kai ¥1,000,000
Nagoya YMCA (support for challenged children) ¥100,000
Nagoya Smile-Mile ¥200,000
JIN KIDS ¥150,000
Nagoya for the Blind ¥250,000

Support for Patients

Make-A-Wish of Japan® Nagoya Branch ¥1,000,000
Aichi Marrow Donor Program Support Association ¥300,000
Japan HIV Center Chubu-branch ¥300,000

Support for the Needy

Sasashima Christian Association ¥400,000
CAPNA ¥850,000
National Welfare Beauty and Barber Training Association ¥150,000


Meguriai-no-kai ¥200,000
Boramimiyori Johokyoku ¥250,000
Nagoya NGO Center ¥200,000
Japan Service Dog Association ¥600,000

Total Disbursements

29 Organizations(listed above) ¥10,000,000
The Chubu Children's Fund ¥10,000,000

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