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Monday, July 11, 2011

ART & Mobile raises $12,500

iphone App designer Takayuki Fukatsu of Art & Mobile has published several applications and services for iphones (QuadCamera, TiltShiftGenerator, ToyCamera & OldCamera.) He raised money from APP sales to help his home country, Japan.

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

OOps, Sock donations are on hold for now!

Donation needs have been reached but continue to look back for other opportunities!

Warm Feet Warm Heart

I can't think of a sweeter sentiment!
Send New Clean Socks and a note to someone in need. Read more at why he is in the perfect location with the best reasons to send heart and feet warming socks!

Jason Kelly
Plaza Kei 101
Wakamatsu-cho 615-6
Sano, Tochigi 327-0846

Art Show by Japanese Artists

Through June 6th at Joe Bar in Seattle

810 East Roy St.
 Seattle, WA 98102

100% of proceeds go to Peacewinds, a local and Japanese non-profit that focuses on disaster preparedness, response and recovery solutions. Their latest response has been to focus on the ground needs specific to the communities affected, including supplying blankets, sanitary and cooking supplies and building a bath house.

Monday, May 2, 2011

THIRTY quilts off to JAPAN!

Imagine losing so much and then receiving a hand made quilt from across the ocean from someone you have never met!

On April 26th, Daniela and Susan of Quilts for Quake Survivors sent off their quilts to be given to survivors in Japan. It was a collective effort and they thank everyone who cut, pieced, sashed, quilted, bound, sent fabric, sent strips and even whole quilt tops with all the ingredients!

Check out some of the amazing creations at:
Also, any other quilts sent it will be auctioned on Ebay so keep checking their site for details.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Photography for Japan

Alicia Block created a set of photographs for Japan Relief - She will be donating all proceeds to Red Cross.

What you can do?
Purchase a print -
Prices range from $17-$35

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Art Auction

Online art auction to help relief efforts in Japan organized by Meg Hunt and friends in Portland, OR. All donated items will be auctioned on EBAY with proceeds going to AmeriCares and tagged for Japan relief. (AmeriCares, a nonpartisan and nondenominational organization, uses 99% of its revenue on its charitable programs and is rated four stars on

What you can do?
Keep checking for exact auction date and preview art at

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

"Let the Sakura Bloom!"

Tetsuya Takenomata, an artist with friends and family in Japan’s most affected areas, is offering a beautiful new art print for charity. “Sakura” (or Cherry Blossom), is an 18″ x 24″ glow in the dark screenprint for $35. The proceeds will benefit the Red Cross’ relief efforts in Japan. Visit Etsy.

What you can Do?
Visit Etsy to purchase a print!
Check out other artist on Etsy too!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

NYC We Are One

Sorry for the late notice, this event is happening today! (But if you miss it, keep checking for other events in the future.)

What you can do?
Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Crisis Relief Exhibition
APRIL 11, 2011, Monday 2-9PM
Doors open at 2PM - Gallery 61, New York Institute of Technology, 16 West 61st. 11th Floor, New York, NY 10023 (entrance on 61st Street)
Sales and Reception at 5-9 PM
Artist Talk “Dialogue with Mariko Mori and Ingo G√ľnther” moderated by Reiko Tomii at 6-7:30PM

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Native American Artists for Japan

"Our mission is to unite and inspire fellow Native Artists to give back to our brothers and sisters abroad. Because Japan has been a big supporter of Native American arts, providing income to artists, it is out of our hearts as artists to raise funds for water, food, and basic necessities."

What you can do?
Bid on auction pieces from April 5th (one week) on Ebay
All funds support Red Cross

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Every Little Bird Helps

Inspired by the story of 1000 paper cranes, artist, Makiko Hastings, is making 1000 ceramic birds to sell for Japan Relief. This is an ongoing project to support the people she loves in her home nation of Japan.

What you can do?
Buy a bird: Only £3.50 each! There will be an additional fee for P&P

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

More Limited Edition Prints

W + K Studios is just one of many poster designers listed on Flavorwire raising money for Japan. Prices Vary.

What you can do?
Buy a poster

Monday, March 28, 2011

Pottery Raffle for Japan

Monohanako West is raffling three prizes of fine pottery to raise money for those in need in Japan. 100% of donations will go to the Japanese Red Cross. Hanako Nakazato is a 13th generation potter who lives part time in her hometown of Karatsu, Japan, and the rest of the year in Union Maine, USA. Hanako writes, "I believe a collective effort can make a huge impact on the world."

What you can do?
Buy a Ticket:
Tickets are $10/ea - ticket sales will end April 29th
The 3 winners will be chosen using on April 30th
The winners will be notified via email and announced on the blog.

The Poster Cause Project

75% of proceeds from Japan Quake Relief Posters will be donated to Doctors Without Boarders.

What can you do?
Purchase a print - $15 each plus shipping

Success Story $86,000 in just 2 days

A group of Seattle based artists successfully raised $86,000 during a two day art sale to benefit Japan. All proceeds from donated art (paintings, drawings, calligraphy, sumi-e, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, prints, and more) went to relief causes. Check out their website to see who participated and how it was done.

Modern Relief Quilt Raffle

Modern Relief has decided once again to bring the modern sewing community together in the name of fundraising for the relief efforts in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

What you can do?
Buy tickets from Modern Relief ($10/ea) and enter to win one of 50 gorgeous handmade quilts that have been generously donated. Kick-off is April 4th.

Tokyo Subway Quilt Map Giveaway

Elizabeth Hartman (quilter, writer, blogger, artist) is giving away her Tokyo Subway Map quilt to a blog reader.

What you can do?

To enter the giveaway, make a donation to the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund. Donate, return to her blog, leave a comment with the last 7 digits of the tracking number on your receipt. Elizbeth will keep entries open through next Wednesday, March 23, at which time she'll use the Random Number Generator to select a winner for the quilt.

Satsuma Press Fundraiser & Giveaway!

Lynn Russell of Satsuma Press is raising money for Shelterbox, an international disaster relief charity

What you can do?
From now through April 6th, buy HEARTS + HANDS letterpress printed cards for $10 each. 100% of the proceeds go to Shelterbox for Japan Relief. When you buy you will be entered into a giveaway of donated items from many artists! See Satsuma Press for details.

Quilts for Quake Survivors in Japan

Two fabric artists, Daniela and Susan, teamed up to form Quilts for Quake Surviors. Together they are hosting workshops in Portland, OR and other places to create a collection of community-made handmade log cabin quilts leading up to a show + live auction event in Portland on May 11th.
All proceeds (100%) will be donated to a charitable organization.

What you can do?
1. Donate fabric cut to 2″ wide fabric strips or assemble some of those strips in simple log cabin quilt squares.
2. Bid on quilts - May 11th
3. Donate your own quilts
4. Spread the word to other quilters!

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Bake Sale for Japan !

"With only five days left, until the online bake sale for Japan on March 30th, 2011. The list of bloggers, writers, bakers, and professional chefs has grown to nearly 90! We come from nine countries, on four continents and we have one thing in common, we want to raise a lot of dough for Second Harvest Japan!"

What you can do?
Spread the Word and bid on baked goods on March 30th !