Fundraising Campaign

“During the last month of my program in Japan I’m going to do the most I can, see as much as I’m able to, and continue making memories that will last a lifetime.” —Maly Thao, 2015 Mondale Scholarship recipient 

“I’m so thankful for having had this opportunity, and I can’t thank JASM and the sponsors enough for helping provide this influential event every year.” — Taylor Nelson, 2015 J-Quiz winner

 

JASM needs your help!

 

It has been very exciting for the Japan America Society of Minnesota.  The organization has been doing our best to provide opportunities to Minnesota to connect with Japan for the past 40 years.

We have many wonderful events, such as J-Quiz in which 95 students from 12 schools compete to go to Washington D.C. In June we have a the Harukaze concert at Sundin Hall on Hamline University’s campus. We have the exciting Lantern Lighting Festival at Como Zoo inAugust. Then we welcome the new year with Shinnenkai bringing the sights, tastes, and sounds of Japanese New Year.

You can help, and continue to make these JASM events possible.

JASM embarked on a major fundraising initiative to build a future that will expand the programs of the Society, reach new audiences, and contribute to the future of the U.S. – Japan relationship building in Minnesota.  For JASM to thrive more in the future, we need your help. Please consider making a donation to JASM. You can contact us by phone at 612-627-9357 or make your donation online anytime.

 

How will your donation to JASM be used?

 

Your donation will help JASM to increase the number of students who participate in the Mondale Scholarship Program. Along with J-Quiz and provide scholarships. JASM can expand its programming and activities through additional social networking activities with more funds. Your donation in any amount will help JASM reach our overall goal and make a difference in the community.

Thank you for helping JASM to grow and continue to be a force in building U.S.-Japan relationships of many kinds in Minnesota.

 

How to Donate

 

By Check: Please make the check out to “JASM” and mail it to:

Japan America Society of Minnesota
Riverplace EH-131
43 Main Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

By Phone: Please call the JASM office at 612.627.9357 to donate by credit card.

By PayPal: Please click the PayPal link below:

Shinnenkai 2019 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

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Shinnenkai 2019 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

Witness first hand a Japanese style New Year celebration! Japan America Society of Minnesota is proud to be bringing the sights, sounds, and tastes of a Japanese style New Year celebration in January 2019. About the event: Shinnenkai is an annual event which endeavours to bring Japanese style New Year traditions to Minnesota. The event is a perfect place for cultural exchange, meeting other Japanese related organizations like JASM, and to experience new things in a fun environment with performances, delicious Japanese food, and all sorts of...

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Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2018

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Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2018

2018 Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 年次総会と忘年会のお知らせ JASM would love to see you at the 2018 Annual Meeting on the evening of Monday, December 10. We look forward to reporting about another successful year and will also discuss the exciting opportunities we are working on for the new year! Please join us at Sakura Restaurant as we elect and welcome our new JASM board members and officers. Following the Annual Meeting, please join us to celebrate the traditional end-of-year JASM gathering! This has been a favorite event...

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November 2018 Newsletter

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October 2018 Newsletter

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Know Me Kai Club: Please help us welcome new Japanese expats to Minnesota

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Know Me Kai Club: Please help us welcome new Japanese expats to Minnesota

On Tuesday, October 9th, JASM members and non-members alike are welcome to participate in our new “Know Me Kai Club” event at Saji-Ya Restaurant, at 6:00 p.m. “Know Me Kai Club” provides very open networking opportunities for everyone. On October 9th’s Know Me Kai Club’s goal is to welcome new Japanese expats to Minnesota. Please join us to show a warm welcome to make our new friends feel at ease. At this event, fellows can share stories about their experiences in Japan or Minnesota as well as interests in the...

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September 2018 Newsletter

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August 2018 Newsletter

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21st Annual Mondale Award and Scholarship Gala 2018

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21st Annual Mondale Award and Scholarship Gala 2018

JASM is very pleased to announce the 21st Mondale Award and Scholarship Gala 2018 taking place at the Oak Ridge Country Club in Hopkins on Saturday, November 17, 2018,  from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Both the Mondale Award and Mondale Scholarship will be presented at this event. The Mondale Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the building of understanding, cooperation, and respect between the people of Japan and Minnesota. The Mondale Scholarship is presented to students enrolled in Minnesota colleges and universities who want to broaden...

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Bon Odori Rehearsal

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Bon Odori Rehearsal

On Monday, July 30, 2018, the Bon Odori Dance Team, who will be performing during The Japanese Obon Festival is having a special event. The team is going to rehearse and is inviting anybody to come join them to learn and practice the dance! Individuals who are unable to attend The Japanese Obon Festival are also invited to come. The Bon Odori dance is a traditional dance performed at festivals all over Japan to welcome the spirits of ancestors during the Obon festival. We hope you can come and have fun with the dance team who are going to...

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