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Union, Japan And Hawaii: How You Can Help



By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about, read about or seen footage about the devastation that has occurred in Japan and also hit Hawaii. The natural disaster has hit home with the Philadelphia Union, as midfield Kyle Nakazawa has friends and family in both Japan and Hawaii and has asked Union fans to pray for those he is close to.

One of our favorite Union blogs, Union City Blue, posted a story today that details how residents of the Philadelphia area can help out those affected by the tsunami and earthquakes that hit Japan and Hawaii.

If you head to Union City Blue, by clicking the linked text here, you’ll find all of the regional Japanese organizations that the Ikebana International Chapter provides as aid outlets. If you’d rather donate to the Red Cross, which has opened its general fund to be utilized fully for relief for Japan, the following quoted text is the official way to help through the Red Cross:

Those who want to help can go to and donate to Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami. People can also text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation to help those affected by the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific.

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