Jan. 24 Year End Charity Drive Donatin Presentation

On Friday January 24, 2013 Year-End Charity Drive Presentation of Donations was held at 
Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California Conference Room.
MCed by JCCSC officer Ms. Kitty Sankey, her opening remarks started the ceremony. 

Kitty Sankey

Welcome greetings by the committee chair and Senior Vice President Mr. Kaz Kishita and President Mr. Yoshio Aoki 
Kishita Yoshio Aoki
The donations from 2013 Year-end Charity drive was donated to three organizations.
One of the purpose of 2013 Year End Charity was the Phillipine Typhoon desaster relief and the first organization 
who received the donation was the Philoppino American Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Shirley Lumanog was present with 
Mr. Lumanog, to receive the donation from Committee Chair Mr. Kishita. Mrs. Lumanog and Ms. Mary Joy Ramirez, 
the Deputy Consul General of the Philippines, gave a word of appreciation to JCCSC.
Philippine Chamber Mrs. Lumanog
Philippine Consulate
Secondary, from one of the dedicated cooperating organization, Southern California Showa Kai, Mr. Seiji Horio 
presented the donation to Japanese Community Pioneer Center. Mr. Mack Miyazaki from Pioneer Center, who was 
one of the founder of the Year End Charity Drive years ago, expressed his thankfullness in his speech.
Mr. Seiji Horio Pioneer Center
Mr. Mack Miyazaki
Finally, President Mr. Yosho Aoki presented the donation to Kizuna, a organization dedicated to develop and 
support the Japanese American youth community and activities. Craig Ishi, Exective Director of Kizuna received 
the donation and made a speech of appreciation.
Kizuna Mr. Craig Ishii
At the end of ceremony, delicious cake from Yamazaki Bakery have entertained all that present.
Cake by Yamazaki Bakery Cake and conversations
Cake and socializing Cake and socializing
Cake and socializing Cake and socializing
We are very glad to be able to support Japanese Community Pioneer Center, Kizuna and those who suffer from 
Philippine Tyhoon, with our Charity drive and donations collected by the program. donations. We sincerely hope 
the rapid recovery for tyhoon-devastated Philippines and further development of activities for Pioneer 
Center and Kizuna!