Charity

Charity September 2017

Give a dog a home

ARK opens stunning new Kansai kennel with UK support
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Charity August 2017

World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

Take a minute to change a life
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Charity June 2017

Taking it up a gear

How the Knights in White Lycra climb to ever-greater heights
Charity May 2017

Brits on bikes

Sponsors help charity cycle team achieve community goals
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Charity November 2016

The Palace Ride

CSR—an important part of life for Tokyo’s foreign community
Charity October 2016

Beyond the bottom line

In healthcare, prioritising patient welfare yields benefits for all concerned
Charity July 2014

A ride for good

A 500km charity cycle by 20 riders raises money for Tohoku vegetable factory.
Charity June 2014

Ladies who punch

Brit and mother of three, Elizabeth "Hot Hands" Taylor, was named fighter of the night.
Charity March 2014

Fur Pets’ Sake

Animals being left without food or water represent a man-made catastrophe.
Charity November 2013

A Lifeline for Mental Health

Ian de Stains OBE has been named executive director of TELL, which celebrates 40 years in 2013.
Charity October 2013

Shaken, not Stirred

Inspired by the international man of mystery James Bond, the Shine On! Kids eighth annual extravaganza drew over 250 guests.
Charity July 2013

Turning On the Tap

In October 1887, British engineer Henry Spencer Palmer completed work on the first modern waterworks system in Japan. It brought clean drinking water to the 87 households that made up Yokohama. In addition, it laid the groundwork for the coastal village to grow into the thriving modern city that it is today.
Charity June 2013

Living in Limbo

World Refugee Day is held on 20 June, but for millions around the world, it is every day. Refugees live a life torn apart, and are living in limbo with little hope for the future.
Charity May 2013

TELL: “Forty for the Future”

Forty years ago, a lone volunteer in a small room somewhere in Tokyo picked up a phone and said: “Tokyo English Life Line. Can I help you?”
Charity March 2013

Tools and Skills

Two years on from the Great East Japan Earthquake, the towns and villages laid waste by the triple disaster have been helped to their knees; now it is time for a final push that will get them back on their feet.
Charity March 2013

Middle-aged Men in Lycra

Ten British cyclists—who happily describe themselves as keen amateurs—are to cycle 320km from Tokyo to Fukushima Prefecture to raise funds for the disaster-hit residents of Minamisoma.
Charity December 2012

Shoulder to Shoulder …

Whether it is heard at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Belgium or at any of the dozens of war cemeteries from Normandy to Singapore and beyond, the Last Post bugle call being played on 11 November never fails to move those who hear it.
Charity December 2012

Tree of Hope

Refugees International Japan (RIJ) held the opening ceremony of its 23rd Tree of Hope campaign in Akasaka’s Karajan Plaza, Ark Hills on 27 November.
Charity January 2012

UK Stars Support Tokyo Charity

One of Japan’s leading cancer charities has launched a fundraising album featuring British artists Sir Tim Rice, Maxi Priest and Julian Lennon, together with other global stars. The brainchild of Tyler Foundation for Childhood Cancer founders Mark Ferris and Kim Forsythe, “Shine On! Songs Volume One” also stars Alan Menken, Amber Lily, Monday Michiru, Tin Cup Gypsy and Wendy Parr, among others.
Charity January 2012

Oxfam Opens in Japan

Astaple of high streets the length and breadth of Britain, charity shops are conspicuous by their absence in Japan. But nearly 70 years after the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief was set up, Oxfam Japan has opened its first two shops in Tokyo.