2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
The Embassy of Japan in Canada and the Red Cross to accept Donations for the Relief of the Victims of the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

 

 

On the occasion of the recent Great East Japan Earthquake, the Embassy of Japan in Ottawa would like to express our profound gratitude for all the communications expressing concern and sympathy as well as the many offers of assistance from various sectors that it has been receiving. The Embassy of Japan is committed to continuing its utmost efforts to provide rapid emergency response and help in the region affected by the disaster. Your continuing support in this regard is greatly appreciated.

 

1. Donation for the relief of the victims through the Embassy of Japan in Canada

Effective March 23, 2011, the Embassy of Japan is accepting donations to its dedicated account for the “Tohoku Pacific Earthquake.” The donation must be by cheque only, mailed to the following address. The donations will be sent to the Japanese Red Cross Society to be paid directly to the victims. In a notice dated March 23, 2011, the Embassy of Japan requested that donation cheques be noted to specify the desired recipient of the donation, either the Government of Japan or the Japanese Red Cross Society. However, due to ongoing circumstances, all of the donation money will now be sent to the Japanese Red Cross Society. (Please note: Donations will be accepted until March 31, 2018)

 

Payable to

Embassy of Japan in Canada

Note

Japan Earthquake Relief Fund

Send to

255 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1N9E6
(Attn: Japan Earthquake Relief Fund)

 


[Note]

- The Embassy is NOT accepting wire transfers due to high transaction fees.
- The Embassy is NOT accepting cash donations.
- The Embassy is NOT accepting donations of goods.
- If you require donation receipts, please indicate so in your payment slip. Please note, however, that those receipts are not for tax credit purposes under the Canadian tax laws. 
- Other donation options are provided by other organizations. Please see below.

 

 

2. Donation to the Japanese Red Cross Society

 

The Japanese Red Cross Society (electronic remittance) is accepting donations. Please refer to the Japanese Red Cross Society website for details.

(Please note: Donations will be accepted until March 31, 2018)

 

Relief donations will be remitted by the Japanese Red Cross Society to each affected municipality, which then pays it directly to the victims.

[Note]  If you require a receipt, please indicate so in your payment slip. Please note, however, that those receipts are not for tax credit purposes under Canadian tax laws.

 

3. Donation to the Canadian Red Cross Society

 

The fund for Japan Earthquake/Asia-Pacific Tsunami 2011 has been closed as of February 1st, 2012.