Japanese earthquake/tsunami relief

an affected area map from Seattle Japan Relief website
(map from seattlejapanrelief.org)

The temple is a participant in SeattleJapanRelief.org where you can make an immediate online donation to the American Red Cross, the YMCA, or Peace Winds America.  The temple is also collecting donations for a fund coordinated by our mother temple, the Nishi Hongwanji in Kyoto Japan.  Donations to the Nishi Hongwanji fund may be made by sending a check to the temple made out to the Seattle Betsuin (please note “earthquake/tsunami relief” on your check’s memo line).  See message on Buddhist Churches of America website for additional information.

Earthquake/tsunami memorial services

senseis in the naijin at the March 18 memorial serviceFridays through April 29, 5:30 p.m. at the Seattle Buddhist Church, 1427 S. Main St. You can donate to the earthquake victims fund by sending a check to Seattle Betsuin for “earthquake/tsunami relief.” Funds collected will go to the mother temple, the Nishi Hongwanji, for distribution in Japan. See the message on Buddhist Churches of America website.