Feb 14 meeting featuring Community Service Partners.

  • February 14, 2013 · 7:00 PM
  • Wesley Center

Join us at our February 14, 2013 monthly meeting for a panel discussion featuring our three Community Service Strategic Partners, Peace Boat (http://www.peaceboat.org/index_j.shtml), TELL Tokyo English Life Line (www.telljp.com), and Shine On! Kids (http://www.sokids.org). There will be plenty of time to interact with the panel members, ask questions and learn more about volunteering opportunities at these organizations, so we hope that you will join us for an inspiring evening.

Location Wesley Center, 2F,[masked] Minami Aoyama, Tokyo

Map and access info: http://www.wesleyfoundationjp.com/en/access.html

Cost: 3000 yen for FEW members 5000 yen for guests (women only) includes buffet dinner and drinks.

In the spirit of helping the community and empowering women, one of FEW’s roles is to connect with several NGO’S and charitable organizations every year, learning about and assisting in their activities. The theme of the panel discussion will be “Volunteers: stories and how we can help”. Representatives from TELL, Peace Boat and Shine On! Kids will tell us about what it is like to volunteer for their organizations, and at least one volunteer will be on hand to tell us their own story in person. We hope that this will be an opportunity for FEW members and guests to get inspired by these organizations and their efforts to make our world a better place.

TELL (Tokyo English Life Line) is a registered nonprofit organization that has been providing support and western-style counseling to the international and Japanese community for almost 40 years. Peace Boat is a Japan-based international non-governmental organization that works to promote peace, human rights, equal sustainable development and respect for the environment. Shine On! Kids is a nonprofit making life better for children with cancer and other serious illnesses in Japan through a variety of innovative programs. Find our more about what they do and how to get involved.

FEW monthly events are only open to women – members and nonmembers from every background and nationality.

So bring a friend!

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  • sarajean r.

    Great speaker line-up!
    TELL:
    Title: TELL’s work within the international and Japanese community
    Vickie Skorji, Assistant Director of Life Line Service
    Marie Kobayashi, TELL Volunteer
    Peace Boat Japan
    Title: Volunteering and the personal rewards of making a difference.

    Pania Lincoln, International coordinator at Peace Boat
    Laura Cooper, Peaceboat Volunteer

    Shine On! Kids!
    Title: Supporting children with cancer and other serious illnesses in Japan and their families
    Joy Fajardo, Shine On! Kids Communications Manager
    Rasah Gonzales, Shine On! Kids Gala coordinator and volunteer

    February 5, 2013

  • Sarah F.

    This is going to be a good one - the COmmunity Service Panels always are.

    January 30, 2013

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