On March 11, 2011 the Tohoku region of Japan was hit with an 8.9 earthquake. Damages from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami are yet to be totally assessed. The number of people missing, dead and injured continues to rise in this, the fourth largest GDP industrial nation in the world.

The suffering continues, with delivery of food, water and other essentials being delayed because of lack of accessibility, gas shortages, rolling power

Two Japantown San Jose stores have created merchandise especially addressing the needs of Japan Earthquake/Tsunami Relief efforts. Please help them help others by patronizing their businesses.

  • BISCUITS! Look for their  eco-friendly "Hope for Japan" tennis ball toy (of their own making). 100% of sales go to animal relief efforts in Japan. Biscuits, 223 Jackson St, SJ, CA 95112 Tues-Fri 11am-7pm. Sat & Sun 10am-6pm (408) 564-6537
  • CUKUI is selling a specially designed tee ("Hope tiki"). 100% of profits will go to the Japanese Red Cross Society.