HOT PRESS
Vol. 470 May.28 2014

A Brighter Tomorrow for the Children in Tohoku

A Brighter Tomorrow for the Children in Tohoku
Approximately 111 million yen donated to children afflicted by the Great East Japan Earthquake The Aeon Group has leveraged its collective efforts to put our wishes into actions for the recovery of the affected areas.Aeon has undertaken various initiatives to support Tohoku restoration, such as the “Aeon Happy Yellow Receipt Campaign,” which ran for an extended period from March 9th to 11th at a record total of 2,300 stores, “WAON for Tohoku Restoration” initiative and “Charity screenings of the documentary film Utagokoro.” Amounts of the contributions and the donations both from the customers and Aeon through these efforts have totaled 111,606,044 yen. In order to support the afflicted children, Aeon donated 36,926,117 yen on May 9th to Miyagi Prefecture’s “Great East Japan Earthquake Miyagi Children’s Fund,” 37,963,082 yen on May 20th to Fukushima Prefecture’s “Fukushima Donation for Orphans affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake,” and 36,716,845 yen on May 21st to Iwate Prefecture’s “Iwate Learning Hope Fund.”
Once again, we are very grateful for your warm support and cooperation.Together with your support, Aeon will continue to assist Tohoku for the restoration of the areas and the realization of“A Future of Dreams.”