HOT PRESS
Vol.527 June 22, 2016

AEON STYLE Itami

AEON STYLE Itami

For the Future of Tohoku Filled with Children’s Smiles にぎわい東北

To support “lives” and “learning” of the children afflicted by the Great East Japan Earthquake, Aeon presents a donation of approximately 113.36 million yen.

Aeon presented a donation of 113,359,960 yen in total to each scholarship funds of Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima Prefecture. This includes 99,954,290 yen which is 1% of the total amount of receipts posted for “Aeon Happy Yellow Receipt Campaign” to support Tohoku region conducted from March 9 to March 11, combined with 13,405,670 yen raised from “WAON for Tohoku Restoration” and charity events by the Group companies. We would like to express our deepest gratitude once again for your warm support and cooperation.
Aeon presented the following donations;
- 37,660,210 yen to “Iwate Learning Hope Fund” on May 12
- 3,787,891 yen to “Fukushima Donation for Orphans affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake” on May 30
- 37,828,859 yen to “Great East Japan Earthquake Miyagi Children’s Fund” on June 3
The amount of contributions collected by the campaign since 2012 has totaled approximately 600 million yen including those presented to the children afflicted by the Great East Japan Earthquake from the above-mentioned three Prefectures. The goodwill is utilized as scholarship for the children required until they start working, for purchasing textbooks, and supporting their club activities and cultural activities, which is to create the children’s hope and future. Having been five years since the Great East Japan Earthquake, Aeon continues to promote initiatives toward “Regional (hometown) recreation” with determination under “Nigiwai (revitalization) Tohoku-Join Hands and Foster the Power of Hometown.” Hand in hand with people, Aeon keeps moving toward the future of Tohoku filled with “Nigiwai.”