2015 Fundraising Campaign

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2015 Fundraising Campaign


“I am forever grateful…and hope to return to give back as much as (JASM) has given me.” — Samantha Vang

“Of all the opportunities I have been lucky enough to stumble upon, the trip I took to Washington DC. with JASM has been one of the most rewarding…I am incredibly grateful for JASM for giving students like me an opportunity like this.” — Benjamin Allard


It has been a very exciting year for the Japan America Society of Minnesota.  The organization has been doing its best to provide opportunities to Minnesota to connect with Japan for the past 40 years. This year, 2015, there are some exciting things underway. It is great to have had some wonderful events, such as the J-Quiz 2015 event in which 95 students from 12 schools competed for the top honors to go to Washington, D.C. We had an astounding success with the Yukionna Opera in the Harukaze 2015 program where we had a packed house at Sundin Hall on the Hamline University campus. And in June, JASM hosted the Shikoku Island League Plus Baseball Team to exchange their culture and language with the University of Minnesota’s Japanese language students, when they visited Minnesota to take on the Saint Paul Saints baseball team in an exhibition game. You helped to make these JASM events possible.


The JASM embarked on a major fundraising initiative to build a future that will expand the programs of the Society, reach new audiences, and contribute to the future of the U.S. – Japan relationship building in Minnesota.  For JASM to thrive more in the future, we need your help. Please consider making a donation to JASM. You can contact us by phone at 612-627-9357 or make your donation online anytime during the month of July.

We are designating, July 20-23, 2015 as “JASM Fundraising Week” with a fundraising goal of $10,000.

How will your donation to JASM be used? Your donation will help JASM to increase the number of students who participate in the Mondale Scholarship Program. Your financial contribution will support J-Quiz and provide scholarship as mentioned by J-Quiz Level II winner, Benjamin Allard, (Please see below). JASM can expand its programming and activities through additional social networking activities with more funds. Your donation of whatever amount will help JASM reach our overall goal and make a difference in the community.

Thank you for helping JASM to grow and continue to be a force in building U.S. – Japan relationships of many kinds in Minnesota.


Thank you for helping JASM to grow and continue to be a force in building U.S. – Japan relationships of many kinds in Minnesota.

How to Donate

By Check: Please make the check out to “JASM” and mail it to:

Japan America Society of Minnesota
Riverplace EH-131
43 Main Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

By Phone: Please call the JASM office at 612.627.9357 to donate by credit card.

By PayPal: Please click the PayPal link below:


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