ABOUT CENTRAL COMMUNITY CHEST OF JAPAN
Central Community Chest of Japan (CCCJ), also known as the Red Feather (Akaihane), is one of Japan’s largest nonprofits. Founded in 1947, CCCJ acts as a national coordinating body for local community chests.
Today, CCCJ strives to become partner-of-choice for corporations and their employees who are keen in making a difference in their communities. District and branch offices nationwide work closely with local community leaders, governments and NGOs, and have improved the lives of 26 million people, including the elderly, disabled, and children.
CCCJ founded the Red Feather Community Impact Fund in 2016. While the purpose of the Red Feather Community Chest Campaign is to solve local social welfare issues, the fund also aims to achieve financial stability nationwide.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT: CHILDREN'S CANTEENS
With Asahi Soft Drinks’ generous donations, 147 canteens have been funded by giving grants to local NPOs and volunteer groups that help run the food stalls. These canteens, which provide nutritional meals to underprivileged children, were established to combat child hunger and poverty across Japan.
Canteen staff recently organized a surprise for a little girl’s birthday that would otherwise have gone uncelebrated.
To support this initiative combatting child hunger in Japan, you can donate to CCCJ by clicking the link below.