Monthly Archives: April 2011

Journal of Stephen’s travels to Otsuchi

Here is a recap of Stephen’s trip into Otsuchi. Stephen Green, Masako Ogihara (his wife), and Hiroko Ogihara (his mother in law) left Tokyo on Monday, April 18, heading for Otsuchi. They flew into Akita airport, rented a mini van, … Continue reading

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Help arriving in Otsuchi

Stephen sent this video of the drive into Otsuchi.

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Poems for Otsuchi

Created by 5th Grade Students at Dana Gray Elementary School ~ Spring 2011 Otsuchi, There Will Be dedicated to Otsuchi Otsuchi, there will be help Otsuchi, there will be sunlight Otsuchi, you will hear the chimes ring again Otsuchi, you … Continue reading

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Help has arrived in Otsuchi!

From Stephen, Masako and Hiroko on April 20, 2011: These are some of the pics from the people we met while in Otsuchi. We have all the names of the people written down in a book. I will try and … Continue reading

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Help is on it’s way to Otsuchi: Driving into town

From our contacts Stephen and Masako Green as they drove into Otsuchi on Tuesday, April 19th: going back into otsuchi again today to meet up with Kensan, things went well yesterday, it’s a totally different situation actually being there and … Continue reading

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Help is on it’s way to Otsuchi!

This will be the first in a series on the travels of our contacts within Japan who are bringing much needed supplies into Otsuchi. We are very fortunate to have connected with Stephen Green and his wife Masako, who live … Continue reading

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Radio interview with Hilary Bilbrey on WSPT

Today I was interviewed by Hilary Bilbrey on her radio show “What’s Your Story?” on WSPT. We talked about the Otsuchi Exchange Program, the conditions there and our fundraising efforts. If you missed the live broadcast you can listen to … Continue reading

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Sharon will be talking about Otsuchi on WSPT today!

If you can, listen to a live interview on WSPT today at 10:25am PST. Sharon will be talking about Otsuchi, our sister city program and the recovery fund efforts.

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Fort Bragg featured on CNN

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Ken Sasaki interview with Lindy Peters

Lindy interviewed Ken Sasaki of Otsuchi on KFMB. They talked about the conditions in Otsuchi, what is happening there and what they need. Ken-san also read a touching statement from Otsuchi Vice-Mayor Tobai. Click here to listen.

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