Otsuchi Recovery Fund
Our sister city is in crisis and in desperate need of help.
You can help by donating to the Otsuchi Relief Fund at Mendo Lake Credit Union. You may also mail your donation to PO box 1017, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
- Events are coming soon, stay tuned!
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The North Coast Brewing Company released a special label of their Old Stock Ale and donated the proceeds to the Recovery Fund. It raised $33,200 for Otsuchi! Arigatou gozaimasu! Your incredible generosity is deeply appreciated. President and Brewmaster Mark Ruedrich … Continue reading
February 2012 | North Coast Brewing Co. Press Release 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Fort Bragg, California and Otsuchi, Japan. When the recent tsunami struck northern Japan, Otsuchi was one of the hardest hit … Continue reading
I cannot describe today easily. We drove into Otsuchi and I had a camera in my face the whole way through town. It was incredibly difficult. It’s one thing to see the pictures, another to really understand the scope of … Continue reading
On May 28th, I had the honor of going to Otsuchi. A big thank you to CBS and 60 Minutes for making this possible. It was a truly incredible experience: Exciting, difficult, wonderful, emotional and heart-wrenching. I will post the … Continue reading
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
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.
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.
On behalf of Otsuchi town, I would like to express our deep gratitude to the city of Fort Bragg, our dear sister city. I have heard that people in Fort Bragg worried about our town, and worked hard together … Continue reading