Volunteer Opportunities

Japanese American Community Volunteer Opportunities

Tentative Dates of 2014 Events

 

 

January 25, 2014            Kohaku Uta Gassen (Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple)

 

February 16, 2014          “Day of Remembrance” Observance at HistoryColoradoMuseum (Mile High                                              Japanese American Citizens League)

 

March 1-2, 2014                        Simpson United MethodistChurch Doll Festival

 

March 23, 2014              Brighton Japanese American Association Shrimp and Chow Mein Dinner (Also,                                           preparations on Friday and Saturday before the event)

 

April or May 2014         Cleanup of RiversideCemetery (Japanese American Association of Colorado)

 

May 3, 2014                  Simpson United MethodistChurch Asian Food Bazaar

 

May 10, 2014                Japanese American Community Graduation Program Judging of Community                                               Scholarships (volunteer opportunity for high school juniors)

 

May 26, 2014                Memorial Day Service at FairmountCemetery sponsored by Nisei Veterans Heritage                                    Foundation (formerly Nisei Post 185 American Legion), Simpson United Methodist                                                 Church, Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple and other community organizations

 

June 14, 2014                  Japanese American Community Graduation Program Banquet (volunteer opportunity                                    for high school juniors)

 

June 28-29, 2014           Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple Cherry Blossom Festival

 

July 19, 2014                    Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple Obon Service & Obon Odori

 

July 26 -27, 2014                        Colorado Dragon Boat Festival (Japanese American Association of Colorado and                                          Mile High Japanese American Citizens League)

 

August 3, 2014              Japanese American Association of Colorado Picnic

 

August 9 -10, 2014        Boulder Asian Aloha Festival (formerly named Boulder Asian Festival) (Mile High                                      Japanese American Citizens League)

 

August 21, 2014         Preparations for “Go for Broke” Golf Tournament benefiting Japanese American                                          Community Graduation Program at Green Valley Ranch Golf Course (6:00 p.m.)

 

August 22, 2014         “Go for Broke” Golf Tournament at GreenValley Ranch Golf Course (Japanese                                           American Community Graduation Program)

 

September 12, 2014      Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado Ukulele Jam at Sakura Square

 

September 2014             Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple Flu Shot Clinic

 

October 11, 2014            DBT Judo Dojo Shiai (Memorial Tournament) at Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple

 

October 19, 2014           Simpson United MethodistChurch Arts and Crafts Showcase

 

November 1, 2014         Mile High Japanese American Citizens League Aki Matsuri

 

December 28, 2014        Tri-State/Denver Buddhist TempleYoung Buddhist Association Mochitsuki

 

2nd Saturday of             Exhibit viewing of Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado (JARCC) at

every month                  Sakura Square

 

 

Note: Please contact a sponsoring organization regarding specific dates as they may change due to unforeseen circumstances and also for additional activities that may arise where volunteers are needed.

 

 

Brighton Japanese American Association

Diane Dible, President

Donna Noguchi                       dnnoguchi@msn.com

 

Japanese American Association of Colorado

Calvin Hada, President (calvinhada@gmail.com)

1215 19th St., Suite A

Denver, CO  80202

303/296-7858

www.ja-co.org

 

Japanese American Community Graduation Program

P.O. Box 13665

Denver, CO  80201-3665

www.jacgp.com

Carrie Furusho             cfurusho33@gmail.com

 

Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado

P.O. Box 2134

Denver, CO  80201-2134

Joni Sakaguchi             jsak5280@centurylink.net

Gail Ida                                    gailann.ida@gmail.com

 

Mile High Chapter Japanese American Citizens League

Harry Budisidharta, President (President@MileHigh JACL.org)

P.O. Box 13061

Denver, CO  80201

milehighjacl.org

 

Simpson United MethodistChurch

6001 Wolff St.

Arvada, CO80003

303/428-7963

Cindy Kondo               buggrwr@msn.com

 

Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple

1947 Lawrence St.

Denver, CO80202

303/295-1844

www.tsdbt.org

Gary Yamashita                       gary.yamashita@comcast.net