Children are invited to design and create HappyDolls to be sent to children in Tohoku, Japan. HappyDolls are smiling ambassadors of hope, made by children for children, cheering and comforting those in need. Singer AK Akemi Kakihara will lead a short sing-a-long at the end of the session.
HappyDoll.org is a New York nonprofit that connects children around the world.
To pre-register, email [email protected] or call (212) 715-1275 and provide the number of children and adults. Pre-registration is suggested, however, same-day registration is also welcome on a space available basis.
Education Programs are made possible by generous funding from The Freeman Foundation.
Additional support is provided by The Norinchukin Foundation, Inc., Chris A. Wachenheim, Joshua N. Solomon, Jon T. Hutcheson, Joshua S. Levine and Nozomi Terao.
Student and Family Programs are supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
Collaborating organizations for One Year Later: A Day of Reflection programming include Consortium for Japan Relief; Consulate General of Japan in New York; HappyDoll.org; JP GIRLS NYC; Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Inc. (JCCI); Japanese American Association of New York; The Nippon Club Inc.; TOMODACHI; and U.S.-Japan Council.
- March 11, 2012
- 1:00 pm