Earthquake in Japan: Home Damaged

Hi everyone,

My mom’s town was at the epicenter of a 6.7M earthquake in Japan. Her home was damaged. 80% of fragile objects in our home were destroyed and much of our appliances need to be replaced. What we really need your help however is in repairing the damaged foundation of the house. Various areas in the foundation were crushed and several areas of the floor within the home are completely slanted. 

This was also my hometown where much of my childhood memories are. This village is a very small, tightknit community, made up of families and retired folks. It is heartbreaking to see a place that means so much to me go through such a traumatic event.

Thousands of people are still in evacuation centers due to their homes being destroyed and we are lucky that it seems my mothers house can still be saved! 

We do really need your help. 

Every penny counts and we want to say thank you in advance!!!!

Appreciate y’all!!!!

Some images of the aftermath in our town...

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Karin Kawauchi 
Seattle, WA
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