Help Dean Kick Cancer

In early May 2018, Dean Matsubayashi was diagnosed with a brain tumor and is currently undergoing daily chemotherapy and radiation treatment.  

While Dean is grateful to have a strong emotional support system, brain cancer treatment comes with serious financial concerns and unexpected expenses that the family would like to be prepared for. 

Our goal is to raise $50,000 to support Dean and his family during this difficult time.  Any contribution is greatly appreciated!
In addition to being a husband to Kim and a father to his daughter Emma (10) and son Sei (5), Dean is the Executive Director of Little Tokyo Service Center, a community development and social service nonprofit. He has been with LTSC for 19 years and has served as Executive Director for over 5 years, leading a team of 100+ staff members to serve the community and support those most in need. We now look to his friends, family, colleagues and community to lift him up during his time of need.

Please make a donation, leave a note of encouragement and spread the word! The entire Matsubayashi family thanks you for all of your love and support.

Go Team Dean!

Donations (0)

  • Ashley Arikawa 
    • $50 
    • 12 hrs
  • isabel kang 
    • $50 
    • 22 hrs
  • Carol Hass 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • Gerald Gubatan 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • manuel zarate 
    • $100 
    • 1 d

Organizer and beneficiary 

Tenaya Senzaki 
Los Angeles, CA
Kim Kawaratani 
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