In April 2016, a series of earthquakes, including one of 7.0 magnitude, struck Kumamoto, Japan causing landslides. Thousands were injured and numerous buildings were destroyed. One year later, communities are still rebuilding.
April 13, 2017 at 11:00:00 a.m. EDT (00:00 a.m. JST on April 14, 2017)
, donations to high-impact, vetted organizations committed to long-term recovery in Kumamoto will be matched 100%, while funds remain. View the progress of the campaign and the current availability of matching funds on our live leaderboard
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