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Donation Information from the Consulate General of Japan at Chicago

Here is a very useful homepage about donations for the Tohoku Earthquake. I copy and paste the information from the Consulate General of Japan at Chicago, and also you may visit their homepage to learn more.

>>Click to The Consulate General of Japan at Chicago

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The Consulate General of Japan at Chicago expresses our sincere appreciation for the outpouring of support, kind words, and offers of assistance that we have received from across the Midwest.

Those who wish to contribute to the recovery effort may use one of the following options:

1. The Japanese Red Cross

(1) Giving financial support to those living in the affected areas

This money is disbursed by the Japanese Red Cross to donation allocation committees in the municipalities in the affected area, where it is distributed to victims of the disaster.

Name of Bank: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Name of Branch: Ginza
Account No.: 8047670 (Ordinary Account)
SWIFT Code: SMBC JP JT
Payee Name: The Japanese Red Cross Society
Payee Address: 1-1-3 Shiba-Daimon Minato-ku, Tokyo JAPAN
**If you would like a receipt, please specify on the form when transferring money**

(2) Giving financial support to the Japanese Red Cross for relief operations

Name of Bank: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Name of Branch: Ginza
Account No.: 8047705 (Ordinary Account)
SWIFT Code: SMBC JP JT
Payee Name: The Japanese Red Cross Society
Payee Address: 1-1-3 Shiba-Daimon Minato-ku, Tokyo JAPAN
**If you would like a receipt, please specify on the form when transferring money**
2. The Consulate General of Japan at Chicago

The Consulate is also accepting donations on behalf of the Japanese Red Cross. Any donations we receive will be forwarded on to the Japanese Red Cross, to be given to disaster victims as specified in point 1. (1) above.
Donations can be accepted only in the form of a check. Please use the below address and information to mail any donation checks to the Consulate.
  • Make checks out to: Consulate General of Japan
  • Write "Disaster Relief" in the memo line
  • Mail to: Consulate General of Japan
    (Attn: Disaster Relief)
    737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100
    Chicago, IL 60611
**The Consulate can only accept checks, thank you for your understanding**

3. Donations can also be made to the Japanese Red Cross through the American Red Cross

Please specify "For Japanese Earthquake Relief" when tendering the donation to the American Red Cross

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