Chef Hidekazu Tojo is restaurateur of none other than Tojo’s here in Vancouver. He left his home of Kagoshima, Japan in 1971 at the young age of 21, bound for Vancouver – and hasn’t left since. As a great supporter of Nikkei Place Foundation, Tojo recently hosted a special dinner for local philanthropist and CEO of Viva […]
November 28th is Giving Tuesday. It started as the charitable counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but it’s become so much more.
Meet Karah. “Feels Like Home” to her means feeling a communal belonging – where everyone can play a part and feel like they’re part of a greater family.
Snapshots of Home: Meet Ribeka. What she likes best about Nikkei Place is the feeling of family.
Snapshots of Home: Meet Kazuko.
She is one of our dedicated volunteers in the Iki Iki dementia-friendly program at Nikkei Seniors Health Care & Housing Society.
Nikkei National Museum remembers the past and celebrates the present Thank you to everyone who joined us at Nikkei Place’s Community Awards + Fundraising Dinner presented by Canadian Tire on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017! We recognized Kathy Shimizu for her outstanding community service, Katari Taiko for their cultural contributions, and Masako & Stan […]
The 2017 NPF Golf Committee greatly appreciates your assistance in helping us raise over $60,000 for the Nikkei Seniors Health Care & Housing Society (NSHCHS) on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at Riverway Golf Course in Burnaby!
Today marks the start of BC’s Make-A-Will Week, a good opportunity to think about the legacy you’d like to leave.
Burnaby, BC November 01, 2016 –Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society, is honoured to announce that it has received a $1 million gift from Jane Nimi, a long time supporter and volunteer in the Japanese Canadian community. “This gift is in memory of my late husband Robert Nimi, he was dedicated to the care of seniors and wanted to see this happen during his lifetime. Today, we are giving this gift of his dream to the Society” said Jane Nimi, wife of the late Robert Nimi.
On three days in September 2009, families, friends, and survivors came together for the Honouring Our People: Stories of the Internment conference in Burnaby, BC. The conference paid tribute to the Japanese Canadians who experienced racism, alienation, betrayal, restrictions, uprooting and loss during and after WWII.