Help Nikkei youth be all that they can be

Join the movement! This year, our GivingTuesday campaign is all about #ShapingNikkei. It’s about supporting our youth community by funding more educational bursaries and grants for young Nikkei students, so that they can be all that they can be. 

Chef Tojo on local food, quinoa, and next year’s Foundation Gala!

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 […]

Part of something greater

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.

You are not alone.

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.

An Evening to Remember: Community Awards Dinner 2017

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 […]