As part of our Future Nikkei campaign, we spoke with Frank Kamiya on the importance of our past, and what he might envision for our future “Myself and many of my generation are very proud of our heritage, as we witnessed how our parents persevered through many hardships to see their children succeed in Canada. […]
What better way to spend #GivingTuesday than with our volunteers? Thank you to ALL who support us year-round with your generosity!
We are excited to announce that Dante St. Prix will be be awarded our 2017-18 Nikkei Youth Athletics Bursary! Help support more bursaries like this one today on #GivingTuesday.
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 […]
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 […]
We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came and supported the event, and we hope you enjoyed the evening! Your support benefits Nikkei Place: Feels Like Home – our initiative to make Nikkei Place a second home for all to enjoy.
In the early morning of August 6th, 1945, an eight year old girl played in the schoolyard with her classmates. Suddenly there was a flash of light followed by a tremendous blast. In an instant her life had changed forever. This is her story of survival and renewal.