Who we are
We are a charitable fundraising organization for the “Nikkei Place” Japanese Canadian community.
Together with our partners, Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre (NNMCC) and the Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society (Nikkei Seniors), we make up Nikkei Place.
January 12, 2017 / Press Release
Burnaby, BC, January 12, 2017 – On November 25, 2016, British Columbia’s well-known philanthropist, Yoshiko Karasawa of West Vancouver, has generously donated $1 million to the Nikkei Place Foundation in support of the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre.Read More
November 1, 2016 / Press Release
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.Read More
October 5, 2016 / NPF News
An incredibly successful Community Awards + Fundraising Dinner in support of our ‘Nikkei Place: Feels Like Home’ initiative
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.Read More