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Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story Film Screening

JETAA Rocky Mountain
& Japan-America Society of Colorado present

Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story

and stories of courage and sacrifice during the Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
Special Showing with director Regge Life

Saturday, August 16th
Dinner at 6pm, Screening at 7:30-9pm

Domo Restaurant (Aikido Studio)
1365 Osage St, Denver 80204

$25/person Price includes film screening, dinner, tax and gratuity.
– Cash bar is available but cost is separate.

RSVP by purchasing your tickets by Thursday, August 14th

RSVP is closed! See you at the event!

If you have any questions or are unable to use Paypal please contact treasurer@jetaarockymountain.org

Please spread the word! Feel free to download and send out this flyer to your family and friends!

​About the Film:
As you may know, Taylor Anderson was on the JET program teaching children English when she lost her life in the great tsunami / earthquake of Japan on March 11, 2011. The film Live Your Dream is a story about Taylor Anderson and all the young people who travel the world trying to make a difference.

Please join us for this unique opportunity!!

Donate For Tohoku

JETAA USA is supporting the Taylor Anderson Memorial Foundation for a 24 hour donation drive that starts when the clock strikes midnight in Japan on March 11. And GlobalGiving has offered to match these donations.

This is a great opportunity to show our ongoing support for Tohoku by going to the Global Giving website on March 11th to make a donation during the matching grant period.

Online donation drive
Donation website: www.globalgiving.org/fundraisers/jets-rally-for-tohoku
Starts: 12:00 midnight Japan time on 3/11 (9 a.m. MDT on March 10)
Ends: 11:59 p.m. Japan time on 3/11 (8:59 a.m. MDT on March 11)  GlobalGiving has lifted the 24 deadline, contributions will be matched until funds run out!

Background

Three years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami and the devastation in Tohoku has largely faded from the news. However, so much remains to be done for the survivors and TAMF has been partnering with a number of organizations in Japan to provide relief and help the people of Tohoku build a strong and vibrant future.

TAMF has provided funding to the following projects:

For more information on TAMF, please go to http://www.taylorandersonmemorialfund.org/, their Facebook page athttps://www.facebook.com/taylorandersonmemorialfund, or watch the NHK interview with Jeanne and Andy athttps://vimeo.com/86637051.

JETAA USA is proud to partner with TAMF to carry on the support JETs and JET alumni have shown for Japan and the people of Tohoku ever since March 2011.

Details:

All donations up to $1,000 per individual donor made to the Taylor Anderson Memorial Fund on March 11th Japan time will be matched by Global Giving through their Japan Match Global Giving program. (Global Giving will charge a 15% facilitation fee to cover their costs, which donors may choose to cover if they wish so that their full donation amount goes to TAMF. See the page for details.)

We are also very happy to see Ambassador Kennedy giving her backing to their mission, as well.  For coverage of her recent trip to Ishinomaki and visit to Mangokuura Elementary School, where Taylor taught, please check out the article at http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/recovery/AJ201311250099.