Thank you for
Your Support!

As donors and supporters, you are critical in helping Kizuna make a community impact. Thank you for your love, your support, and your continued commitment to building the next generation for our community.

*Please note: the donor lists below reflects our 2016 donors. Donations received in 2017 will be posted in December, 2017.

A Special Thank You

A special thank you to our donors who supported Kizuna with a major gift in 2016!

Chris and Doug Aihara
Kathryn Bannai and Robert Miura
The California Wellness Foundation
Calvin and Lynn Chang
Debbie Ching and Mark Mayeda
Jerry Fukui
 Fukui Mortuary
Paul and Jan Fukushima
Robert Hori
Historic Cultural Neighborhood Council
Brian and Debi Inamine
Steve and Joanne Ishii
Ken and Bonnie Kasamatsu
KIBOH Giving Circle
Traci Kato-Kiriyama
 Kawaguchi-Kihara Memorial Foundation
 Kikuchi and Mori Family
Glen and Joyce Komatsu
Alan and Sandi Kosaka
Ford and Frances Kuramoto
Maehara, Hirose, and Takahashi Families
Robert and Teresa Matsushima
Jim and Patsy Matsushita

Alan and Yvonne Nishio
Diana Ogimachi
Ron and Fujie Ohata
Colleen Oinuma
 Okura Foundation
Helen Ota and Mike Palma
Henry Ota
Amy Phillips-Kushigemachi and Scott Kushigemachi
The Rafu Shimpo Foundation
Sansei Legacy
Seki Family
Seki, Nishimura, and Watase LLP
Ray and Sharon Shibata
Ann and Mike Shima
 Sierra Madre Issei Memorial Foundation
Judy and Ray Sugimoto
Glenn Tanaka
Sandy Toshiyuki
 Toyota Family
UCLA Aratani CARE Grant
Marsha Wakasa
David and Helen Yamahata
Akemi and Gary Yano

Thank You Donors

Thank You for Many Years of Support!

3 Years of Support

4 Years of Support

5 Years of Support

  • Chris and Doug Aihara5
  • Jennifer Akasaka
  • Akiyoshi Family
  • Almqvist Family4
  • Anaheim Free Methodist Church
  • Ando Family
  • Hiromi Aoyama5
  • Hiroshi Arakawa
  • Arata Family5
  • Ashley Arikawa4
  • Kathryn Bannai
  • Dianne Belli
  • Jesus Beltran
  • Belzer Family
  • Michael and Lynn Black
  • David and Meg Boone
  • Brookes Family
  • Corrie Buck
  • Patrick Butcher
  • David Calderon
  • Chaisawasdi Family
  • Steven Chang
  • John Chang
  • Chang Family
  • Chang Family4
  • Chang Family5
  • Marlene Chau
  • Patrick Chen
  • Alex Chen
  • Jegan Chen
  • Debbie Ching and Mark Mayeda5
  • Joyce Chinn
  • Chow Family
  • Counihan Family
  • Craig Tomiyoshi
  • Sanjay Daluvoy
  • Alison De La Cruz
  • Doami Family
  • Douphner Family
  • Patti Dozen
  • East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center3
  • Darren Endo
  • Esaki and Kato Family3
  • Francisco Farias
  • Fisher Family3
  • Daimler Francisco
  • Jason Fujii
  • Justin Fujii
  • Fujioka Family
  • Beth Fujishige
  • Cary Fukui
  • Sarah Fukui
  • Jerry Fukui5
  • Kiyo Fukumoto
  • Paul and Jan Fukushima5
  • Patrick Fukushima3
  • Kristin Fukushima5
  • Furusawa and Uyemura Family4
  • Lisa Furumoto
  • Dina Furumoto3
  • Regina Furumoto3
  • Gardena Valley JCI4
  • Gibbs Family
  • Nancy and Yas Gohata5
  • Gohata Family
  • Grateful Crane Ensemble, Inc.5
  • Nate Gyotoku
  • Karole Hagino
  • Meloni Hallock
  • Barbara Hamane5
  • Hamasu Family
  • Terry and Gayle Hara5
  • Linda Hara3
  • Teryn Hara3
  • Catherine Harada
  • Keiko Harada
  • Heather Harada
  • Tiffany Hashimoto
  • Donald Hata5
  • Ken and Colleen Hayashi
  • Ken and Colleen Hayashi
  • Heller Family
  • Jace Hieda and Jon Nitta
  • Hifumi Family
  • Higashi Family
  • Higuchi Family
  • Donna Hihara
  • Mark Hirai
  • Hiraizumi & Ngo, LLP
  • Jill Hiraizumi-Artino and Joe Artino3
  • Janet Hirata
  • Kat Hirayanagi
  • Akira and Jo Ann Hirose5
  • Michelle Hirose4
  • Philip Hirose4
  • Kirk Hiroshima
  • Janet Hiroshima and Christopher Padilla3
  • Historic Cultural Neighborhood Council
  • Alison Ho
  • Leslie and Travis Honda5
  • Myles Honda
  • Tae Hong
  • Robert Hori
  • Lisa Horikawa
  • Jarett and Megumi Horinouchi4
  • Hotta Family
  • Kendrick Hui
  • Christie Ichikawa4
  • Ichinose Family
  • Matthew Ichinose
  • Judy and Craig Ida5
  • Charles Igawa3
  • Emi Ikeda
  • Jordan Ikeda
  • Ikemura Family3
  • Bryce Ikemura
  • Elyse Imoto
  • Brian and Debi Inamine3
  • Ken Inouye
  • Lloyd Inui
  • Alan Ip
  • Ishii Family5
  • Karen Ishizuka and Robert Nakamura4
  • Tim and Sandy Itatani5
  • Lynn and Michael Ito3
  • Nan and Scott Ito4
  • Janet and Nori Ito5
  • Ito Family
  • Kathy Ito
  • Kisa Ito
  • Noelle Ito
  • Ron Ito4
  • Ito and Wong Family4
  • Mika Ito and Byron Yamada5
  • Douglas and Kathryn Iwanaga4
  • Michael and Tracy Iwanaga5
  • Jessica Iwasaki
  • Harold and Carol Iwata4
  • Stacy Iwata and Boris Goan3
  • Judy Izumo
  • Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California
  • Jernigan Family
  • Joe and Maeda Family
  • Jones Family
  • Miyako Kadogawa4
  • Kari Kadomatsu
  • Noriko Kai
  • Grant Kai5
  • Lloyd Kajikawa
  • Jessica Kanai5
  • Kane Family
  • Kevin Kanegai
  • Ann Kaneko
  • Keith Kaneko
  • Kaplan and Shiroishi Family
  • Robert and Mary Karatsu
  • Ken and Bonnie Kasamatsu5
  • Elizabeth Kato5
  • traci kato-kiriyama5
  • Fukuko Katsuda
  • Fred Katsuda and Family5
  • Suzy Katsuda and David Urmston3
  • Debra Kawahara
  • Kent Kawai
  • Jean and Karl Kawakami
  • Francis and Joan Kawase
  • Jennifer Kawase
  • KIBOH Giving Circle
  • Tak and Marlene Kikuchi5
  • Jessie Kikuchi and Brent Mori5
  • Akemi Kikumura-Yano and Gary Yano5
  • Taylor Kim
  • Doug Kim3
  • Christine Kimura
  • James Kirihara
  • Iku Kiriyama5
  • Barbara and Gary Kitagawa3
  • Marissa Kitazawa4
  • Knoell Family
  • Alison Kochiyama3
  • Nicole Kodama
  • Christine and Kenny Kohler
  • William Kojima
  • Chris Komai and Qris Yamashita3
  • Glen and Joyce Komatsu
  • Mae Komatsu
  • Alan and Ruth Kondo
  • Kosaka Family5
  • Aileen and Roy Kozaki3
  • Ford and Frances Kuramoto4
  • June Kuramoto3
  • Kyle Kurihara
  • Eric Kurimura3
  • Mitzi and Albert Kushida
  • LeClairRyan Foundation
  • Ledbetter Family
  • Nancy Lee
  • Lee and Yamashiro Family
  • Sansei Legacy3
  • Nancy Leong
  • Ricky Leong
  • Brandon Leong4
  • Gene and Genevieve Lew
  • Carrie Lew
  • Channing Lou
  • Alex Lowe
  • Tsutomu Maehara
  • Makishima Family
  • Aly Makishima
  • Lesley Makishima3
  • Monica Makiyama
  • Kaz Maniwa and Masako Fukunaga4
  • Manzanar Committee
  • Alex Margolin and Jared Novak4
  • Elaine Marume
  • Kacy Marume
  • June and Gary Masada
  • Randy Masada
  • Kathy and Mark Masaoka5
  • Mayumi Masaoka
  • Tak Matsuda5
  • Robert and Teresa Matsushima5
  • Matsushima Family5
  • Glenn Matsushima
  • Jim and Patsy Matsushita5
  • Laurie and Dean Matsuura4
  • Jacie Matsuura4
  • Kenyon Mayeda and I-wen Lai3
  • Emily Mayeda and Grant Sunoo4
  • Meza Family5
  • Ken and Marissa Mimoto5
  • Mitani Family3
  • Carolyn Miya Fong
  • Nobuko Miyamoto
  • Julie and Harvey Miyamura
  • Kelli Mizufuka
  • Stephanie Mizutani
  • David Monkawa and Kimi Maru4
  • Daren Mooko
  • Alana Mori
  • Floyd and Irene Mori4
  • Johnny and Wendy Mori4
  • Chiemi Mori
  • Misako Mori
  • Katie Mori
  • Carrie and Walter Morita4
  • Mukai Family
  • Robert Murakawa
  • Gwen Muranaka
  • Mike Murase and June Hibino5
  • Paul and Arlene Murata4
  • Michael Murata
  • Emi Murata5
  • Eric Murata and Traci Kanamori5
  • Steve and Patty Nagano5
  • Jeffrey and Sharon Nagasaki
  • Megan Nagasaki
  • Sheri Nagata
  • Keith Nagayama3
  • Chris Naito3
  • Juli Nakagawa5
  • Tad Nakamura3
  • Cindy Nakano
  • Nakano and Viera Family3
  • Wayne and Karen Nakatsu5
  • Kris Narasaki
  • Tammy Nguyen
  • Niizawa Family
  • Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress5
  • Keri and Makena Nishi
  • Minoru Nishida and Akemi Kitagawa4
  • Nishihara Family
  • Nishimura Family
  • Gilbert Nishimura
  • Robert and Gail Nishinaka3
  • Alan and Yvonne Nishio5
  • Lauren Nitta5
  • Noda Family
  • Rick Noguchi
  • Obi Family
  • Nancy and Kyle Oda
  • Oda Family
  • Sue Oda Omori3
  • Todd Odagawa
  • Nick Odani3
  • Ogimachi and Awakuni Family5
  • Conrad Ohashi5
  • Ronald and Fujie Ohata
  • Lauren Ohata
  • Colleen Oinuma4
  • Dolly and Rick Oishi
  • Sandra Okada
  • Okamoto Family4
  • Okamoto Family5
  • Lisa Okamoto3
  • Louie Okamoto3
  • Mickie Okamoto-Tsudama and Geoffrey and Meisa Tsudama5
  • Miharu Okamura
  • Mike Okamura
  • Michelle Okawa3
  • Okazaki Family
  • Angela Okino
  • Brandon Okita and Erin Matsushita4
  • Nancy Okubo4
  • Pearl Omiya and Alex Sario3
  • Dawn Omori
  • Diana and Russ Ono5
  • Megan Ono4
  • Onuma Family
  • Orange Coast Optimist Club3
  • Ormseth Family5
  • Osajima and Watanabe Family5
  • Loretta Osaki3
  • Ota Family4
  • Henry Ota
  • Kaz Ota
  • Helen Ota and Michael Palma5
  • Itsuko Ota5
  • Patricia Ou
  • M Oune
  • Derek Oye
  • Ozawa Family
  • Ozawa Family4
  • Stefanie Park and Jeffery Ige
  • Steven Park
  • Stephanie Phan
  • Amy Phillips and Scott and Claire Kushigemachi5
  • Potter Family5
  • Nicholas Ravn
  • Eric Reyes
  • Rising Stars Youth Leadership Program4
  • Rooks Family4
  • Sadahiro Family3
  • Alfred and Shirley Sadanaga3
  • Carol Saito5
  • Staci Saito
  • Gary Sakaguchi
  • Emiko Sakai
  • Chieko Sakamoto
  • Jeff Sakamoto
  • Joyce Sakamoto
  • Louise Sakamoto
  • Christy Sakamoto5
  • Gary and Janet Sakata3
  • Michiko Sakimoto3
  • San Fernando Valley JACL Chapter5
  • Kitty Sankey5
  • Tom Sano
  • Leigh Sata
  • Sarashina Family
  • Sasaki Family
  • Cathy Sato
  • Eugene Sato
  • Lori Sato
  • Nicole Sato
  • Candice Selag
  • SELANOCO JACL Chapter
  • Jon and Dawn Sera
  • Kelly Sera
  • Sernaque Family
  • Sara Seto4
  • Ray and Sharon Shibata5
  • Shigekuni Family3
  • Shigemura Family
  • Aya Shigenaga3
  • Ann and Mike Shima5
  • Ellen Shimamoto
  • Peter Shimamoto
  • Stacy and Jake Shimizu
  • Tim Shimizu3
  • Nicole Shimoda3
  • Shin Family
  • Shinmoto Family
  • Justin Shinn
  • Shiroma Family
  • Joanne SooHoo5
  • Megumi and Richard Strathmann5
  • Strathmann and Sundeen Family5
  • Sugahara and Sugahara Strahl Family
  • Sen Sugano4
  • Sugimoto Family5
  • Lindsey Sugimoto4
  • John Sun
  • Lisa and Jennifer Sung
  • Elaine and Cooke Sunoo4
  • Suzukawa Family
  • Diane and Mike Suzuki5
  • Nancy Suzuki
  • Tadios Family4
  • Taenaka and Mitsuyoshi Family
  • Tajima-Pena Family4
  • Rosanne and Ron Takahashi5
  • Betsy Takahashi
  • Jonathan Takahashi
  • Mari Takahashi
  • Gary Takamatsu
  • Wilbur Takashima5
  • Karen and Eddie Takata4
  • Takeda Family5
  • Kiyomi Takeda
  • Cathy and Masaru Tanaka5
  • George Tanaka
  • Glenn Tanaka
  • Linda Tanaka3
  • Wesley Tanaka3
  • Cyndi Tando
  • Kendall Tani3
  • Terada Family
  • Terada Family3
  • David Teragawa
  • S. F. Teramura
  • Janice Teramura5
  • Hisako Terasaki
  • Kevin Togami
  • Togashi Family4
  • Little Tokyo Service Center5
  • Tomooka Family3
  • Sandy Toshiyuki
  • Nancy Toyota5
  • Stacy Toyota5
  • Roberta Tsudama
  • Kylie Tsudama
  • Arlene Tsurutani
  • Hisae Uki
  • Irene Uno
  • Phyllis Uyemura
  • Venice Culver JACL Chapter4
  • Ronald Wakabayashi
  • Marsha and Alvin Wakasa3
  • Sophie Wang
  • Amy Watanabe4
  • Bill and Ruth Watanabe3
  • Teresa Watanabe and Tato Takahama3
  • Reid Watanabe
  • David Wells4
  • Cathlene and Victor Wong5
  • Wong Family
  • Amanda Wong
  • Mike Yakura4
  • Yamada and Wilder Family3
  • Diane Yamagata5
  • Helen and David Yamahata
  • Carole Yamakoshi
  • Karen Yamamoto
  • Matthew Yamamoto
  • Jim Yamane3
  • Irene and Louie Yamanishi3
  • Mas Yamaoka
  • Kim Yamasaki
  • Joyce and Jessica Yamashiro
  • Michelle Yamashiro
  • Sharon Yamato
  • Gary and Linda Yamauchi3
  • Yanabu Family
  • Grace Yanagawa
  • Mike Yanagita5
  • Deena Yanari and Robert Ota
  • Nathan Yang
  • Darren Yasukochi
  • Luckie Yasukochi
  • Michael Yasukochi
  • Jennifer Yee
  • Cheryl and Dennis Yemoto
  • Mark Yoshida5
  • Evelyn Yoshimura and Bruce Iwasaki5
  • Cindy and James Yoshitake4
  • Gayle Young

Thank You Volunteers

Thank you to our volunteers who gave Kizuna the gift of their time during 2016!
Check back in next year for our 2017 list!

  • Kaitlyn Akiyama
  • Ashley Arikawa
  • Trisha Ariyasu
  • Alyson Chang
  • Lea Chang
  • Kailene Ching
  • Kelly Dekitani
  • Jason Fujii
  • Ethan Fujioka
  • Kristin Fukushima
  • Lisa Furumoto
  • Madison Gekko
  • Tiffany Hashimoto
  • Cory Hayashi
  • Kate Higashi
  • Jill Hiraizumi-Artino
  • Philip Hirose
  • Janet Hiroshima
  • Sydney Homan
  • Joey Hotta
  • Judy Ida
  • Katie Ikemoto
  • Lauren Ikemoto
  • Bryce Ikemura
  • Steve Ishii
  • Joanne Ishii
  • Michael Iwanaga
  • Lauren Iwata
  • Kari Kadomatsu
  • Grant Kai
  • Max Kaito
  • Michelle Kaito
  • Alex Kanegawa
  • Marisa Katsuda
  • Jessie Kikuchi
  • Marlene Kikuchi
  • Jonathan Kim
  • Aidan Kosaka
  • Emiko Kranz
  • Kene Kubo
  • Aydin Kuniyoshi
  • Brandon Leong
  • Michi Lew
  • Connor Loo
  • Alex Margolin
  • Kent Marume
  • Macy Matsukawa
  • Jacie Matsuura
  • Sean Miura
  • Megan Miyamoto
  • Nobuko Miyamoto
  • Katie Mori
  • Megan Nagasaki
  • Lauren Nicho
  • Kallie Ochiai
  • Diana Ogimachi
  • Colleen Oinuma
  • Mickie Okamoto-Tsudama
  • Brandon Okita
  • Nancy Okubo
  • Nicole Oshima
  • Jayme Ota
  • Helen Ota
  • Kevin Oyama
  • Julie Pai
  • Kristina Park
  • Mariko Rooks
  • Christy Sakamoto
  • Nicole Sato
  • Kaile Selag
  • Kelly Sera
  • Aya Shigenaga
  • Shawn Shojinaga
  • Sen Sugano
  • Judy Sugimoto
  • Lindsey Sugimoto
  • Matthew Sugimoto
  • Rosanne Takahashi
  • Shaun Tanaka
  • Ryan Togashi
  • Stacy Toyota
  • Geoffrey Tsudama
  • Kelli Wong
  • Akiko Yamagami
  • Kai Yamamoto
  • Kari Yamamoto
  • Kim Yamasaki
  • Stacy Yamashita-Iida
  • Alana Yamauchi
  • Mimi Yang
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