Volunteers Help With Repairs As Next Typhoon Nears

Volunteers help with repairs as next typhoon nears

Volunteers are helping residents in Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, patch up roofs damaged by Typhoon Faxai as another typhoon approaches Japan.

More than 100 volunteers gathered in Tateyama City on Saturday, the first day of a three-day weekend.

Volunteers Help Out In Saga After Record Downpour

Volunteers help out in Saga after record downpour

Volunteers have gathered in four cities and towns in Saga Prefecture, southern Japan, to join a clean-up effort after record rain deluged homes and businesses.

In Takeo City, people began signing up at a disaster volunteer center from 9 a.m., and were soon helping residents pull damaged tatami mat flooring and furniture out of homes.

Volunteers Clean Beaches To Reduce Plastic Waste

Volunteers clean beaches to reduce plastic waste

Volunteers have collected garbage from beaches across Japan in an effort to reduce plastic marine waste.

The beach cleaning activities were held on Monday, a national holiday in Japan known as Marine Day.

Volunteers Sort Quake Rubble In Yamagata

Volunteers sort quake rubble in Yamagata

Volunteers have helped to dispose of quake debris in Yamagata Prefecture after a magnitude 6.7 tremor struck off the coast of northern Japan on Tuesday.

Many tiles fell off roofs in the city of Tsuruoka, where an intensity of 6-minus on the Japanese scale of zero to 7 was registered.

Over 160,000 Apply To Become Games Volunteers

Over 160,000 apply to become Games volunteers

The number of applicants for volunteer positions at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics has topped 160,000. That's twice the target set by the Games' organizing committee.

At a meeting of the committee's executive board on Thursday, an official said over 162,000 people had applied as of that morning.

Tokyo 2020 Volunteers Top 80,000

Tokyo 2020 volunteers top 80,000

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics say applications for volunteers for the Games have surpassed the needed number of 80,000.

The organizing committee began accepting applications on September 26th. They are seeking 80,000 volunteers for event venues and the athletes' village, and another 30,000 "city volunteers" to serve as transportation and tour guides at airports and train stations.

Application For Tokyo Games Volunteers Starts

Application for Tokyo Games volunteers starts

The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government have begun inviting volunteers for the events.

Officials from both parties took to the streets of central Tokyo on Wednesday and distributed flyers to passersby.

2020 Tokyo Games Volunteers To Be Invited Soon

2020 Tokyo Games volunteers to be invited soon

The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government say they will begin inviting volunteers for the games this month.

The organizing committee for the games and the host city government told reporters on Wednesday that they will start accepting applications for volunteers at 1 PM on September 26th.

Clean-up Volunteers Brave Heatwave

Clean-up volunteers brave heatwave

Crowds of volunteers are braving sweltering temperatures to help with clean-up work in areas hit by record rain in western Japan.

Many people arrived in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, on Saturday to assist with the recovery effort over the weekend.

Rescuers, Clean-up Volunteers Struggle In Heat

Rescuers, clean-up volunteers struggle in heat

People in western Japan are contending with scorching heat as they pick through the debris left by record rain, flooding and landslides.

Volunteers have joined the clean-up effort in Kurashiki city in Okayama Prefecture, one of the hardest-hit areas.

Volunteers Help With Takatsuki Cleanup

Volunteers help with Takatsuki cleanup

Volunteers are helping with cleanup work in the western Japanese city of Takatsuki on the first weekend since a major earthquake hit the area on Monday.

Volunteers from in and outside the city in Osaka Prefecture removed stuck sliding doors at the house of an elderly woman. She said that she appreciated the help.

Honda Community Partners And Volunteers To Celebrate "making A Difference" On 2018 Rose Parade® Float

Honda Community Partners and Volunteers to Celebrate

On January 1, 2018, Honda will lead the 129th Rose Parade presented by Honda with its float entry, "Power of Dreams Express." The float brings together Honda's philanthropic partner organizations and volunteers to highlight this year's parade theme, "Making a Difference."

Crafted from enchanted musical instruments reimagined as a three-car train, the float is a whimsical representation of Honda's commitment to engineer good in the community. The Power of Dreams Express float will feature four Honda philanthropy partners—Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), National Youth Project Using Minibikes (NYPUM), Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation—all of which focus on nationwide initiatives that address the physical and mental health of young people. Float riders will include representatives from each organization, including KTLA Morning News co-anchor, Frank Buckley, on behalf of JDRF.

Team Honda Activates 20,000 Volunteers In Community Service Across Region

Team Honda Activates 20,000 Volunteers in Community Service Across Region

More than 20,000 volunteers across North America are participating in Honda's second annual Week of Service, in which Honda associates, dealers and suppliers will conduct more than 425 volunteer service activities in 43 states, as well as Canada and Mexico, to make a positive impact in their communities. The Week of Service coincides with Honda's Founder's Day, marking the establishment of the first Honda business operation in North America on June 11, 1959.

"Through this coordinated week of volunteer projects across North America, we are reinforcing the Team Honda spirit of working together to make a difference in the communities where we live and work," said Rick Schostek, Executive Vice President, Honda North America, Inc. "Honda is incredibly proud to provide the opportunity for our associates, dealers and suppliers to give their time to make a positive impact in the communities we all call home."

Nissan : Kizuna: Volunteers Pitching In

Nissan : Kizuna: Volunteers pitching inNortheast Japan was struck by disasters on March 11, 2011 that still impact the region today. Shortly before the fifth-year anniversary, Hirono town in southern Fukushima welcomed volunteers from Nissan and other groups, who looked to support further recovery.