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Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

Original post made on Mar 16, 2011

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling. The raw human emotion and empathy stirred by the magnitude 9.0 temblor and subsequent tsunami that pummeled northern Japan on March 11, has prompted many locals to ask how they might help.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 1:49 PM

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Posted by HoleInTheHead
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:00 pm

It is time for Google to come though on this one!


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Posted by Marti
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Mar 16, 2011 at 5:50 pm

We all need to come together and give what we can afford. We have many families from Japan who live, work and go to school here. I am going to make a donation to the Red Cross in honor of Japanese families I know at Landels Elementary school. I urge you to give what you can spare. Thanks.


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Posted by GoogleHead
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 16, 2011 at 11:15 pm

Our measly contribution pales compared to what Google can do as part of the M.V. community.


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Posted by Andrea Gemmet
Mountain View Voice Editor
on Mar 17, 2011 at 3:57 pm

Andrea Gemmet is a registered user.

The following comment was moved from a duplicate thread, which has now been closed:

Don't forget about the many animals that have been affected by the earthquake, tsunami, and their aftermaths. You can find some useful information about organizations dealing with animal rescue in Japan here: Web Link
by Bruce England Mar 16, 2011 at 2:54 pm


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