Support Japanese Orphan with Gilbert HS carwash

Gilbert High School’s Japanese classes have banded together to support Rinka Hirayama, the young Japanese national recently orphaned in a terrible accident in northern Arizona. It is likely that many of you have already heard the news surrounding Rinka, but for those who have not, a brief summary of the tragedy is included in the attached flyer.

School Carwash Flyer

Students have organized a car wash/bake sale to support Rinka and “show her the love and sympathy of the state of Arizona.” It will be held on Friday, April 18th (this Friday!) from 8:00am to 12:00pm at the Walgreens at the SE corner of Val Vista and Warner, close to the Denny’s restaurant. Come to support our cause, leave with a clean car and a treat! See the attached flyer for a map to the location.

We are also collecting donations and well-wishes in room 1604 of Gilbert High. If you do not have a student attending the school, we welcome your donations by mail. Please address checks to “JBAA” and send to:

Mutsumi Hazen

c/o Gilbert High School

1101 East Elliot Rd.

Gilbert, AZ 85234

Please help us spread the word and “Send Love to Rinka”.

Many thanks,

Mutsumi Hazen

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