Thank You to Our Supporters

Washin Kai has received support from a large number of the
Puget Sound community members as well as from Japan. 

We would like to thank all the generous donors for supporting our mission.   

Washin Kai Supporters

Janet Heineck, Yumi Iwasaki and Anoop Gupta,
Yoshi and Naomi Minegishi, Tachi and Leslie Yamada

Makiko Doi, William Franklin, Ikuko and Katsu Ikeuchi, Kotoku Kurachi,
Sachiyo Minegishi, Niki and Mel Nakamitsu,
Mrs. Haruyuki (Motoko) Niimi from Tokyo, Eugene and Cheri Saburi

Anonymous (1), Paul S. Atkins, Eddy and Mariko Harrison, Daniel Hue-Weller, Leslie Ayars March, Kyoko Matsuda, Mayumi Potter, Jack Rodman and Koh Shimizu, Jay and Rakuko Rubin, Hiromi Lorraine Sakata,
Hidetoshi Semma, Chuck Sitkin, Stephen H. Sumida, John Whittier Treat

The Japan Foundation, UW Office of the Provost, UW Japan Studies

Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of Washin Kai donors, only those that have consented to their names appearing on this website. If you are a Washin Kai donor and would like your name added or removed, please email Dr. Yumi Iwasaki at

Washin Kai would also like to thank the following organizations for their support of our public events. These organizations have helped us with nominal support, publicity, and through their involvement in producing the events.

The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle 
Japan Business Association of Seattle (JBAS) 
Japan America Society of the Seattle Washington (JASSW) 
Japanese Cultural Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) 
UW Alumni Association Japan 

ORIGAMI Magazine 
North American Post / Soy Source 
Jungle City 
NW Asian Weekly 
The International Examiner 

Town Hall Seattle 
Rodoku Network Japan  
Japanese Cultural Resource Center at Everett Community College 
Bellevue Children’s Academy Saturday School 
Japan Fair
Seattle Betsuin 
Seattle Koyasan 
Kimono Art 
I Love Sushi 
Friends of Asian Art Association 
The Wing Luke Museum