How to Donate Goods in Ishikawa

Many thanks to our crack team of JETs who have been working tirelessly to get this information out: Julia Caffrey, ALT; Sophie Bocklandt, CIR; Megan Lam, AJET Charity Rep & ALT; and Bill Smith, PA. 誠にありがとうございます!

Below is a list of locations accepting donations of goods; includes restrictions and maps.

Greater Nanao Area:
When: From Friday, 18 March 2011. Every day from 8:30-19:00.

Where:
Nanao City Hall, 1F, Citizens’ Lobby (七尾市役所1階 市民ロビー)
Tatsurahama Citizens’ Center, 1F (田鶴浜市民センター 1階)
Nakajima Citizens’ Center, 1F (中島市民センター1階)
Notonakajima Citizens’ Center, 1F (能登島市民センター1階)

What:

(1)Nonperishable food items (Cup Noodle, instant noodles, crackers, packaged foods)
(2)Bottled water (PET Bottles, 500-mL, or 2-liter bottles)
(3)Powdered milk
(4)Disposal diapers
(5)Feminine hygiene products
(6)Toilet paper, tissues
(7)Towels
(8)Blankets (Only new; no futons)
※If possible, place the goods in a box first.

Kanazawa:
When: 19-21 March: 9:30-17:00 and 22-25 March: 9:30-20:00

Where:
Hokuriku Agricultural Administration, Kanazawa Agricultural Warehouse (元北陸農政局 金沢政府倉庫)
Across the street from Kanazawa High School (金沢高校)

What:
Please do not donate used, expired, or perishable goods, or goods that will expire in under a month.
(1)Nonperishable food items (Cup Noodle, instant noodles, crackers, packaged foods)
(2)Bottled water (PET Bottles, 500-mL, or 2-liter bottles)
(3)Powdered milk
(4)Disposal diapers
(5)Feminine hygiene products
(6)Toilet paper, tissues
(7)Towels
(8)Blankets (Only new; no futons)

If possible, please place goods in boxes.

Hakusan:
When: 18-24 March, 9:00-17:00

Where:
Hakusan City Hall Main Office, Parking Lot (白山市役所本庁 車庫) (Note: Do not bring donations to the front desk.)

What:

Donations are limited to unused goods and goods that will not expire within a month. No perishable items.

(1)Nonperishable food items (Cup Noodle, instant noodles, crackers, packaged foods)
(2)Bottled water (PET Bottles, 500-mL, or 2-liter bottles)
(3)Powdered milk
(4)Disposal diapers
(5)Feminine hygiene products
(6)Toilet paper, tissues
(7)Towels
(8)Blankets (Only new; no futons)

If possible, please place goods in boxes.

Komatsu: see prior post

Great Kaga Area:
When: Starting Thursday, 17 March, at 13:00; every day from 8:30-17:15
Where:

Kaga City Hall, 1F (加賀市役所1階フロアー)

City Hall, Yamanaka Onsen Branch , Window (山中温泉支所窓口課)

City Hall, Yamashiro Branch (山代出張所)

City Hall, Katayama Branch (片山津出張所)

City Hall, Iburihashi Branch (動橋出張所)

City Hall, Hashitate Branch (橋立出張所)

Kaga Shimin Hospital, 1F (加賀市民病院1階)

・Kaga Brand “Antenna” Shop, Kanazawa Station, West Exit (加賀ブランドアンテナショップ [金沢駅構内西口])

What:
(1)Rinse-free rice
(2)Bottled water (PET Bottles, 500-mL, or 2-liter bottles)
(3)Powdered milk
(4)Disposal diapers (child and adult), new
(5)Feminine hygiene products (new)
(6)Toilet paper, tissues
(7)Towels (new)
(8)Blankets (new or gently used and cleaned; no futons)

If possible, please place goods in boxes.

Nomi

* Locations: 能美市役所、各庁舎
o Nomi City Halls
+ Terai: Every day including holidays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
+ Tatsunokuchi: Weekdays only, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
+ Neagari: Weekdays only, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

* Only items donated in case/full box quantities will be accepted.
*Items needed (must be new, unused, unopened items that have expiration dates lasting at least one month)
o Instant food (Cup noodles, instant noodles, warm and eat processed foods, canned bread (can-pan))
o Water
o Other drinks
o Powdered baby formula/powdered milk
oDisposable diapers for both babies and adults
oFeminine hygiene products
oToilet paper/tissues
oTowels
o Blankets (must be new or just professionally cleaned; no futons)

Cash only (Red Cross): Anamizu City Hall; various locations around Wajima and Monzen, including the city halls, libraries, and hospitals; and locations in Suzu.

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