Category Archive: Community Outreach

Jun 18

Walk for Rice @ Seward Park, Sat. 6/24 !

Everyone is welcome to join PNW JETAA’s Walk for Rice Team as they help fight against hunger one step at a time! The ACRS Food Bank is the one of the most visited food banks in King County, and the only one in the state that regularly provides foods that are familiar to the Asian …

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Jul 31

From Hiroshima to Hope – August 6th

Each year, members of the community gather on the shores of Green Lake to take part in the annual peace event. “From Hiroshima to Hope” honors the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all victims of war and violence, with music, performances and a lantern floating ceremony. See full details here. …

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Jul 12

PNWJETAA Fights Hunger in Our Community!

A big “Thank You” to everyone who supported the PNW JET Alumni Association Team this year at the 26th Annual ACRS Walk for Rice!  Your participation and donations enabled our team to collect $1,410 and helped ACRS raise a record $312,000 to fight hunger and provide much needed services in our community.  Great Job everyone!!! PS – …

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Jul 05

[Event] 2016 Summer Picnic and Undoukai ~ 運動会

Another year, another awesome Summer Picnic.     We’ll be hosting again on August 20th, at Luther Burbank Park! Weather has been a wee bit unpredictable this year, but it should be hot and sunny and perfect for a big old BBQ and potluck! We’ll be prepping BBQ items (meaty, vegetarian, and vegan!) and drinks …

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Jun 14

[Event] RSVP for 2016 Pizza JET Together

  We are resuming the Ye Olde Tradition of the Pizza JET Together! Our 2016 new JETs are going out in late July to become yet another crop of future alumni! The annual PNWJETAA-led training will happen this Saturday and Sunday, and on Sunday afternoon, after Day 2 of training, we will be our hosting …

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Oct 22

[Event] Iron Chef Cook-Off – Seattle Edition!

Every year, JETAA Portland​ hosts their annual Portland Iron Chef Cooking competition and PNWJETAA has attended the last three years; it’s always been a WOKing good time! You could say we’re… BUTTER off from attending. This year, Portland has graciously allowed PNWJETAA to guest-host the 2015 Iron Chef Cook Off: Seattle Edition! We’ll be taking a …

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Sep 04

[Volunteer] Aki Matsuri 2015

Ready to fall into Aki Matsuri (bad buns win again! I’ve been waiting two years to use this line just one more time!) The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association will be holding its 18th annual Aki Matsuri, presented by the Eastside Nihon Association, on the weekend of September 12-13! There’s always taiko performances, art displays, lots of vendors, and …

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