Thursday, March 17, 2011

How A Fashionista Can Help Japan

Hey girls!

I'm sure all of you are well aware of what's been going over in Japan.  It's beyond devastating for the Japanese. Not only an earthquake, but a horrible tsunami, as well as nuclear plant worries.  How could one's heart not go out to them?

Luckily there are so many ways one can help!  All of which are super easy!  I want to focus this post on the fashionable ways to help.  Take a look:

Lady Gaga has created a:

Starting only at $5, with additional donations accepted.  You basically name your price.   
All proceeds go directly to japan relief efforts.

Etsy is offering a wide range of handmade products, with proceeds going to Japan relief.  

Price: $12
25% of the profit from the purchase of this tote is pledged to the Japanese Relief Fund.

Price: $24
20% of the purchase will go to Japan Disaster Relief through

Price: $32.50
They will donate 20% of all sales this week to the Japan Red Cross

Price: $1.25
100% of the profits will be going to the Red Cross

Japanese Earthquake Relief Fund - Japanese Kokeshi Geisha Note Cards

Price: $4.00
Half of the proceeds from this sale will be donated to the American Red Cross
Set of 3 mini note cards: 
You can have the little geisha stand cute by herself or include one of the following sentiments on her:
* Thank You, * Hello, * Arigato!, * Konnichiwa

Price: $22
All proceeds from the sale of this listing (less Etsy & PayPal fees) will be donated to the Global Giving Japan Earthquake And Tsunami Relief Fund.

Price: $21
They will donate the full amount to the American Red Cross via paypal. Domestic and shipping to Canada is free.
There are so many more products that Etsy offers to help with Japan Relief!  Be sure to check them out here!  If any of you purchase something that's not mentioned on here or have other ideas on how to help Japan, please share them with all of us in the comment flied!  

You can also text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 from your phone.  So simple! 


Laura said...

What a nice and thoughtful post! My office recently won some money in the lottery, and many of us are planning on donating some of it.

Love that dragonfly necklace!

Sherin said...

This is an amazing post. Thank you for putting it together.

It really is devastating what's happening in Japan and my heart really goes out to them. These are all fabulous ways to help with all the relief effort.

Viv said...

it's so great that everyone's coming out with stuff to help japan. I'm planning on purchasing from forever 21 because 100% goes to Japan

dolcemente ( Ryoko ) said...

May I introduce your blog on my blog?
I want to introduce to Japanese that you are rooting for Japan!


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