Den Corner restaurants to donate $20,000 to disaster relief charities

30 Nov Den Corner restaurants to donate $20,000 to disaster relief charities

Den Corner restaurants (Izakaya Den, OTOTO and Sushi Den) will donate $20,000 to disaster relief charities, owner Toshi Kizaki shared.

The annual Den Rooftop Party, a fundraiser focused on charities dedicated to hurricane and earthquake humanitarian efforts, hosted over 1500 people over two days in October. 

Guests enjoyed an authentic Japanese street fair courtesy of 20 guest chefs from Japan.  The visiting chefs served traditional Yakisoba, Yakitori, Yakiniku, over six types of ramen and Japanese fried chicken.  Den Corner’s infamous sushi and Japanese sake, beer and Shochu cocktails rounded out the menu.

Den Corner will donate an equal amount of $5,000 to each of the following organizations:

Houston – Target Hunger’s mission is to alleviate hunger and continues to serve those displaced by Harvey through food pantries and weekly breakfast programs

Miami – The Miami Foundation is funding food security for vulnerable communities including migrant farm workers, low income families and senior citizens  

Mexico City & OaxacaDirect Relief is on the ground assisting survivors to overcome the enormous challenges after the earthquakes in Mexico by providing medical supplies, food and water

Kumamoto, JapanKumamoto Castle Restoration Project is a relief fund to restore the Kumamoto Castle, heavily damaged in a 2016 earthquake.  The castle is located in the Kizaki’s hometown

 

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