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Volunteer Events / ボランティア イベント
Read about some of the events that our volunteers take part in.
ボランティアが参加したイベントの記事をご覧下さい

Orphanage Events / 児童養護施設イベント
SFN organizes events at five orphanages around Nagoya, Japan.
SFNは名古屋周辺の5つの児童養護施設でイベントを開催

Upcoming Events / イベント予定
We are organizing some great events for both our volunteers and the orphanages we serve!
ボランティアと児童養護施設の双方で素晴らしいイベントを開催

Past Events / 過去のイベント
Read about some of our volunteer and orphanage events.
ボランティアや児童養護施設によるイベントについての記事をご覧下さい

Notes from James / ジェームズからのメッセージ
SFN Director, James, often posts about upcoming meetings and event information.
SFNリーダーのジェームスから、今後の会議やイベント情報他お知らせ

Photo Gallery / フォトギャラリー
See photos from past SFN events in our Photo Gallery!
フォトギャラリーでSFNイベントの写真をご覧下さい!

2017 SFN Shinnenkai!

Posted on February 9, 2016 in Past Events, Volunteer Events

We are having a New Year's Party (aka. Shinnen-kai) Next Friday, the 17th February, from 19pm.


遅ればせながら、明けましておめでとうございます!今年のSFN新年会は、2月17日(金)の19時から。

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2016 SFN Christmas Event Information Guide

Posted on Novebmer 24, 2016 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

Thanks to all who have attended our meetings and will be participating in the upcoming, Dec 4th SFN Christmas Event. For all 2016 SFN Christmas Event Participants....


クリスマスイベントに向けてのミーティングにご参加頂き、そして当日ボランティアに来ていただけるみなさん、どうもありがとうございます。2016 SFN クリスマス会に参加されるボランティア....

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2016 SFN Christmas Planning Meeting

Posted on Novebmer 8, 2016 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

Our annual Christmas event will be held on December 4th (SUN) this year at Nagoya's four different orphanages.


子供達のあいだで毎年大人気のSFNクリスマスイベントを、今年は12月4日(日)に名古屋にある4つの施設で開催しまーす!

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2016 SFN Christmas Planning Meeting

Posted on October 19, 2016 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

Newcomers, regulars, former members... all of those who are willing to volunteer at Nagoya's four different orphanages are more than welcome to join us this Friday, October 21st, at 19pm.


クリスマスも直ぐそこです! 名古屋市内にある4つの児童養護施設の子供たちと行う恒例のSFNクリスマスイベントを今年は 12月4日(日) に開催する予定です。

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2016 September Bi-monthly Meeting

Posted on September 14, 2016 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

We will be gathering this Friday at 19pm and discussing what to do for our annual Christmas event and more.


恒例のSFNクリスマスイベントやその他諸々に関して打ち合わせをこの金曜日の19時から開催します。

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2016 SFN BBQ Information

Posted on July 1, 2016 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

Our annual SFN BBQ will be held on Sunday, July 10th with all the great children which SFN supports.


今年も恒例のSFNバーベキューが 7月10日(日)に開催されます。

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Volunteer at the Walkathon!

Posted on May 13, 2016 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes from James

Once again, we have an opportunity to support the greater Nagoya-city area through our participation in the annual Nagoya Walkathon, which will be held on Sunday, May 22nd at Morikoro Park.


先日のマンスリーミーティングでも触れましたが、改めてみなさんに、5月22日(日)にモリコロパークにて開催される、毎年恒例の名古屋ウォーカソンについて連絡いたします。

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2016 Bi-Monthly Meeting Reminder

Posted on April 15, 2016 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes from James

Monthly activities at certain orphanages have continued and we have a number of events and activities coming up in the next few months

For your reference, below are a list of dates and SFN events for 2016


各施設ごとの月次アクティビティーは今年も継続となります。
また、その他のイベントやアクティビティーももうすぐ開催されますよ。

ご参考までに、以下が今年のSFNイベント予定となります。

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2016 St.Patrick's Day Event in Osu, Nagoya!

Posted on March 5, 2016 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes from James

This is just a quick reminder about St. Patricks Day on March 19th.


今回は3月19日に開催されます「セントパトリックスデー」のイベントについてリマインドさせていただきます。

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SFN 2016 Shinnenkai Event!

Posted on February 10, 2016 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes from James

I hope you are all well and have started off 2016 with a bang!


2016年が始まり、あっという間に2月に突入しましたが、みなさん良いスタートが切れましたか?

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SFN 2015 Xmas Event Information

Posted on December 3, 2015 in Orphanage Events, Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

This is a reminder with some important information related to our annual Christmas event for all volunteers who will help us out this coming Sunday. Now please read the below very carefully.


本メールは今月6日に迫りました毎年恒例SFNクリスマスイベントの最終告知です。 お忙しいところ大変恐縮ですが、当日イベントをスムーズに進行させるためにも下記を必ずご一読願います。

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Jiyugakuen Wai Wai Festival - November 7, 2015

Posted on November 4, 2015 in Orphanage Events, Past Events, Notes From James

This coming Saturday (November 7th) we will be attending the annual Wai Wai Festival at Jiyugakuen.


私達は今週の土曜日(11月7日)に、慈友学園で行われる毎年恒例のワイワイフェスティバルに参加致します。

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SFN Dinner/Meeting: Saturday, September 19, 2015

Posted on September 7, 2015 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Here are the details of our upcoming monthly meeting. I hope that many of you can make it on the day.


下記が次回開催予定のSFN月次ミーティングに関する詳細です。皆さんのご出席をお待ちしております。

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SFN Meeting on Saturday, September 19, 2015

Posted on August 18, 2015 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

As in past years, there will be NO August SFN meeting. Our next meeting will be on SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19th.


これまでもそうでしたが、8月のSFN月例ミーティングは毎年お休みにしています。したがって、次回のミーティングは9月19日(土)に行いたいと思います。

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SFN Summer BBQ - IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

Posted on July 11, 2015 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Thank you very much for joining our BBQ event for July 12th. In order to make it a successful event, please spend a few minutes to read through the below:


今年のSFNバーバキューに参加登録頂きありがとうございます。 当日のイベントの成功に向け、いくつかお願い事が以下にありますのでご一読願います。

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5th Annual SFN Summer BBQ

Posted on June 29, 2015 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

We have a great start to the 5th Annual Summer SFN BBQ for 200+ children. Our BBQ date is set for Sunday July 12th in Shonai Park!


今年5度目を迎えます、200人以上の子供たちが参加するSFNサマーBBQへ向けて、素晴らしいスタートが切れました。今年のBBQは 7月12日(日) に 庄内緑地公園にて 開催されます!

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24th Annual Chubu Walkathon

Posted on April 23, 2015 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Once again, we have an opportunity to support the greater Nagoya-city area through our participation in the annual Nagoya Walkathon, which will be held on Sunday, May 17th at Morikoro Park.


先日のマンスリーミーティングでも触れましたが、改めてみなさんに、5月17日(日)にモリコロパークにて開催される、毎年恒例の名古屋ウォーカソンについて連絡いたします。

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SFN April 2015 Monthly Meeting Reminder

Posted on April 16, 2015 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

We had some great ideas our last meeting for the BBQ and we will be progressing with planning and event details.


先回のミーティングでは、BBQについて素敵なアイディアが出ました。明日はより詳しく話を詰めていきましょう。

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SFN 2015 New Year Meeting & Kick Off Celebration!

Posted on February 5, 2015 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

I would like to express my appreciation to everyone for all efforts last year with SFN and am looking forward to another great year.


2015年幕開けしましたがよいスタートをきることができましたか?
またまた今年もSFNがやってきましたよ!

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2014 SFN Christmas Celebration - Thank You!

Posted on December 17, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Our Christmas Celebration event at Nagoya International High School last Sunday went very successfully again. We sincerely appreciate your great contributions to this annual celebration.


12月7日に名古屋国際高等学校にて開かれました恒例のクリスマスイベントは大成功に終わりました。 皆様のたゆまないご支援・ご協力により本イベントが成功できたことを心より感謝申し上げます。

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2014 SFN Christmas Celebration Information Guide / Manual

Posted on December 5, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

I hope you are all having a great week and are getting pumped up for our Christmas Event on Sunday. It looks to be a great day of fun, games, prizes and more!!!!!


早いもので、もう師走となりましたがいかがお過ごしでしょうか?毎年恒例のSFNクリスマス・イベントも遂に今週末の日曜開催となりました!

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Christmas Event Day Planning - FINAL PREP MEETING

Posted on November 23, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

We still do need more volunteers to help on the event day and hope many of our current and former volunteers can join the celebration.


まだイベントのお手伝いをして頂けるボランティアの参加者を募っております。現在ボランティアをされている方、そして以前ボランティアに参加されていた方々の参加もお待ちしております。 皆様にお会いするのを楽しみにしております!

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Christmas Event Day Planning - Prep Meeting #2

Posted on November 13, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

This is a quick reminder for the next SFN Christmas Celebration Event planning meeting.


さて、今回はSFNクリスマス会直前ミーティングのお知らせです。

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SFN 2014 CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION IS COMING SOON!!

Posted on October 23, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

With everyone’s ideas for the upcoming Christmas event, we were able to move ahead and secure many ideas for activities and other.


来たるクリスマスイベントの皆さんのアイディアのおかげで、プランを進めることができ、アクティビティやその他のアイディアが決まりました。

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Jiyugakuen Waiwai Festival - October 25, 2014

Posted on October 2, 2014 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Each year Jiyugakuen holds a small festival where they invite people from the local neighborhood around Jiyugakuen and those who assist with the orphanage.


慈友学園では毎年、地域の方やボランティア関係の方を招待して、小さなお祭りを開催しています。

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Xmas Event Day - Sunday, December 7, 2014

Posted on October 14, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

As December approaches, so does the SFN Christmas Celebration.


なんと時の経つのは早いこと!!
12月が近づいてくるということは、SFNクリスマス会があるということです。

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SFN Monthly Meeting Reminder - October 17, 2014

Posted on October 7, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Thanks to all who were able to come out to the meeting on the 19th last month. Click here to read the minutes from the September SFN meeting.

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Aichi Vision 2014

Posted on September 8, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

Every autumn, they organize a music/film/art festival that is a wonderful showcase for the amazing talents of the local "foreign" community. This year's event will be held on Sunday, October 12th (Monday, October 13th in the event of rain) at Tsurumai Park in Nagoya.

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September Meeting Reminder

Posted on September 3, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

I hope you are all well and had a fantastic summer!
Seems things are finally cooling off a degree and that means.......Christmas is coming!!!!


ついに涼しくなってきましたね・・・・ということは、クリスマスが近づいているということです!
なんと時の経つのは早いこと!!

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SFN Summer BBQ 2014 - Thank You!!!

Posted on July 28, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

It has been a very busy week since the 2014 SFN Summer BBQ, which was held last Sunday at Shonai Park, and finally I have found some time to sit down and send this message with a few photos. Thanks again Andy for sending over the numerous shots of the event.

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SFN Summer BBQ and MEETING REMINDER!

Posted on July 17, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Our next Monthly SFN meeting will be held on the 3rd Friday as schedule, July 18th, yet we hope to have all preparation and planning basically completed by the meeting.


次回のSFNミーティングは通常通り第3金曜である18日に行われます。このミーティングで基本的な準備や計画を完了させたいと思っております。

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SFN Summer BBQ!

Posted on July 9, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

We have a great start to the 4th Annual Summer SFN BBQ for 200+ children. Being a fairly good number of children, we would really appreciate your help Too (if possible).


今年3度目を迎えます、200人以上の子供たちが参加するSFNサマーBBQへ向けて、素晴らしいスタートが切れました。かなりの数の子供たちが参加するので、みなさまにご協力いただけると大変嬉しく思います。

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Cooking Class

Posted on June 6, 2014 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Give young adults a chance to learn how to cook wholesome food that’s affordable, in a supportive environment, interacting with volunteers and peers!


SFNボランティアと一緒にクッキング!

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2014 - 23rd Annual Nagoya Walkathon

Posted on May 13, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

Hi SFNers,
On May 18th, the 23rd annual Nagoya Walkathon will be held, which annually raises more that ¥10,000,000 to support several local charities as well as the victims of 3/11.


5月18日(日)に在日米商工会議所中部支部による第23回名古屋ウォカソンが開催されます。
SFNは毎年このイベントをサポートしており、このチャリティーで集まった寄付金は毎年およそ1千万円にもなり、
このお金は地域のチャリティー団体や東北に寄付されます。

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May Meeting Reminder and 23rd Walkathon

Posted on May 13, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Hi SFNers,
We will be holding our monthly SFN planning meeting this Friday at our usual location, Naka ku sports center.


さて、今週の金曜(16日)に、中区スポーツセンターにてSFNマンスリーミーティングを行います。

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Happy Easter!

Posted on April 29, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Hi SFNers,
Thanks to everyone who were able to attend the meeting last Friday night.


前回のミーティングに参加してくださったみなさん、ありがとうございました。 出張で参加できませんでしたが、SaekoとChizukoが私に代わってミーティングの司会進行をしてくれたと聞きました。お疲れ様でした!

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2014 SFN Monthly Meeting Agenda - Friday April 18th 2014

Posted on April 15, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Hi SFNers,
This month we will be again updating about our current activities and visiting days coming up, and will be proceeding with plans for the July BBQ.


今回は、いつも通り、現在のアクティビティや施設訪問についてのアップデートを確認し、その後7月に行われるBBQについて、企画をつめていきたいと思います。

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2014 SFN March Meeting Minutes

Posted on March 26, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Notes From James

Hi SFNers,
Thanks to everyone who were able to attend the meeting last Thursday. Great brainstorming for the July SFN BBQ and great ideas for other monthly activities for the monthly visits.

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2014 SFN March Meeting Agenda

Posted on March 18, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Hi SFNers,
This is a quick reminder about the meeting this Thursday March 20th (NOT FRIDAY)

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Komagata Ryo Kansha Sai (Appreciation Festival): SFN Volunteers Needed

Posted on February 20, 2014 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Hi SFN Volunteers,
This is Saeko Kitamura from Komagata Tanto. Today I would like to inform you that Komagata upcoming event in March.

こんにちは、駒方寮を担当しています北村沙枝子です。
本日は、3月に駒方で行われる毎年恒例のイベントのお知らせをいたします。

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SFN 2014 No February 2月Meeting & Sunday February 23rd Event Reminder!

Posted on February 20, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Just a quick reminder to everyone that there is NO meeting this Friday (2.21)
Fundraiser for Tohoku Area - Plastic Factory, Imaike

今週金曜(2/21)はSFNミーティングはございません。
東北地方を応援しよう
場所:プラスティックファクトリー今池

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2014 March Meeting Reminder

Posted on February 11, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Thanks to everyone who was able to attend the SFN 2014 Shinnenkai on the very snowy Saturday evening.

あの天候にも関わらず、SFNボランティアのみなさんや初めてお会いする方も合わせ、約30名の方々が今年の幕開けのために参加してくださいました。

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SFN 2014 Happy New Year!!!!!!

Posted on February 11, 2014 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Hope you are keeping well (and warm) during this chilling January. Finally it is time to announce our SFN annual New Year Party(Shinnenkai)!

こんにちは!名古屋はまだまだ寒いですが、みなさん元気にやっていますか?ということで、お待たせしました SFN新年会のお知らせです!

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SFN 2013 Christmas Event Schedule, Participant LIst & Addresses

Posted on December 27, 2013 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

I hope you all are having a very Merry Christmas and a relaxing New Years with family, friends and loved ones.

さてみなさん、今年もミーティングやアクティビティ、イベントなど、力強いご支援、本当にありがとうございました。

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SFN 2013 Christmas Event Schedule, Participant List & Addresses

Posted on December 2, 2013 in Orphanage Events, Past Events, Notes from James

As you all know, this year we will attend each individual orphanage for the events, hence positions are limited. All volunteer positions are full this year.

みなさんご存知の通り、今年は各施設毎にイベントを開催するので参加いただくボランティアの人数にも制限があります。お蔭様で多くのボランティアに参加の申込みを頂き、全て埋まりました。

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SFN 2013 Christmas Gift / Party Update

Posted on December 2, 2013 in Orphanage Events, Past Events, Notes from James

Thank you to all who have signed up to participate and to all who are helping out with Christmas present purchasing.
Below are a few points regarding the upcoming Christmas Events at the orphanages.

当日のイベントへの参加登録をしてくださったみなさん、プレゼントの準備を手伝ってくださっているみなさん、どうもありがとうございます。

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Christmas Planning and Gift Lists

Posted on November 26, 2013 in Orphanage Events, Past Events, Notes from James

Hi SFNers,
We hope you are all doing well and ready for the Winter / Christmas season
And we could use your help.

子どもたちの待ちに待ったクリスマスパーティに、サンタさんからのクリスマスプレゼントを贈りませんか?

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November Meeting Updates

Posted on October 29, 2013 in Orphanage Events, Past Events, Notes from James

Dear SFNers,
My apologies for the slight confusion in November meetings dates.

みなさんお忙しい方ばかりですし、SFNクリスマスイベントも近づいてきましたので、 例年通り、今年もミーティングを2回行うことにしました。

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SFN Activity Reminders - October 2013

Posted on October 10, 2013 in Volunteer Events, Orphanage Events, Past Events, Notes from James

Dear SFNers,
How is your week going?

Below are 3 announcements for Santa and Friends Nagoya. SFNのことで、3点お知らせがあります。

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Aichi Vision 2013

Posted on October 2, 2013 in Past Events, Volunteer Events

Information about Aichi Vision Film & Arts Festival 2013

10 SFN Volunteers Needed to Help with Aichi Vision 2013

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The Sound Web

Posted on September 3, 2013 in Past Events, Volunteer Events, Notes From James

Information about The Sound Web Concert

Hello everyone ! This is Ted,tanto of The Sound Web. 毎年、SFNクリスマスイベントに楽しい音楽を提供してくれるThe Sound Webについてのコンサート情報についてご案内します。

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SFN 2013 Summer Message - 夏のご挨拶

Posted on August 16, 2013 in Past Events, Notes From James

Happy Summer!

I hope you are all finding some relief from the summer heat. Each in your own way I am sure.夏のごあいさつです。みなさんはそれぞれの方法でこの暑い夏を乗り切っていることでしょう!

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2013 SFN Summer BBQ - THANK YOU!!

Posted on July 23, 2013 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Dear SFNers & Friends of SFNers,

日曜にBBQに参加してくださったボランティアやお友達のみなさん、どうもありがとうございました。簡単ではございますが、お礼申し上げます。
A quick thank you to all the volunteers and friends of SFN who were able to come out and help with the BBQ last Sunday.

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2013 SFN Summer BBQ
Sunday, July 21, 2013

Posted on July 3, 2013 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Dear SFNers,

先月21日に行われましたBBQミーティングにお集まりいただいたみなさん、本当にありがとうございました。
We have a great start to the 3rd Annual Summer SFN BBQ for 200+ children. Being a fairly good number of children, we would really appreciate your help Too (if possible).

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Komagata Ryo Activities -
Saturday, May 11, 2013!

Posted on May 1, 2013 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Komagata April/May Activity

みなさん、こんにちは!ちょうどこの週末月一の駒方英語が終わりました。
Hi Everyone! This is a short update from April's English Activity.

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2013 SFN Kickoff and Meeting
Friday, February 15th

Posted on February 11, 2013 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Dear SFNers,

サンタアンドフレンズナゴヤの活動を組織しサポートすることを継続するため、毎月のみーティングを始める時がまたやってきました。
It is that time again to start our monthly meetings for SFN to continue to organize and support out activities for Santa and Friends Nagoya.

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Komagata Ryo Activities -
Saturday, February 16, 2013!

Posted on January 25, 2013 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Komagata February Activity

駒方寮では毎月1回英語を教えています。とはいってもカジュアルに英語に親しんでもらう程度です。 先月の様子は写真でご覧いただけます。
We have English activity once a month. We usually have about 5 volunteers come out (of course Japanese and foreigner mixed!)

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Gifu JALT
Charity Hike for Santa and Friends

Posted on January 13, 2013 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

サンタ&フレンズ金華山(岐阜市)チャリティハイキング
Gifu JALT Charity Hike for Santa and Friends

Come and join us on a gentle hike to the top of Mount Kinka, enjoy scenic views of Gifu City and snow capped mountains.

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Happy New Year!
Shinnenkai on Sunday, January 13, 2013!

Posted on January 3, 2013 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Dear SFNers,
I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas with your friends and loved ones!

We will have the SFN New Year Party (Shinnenkai) on January 11th from 7pm.

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Komagata Ryo Activities -
Saturday, Janaury 12, 2012!

Posted on December 14, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Komagata Fresh New Year English Activity

12月のSFNクリスマスイベントでボランティアにご協力いただいた方も多いかと思います。ようこそSFNへ!
Here is an information for our upcoming activity in January, 2013. We usually have about 5 volunteers come out (of course Japanese and foreigner mixed!)

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Upcoming Events & November Meeting Schedule

Posted on October 18, 2012 in Notes From James, Past Events

Dear SFNers

This weekend there are 4 different activities with SFN....


NOVEMBER MEETING SCHEDULE

Friday November 2nd - 7:30pm - 9:00pm (Naka ku Sports Center 3rd Floor)
Saturday November 17th - 6:00pm - 8:00pm (Naka ku Sports Center 3rd Floor)
and / or
Sunday November 18th - 10:00am - 12:00pm (Naka ku Sports Center 3rd Floor)

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Komagata Ryo Activities -
Sunday, November 18, 2012!

Posted on November 2, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

SFN 2012 Komagata Ryo Activity on Sunday, November 18.

We enjoyed Halloween English last month. Yuki san and Kiyoko san, thank you very much for your efforts!
これまで暖かかったせいか、急に寒さが身にしみますね。

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Komagata Ryo Activities -
Saturday, October 20, 2012!

Posted on September 21, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

SFN 2012 Komagata Ryo Activity on Saturday, October 20.

こんにちは!駒方寮を担当しています北村沙枝子です。最近は毎月のアクティビティーにSFNボランティア5-8人が 一緒に参加してくれています。

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The Sound Web

Posted on August 15, 2012 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

Hello everyone !
This is Ted,tanto of The Sound Web.

They have been performed good music for children at SFN Christmas event every year.
I would like to let you know about 2 of their concert info.


毎年、SFNクリスマスイベントに楽しい音楽を提供してくれるThe Sound Webについてのコンサート情報について2つご案内します。

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Komagata Ryo Activities -
Saturday, September 8, 2012!

Posted on August 31, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

SFN 2012 Komagata Ryo Activity on Saturday, September 8.

9月の駒方寮アクティビティーに参加しませんか?

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August 26th - Nahiro Matsuri

Posted on July 23, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

みなさん、こんにちは

ところで、8月26日(日)に「名広まつり」が開催されます。


Nahiro is planning to have an event, "NAHIRO MATSURI" on August 26th, Sunday.

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Komagata Acitvities this Summer, 2012!

Posted on June 21, 2012 in Past Events, Orphanage Events

There are two events planned for this summer:


Komagata July English Activity and play with the kids, and the Komagata BBQ in Gifu.


7月駒方英語と遊び & 駒方岐阜でBBQ.

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July 15 BBQ - Thank You All!

Posted on July 18, 2012 in Notes From James, Past Events, Volunteer Events

Dear SFNers and New Volunteers,

Before I begin to talk about the BBQ and say THANKS to all the People who Helped……….I have one announcement and one request.


先日のBBQに参加いただいた方たちへお礼を言う前に・・・・みなさんにお知らせとお願いがあります。

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Monthly Meeting July 13, BBQ Reminder on July 15

Posted on July 12, 2012 in Notes From James, Past Events, Volunteer Events

Dear SFNers,


A huge thanks to everyone who was able to come out for the BBQ planning meeting last Friday at Shooters. We have a great team ready to assist in creating a fantastic SFN Summer BBQ!!!!


先週金曜日にシューターズでBBQミーティングをした際にof お集まりいただいたみなさん、本当にありがとうございました!

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Komagata Ryo Activities -
Saturday, June 16, 2012!

Posted on May 31, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

SFN 2012 Komagata Ryo Activity on Saturday, June 16.

6月の駒方寮アクティビティーに参加しませんか?

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Piano Lesson at Nahiro Aijien -
June 10, 2012

Posted on June 2, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Nahiro Aijien is planning to have a piano lesson for the children!

今月はピアノレッスンのボランティアを行います。 ピアノに関係なく子供達と一緒に遊べる方がみえましたら是非ご参加ください。

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Ted's Tours Shonai Park BBQ -
June 3, 2012

Posted on May 16, 2012 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

It's BBQ Season Again!

Teds Tours BBQ / Eat so They Can / SFN
Don't Miss Ted's Tours Shonai Park BBQ on Sunday, June 3, 2012!

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2012 Walkathon -
May 20, 2012

Posted on (April 18, 2012) May 26, 2012 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

A special thank-you to all the Santa and Friends volunteers who helped make the 2012 Walkathon kid’s “shootout activity” a huge success again this year!

2012Walkathonでシューティングゲームのお手伝いをしてくれた、サンタフレンズナゴヤボランティアの皆さんに心からお礼を言いたいです。

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Jiyu Gakuen Event - May 20, 2012

Posted on May 13, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

5月の慈友学園アクティビティーに参加しませんか?

Thank you to the SFN volunteers who attended!

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Nahiro Aijien BBQ Event! - May 19, 2012

Posted on April 27, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

みなさん こんにちは!
来月 名広愛児園 恒例のバーベキューイベントがありますので お知らせ致します。

Nahiro Aijien is planning to have a special BBQ event next month!

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Event Day at Giyu Gakuen in April!

Posted on April 6, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Come to Jiyu Gakuen to play with the children on April 15, 2012!

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SFN Monthly Meeting - April 13, 2012

Posted on March 17, 2012 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

SFN月間全体ミーティングのお知らせ

Thank you for all your support, always! いつもSFNの活動にご協力頂きありがとうございます。

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Komagata Activities on March 18 - UPDATED

Posted on (March 13, 2012) March 19, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Thank you to the SFN volunteers who attended!

Lorraine, Angie, Yuki, Saeko, and Kiyoko helped to make the day great!

3月の駒方寮アクティビティーに参加しませんか?
As you know, we constantly visit Komagata to spend time with kids.

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Komagata Ryo March Activity Reminder - UPDATED

Posted on (February 29, 2012) March 13, 2012 Orphanage Events, Past Events

Thank you Santa and Friends Volunteers!

James, Mark, Suzuki Masao, Abe Nobuko, Kamei Chisato, Tsuchiya Shinichi and Kitamura Saeko attended the event on March 3. Thank you!

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Christmas Party 2011 Photos

Posted on March 1, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

Photo Galleries of the 2011 SFN Christmas Parties!

Please click here to see photos from the Komagata Ryo, Nanzan Ryo, and Jiyu Gakuen Christmas Parties. Thank you to everyone who submitted their pictures!

Komagata Ryo Activities for February & March

Posted on February 16, 2012 in Orphanage Events, Past Events

SFN 2012 Komagata Ryo Activities: February & March

Sunday, February 19, 2012
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Play with kids at Komagata Ryo, and come to the Komagata Festival!

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SFN 2012 Kickoff Meeting

Posted on February 8, 2012 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Dear SFN Volunteers,

This is a simple reminder for the SFN meeting on Feb 10th from 19:00. After the meeting, for all interested, we will get together at Shooters.

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2012 SFN Review & Planning Meeting

Posted on January 21, 2012 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

We welcome you to join us for the first SFN meeting of 2012!

SFN will meet at Naka-ku Sports Center, 3rd floor meeting room, on Friday, February 10 from 7:00pm 〜 9:00pm. We will have our Shinnenkai from 9:00pm!

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Greetings for 2012!

Posted on January 21, 2012 in Volunteer Events, Past Events, Notes From James

Dear SFN volunteers and friends,
I hope this email finds you all well and that you all had a relaxing holiday with friends and family.

I wish you all the best in 2012 and look forward to a fantastic year for SFN and for your all!

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Thank you SFN Volunteers!

Posted on December 28, 2011 in Orphanage Events, Past Events, Notes from James

Dear SFNers, A much overdue Seasons Greetings to you all!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas with someone special and were able to enjoy some of the fantastic Christmas spirit that we shared with the different children of all the orphanages we visited.

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2011 SFN Christmas Events

Posted on December 8, 2011 in Orphanage Events, Past Events, Notes from James

Volunteers,
Thank you all very much for signing up to volunteer and help out with our Christmas events this year.

We have a great group of people signed up for each event and I am positive the children and all of you will enjoy the day! Below is an overview of the event day information and schedule.

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SFN 2011 Summer BBQ

Posted on July 24, 2011 in Volunteer Events, Past Events

This was our best BBQ yet!

We reserved a sunny day down at Shonai Ryokuchi Park and prepared Great Food, Drink and Games for everyone.

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