Archive for Japan Relief Shows

Moshe Cohen Supports the Shine On! Smile Ambassador Program

August was a very busy and productive month for the Tyler Foundation’s Shine On! Smile Ambassador Program. Moshe Cohen from Clowns Without Boarders was our guest for 3 amazing and intense weeks.

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KIWAYA Ukulele Company sponsors my Tohoku relief efforts!

Music is a big part of the Shine On! Smile Ambassador Program and thanks to a generous donation by the KIWAYA Ukulele Company, Guy can bring his new “Famous” brand Ukulele everywhere he goes! http://www.kiwaya.com

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Shine On! Songs Volume One: Recording “Who I Want To Be” in Tohoku

The Tyler Foundation has started a new support project by means of music called “Shine On! Songs.” This project is a collaboration with domestic and foreign artists who empathize with the Tyler Foundation. The Foundation supports Japanese children with childhood cancer and their families through various programs. All of the proceeds will be used to […]

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Tokai Shinpo newspaper story about recording for Shine On! Songs

“Ame Ni Mo Makezu”  Children of Sakari Elementary participate in chorus musical recording in English An English translation of Kenji Miyazawa’s classic “Ame Ni Mo Makezu,” was recorded at Sakari Elementary School in Ofunato City (principal: Isao Sato, students: 153) on the 23rd. This was part of a musical project put together by the Tyler Foundation,

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Bringing Summer Smiles to Tohoku

School kids in Tohoku got a summer break so in August, we visited daycare centers, kindergartens and special events. The Smile Ambassador performed twice during the Ofunato Tanabata Festival. Banks and shops on the local shopping street were all destroyed. Now this small shopping center became the center of Ofunato community and commerce. Some even […]

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