Category Archives: Worthy Causes

Waves to Wine Ride for MS

Susanne, a friend of my wife Corrina, has Multiple Sclerosis.  She invited Corrina to join her for a bike ride in California to raise money for MS. Susanne’s MS is progressing. This was a “bucket list” thing Susanne wanted to do in … Continue reading

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After the Tsunami: Update, NBC News Coverage

In After the Tsunami: Making a Difference, I shared my niece Anne Smith’s reports on her work with a group helping tsunami victims in Japan.  The group, volunteerAkita, was started by English language teachers (known as “ALTs”) working in the Akita … Continue reading

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After the Tsunami: Making a Difference

My niece, Anne Smith, is an Assistant Language Teacher (“ALT”) who helps teach English to children in Japan for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (“JET”) programme. She is based in Odate in the Akita prefecture. This in the northwest of … Continue reading

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