11 April 2011
Camp Zama Operation Backpacks will be on Japanese TV! Tuesday, 12 April @ 1130am. Fuji TV's program "FNN Speak". Hopefully we can link to an online version of the broadcast....
A quick update on our project as of 11 April...
Operation Backpacks English web page since 15 March: 5,032 hits
Japanese language web page since 1 April: 2,785 hits!
Facebook "Backpacks with comfort items for the children of Japan" page: 571 friends
Total backpacks collected/made: 1,435+
Backpacks shipped: 1,432
Cranes folded and received: Hundreds! (Thousands?) Still counting and stringing away :)
Thank you to everyone for supporting this project and making it bigger than we had ever envisioned!