Company donates the proceeds from its charity to school for the Deaf

September 4, 2012

A press release dated of August 31 from The AXA Life Japan, an insurance company, it conducted the "Breakfast Charity" from June through August this year, and donated a total of 654,462 yen which was added the donation of the same amount from the company to the Meisei-Gakuen School for the Deaf, a private school for the Deaf in Tokyo.

The "Breakfast Charity" is the charity event which carries out charity sale of the breakfast for the employees, aiming to support an organization by deducting the cost price. It has been held every year since 2008.

Approximately 1,300 employees in the AXA Life Japan head office and about 40 operation branches across the country participated this year.

Meisei-Gakuen School for the Deaf is the first school in Japan to introduce the bilingual education for Deaf children with Japanese Sign Language as the first language and written Japanese as the second.

One of the Deaf workers employed by the AXA Life Japan introduced the school for the charity project in 2008.


Japanese original article:
http://news.mynavi.jp/news/2012/09/04/121/

Meisei-gakuen School for the Deaf official website:
http://www.meiseigakuen.ed.jp/english/index.html

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