Further Support for 2024 Noto Peninsula Earthquake Relief Efforts
Together with employee donations and matching donations, the total support from Sony will amount to approximately 130 million yen
Sony Group Corporation ("Sony") is providing additional donation to support relief efforts for the communities affected by the earthquake that struck the Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa Prefecture in Japan on January 1, 2024.
As announced on January 5, Sony donated 40 million yen as emergency relief for the communities affected through the fund managed jointly with Save the Children Japan*1, and the Japanese Red Cross Society. *2
Subsequently, Sony has collected donations from employees at Sony Group companies in Japan and overseas, and following the participation of many employees, the total amount has reached approximately 40 million yen as of February 1. Together with employee donations, matching donations from Sony to the employee donations of approximately 40 million yen, additional support from Sony Group companies, and the previously announced 40 million yen, the total donation from Sony will amount to approximately 130 million yen. Sony will provide the additional donation for the Japanese Red Cross Society, Save the Children Japan, and other organizations.
Sony sends its sincerest condolences to all those affected and wishes for a full and swift recovery of the region.
*1:For more information on the "Emergency Disaster and Recovery Fund for Children," please visit the following website.
*2: Donation through the Japanese Red Cross Society is remitted to the donation distribution committees set up by the affected prefectures to support the livelihoods of people in the affected areas.
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For further information: Corporate Communications Department Sony Group Corporation Sony.Prhq@jp.sony.com