26 million JPY raised!
2014 Shine On! Kids LUAU Extravaganza
Saturday, September 27 | Tokyo American Club
Shine On! Kids went tropical with this year’s Luau Extravaganza!
Hosted at the Tokyo American Club, Shine On! Kids’ ninth annual extravaganza was a phenomenal success. Over 200 guests, collectively raised more 26 million JPY. Thanks to United Airlines and Cathay Pacific Airways, we gave away tickets to Guam and the Maldives! Congratulations lucky winners!
Speakers included Shine On! Kids’ President, Kim Forsythe and patients and families of the the Beads of Courage® and Facility Dog programs.
In addition to games and plenty of dancing, the gala’s entertainment included an opening song from Donna Burke, Natalie Ferris and Aimee Blackschleger, performances by Hulabootie/Pa’i Kukui, and songs by the Tokyo International Children’s Choir.
Food & Wine
To see the amazing menu of food and wine brought to you by The Tokyo American Club and Pieroth, click here.
Congratulations to the Grand Raffle winner, they are going to the Maldives!
One lucky raffle winner and their friend will be flying business class to the Maldives and staying 3 nights in luxury thanks to Cathay Pacific Airways and the Four Seasons Resorts Maldives! To see all of those prizes, click here.
Relive the night!
Thank you to Hulabootie, TICC and Ku’ulei Mamo
Thank you to our Live Auction Sponsors
Thank you to our Silent Auction Sponsors
Thank you to all of the people behind the scenes
Technical Director – Duncan Macintyre
Technical Assistant – Mio Ito
MC – Donna Burke
Slide/Video Projection – Nik Sliwerski
Auctioneer – Larik Hall
Stage Manager – Frances Somerville
Video (interview, event) – Jeff Cooke
Lighting Director – Jeremy Plant
Video (live stream) – Darrell Guinn
Audio – Jack Merluzzi
Photography – Antony Tran
Program Designer – Yuri Nakatani
Volunteer Manager – Anton McCloy
ASIJ Shine On! Club
adidas – Madoka Hiyama, Maiko Kitajima, Marie Kurihara, Masayo Nakano, Miri Honma, Misaki Nakamura, Nobuko Fukuda, Seiko Takeuchi
Alpari Japan – Kayo Fujii, Saiko Yumura