United Way sets up Japan relief fund

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Like United Way Worldwide and other United Ways across America, United Way of Palm Beach County is collecting monetary donations in response to the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March.

United Way of Palm Beach County has established the United Way Disaster Fund. To make a donation online, visit www.unitedwaypbc.org/japanaid. To make a donation via check, make it payable to UWPBC/Japan Relief Effort, and send it to United Way of Palm Beach County, 2600 Quantum Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33426-8627.

Donations will be directed to the Community Chest of Japan, part of the United Way worldwide network, which is working to meet the immediate needs of the people of Japan and those affected by the disaster through direct relief and recovery efforts.

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