Thank you for supporting JASC! Your gift allows us to continue our 75+ year legacy of service to the community, and expand on our programs including:

  • Services for older adults including nutrition, safe and reliable transportation, and social services
  • Homestyle Japanese cooking classes
  • Japanese language classes
  • Cultural programs – Ikebana, Sumi-e
  • Legacy Center archives, collections, educational programs and workshops
  • Baby & pre-school Tampopo Kai introduces children to Japanese culture and language
  • Donguri Kai Japanese language classes for school age children

Other Ways to Give

  • Personal donations may be made in memory of a loved one, in honor/celebration of a special occasion; part of a bequest/charitable gift; designated for a particular program e.g. Adult Day Services, Homemaker Support Services; or just given outright. For information on Corporate Donations, please call Mike Takada at 773-275-0097 ext. 230.
  • Please see Donating to Legacy Center (go to bottom of the page) to see the types of items we would like to add to our Archives, to help document the Japanese American experience.

Planned Giving

JASC, like many nonprofits, relies heavily on the generosity of our members and friends to continue providing exemplary community services. Please consider preserving your legacy with JASC through estate planning. Every monetary contribution helps JASC continue to have the impact our community and friends deserve, and provides donors a meaningful charitable donation with an impact that will be felt for years to come.If you are interested in including JASC in your will or trust, please contact our CEO, Mike Takada, by phone at 773-275-0097 or by email at

*Gift matching form can be mailed or attached in an email to:

JASC is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please check with your tax advisor regarding your specific tax situation.