PEPY Fundraising Events in Japan

Posted on: August 3, 2007 Posted by: Kaia Smith Comments: 0

PEPY Fundraising Events in Japan

Tokyo Charity Scavenger Hunt
The Tokyo Charity Scavenger Hunt is a bi-annual event where teams race around Tokyo in search of people, places, and all things interesting! The first Tokyo Charity Scavenger Hunt was in May 2004 and they have taken twice a year since then. The day-long event is followed by a post-hunt party offering up the best of Tokyo’s nightlife. To date, the Tokyo Scavenger Hunt has raised over $15,000 for PEPY’s projects. To find out more about the hunts or to sign up for the next hunt, visit!

All-Japan Soccer Tournament
The All Japan ALT Soccer Tournament is the biggest soccer tournament in Japan, and it’s also a great way to support PEPY! Through the initiative of the tournament organizers, Phil, Jon, Andre and Chris, The PEPY Ride School receives a donation per player, and with nearly 500 participants at some tournaments, soccer enthusiasts are able to make a huge impact on education at our school!  Get fit, hit the pitch, and support PEPY while having a great time with hundreds of friends from around Japan! You don’t want to miss this twice yearly event which takes place in both the north and south of Japan. Find out more at: .

The Judy Run
The Judy Run is an annual fun run in Shizuoka.  Runners/walkers can participate in either 5 km, 10 km, or half-marathon races.  This wildly popular event has raised over $20,000 for PEPY.  Find out more at:

Julia Davies of Hamamatsu, Japan is a highly trained yoga instructor offering English yoga classes in Hamamatsu, Japan.  Here “hobby English” program is very popular among local Japanese people as a way to learn the language and learn yoga at the same time.  Many foreigners join her classes as well.  Once a week Julia offers a PEPY class and donates the proceeds from the class in support of our work.  To sign up for a class or find out more about Julia, visit