Cupertino Sister City - Toyokawa, Japan
Cupertino Raises $28,500 for Japan’s Earthquake & Tsunami Relief
Cupertino transferred funds totaling $28,500 in the care of its sister city - Toyokawa, Japan, following the devastating March earthquake and tsunami. The Cupertino-Toyokawa Sister Cities Committee served as the custodian and collection focal point for these private, small organization, and school community donations. Funds were collected through a variety of events including direct donations, school projects, T-shirt sales, and the annual Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival. Toyokawa was fortunate to not suffer the direct physical impact of the natural disaster and will assist in disbursing the funds to those in need. Read more.
Student Exchange Program
Each autumn, Toyokawa middle school students travel to Cupertino with their chaperones. They are guests of Cupertino and the Cupertino Union School District. Each spring, Cupertino seventh and eighth-grade students are chosen to visit Toyokawa, with their chaperones, in a similar exchange.
Cupertino The 2013 Student Delegation toToyokawa
Front Row: Rohan Dhesikan, Inae Mendoza, Breanna Lau, Anand Narayan, Anoop Balakrishnan, Jasmine Till
Back Row: Adora Fischer, Saif Kausar, Sabina Anand, Oviya Adhan, Alison Wong, Rhea Rangarajan, Marcus Pearce, Alexander Maertens, Jordan Boustead, Debbie Textor