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Rugby Connect 2019 Report

Date: Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 Location: Tokyo University Komaba Campus Rugby field Participants: 87 wonderful supporters Event sponsors: Wahl+Case / Apex / Zenworks / SimpleGroup Raffle prize donors: JanSport (Backpack) / Nomadics (Backpacks) / Frijoles (Restaurant Coupon) / KEEN (Free Pair of Shoes) / other great prizes Co-organizing partners: MinJapa・Aoyama Touch Rugby Pro Bono Photographer: Johan Brooks Our very first Rugby Connect fundraiser was a great success! There were as many as 87 supporters joined, including 2 Leader in Training students who made speeches in front of everyone, and enjoyed playing touch rugby together in teams

May Back to Nature: Touch Rugby Report

Date: May 25, 2019 Location: Tokyo University Participants: 16 campers, 8 LITs, 6 care workers, 15 volunteers, about 30 Rugby Coaches, 7 Mirai no Mori Staff Corporate Sponsor: Morgan Stanley Pro-bono Photographers: Gordon Media & Seiichi Yasui Program: Since Japan is hosting the 2019 Rugby World Cup, we decided to introduce rugby at the Mirai no Mori as well! Through rugby, the children learned to communicate better and experienced what it means to be part of a team

December Back to Nature: Christmas Special Report

Date: Saturday, December 15th Location: Mitake Participants: 38 campers, 5 care workers, 3 LITs, 10 sponsors, 8 Mirai no Mori staff, 1 special guest, 7 KIWL santas Program:  For the last Back to Nature Program of 2018, as many as 70 people gathered around in Mitake under beautiful weather! We started off with some fun English games to get to know each other, and divided into teams to decorate the room, bake cookies, and write Christmas cards for KIWL santas! The decoration team did a great job making a beautiful Christmas tree, the cookie team baked huge cookies with the help of the special guest Sanober san, and the card team went outside and created special Christmas card using little branches