Genji, Inc. to Donate $15,000 to Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund

Top Quote Purveyor of All-Natural Sushi and Japanese Cuisine Will Support Relief Efforts through Fundraising Program. End Quote
  • Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV (1888PressRelease) March 22, 2011 - Genji, Inc., purveyor of all-natural sushi and Japanese cuisine at 134 Whole Foods Markets in the U.S. and locations throughout the U.K., has announced it is launching a fundraising program to support the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. From March 21 through March 27, ten cents of every item sold at Genji locations within Whole Foods Markets in the U.S.'s North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic and Florida regions and in UK stores will be donated to the Red Cross.

    "With the close ties that our Company has to Japan, our employees have shown great concern regarding the recent crisis, and we wanted to support relief efforts in a swift and impactful way," said Shingo Kanai, CEO and President of Genji, Inc. "By supporting the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, we'll be able to raise funds to help the Red Cross in its work, both in Japan and in other regions around the world in need of assistance following natural disasters."

    Genji, Inc. plans to donate a minimum of $15,000 to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund through this initiative. Should the monies raised through the promotion not reach this minimum, Genji will contribute the outstanding amount.

    About Genji Sushi
    Established in 1997, Genji Sushi is dedicated to the finest quality all-natural sushi and Japanese-inspired cuisine in a grab‐and‐go style. Its sushi bars are located within 134 Whole Foods Market locations in 18 states and the District of Columbia, as well as the U.K. At each location, skilled chefs prepare a variety of fresh items on‐site, including raw, cooked, vegetarian and vegan-friendly sushi and sides. The company's goal is to contribute towards healthier food consumption habits on a global level. For more information, contact Ken Blakeman at 347.531.4469 or visit

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