WALK THE FARM 2015
​Help us send the message of "Kibou" (Hope) 
to the farmers in Japan and Central California! 

Saturday  
June 20th, 2015  
9:00am - 2:00pm
(Check in anytime between 9 to 2)
Tanaka Farms
5380 3/4 University Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612

Online registration NOW OPEN!


Carpool if possible, parking is limited!
Please consider being a SPONSOR
click on sponsor type to become an official sponsor

Online registration is NOW OPEN

Contact Glenn Tanaka 
Glenn@TanakaFarms.com
(949) 653-2100  ext 202

  • Crop Sponsor - $200 Admit 2 to "Walk the Farm", 2 T-Shirts, Acknowledgement in the vegetable patch and in literature
  • Strawberry Sponsor - $500 Admit 5 to "Walk the Farm",     5 T-Shirts, Acknowledgement in the strawberry patch, logo on website and in literature
  • Farm Sponsor - $1000 Admit 10 to "Walk the Farm",         10 T-Shirts, Acknowledgement in reception area, logo on website and in literature

If you would like more info about becoming a Sponsor
please contact Glenn Tanaka at glenn@tanakafarms.com
or call 949-653-2100 ext 202

Click here to register as a Walker
Early bird registration $25 ends May 31
Online pre-registration ends June 14
Non registered walkers $30 on June 20 at the farm


Click here to register your dog for the DOG walk
Check in is between 12 pm and 2 pm
Absolutely NO EARLY Check in!
Dog registration $5 (with registered Walker)

Click here to order T-Shirts to be picked up at the Walk

Click here for T-Shirts to be SHIPPED

For general information contact: Glenn@TanakaFarms.com

If you would like to make a donation to help the farmers in Japan rebuild
feel free to make your check out and mail to :
OCO Helping Farms Feed Families
or
Walk the Farm
5380 3/4 University Dr
Irvine, Ca  92612


a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization 
Tax ID #33-0395041

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Where is your donation going?


100% of admission sales will go to aid a select group of farmers in Japan that were affected by the Great Tohoku earthquake on March 11, 2011 and farmers in Central California suffering from the current drought.

Register to become a "walker" and with your $25 donation (after June 1, $30) you will receive:
* a scenic view as you "Walk the Farm"
* bottled water
* sample fruits and vegetables from the farm
* shaved ice
* other snacks
* the knowledge that you are helping a      community to rebuild their farms.
A special thank you 
to those supplying
materials, services & food!






Gregg Maedo & Associates
Jesse, Judy James & Family
Union Bank 
(Employees Airport Branch)
Gary and Kari Itano & Family
Colors Inc Screenprinting
Buffalo Wild Wings 
Irvine & Lake Forest Locations


ARC Reprographics
Kraft Foods
Noritz

Kings Hawaiian
Hawaiian Sweet Islands-Rick & Sallie Kane
Orange County Produce
Yonsei Basketball Association
Woodbridge High School Japanese Club
Red Shell Foods
JFC International Inc
Polito Farms
Nobuko Christoph, Muneo Chiba, Tampopo Club, Himawari Land, Montessori International Academy


Thank you to all of the participating organizations!

Chapman Women's Basketball
Hiroken
OCBC Jr. YBA
Keiro
Yonsei
OCBC Sangha Teens
OCO 9th Grade Octagons
OCO 10th Grade Octagons
OCO 11th Grade Octagons
OCO 12th Grade Octagons
Woodbridge HS Japanese Club
South Bay Community Church
Union Bank Airport Branch
VFW
TERRA from Toyota
TAASiA from Toyota
ToyoPets from Toyota
So-Phis
OCO members
OCBC Project Kokoro
A3M
Budokan
Iwate Kenjinkai
Miyagi Kenjinkai
Fukushima Kenjinkai
OCO Jr Optimists
OCO BBQ Crew
Ironmen Basketball Team
Orange County Queen's Council
Young Adult Optimists
​SOC
OCO Cub Scouts Pack 214
AHTKY Insurance Company
JAO
Bolsa Grande Interact Club
OCBC Cadettes 675
Orange County Japanese School
Noritz

Thank you to the following for providing entertainment!

emcee Rodney Kageyama

 9:30 - Halau Hawaii OC hula group
10:00 - Orange County Friendship Choir
10:30 - Matsutoyo Kai
11:00 - Hikari Taiko
11:30 - Na Mea Hula group
12:00 - Taishi Judo Club
12:30 - Yuujou Daiko Gardena Class
1:00 - Yuujou Daiko
1:30 - Miyagi-Ryu Nosho Kai dance group
2:00 - Kokoro Taiko

performing at the top of the hill
10:00 to 2:30 - Grateful Crane
11:00 - Montessori School Children's Choir
2015 Sponsors

Union Bank

Farm Sponsor
Kato Family
Aiden, Tyler & Ethan Tanaka and Madeleine & Olivia Castro
Fujishige Farms, Inc.
Sansei Legacy
Noritz
Klinsmann Family
ISHIBASHI FARMERS
Irvine Rotary
VFW Youth Group of Orange County
3I - Steve Latham

Strawberry Sponsor
The Hamamoto Family:
 Wayne & Rolene, 
Eric, Marsha & Jordan
Little Tokyo Service Center
Alvin and Karole Hagino and Family
Dennis and Schwab, Inc
Terry and Gayle Hara
Ito Farms
Nobuko Christoph, Muneo Chiba, Tampopo Club, Himawari Land, Montessori International Academy
Southeast Japanese School and Community Center (Norwalk)
Magarro Farms
Maeda/Joe Family
Phoenix PDQ, Inc
Chris, Holly, 
Kaitlyn and Kara Chu Crew
Keith, Janet, Kyle, Kera and Simon Kimura
Cazares, Endow, Han, Kouchi, Murota Families
Dr. Rodger Uchizono
Marvin's Garden
In Memory of Gary Sadakane
Carelife Home Care

Crop Sponsor
Joe & Dianne Kujubu Belli
Ted E. Tayenaka, D.D.S.
Trance on Atlantic Boutique
Walter Y. Morita
Edward and Gail Iwashita
Judy Isozaki
Glenn M. Nakatani, A Professional Law Corporation
Ida Family
Osamu & Donna Hashizu
Patti's Preschool, Inc.
In Memory of Jimmy & Mary Ota, farmer & nursery owner in 
'40s-'60s in Huntinton Beach
Hongo Family
LG Construction
Jim & Patsy Matsushita
Anonymous
Richard Fukuhara/Shadows for Peace
Clyde Tokumoto Family
Chang Family
The Matsuda Family
Kevin, Teri, Landen & Kaelyn Kawaguchi
Sugamura Family
Gilbert, Penny and Melissa Nishimura and Colbie
Henley family
Yuujou Daiko
Ron Yamasaki & Lillian Nishihara
Hoku and Mark Aichele/Pacific Coast Resources Corp.
Alvin and Marsha Wakasa
Beach Blvd Pet Hospital &
 Origami Owl
The Yamanishi-Hsieh Family
Midori and Anne Uyeda
Brian Thompson
Lance, Nami, Dustin & Ipo Aoyagi
Kimura Family
Ben Margie & Laura Higashi
Sachi A. Fujita, DDS, APC
Robbie & Dee Otsu
Tokio Marine Management & Insurance Companies
Clifford Valencia & Family
Alan & Sandi Kosaka
Neal and Connie Yahata
pamela j ota dds
Kaile & Jaysen Flores
AHTKY Insurance Agency, LLC
Craig and Karen Uchizono
David, Ann And John Sadakane
Aihara & Associates Insurance Services, Inc.
Hong Kong Bakery & Deli
Quincy Wang and Family
Murata Family
Centenary United Methodist Church
Kurtis Kanemaru, DMD
Koichi & Pat Hosokawa
Keith Homeszyn
Hitochi and Charlene
Gary and Frances Okura
R. Sakatani Family
Sakurao Family
Grant & Taylor Takeda
Garrett & Cindy Kawano
Sugino Family
Stan & Sharon Uchizono
Nanka Kanagawa Kenjinkai
Carrie and Walter Morita
Di Meglio Family, Lou, Joanne, Lindsey and Lia
Mak and Carolyn Okuno​
Dennis & Joyce Yamamoto
Kyle and Amy Imaoka
Albert and Norma Yamamoto
Don Skrede & Family
MIKAWA FARMS Venice/Huntington Beach
Elaine & Danny Ganiko
The Fujii Family
Tanaka + Riley Architects
In Memory of 
Namekata Brothers Farm


Friend of the Farmer
Joyce Okazaki
Renee Kimoto
Susan Maki
Tomo & Taka Ishiwata
Nagamatsu-Ishibashi Family
Masa K. Fujitani
A Fukushima farmer granddaughter
Glen Hartung Family
Gary Hamai
Deborah K. Butler
Harry Yamada
'a friend'
John Kambe
Lorraine Kato Healing
Ron & Debby Ozawa and Family
Cathy Fujimoto
The Higashi Family
Paula Kadowaki
Steven & JoAnne Okamura
Patsy & Mark Duncan
Lindsey and Joshy Kobayashi
Phyllis Uyemura
Dan & Susan Fukushima
Kathy Hirose
Kenji and Yukie Hatsushi
Brandon and Nancy Rogers
Henley Family
Cheryl Ohashi
A Friend
BMG Golfers
Ed & Susan Kato
Larry and Yvonne Namekata
Jon Jinkawa
Craig and Judy Ida
Madison and Colette Noguchi

Friend of the Farm
Tomo & Taka Ishiwata
​Ellen Miller
Dorene Lau
Jack Lau
Kelsurveys Inc.
Sherra
Tom & Grace Izuhara
​D&J Shiozawa
The sato
Steven and Linda Nakauchi
Riverside JACL​
Carol Kitagawa
Chuck & Leslie Collard
SALLY NURUKI OKAWA