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Jack Johnson--helping out in Japan

In the wake of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Jack Johnson announced he's helping out with relief and recovery efforts in the region, by donating $50,000 to GlobalGiving’s Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. The nonprofit is distributing funds to Save the Children, the International Medical Corps, and other organizations on the ground to provide relief and aid to victims. Johnson and his crew were in Osaka for a stop on his "To The Sea" tour when the earthquake struck on March 11. The concert in Osaka took place as scheduled hours after the massive earthquake, but eventually the decision was made to postpone the remainder of the tour due to the tragedy. Johnson is encouraging his fans to support relief and recovery efforts in any way they can. To learn more about GlobalGiving’s Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund click here. This isn't the first time Johnson has demonstrated his generosity. In fact, he's donating 100% of his current our proceeds to charity. The tour is collaborating with over 150 hand-chosen community groups around the globe as part of Johnson’s All At Once Community.

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