Tokyo, August 23, 2023 – The Rakuten Group is deeply saddened by the devastating wildfires that struck West Maui, Hawaii in August 2023. We send our thoughts and condolences to all those affected by the disaster.
Rakuten Group, Inc. is now accepting donations through its online donation system the Rakuten Clutch Special Charity Fund, in support of the people and regions affected by the wildfires in West Maui, Hawaii.
Those wishing to make donations can choose from a variety of payment methods including Rakuten Points, Rakuten Card, VISA and Mastercard credit cards, and cash transfers to a designated Rakuten Bank account, as indicated below.
Donations for the fund will be accepted through September 21, 2023*1 and all contributions will be donated in support of the victims of this disaster. Details on recipient organizations will be announced soon via the official site.
Going forward, Rakuten will continue offering a diversity of support methods to provide aid to those in need.
*1 The donation period may be extended depending on future developments.