Red Sox Foundation and Matsuzaka donate more than $1.3M to Japan relief

Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is donating $1 million to the team’s official charity for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in his native Japan.

The team said Friday the right-hander’s gift to the Red Sox Foundation will be sent to the Japanese Red Cross Society to aid response to the March 11 disaster.

Boston’s other Japanese pitchers—Hideki Okajima, Junichi Tazawa and Itsuki Shoda—also have made personal donations and joined Matsuzaka, team captain Jason Varitek and others in collecting donations from fans at two spring training games in Florida.

The Red Sox Foundation has raised more than $1.3 million for relief in Japan.

One Reply to “Red Sox Foundation and Matsuzaka donate more than $1.3M to Japan relief”

  1. It was hard for Japan citizens on what happened that day. I also envy Japanese for having such a kind and gentle heart. I also wished that they more would donate in helping each others.Florence Fielding,Car Donation Wheels for Wishes

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