Starting from this Sunday’s showdown with Tokyo Verdy, FC Gifu’s next three home games will a chance for fans to donate to charities supporting the clean up/rescue/rebuilding operations in Hiroshima and Takayama.

In Hiroshima, a catastrophic amount of rainfall caused landslides in which over 60 people are thought to have perished – with more still unaccounted for. In Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, bridges and roads were washed away, crops destroyed & and houses flooded. While the loss of life wasn’t nearly as severe as in Hiroshima, places in Takayama still require help.

I’m sure lots of money will be raised and sent to people/charities that desperately need it.