This award was given to Ms Gracie 12/23/10.
Bi-Kouen Orphanage Home
Bi-Kouen Orphanage is home to more
65 children aged 6 months to 17 yrs old. Unlike U.S Orphanage,
Japanese government provides very little support. Most of the
logistics comes from donations. U.S. Naval Air Facility Misawa
adopted Bi-Kouen Orphanage 20 yrs ago and has supported the
majority of the
logistic (maintenance, appliances, etc..). During major
Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, the entire
of the functions and brings gifts, food, friendship and much
Ms Gracie's Quilting by the Creek donated about 50 quilts to
Each child received their own quilt to keep.
From what we understand, this type of award is
seldom given out by the Japanese People!