Activities to send hand-knitted sweaters to world's children

MS&AD Unison Smile Club

MS&AD Unison Smile Club was established in 1993 as a social contribution activity group by employees of the MS & AD Insurance Group.Employees who support the activities donate "100 yen x any number" from the monthly salary, and the donations are used for subsidizing NPOs, financial support for social contribution activities by departments and branches, holding charity events, etc.

Number of works sent (fiscal 1992-2019) : 71,493

In cooperation with 'JHIA' (JAPAN HANDICRAFT INSTRUCTOR'S ASSOCIATION) & 'World Vision Japan', we send hand-knitted goods such as sweaters made by volunteers to children in Mongolia, Pakistan, Viet Nam, Afghanistan etc. More than 1,000 including outside the company participate as knitters at present.

Support program of children through charity Christmas cards 1992-2017

From 1992 to 2017, In cooperation with KIDS EARTH FUND, we made and sold Charity Christmas cards and supported world's children in troubled area / suffered area of the disasters through the proceeds.

Supported areas
Chernobyl, Russia 1992-1994, Sakhalin, Russia 1994, Yugoslavia districts (Croatia and Serbia) 1995-2017, Sumatra 2005, Pakistan 2006-2007, Viet Nam, and Cambodia 2009-2017, and 'KIDS EARTH HOME TOHOKU' 2011-2017

Accumulated total of proceeds 1992-2017 : 51,585,666 yen (140 types, 402,365 pieces)

Participating in the Campaign to Deliver Picture Books

Accumulated total of picture books

(fiscal 2000-2020) : 10,724

Volunteers in the company participate in the Campaign to Deliver Picture Books to Children in Cambodia and Laos, supported by of the Shanti Volunteer Association and put the translation in the picture books.

Valentine Charity Concert

Total of stipendiary student

(fiscal 1996-2020) : 588

The MS & AD Light Music Club holds a concert and donates the proceeds to the "Education for Development Foundation" as a scholarship for children living in rural areas of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia to attend junior high school.

Buta-Neko Charity Concert

Accumulated total of proceeds

(fiscal 2000-2019) : 1,503,714 yen

Every year, mini concerts are held by students and graduates of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music at lobby floors in the headquarters building. Participation fees collected from employees are donated to "Family House" in support of sick children and their families.