Let's Change the World one Onigiri At a Time Onigiri action 2018

Join us in feeding school kids around the world

Celebrate World Food Day 2018-Change the World with Onigiri #OnigiriAction October 10 - November 20 2018

In our world of 7 billion, 1 billion suffer from hunger while another 1 billion suffer from obesity, diabetes and other health issues related to unhealthy eating

We need to right this global food imbalance by addressing these opposite issues


TABLE FOR TWO was started by and is an official affiliate of the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders Initiative. www.tablefor2.org

As a global non-profit organization, with roots in Japan, TABLE FOR TWO (TFT) has started two unique programs. Onigiri Action and Wa-Shokuiku-Learn, Cook, Eat Japanese! both programs feature Japanese food culture elements to tackle critical food related health issues.

Change the World with Onigiri www.onigiri-action.com

Wa-Shokuiku-Learn Cook, Eat Japanese!www.wa-shokuiku.org

TFT partners with corporations, schools, restaurants and consumer products companies, helping to create and designate a healthy, slightly lower calorie "TFT meal" The reduced calories are monetized and the equivalent of USD$0.25 is donated to provide one school meal in East Africa, Southeast Asia & other regions in need.

Providing healthier school lunches

In a country of plenty, Roughly 50 million Americans live in food insecure households, including 16.7 million children.

TFT USA launched a program to help bring healthy meals to underserved schools in the U.S.

Creating Change in Asia

TFT meals are now served at schools in Myanmar in the Philippines. In addition to meals, the program also includes and educational component through the support of school gardens.

TFT meals are also being served in rural China

Transforming Education & Community in Africa

TFT is working in 5 countries in East Africa, including: Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, and Tanzania. TFT is using donations to provide nutritionally balanced meals, with a staple starch, local vegetables and a source of protein. School meals transform education by keeping students in school, encouraging the community to prepare school lunches and stimulating the local economy through the purchase of local produce.

Changing the World one Onigiri at a time


Come and join us at an Onigiri Action Event

Come Help Us Celebrate World Food Day !

Join us at the San Diego Japanese Friendship Garden

Located in Beautiful Balboa Park

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

11:30-1:30PM Lower Garden

FREE Family Fun Event! Come and make (and more importantly Eat!) some Onigiri and learn about how Onigiri can help change the world

Look for times, dates, & locations near you. Come out and make your own Onigiri and be sure you use the #OnigiriAction and post your Onigiri creation pictures.

Learn to make Onigiri and Kawaii (Cute) character rice balls

How to make Onigiri

Look for my Fusion Onigiri recipes and videos and join me in playing with food and let's help feed the children of the world one Onigiri at a time!


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