Held a cheer dance class in collaboration with Sompo Japan and Japan NPO Center. “Smile Dance Project” started to be developed for day services such as children’s centers and after school!
Toyota Alvark Tokyo Co., Ltd. (President: Kunihiko Hayashi,
hereinafter “Alvark Tokyo”) and Sompo Japan Insurance Co., Ltd. (President: Giichi Shirakawa, hereinafter “Sompo Japan”) are a non-profit organization Japan NPO Center. (Representative Natsuko Hagiwara, hereinafter referred to as “Japan NPO Center”), since last year, we have held a dance class “Smile Dance Project” for children’s centers with Alvark Tokyo cheerleaders. This year, the second year since the start of the project, we will expand the target of this project to include children with disabilities who attend after-school day care services.
Sompo Japan has been a sponsor of Alvark Tokyo since 2016 to support the promotion and popularization of sports through basketball. With the desire to deliver the fun and smiles of Alvark Tokyo cheerleaders and dance to children who have fewer opportunities to exercise due to the corona crisis, cheer dance classes are held at local children’s centers and groups centered on Alvark Tokyo’s activity bases. has started to be held.
Alvark Tokyo is working to solve social issues in the region through the social responsibility project “ALVARK Will”, which is implemented as a token of gratitude to fans and local residents. As one of them, we are promoting human rights and diversity through the power of sports and working to deliver smiles and hope. And so on.
The children’s center that implemented this project last year said, “I am grateful that the children were able to have such a wonderful experience.” This year, we hope to bring smiles and hope to a wider range of people by expanding the scope of the “Smile Dance Project” to include children who attend after-school day care services. Aim. 2. project overview
・ Target audience: Elementary school students, junior high and high school students in the area where the project is held
・ Venue: Children’s centers in Mitaka City, Chofu City, Shibuya Ward, and after-school day services
・ Schedule: Starts sequentially from December 13, 2022 (about twice a month around evening on weekdays)
・ Date and place of the first event: 15:45 on December 13, 2022 “Chofugaoka Children’s Center”
・ Contents: Introduction of activities by cheerleaders, demonstration by cheerleaders, dance instruction to participating children, presentation, etc. (about 1 hour)
3. Comments from each company
Alvark Tokyo has started the social responsibility project “ALVARK Will” from the 2021-22 season. Through these activities, we will strive to solve social issues and contribute to the achievement of the SDGs, which are the common goals of the world. In this “Smile Dance Project”, together with Sompo Japan and Japan NPO Center, we will do our best to deliver a hopeful future to the next generation through dance instruction to local children.
Sompo Japan aims to realize “SOMPO’s purpose” to “realize a society where everyone can enjoy a healthy and rich life in their own way through a theme park of security, health and wellness.” We are promoting efforts to create social value under the slogan “Initiatives for SDGs” in our medium-term management plan. By continuing efforts to achieve the SDGs through partnerships, including this project, we will contribute to the resolution of regional social issues and the realization of a sustainable society.
-Japan NPO Center-
In order to build a fair and open civil society with diversity and autonomy, the Japan NPO Center is working to strengthen the social foundation of NPOs and to form new partnerships with companies and governments as co-responsible individuals for building a civil society. We are collaborating and collaborating with various entities with the aim of establishing We will expand our network so that we can continue to create unique initiatives like this project.
4. company overview
-Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.-
Company name: Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.
Head office location: 1-26-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Established: October 1888
Representative: Giichi Shirakawa, President and Representative Director Capital: 70 billion yen
-NPO Japan NPO Center-
Organization name: Japan NPO Center
Location: Shin-Otemachi Building 245, 2-2-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Established: November 1996
Representative: Representative Director Natsuko Hagiwara
Reference: Alvark Cheerleader
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