Join Us

Join Us

1. Volunteer

Volunteers support JASSI’s vital work. Their activities include event assistance, friendly visits, hospital escort services, translation (proofreading), graphic design, mailing preparation, and office work. If you are interested in volunteering to help our community, please email us at Our volunteer coordinator will contact you about detailed volunteer activities. We also hold parties for volunteers to show appreciation of their hard work!

2. Senior Member

JASSI provides services for seniors 60 years of age and older.

JASSI’s Senior Program provides case assistance, friendly visits, hospital escort services; free tickets to cultural events; and other events such as seminars on relevant topics, luncheons, outings to historic sites, and holiday celebrations. Senior Program members also receive senior newsletters and monthly e-newsletters.

To sign up to be on our list, fill out Senior Program Registration Form and Senior Program Emergency Contact Form and mail them to us with a copy of your ID (e.g., passport, birth certificate, or driver’s license).

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Mail to:

JASSI 100 Gold Street, Lower Level New York, NY 10038

Member application forms are also available by mail. Please call 212-442-1541 ext.3 (Direct Senior Program Line).

3. Sawa Kai (Tea Party)

This tea party is hosted by Friendly Visit Volunteers (home visits to homebound senior citizens).  Everyone is welcome to join.

It is held first Tuesday of every month from 2:30PM to 4:00PM in room #1 at the Hamilton Madison House Senior Center. There is a security check to enter the building. Please bring your picture ID.

4. Contribution

JASSI’s services are provided on a non-fee basis. Your contributions are always welcome. If you would like to support JASSI and its programs, you may contribute by sending in your check or making a secure online contribution. All of the contributions to JASSI are tax-deductible. JASSI has been designated as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Please make your check payable to “JASSI” and send your check to:

100 Gold Street, Lower Level
New York, NY 10038

Your contributions enable us to continue providing services and help people in need improve their quality of life. Together we can make a difference!

5. JASSI Tomo no Kai (Friends of JASSI)

JASSI’s Tomo-no-Kai is sponsoring corporations and organizations, supporting JASSI’s operations and services. To become a Tomo-no-Kai member, please contact or Yoko Sakai at 212-442-1541 ext. 4 on Tuesdays & Thursdays.

The current Tomo-no-KAi members are:

  • Actus Consulting Group, Inc.
  • Eisai USA Foundation, Inc.
  • ITO EN (North America) INC
  • Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Inc.
  • Law Office of Ryoko Mochizuki and Associates, LLC-LORMA HR Advisory Service
  • Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc./ The Mitsui U.S.A. Foundation
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
  • Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal U.S.A., Inc.
  • Relo Redac, Inc.
  • Sony Corporation of America
  • Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
  • Tabata Oxford Personnel LLC
  • Toyota Motor North America, Inc.