Auction Ends: Sep 15, 2019 10:00 PM PDT

The Online Auction is Open! Our Live Event is coming soon.

The online portion of our 2019 Fall Auction is now open! We're excited to offer another wonderful selection this year thanks to the generosity from our Center community members, friends and family. We have our usual crowd pleasers, along with many new items ranging from exotic vacation getaways to great sports memorabilia to amazing collector items for you and your loved ones to lust over! Every bid helps us reach our fundraising goals and continue to meet the evolving needs of the Japanese American community.

The online auction will run from September 4 to September 15, 2019, with the silent and live auctions taking place on September 21, 2019 at the Center's annual event Tabemasho 2019. Many of the items will be moving from the online auction to the Silent and Live Auction. Please join us for a night of food, culture and fun! You may reserve tickets soon.

Your participation here helps the Japanese Culture and Community Center continue to offer classes, events, workshops and programs to over 185,000 people annually who walk through our doors.  It's as easy as 1, 2, 3...

  1. Bid high!  Any winning bid over the value of the item is a tax-deduction!
  2. Raise your bid! What's another $3, $5, $10. That's a daily trip to Starbucks! 
  3. Please refer your friends and family and share our auction efforts!  A simple click can help go a long way. 

Our Community is amazing and we're glad you're a part of it! Thanks for your continued support always!  Your donations and support help tremendously. 


Sweepstakes, the chance to WIN is YOURS!

In its final weeks, Annual Sweepstakes Tickets are still available!  

Here's your chance to WIN Two Roundtrip Tickets to Japan plus hotel accommodations (courtesty of Japan Airlines and Kintetsu International), $1,000 Cas or an Apple Watch GPS Series 4 and a pair of Apple AirPods (Value: $598).

Sweepstakes Tickets can be reserved by clicking here!  

Thank you in advance for supporting the Center’s Fall Auction.  All proceeds help support the Center’s over 100 on-going classes, programs, and special events featuring an array of cultural arts, social, recreational and educational classes for all ages and backgrounds.  It truly takes a collective of our community to make good things happen, and we are so glad you are a part of ours.


Live Event Details

Sat Sep 21, 2019
The Center 1840 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115 Add to My Calendar
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The Center’s “Tabemasho” Annual Fundraising Dinner features dishes representing Japanese culture and foods by innovative Bay Area restaurants and chefs and pop-up businesses. Hosting over 600 guests, sponsors and volunteers in attendance, the event is loud, social and festive. The event features a live auction, silent and online auctions, sweepstakes, performances and presentations. Proceeds from the event will go towards the development of dynamic cultural, educational, social and outreach programs that serve the 185,000 visitors the Center welcomes each year.

Make Your Bid to Support the Center!

Now is your chance to not only get all the great items you want, but to do it knowing you are helping support our organization and mission.

The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (the Center) strives to meet the evolving needs of the Japanese American community through offering programs, affordable services and facility usage. 

The goals are:

  • To manage and maintain a multi-service community center which is owned and operated by the Japanese American community.
  • To organize and provide educational, cultural, recreational and social programs that meet the growing needs, interests and concerns of the community.
  • To preserve and promote the Japanese American cultural and historical heritage.
  • To enhance understanding and appreciation among the Japanese American community, American public and people of Japan.
  • To provide administration and program space for non-profit organizations in the community.