Social Contributions through Food

Zensho Group contributes to society through food.

Disaster Support

Zensho’s stores, plants, and distribution centers across the country serve as relief centers in times of disaster. When a disaster occurs, we distribute food, including gyudon , to local people and work to reopen damaged stores as quickly as possible. We have also set up donation boxes in our stores nationwide and donate relief funds to disaster-stricken areas and countries.

Activities at the time of The Kumamoto Earthquake

A series of major earthquake occurred on April 2016 severely affected in Kumamoto and Oita prefectures.
Zensho group worked to reopen damaged stores and distributed food to local people as a social infrastructure.

Distribution of Emergency Meals

Zensho group as a whole provided a total of 9,461 meals.

In-store Fund Rasing and Donation

We set up donation boxes in our stores nationwide and donated a total of ¥34.56 million to Kumamoto and Oita prefectures.

Kumamoto prefectural government office

Kumamoto prefectural government office

Oita prefectural government office

Oita prefectural government office

Activities at the Time of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Report on In-store Fund Raising and Donation

After the earthquake occured on March 2011, Zensho donated a total of ¥267.74 million combining funds raised from customers and the Zensho Group’s donation to the three hardest-hit Tohoku prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima.

Distribution of Emergency Meals

Zensho Group as a whole provided a total of 35,810 meals.

Distribution of Emergency Meals

Distribution of emergency meal

Date Incident Amount Location
2004 10 Niigata Prefecture Chuetsu Earthquake 2,000 meals Niigata Prefecture (Ojiya City)
2011 3 The Great East Japan Earthquake 35,810 meals Miyagi Prefecture(Kesennuma City, Sendai City, Tagajo City, Shiogama City, Higashimatsuyama City) Iwate Prefecture (Ofunato City)
9 Kii Peninsula, heavy rains caused by typhoon Talas 1,735 meals Wakayama Prefecture (Tanabe City, Shingu City)
2012 5 Tornado that occurred in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture 800 meals Ibaraki Prefecture (Tsukuba City)
7 Torrential Rains In Northern Kyushu 1,191 meals Fukuoka Prefecture (Yame City)
2015 9 Kanto and Tohoku heavy rain caused by typhoon Etau 3,359 meals Ibaraki Prefecture (Joso City)
2016 4 Kumamoto Earthquakes 9,461 meals Kumamoto Prefecture (Mashiki Town, Kumamoto City)

Monetary donation for disaster relief

Date Incident Amount Recipient
2004 10 Niigata Prefecture Chuetsu Earthquake 10,284,120 yen Japanese Red Cross Society
12 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami 5,255,265 yen Peace Winds Japan
2005 10 2005 Kashmir Earthquake 3,396,751 yen Save the Children Japan
2006 5 2006 Yogyakarta Earthquake 4,520,543 yen Save the Children Japan,Japanese Red Cross Society
2007 3 The Noto Peninsula Earthquake 1,021,416 yen Japanese Red Cross Society
7 The Niigataken Chuetsu-oki Earthquake 1,053,073 yen Peace Winds Japan
11 Cyclone Sidr 2,945,573 yen Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh
2008 5 Cyclone Nargis 3,007,116 yen Save the Children Japan
The Great Sichuan Earthquake
2009 11 The September 2009 Sumatra Earthquake 2,127,130 yen Peace Winds Japan
2010 6 The 2010 Yushu Earthquake 2,042,214 yen Red Cross Society of China
2011 3 The Great East Japan Earthquake 267,748,176 yen Iwate Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture, Fukushima Prefecture
2015 4 Nepal Earthquake 14,808,823 yen Peace Winds Japan
2016 4 Kumamoto Earthquakes 34,564,369 yen Kumamoto Prefecture, Oita Prefecture
2017 5 Sri Lanka floods 1,383,803 yen PARCIC
2017 7 Torrential Rains In Northern Kyushu 6,068,014 yen Fukuoka Prefecture, Oita Prefecture

Local Community

Work Experience

Zensho hosts work experiences for local elementary,junior and senior high school students as an accessible forum for learning about store operations and hygiene management in the food service industry.

Local Community