SAN MATEO — A fundraising celebration, “Moving Forward Together,” to recognize all the hard work and support for Kimochi San Mateo and to make the final push to open its doors, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. at College of San Mateo’s Bayview Dining Room, 1700 W. Hillsdale Ave. in San Mateo.

A sushi reception, silent auction, and performance by Stanford Taiko will start at 5 p.m., followed by dinner and program at 6 p.m. with co-emcees Jan Yanehiro and Mike Inouye, a musical performance by Colette Ikemi, and a livve auction.

“When we embarked on the Kimochi San Mateo Capital Campaign 18 months ago, we faced a $2.5 million fundraising challenge,” said a Kimochi spokesperson. “But we kept an eye to the end goal: a home in San Mateo County to support Peninsula seniors and their families and caregivers, a new kitchen for home-delivered meals, a family caregiver support program, and day services for seniors — all in the Kimochi tradition of care.

“Since that kick-off, with collective support from friends and families, community and corporations, we have made great strides toward that fundraising goal. Please join us in our final push to get construction under way and open our doors to Peninsula seniors.”

Tickets are $175 per person; $1,750 for table for ten. Parking available.

For reservations or additional information, call (415) 931-2294 or contact Anna Sawamura Higaki at or YoonSun Choi at

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