Support for Welfare Facilities and People with Disabilities
[Japan] Mazda Motor Corporation, Kurashiki Kako Co., Ltd.
Mazda donates one Mazda welfare vehicle to a social welfare organization for each one million visitors to the Hiroshima Municipal Baseball Stadium, for which Mazda has acquired naming rights (now known as MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima).
In FY 2017, the cumulative number of visiters reached 14 million on March 31, 15 million on July 2, and then, 16 million on September 16. Accordingly, Mazda donated three vehicles to organizations in Hiroshima City.
The vehicles will be used for various purposes, such as transporting users of the welfare facilities to their work places.
By the numbers
Duration of program: 9 years
Total donated vehicles: 16 vehicles
Donation of Welfare Vehicles for each Million Stadium Visitors
Supporting the Social Independence of People with Disabilities
Kurashiki Kako Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells automotive rubber parts, as well as anti-vibration, sound proofing, and cushioning instruments for industrial use. The company began efforts aiming for the social independence of people with special needs in 1983. Efforts continued in FY 2017, with the company actively purchasing parts to be used at Kurashiki Kako from a factory that employs many persons with severe disabilities, as well as cooperating with welfare organizations and the like.
By the numbers
Duration of program: 35 years