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Mar. 24, 2011

1NT$ of each rice ball sale at Taiwan FamilyMart Co., Ltd. stores donated for Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake relief

First, we would like to express our sincere sympathy to all those affected by the Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake of March 11, 2011.

As detailed below, Taiwan FamilyMart Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of FamilyMart Co., Ltd. (Toshima-ku, Tokyo) has launched a relief campaign in which 1NT$ from each rice ball sale at Taiwan FamilyMart stores is donated to the Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake relief effort.

Since March 15, Taiwan FamilyMart has been collecting donations from customers through Famiport Multimedia Terminals installed in its stores, and also from its own employees.

FamilyMart plans to broaden the donation campaign to all of its global network of over 17,000 stores.

Period: Rice ball sales between March 22 (Tuesday) and April 4 (Monday)
Participating stores: 2,637 (total of stores as of February 28)
Product: Fantuanwu-brand triangular rice balls (17 types, with ranges differing from district to district).
Details: 1NT$ per rice ball sold is donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society, through The Red Cross Society of the Republic of China.

We earnestly hope that the life returns to normal in the affected areas as quickly as possible.