Martial Arts Leaders Do Their Part for Tsunami Victims

January 03, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
LOS ANGELES, CA, (NAMC), In the wake of the horrifying Tsunami disaster in Asia, The "Martial Arts History Museum' ( ), a non profit organization based in California, has announced that it will be donating forty (40) percent of the funds that it receives from museum memberships from January 1, 2005 to March 1, 2005 to the American Red Cross Tsunami Relief Fund.

The Museum will also have a link that will go directly to the American Red Cross. This can be done directly through the Martial Arts History Museum's website and through the Karate Kidz Online website at

"This is a mind boggling tragedy and as leaders in the Martial Arts community we had to do something, So we urge both martial artist and non-martial artist to get involved, if they purchase a museum membership we will donate forty (40) percent of the funds that we receive from memberships for the next two months to aid the Tsunami victims, all memberships are tax deductible' stated Michael Matsuda "Martial Arts History Museum' president.

The entire Martial Arts Community is urged to join the Martial Arts History Museum in aiding the victims of the Tsunami disaster. We would like to urge all martial arts schools nationwide to launch kick-a-thon campaigns to help raise money as well. Contact the museum for more information.

Other supporters in the Martial Arts Community include Karate Kidz Online, Alan Goldberg's "Action Martial Arts Magazine', and Owen Ratliff and Aries Carmona's "Black Salt Film' project ( ).

For press inquiries call their public relations agency, New Age Media Concepts, at 888-463-9237, .