Author Archives: Kathleen & Cassidy

The Last Batch Of Frogs

As keeper of the 500 Frogs blog, I owe everyone an apology for not updating more efficiently. This project has been an ongoing, worldwide effort for the past year and a half. Even though the internet gives us instantaneous communication, … Continue reading

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Told Thru The Eyes Of Children

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One Year Ago…

Our world forever changed. We pray for you. We love you. Your 500 Frogs Family.

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Ishinomaki 11 Months Later

A letter from our friend, Anne… Dear Family and Friends, One of the most unsettling and surprising things in eastern Tohoku is the unevenness of the clean up work. A once damaged area may be pretty much bare by now. … Continue reading

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Our Modern Day Samurai

Our very special friend in Japan, Anne, was able to meet face to face with Mr. Naoto Matsumura! I’m amazed at the mountains this group is moving. We will have a detailed post in the near future.  

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Very Special Frog

from our friend, Donna Lorello Arcadian Creations I asked Deb if I could do this and was able to offer up a commission slot for a painted frog with all proceeds going to Mr. Matsumura who is in Japan caring … Continue reading

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Special Frogs With A Special Purpose

Just wanted to share some of the beautiful frogs that were crafted by a patient at Napa State Hospital. Are these lovely, or what! Two of them are being donated to raise money for Mr. Naoto Matsumura, the caretaker for … Continue reading

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Chip-In for Mr. Matsumura

(a note from our friend Nanci Caron) Dear 500 Frog Friends, As you know, Deb Buckler, founder of “500 Frogs,” has followed Mr. Naoto Matsumura’s work and has sent a specially decorated frog to him, in honor of his steadfast … Continue reading

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The Senior Folks Need Our Love, Too

Just wanted to give everyone a quick update on the 500 Frogs project!   I am again preparing to send yet another ‘batch of beautiful frogs to Anne.  This time, however, there will only be 50 and then another  50 shortly … Continue reading

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Frogs On Display

Last month, Anne took another batch of frogs to be given to our Japanese friends. I apologize for not getting the pics on the blog sooner! They certainly are adorable. 🙂 Sorry my camera is not great, so these shots … Continue reading

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