Support for the Oita International Wheelchair Marathon
Started in 1981 as the world's first international marathon for independent wheelchairs, the Oita International Wheelchair Marathon is now the largest event of its kind in the world, as well as the benchmark competition for wheelchair runners vying to race. Canon has supported the race since 2006.
Aid for Photo Panels Introducing Activities of The Big Issue Japan Fund
To commemorate the sixth anniversary since The Big Issue Japan began carrying out its activities in Tokyo and the second anniversary of the Fund's inauguration, Canon contributed to the printing of photo panels introducing the activities of The Big Issue Japan Fund.
Canon's J.League Enjoy Program
Canon has invited disabled children to its "J.League Enjoy Program", providing them with the rare opportunity to experience for themselves the excitement of a major sporting event.
- 2012.10 Canon Holds the 15th “Canon Enjoy J. League Program”
- 2011.10 Soccer Workshop at Frontown Saginuma Club
- 2010.6 Canon Holds Soccer Workshop for Disabled Children
- 2009.6 Soccer Workshop at the Marinos Town
- 2008.10 Ajinomoto Stadium
- 2008.5 Saitama Stadium 2002
Support for Disabled Artists
Canon Inc. uses its Web site to showcase the works of disabled artists who register at the Artbility program of Tokyo Colony, a social welfare corporation that encourages disabled people to support themselves.
American Cancer Society
The mission of the American Cancer Society is to eliminate cancer as a major health concern through extensive research, education, advocacy and services for patients and their families. Throughout the U.S., Canon and its employees have supported ACS to help the organization continue its research and services.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children(NCMEC)
Canon has supported the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). Canon4Kids helps raise public awareness of the national issue of child abduction and exploitation and it stresses the need for parents to have updated digital photos of children to assist in the search for a missing child. Canon provides digital photographic and imaging technology products to NCMEC and law enforcement agencies nationwide to aid in the recovery of missing children.
Supporting the Easter Seals Telethon
Canon Canada supports the Easter Seals Telethon, a charitable organization that assists physically disabled children in obtaining specialized equipment, facilities and care.