The landslides and floods of the
past few months have caused loss of lives of more than four hundred people and
left thousands homeless. In order to
provide some support to the victims of this disaster, Nepal Association of Northern
California (NANC) decided to create a Nepal Flood Relief Fund to raise monetary
contribution for the victims and initiated the fund drive from the end of July, 2002. By
mid-September, a total of $3,500 had been pledged. At this point in time, $2000 has been
received by NANC and the full amount (of $2000) has been transferred to the
The contributions to the Nepal Flood Relief Fund were made possible in the following ways: 1) online payment; 2) mailing check payable to NANC; 3) contributing in-person in donation boxes placed at various locations; 4) contacting NANC representatives to donate in-person; and 5) raising funds by matching schemes through a flood drive effort at the Corporations.
The individuals that contributed (either online, or by check) to the relief fund are listed (Relief fund contributors).
The donation boxes were placed at the following locations:
Rasoi Restaurant (
Surahi Restaurant (
Mystic Boutique (
The companies where the relief
funds were pledged were Cisco Systems Inc. (
NANC would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and contributions in making this drive successful. A sizeable amount has been raised in such a short period of time that would provide some form of assistance to the victims during this critical hour. We look forward to working with you in the future.
For more information regarding the drive, visit www.NepalAssociation.org.
December 6, 2002