BURBANK, California (October 14, 2005) – The Islamic Relief office in the
Northeast United States will be hosting a fund-raising program for Pakistan
earthquake victims as part of the Ramadan fast-breaking services on
Saturday, October 15.
Islamic Relief is an international relief and development organization which is
carrying out emergency relief projects for earthquake victims.
Islamic Relief representative Kamal Aljayeh will be at the event for comments
or interviews with media professionals.
Fundraising benefit dinner for victims of the earthquake in Pakistan
Saturday, October 15
College Hall – Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Ave.
Piskataway, NJ 08854
Islamic Relief has been working in Pakistan since 1992, and has a full-time
staff of over 100 in the country. Islamic Relief has three full-time offices near
the earthquake-affected areas in Islamabad, Neelum Valley, and
The death toll for Saturday’s devastating earthquake in South Asia has
reached over 40,000, and could still rise further.
Islamic Relief has launched a worldwide $10 million appeal for earthquake
victims, of which $4 million has already been allocated.
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(973) 890-1030 office
(714) 676-1301 fax
**Notes for media professionals**
Islamic Relief is an international relief and development organization, with
partner offices in 30 countries across the world. We operate a wide range of
emergency relief and sustainable development projects across the world,
including healthcare, water and sanitation, education, income generation, and
orphan support. For more information, please call or visit our website,
Islamic Relief is recognized as a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator, its
highest rating. Charity Navigator is America’s largest charity evaluator.