BURBANK, California (October 21, 2005) – The Southern California Muslim

community will be holding a fund-raising benefit dinner for victims of last

Saturday’s devastating earthquake in Pakistan. Funds at the event will be

collected by Islamic Relief, an international relief and development

organization which is carrying out emergency relief projects for earthquake

victims.

Included in the program will be a live audio feed from the affected areas in

Pakistan, where an Islamic Relief representative will give an update on the

current situation on the ground.

WHAT:

Fund-raising benefit dinner for victims of the earthquake in Pakistan

WHEN:

Saturday, October 22, 2005

5:30pm

WHERE:

Anaheim Convention Center

800 W. Katella Ave.

Anaheim, CA 92802

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

Muzaffarabad.

The death toll for Saturday’s devastating earthquake in South Asia has

reached over 79,000, and the harsh Himalayan winter is soon approaching.

Islamic Relief has launched a worldwide $10 million appeal for earthquake

victims, of which $4 million has already been allocated.

Islamic Relief USA is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax ID# 95-4453134) | CFC# 10194 | Islamic Relief USA © 2020 | All Rights Reserved

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