1855 EL Camino Real
San Francisco Bay Area, California 95050

Please join us for a fund raising relief effort for South East Asia's / Pakistani's victims.
Event Details

This event invitation details and RSVP list is also posted at:

http://www.evite.com/[email protected]/quakerelief

What: SOUTH ASIA QUAKE Relief Fund Raising Dinner at
Zafran Restaurant
1855 EL-Camino Real Santa Clara CA 95050

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This is a grass-roots fund raising effort fund raising event for the SOUTH ASIA and Pakistani QUAKE Relief fund. We invite you to a fund raising dinner to help raise much needed relief money for this devastated region (still in desperate need of relief funding).

Beneficiary: South Asia and Pakistani quake victims. All money collected goes directly to the Hidaya Foundation who is providing direct relief efforts in Pakistan and surrounding areas. The Hidaya Foundation is well known in the non-profit sector and has been acknowledged by: CBS5 - Video CNET News.com NBC11 News ABCGlobal KTVU SFGate 1, 2 Mercury News for it's non-profit work to serve the poor of South Asia, and else where.

Unlike other non-profits, the Hidaya Foundation dedicate 92% of money collected directly to relief efforts and only 8% goes to funding the non-profit foundation operations.

Event organizers: Osman Ergene ( [email protected] ), Hidaya Foundation's Representative and Tim Pham founder of TahoeSnowSports.org, sfOutside.com, VietSocials.com and TennisMixer.com 408.705.2017 voice and fax

Osman Ergene ( [email protected] ), a volunteered Hidaya Foundation Representative will be on hand to answer questions about the organization's relief efforts. There is no minimum amount requested. The amount donated is up to you. Please bring your check book to make a tax deductible donation. All donations collected goes directly to the Hidaya Foundation's efforts to provide earth quake relief to the victims.

The Hidaya Foundation is a non-profit foundation which serves the poor of South Asia, and else where. Hidaya Foundation is a non-profit 501 (C) (3) educational and charitable organization with FEIN # 77-0502583. All donations are tax deductible.

Hidaya Foundation's President Waseem Baloch urgently appeals for donations; money is needed to purchase and deliver blankets, tents, sleeping mats, food and medical kits to the devastated region.

Emergency appeal for financial aid to support some 30,000 families in the region bordering Pakistan, northern India and Afghanistan. Funds needed will be used to provide survivors with food, tents, mattresses, blankets, nutrient rich food supplements to prevent malnutrition especially for children and the elderly, medicines to prevent the spread of diseases, clean water supplies, cooking sets, and funding to provide ground support to deliver these supplies.

The managing partner, Mohammed Safdar, at Zafran ( http://www.zafranrestaurants.com ) have generously put together an at-cost dinner buffet for participants.

Dinner cost: is $10 per person prepaid only since we need to know the exact number of participants to effectively plan and organize this event. *Please bring money for tips if you feel that you have been well served by the restaurant staff.

The deadline to RSVP with your payment is Thursday 12/15/05 at 1130PM.

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Added by snowpal on December 13, 2005