Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Tsunami Earthquake Appeal in Leicester

Just a little round up of efforts in Leicester.

Diners raise thousands of pounds to help - Leicester Mercury. The Ashoka and Sakonis resteraunts held fundraising days that are hoped to have raised £7000. Keith Vaz attended the free buffet and Ashoka and said "It's very important that people should be contributing to this worthwhile cause. I commend the restaurants taking part."

Business man to send aid to Asia - Leicester Mercury. A businessman who regularly sends life-saving medical aid to Pakistan has collected more than £5,000 for victims of the tsunami.

Clothes for a cause - Leicester Mercury. When Catherine McNab discovered her nephew had survived the tsunami, she decided to help other victims.

BBC East Midlands news cameras were at the Masjid Umar Mosque on Evington Road yesterday for this report: Support for Indonesian survivors.

Anything else particularly interesting or prominent can be put in the comments by my lovely readers.

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