by David Mendez
Last month, more than 300 people were killed and 3000 more injured in a series of earthquakes in the mountains of Western Iran, affecting Iranians as well as people within Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Tonight, Iransara Tucson is holding a fundraiser in conjunction with St. Mark's Presbyterian Church of Tucson to raise money to assist in relief efforts for those affected by the magnitude 6.4 earthquake and its aftershocks.
The tax-deductible event begins at 6 p.m. this evening at St. Mark's, 3809 E. 3rd Street. The suggested minimum donation is $10.
See the press release after the jump.
For more on Iransara Tucson, visit their website.
Iransara Community Association of Southern Arizona (ICASA) in proud CO-sponsorship with St. Mark's Presbyterian Church of Tucson presents and cordially invites one and all to join us in the:
IRAN EARTHQUAKE (tax-deductible)
LIVE CONCERT, POETRY
Friday September 14th 2012, Starting 6:00 PM
St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 3809 E. 3rd Street, Tucson, AZ 85716
Directions: On Speedway, turn South at Alvernon, turn right onto 3rd St.
Minimum Suggested Donation:
To support (in the spirit of fellowship in humanity) our Azari-Iranian fellow earthquake victims in this very hard time.
Inspirational Classical/traditional Azari & Persian LIVE music/song, poetry, etc.
Contact: Amir Pajouyan, Iransara/ICASA
iransara.tucson [at] gmail.com
This is a humanitarian benefit concert/event, held to raise FULLY TAX-DEDUCTIBLE funds for the survivors of this tragic earthquake. Please consider yourself a host and kindly spread the news of this gathering far and wide—THANK YOU!