The Popli Khalatbari Charitable Foundation (PKCF) has announced that it is contributing $170,000 toward a relief project, most likely a medical facility, for the survivors of the deadly quake in Bam, Iran. A London based charity organization, PKCF has been active in Iran for the past several years and has implemented several humanitarian projects in Tehran and elsewhere.
The following is the announcement by PKCF regarding the Bam relief project. Instructions are also provided for people wishing to contribute to this project. US residents can contribute to PKCF through CAF America in order to take advantage of tax benefits.
30th December 2003
The Board of Trustees of PKCF has created a special fund to aid the surviving victims of the tragic Bam earthquake. PKCF is contributing £100,000 towards this special relief fund and other supporters have already pledged additional donations for this fund.
The Foundation will undertake a comprehensive study to determine the most efficient and direct means of utilizing the funds and the implementation of appropriate projects. The preliminary thought is to create a fully equipped clinic/hospital wing that will serve the surviving inhabitants of Bam when reconstruction of this beautiful historic town commences.
We will keep you informed of the steps taken by the Foundation.
For and on behalf of the
Popli Khalatbari Charitable Foundation
Parviz Moshir-Fatemi Mahnaz Larizadeh
TRUSTEES AND CO CHAIRS OF THE BAM EARTHQUAKE FUND
Should you wish to support the PKCF's BAM EARTHQUAKE FUND, you can send your donations by the following means:
· By cheque, in any currency, payable to PKCF BAM FUND.
Please post your cheques to: 21 Melbury Road
London W14 8AB
· By telegraphic transfer to:
Sterling Payments Account Name: PKCF Bam Fund
Account Number: 01766444
Sort Code: 30-94-81
US Dollar Payments Account Name: PKCF Bam Fund
Account Number: 11461583
Sort Code: 30-94-81
Held at: (Knightsbridge Branch)
9/13 Brompton Road
London SW3 1DD
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