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Fundraising by Azerbaijan Cultural Society in Northern California for 11-year-old Yashar Jabbari

Eleven-year-old Yashar Jabbari, a sixth grade student, is braving a battle with Sever Aplastic Anemia, a rare and serious blood disorder in which the bone marrow fails to produce sufficient blood cells. He was diagnosed with this disease on June 26, 2004, and had a blood drive on August 31, 2004 which produced no match.

Prior to his diagnosis, Yashar was an active young boy who had attended Carlton Elementary School in San Jose and who had played little league baseball for Union Little League. He was supposed to begin middle school at Union Middle School, and after five years of Karate was working towards receiving his Black Belt in October 2004. Unfortunately, which his diagnosis everything came to a grinding halt. Currently, the young Yashar is undergoing treatment under Dr. F. Alan Wong of Kaiser (Santa Clara) with the collaboration of Dr. Glader of Stanford Hospital, while being home schooled. Yashar's family has been overwhelmed with the expenses associated with his treatment and urgently need your help.

A special fund has been established for Yashar, and contributions are being sought. Donations may be deposited to this fund at:
Bank of America, Account no. 04947-01476

Or, send your much needed donations to:

Yashar Jabbari Fund
C/O Azerbaijan Cultural Society - NC
P O Box 26405
San Jose, Ca 95159

Benefit Concert
A special benefit concert has been planned to raise funds for Yashar's treatment

Date: Friday, Feb. 11, 2005
Time: 8:00 pm
Place: Faz Restaurant
Address: 1108 North Mathilda Ave., Sunnyvale, Ca. 94089, Tel: 408-752-8000
Admission: $30

Note: Space is limited, please confirm by calling 408-377-6178

For information on this rare disease, please visit: and

Azerbaijan Cultural Society in Northern California, a non-profit cultural and social organization, is organizing this fundraising and urges everyone to contribute to Yashar's fund to help out his family. Tel: 408-377-6178.

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