Please dontate to cyclone relief
Sorry -- the author called and there was an error. I marked the change with and -- adl
As most of us know, last week a devastating cyclone hit the southeast coast of Bangladesh. The cyclone and the consequential floods have killed more than 125,000 and have left another 10 million homeless. The death toll is expected to rise.
Many MIT student organizations and individual students are trying to raise funds to help the cyclone victims.
As part of this effort, piggy banks, donated by the MIT Coop, have been set up at the desks of all the major dormitories, the mosque in the basement of Ashdown House, and the 24-Hour Coffee House in the Julius A. Stratton '23 Student Center.
Friday afternoon, close to $1000 was donated at the mosque. Zeeshan R. Khan '94, a Bangladeshi student and the secretary of the Muslim Students' Association, has already sent
the money to the Red Crescent
of Bangladesh through Oxfam America.
The Udayan Club (association of Bangladeshi students) and
a few members of the Hunger Action Group, the Muslim Students' Association and the Technology Community Association will be staffing a table in the Student Center on Monday and Tuesday to urge the MIT community to donate for this cause.
If you happen to pass by the Student Center or bump into any of the piggy banks, please donate whatever you can. Every dollar counts at a time like this.
Sasi K. Digavalli G->