A press release has been released by the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City to support initiatives by organizations to raise awareness and support for Nepal and relief efforts. Please visit the Mayor’s website for the press release and more information.
“During moments of need, the indomitable spirit of New Yorkers’ charity truly shines. We have received significant initial support from generous New Yorkers, and I hope that many more who have been moved by this tragedy will give. With such a massive and costly recovery ahead, every dollar counts.”
First Lady Chirlane McCray,
Chair of the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City
The Gurung (Tamu) Society has been listed as one of the partner organizations to receive support from the Mayor’s office. Board member and the Hamro Nepal initiative co-leader Ashok Gurung was quoted in the press release saying, “When disasters such as Sandy or Katrina in the U.S., the tsunami in Asia, or the earthquake in Haiti struck, the Nepali community in New York gave generously for relief and rebuilding efforts. Now, the tragedy has struck in our homeland, Nepal, and we are asking fellow New Yorkers to give generously for relief and rebuilding efforts for those affected by this disaster.”
Direct link to this press release can be accessed by clicking here.