Friday, August 17, 2007

Sabini, Jax Hts. leaders raise money for S. Asia

from TimesLedger By Jeremy Walsh 08/16/2007

In the face of last week's fierce storm, Jackson Heights community leaders got together to raise awareness for millions of other flood victims. State Sen. John Sabini (D-Jackson Heights), the American Red Cross and local Bangladeshi, Indian, Nepali and Pakistani organizations announced a series of fund-raisers to help the victims of this year's monsoons in South Asia.

"On a day when New Yorkers are unable to get to work because of flooding, we should be mindful of conditions elsewhere," the senator said, urging recent immigrants and longtime residents alike to chip in...
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