Fundraising dinner raises thousands for typhoon survivors

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A fundraising dinner and silent auction held on November 30th at UWinnipeg to assist victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines raised $7956.26.

In addition to the $ 7956.26 Albert El Tassi of Peerless Garments donated $5000 to the Red Cross, bringing the final total to be matched by the federal government to $25,912.52.

Please click here to make a contribution online.

Special thanks to organizing partners  – Islamic Social Services Association (ISSA), Canadian Muslim Leadership Institute (CMLI), Migrante-MB, Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA), Diversity Food Services, in cooperation with the Philippines-Canadian Centre of Manitoba.

All food, entertainment, silent auction prizes, the venue, and related support were generously donated so that all proceeds went to the Canadian Red Cross relief efforts.

Thank you to all who participated in making the evening a success.

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