What is this fundraiser about?
A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.8 on Richter scale struck Nepal on 25th of April 2015. Widespread damage, destruction and loss of life has been reported. Aftershocks of magnitude 4.5 or greater has been felt in and around Nepal and has made matters worse.
We, Soles of Bangalore, are a group of people who have one thing in common, WE LOVE RUNNING! Bringing together our passion for running and contributing to the society, we are raising funds for people who have been affected by this tragedy.
So how will you donate?
You can pledge to donate any amount that you would like.
Just donate right away! Let us come together and help the souls of Nepal.
Or else, to keep yourself motivated try this-
- Come May , if you have a target mileage in mind, multiply your mileage till May end (walking/running/cycling/anything else?) with a multiplier of 5,10,15,20..50 .... and make contributions accordingly.
- Leave a comment and we will keep you motivated. So will you pledge along with us?
Where will the proceeds go?
The funds we raise will go towards providing those affected by the earthquake in Nepal with medicine, shelter and rehabilitation.
The embassy of Nepal (http://nepalembassy.in/) has opened the following bank account for those who wish to contribute in cash for the relief of the victims. We plan to transfer our funds to below account.
Account Name: Embassy of Nepal (Relief fund)
Account No: 2254002100018449
We are also looking at other NGO options to disburse the funds collected. Please reply in the comments if you have any suggestions.
Watch out this space for updates!
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