Balochistan Earthquake Relief Fund

 

Los Angeles, CA:  The devastation caused by the earthquake on 29 October 2008 in Quetta,  Ziarat, Chaman and Pishin Districts in Balochistan has resulted in loss of precious lives, serious injuries, and large-scale destruction of homes. 

 The Government of Pakistan has taken all possible measures to alleviate the sufferings of the quake victims.  With the severe winter season and below freezing temperatures, the people in affected areas are in dire need of help in the shape of medical supplies, tents, blankets and financial assistance. 

As on previous occasions, the generous Pakistani-American community has shown keen interest to help the earthquake victims.  In order to facilitate their task

the Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles has opened the following universal account with Bank of America :

 Name of Account:     Consulate General of Pakistan , Los Angeles

Bank:                          Bank of America , N.A., P.O. Box 27025,

Richmond, VA 23261-7025

Account #:    2260 0025 1361

For wire transfers:    Routing No. 009003 054001204 

 Donors looking for a tax exemption for their donations could also forward their contributions to the Council of Pakistan American Affairs (COPAA), which is a tax exempt organization.  COPAA Tax ID number is 95-4575200.  For sending donations through COPAA checks should be clearly marked as COPAA/Earthquake Relief. 

 

 

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