Tuesday, September 08 2015 @ 02:06 PM EDT
Contributed by: Sophie
Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club invites you to a Myanmar Flood Relief Fundraiser & Food Festival, Saturday, September 26, 2015, 1-5 pm at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 650 Pascack Road, Paramus, NJ 07652. Over one million people have been affected by the recent flood in Myanmar. Proceeds will go to help these victims. Tickets: $25/person in advance (RSVP by Sept. 10, 2015) $30/person at the door.
Food catered by Burmese Bites.
Information: Charlotte Bennett Schoen 201-232-8169 or Email Sophie Stone at Sophie@StoneMicro.com.
Please make checks payable to Paramus Sunrise Rotary Foundation
Memo: Myanmar Flood Relief. All donations welcome!
Severe flooding in Myanmar began in July 2015 and continued into September, affecting 12 out of the country's 14 states and resulting in about 103 deaths and up to 1,000,000 people otherwise affected. Torrential rains that began on 16 July destroyed farmland, roads, rail tracks, bridges and houses, leading the government to declare a state of emergency on 30 July in the four worst-hit regions in the west—Magway Division, Sagaing Division, Chin State and Rakhine State.