Care For Earthquake Victims in Turkey and Syria

Dear Members of the Fordham Community,

News of the earthquake that devastated parts of Turkey and Syria has shocked and dismayed all of us.

As a community of faith in action, Fordham has responded with great generosity to past crises around the world. I ask now that we all give what we can, and of course, please keep those afflicted by this tragedy in your prayers and in your hearts.

With gratitude for your generosity, please consider donating to any of the following charities that will help support relief efforts

Doctors Without Borders
Save the Children

Campus Ministry collected $1,300.00 from the Sunday Alms collection on February 12, and has donated it to Catholic Relief Services who will distribute the money to Caritas Syria and Caritas Turkey. They are already working in the affected areas and are offering assistance to those affected.

The following organizations have been ​recommended ​by staff and faculty from the Fordham Community.

Islamic Relief
Turkish Philanthropy Fund
Turkish Red Crescent
The White Helmets

Turkish Embassy

Additional Earthquake Resources

José Luis Salazar, S.J.
Executive Director of Campus Ministry