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.
Turkish Philanthropy Fund
Turkish Red Crescent
The White Helmets
Additional Earthquake Resources
José Luis Salazar, S.J.
Executive Director of Campus Ministry