Disaster Relief Efforts



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CUNY Help for Turkey Fund

Make a Monetary Donation – CUNY has established a fund for charitable donations to assist Turkey in the aftermath of the two recent earthquakes. Tax-deductible donations can be made via check or money order payable to CUNY Research Foundation with memo indicating “Turkey Earthquake Relief Fund 78454-00-01”. Mail donations to:  Roberta Nord, 535 East 80 Street, New York, NY  10075.

Donations of Warm Clothing, Blankets, etc.  The people of Van are desperately in need of our help to survive this winter.  Donations of warm clothing, coats, gloves, hats, socks, blankets, sleeping bags, etc. are needed.  Donations will be picked up at your campus.  Please contact Mehmet.beskardes@mail.cuny.edu when your donations are ready to be picked up.  Through volunteer cargo/shipping companies and Turkish Air, your donations will reach the people of Van.