Plea for help for appeal

Businesses are being asked to get involved in a charity dinner in aid of the Nepal earthquake appeal.

Tuesday, 19th May 2015, 3:50 pm
Nepalese men look at buildings damaged in an earthquake at the Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, Friday, May 1, 2015. The strong magnitude earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday devastating the region and leaving some thousands shell-shocked and displaced. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Organisers are hoping that businesses across the whole district can help by offering to sponsor the event, or provide raffle or auction prizes.

The Indian dinner at Lancaster town hall is being organised by the Lancaster and Morecambe Hindu Society.

President of the society Harsha Shukla said: “This is one human tragedy and everyone needs to come together and support the victims.

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“I feel very passionate that every community needs to do something. It’s something to do jointly and if everyone comes together we can help.

“Together we can make a difference.”

The event on June 13 starts at 6.30pm in the banqueting suite at Lancaster town hall.

Tickets are available by emailing [email protected] or phoning Harsha Shukla on 07738 707886.