this is in addition to what people must be already knowing about theagencies working to collect contributions for Tsunami




Bangalore citizens initiative for tsunami victims, Dec 28, 2004 Click <>here to see yesterday's press release

A network of voluntary organisations, colleges, student organisations,NGOs, etc. from the Bangalore region have come together to launch the CITIZENS INITIATIVE FOR TSUNAMI VICTIMS.

The main purpose is to developcollective efforts for mobilising relief material and money to helpvictims through credible contact points in the affected areas.

St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science will be the main contact pointfor collection of material and donations. A bank account in the name of "Citizens Initiative" is available for collecting all donations androuting them through credible channels to the affected communities. In a major drive to mobilise relief material and resources, the CitizensInitiative will organise a Relief Collection March on Thursday, 30December 2004, from Mahatma Gandhi Statue on M. G. Road, starting 3.30pm. This March will wind its way through many commercial areas to raiseawareness to GIVE GENEROUSLY AND APPROPRIATELY. Additionally, there will be a major Points set up by Volunteers in many parts of the city.

By way of this Release, we request more volunteers to join these campaigns.