The Vanderbilt University Chinese Students and Scholars Association has organized a fundraising effort on behalf of the victims of the devastating May 12 earthquake in Sichuan Province. VUCSSA members are staffing a donation box outside of Eskind Library today and tomorrow from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are also accepting donations, made payable to VCSSA and mailed to: Shan He, VUCSSA VP, 3416 Murphy Rd. Apt C3, Nashville, TN, 37203; which they will send to the Red Cross. Donations can also be made online at the above address.

Ongoing relief efforts are also underway by multiple organizations for the people of Myanmar and the ongoing devastation wrought by the May 3 cyclone. A graduate student in Cancer Biology who is a Burmese citizen shares the following organizations currently accepting donations for relief efforts there:

Direct Relief International
Charity Navigator
International Rescue Committee
Save The Children


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