International Students In Mercer County Help Raise Money For Earthquake Victims in Nepal


International students at

Concord University

are coming together to help victims in need after a devastating earthquake in


in April 2015.  The massive earthquake killed thousands and recovery efforts are still underway. Students are holding a fundraising drive.  They are accepting donations in the student center in front of the bookstore from 10 in the morning until 2 in the evening.  It runs through

Friday, May, 8,2015

Rising senior Dhiraz Ranjit said, “I was talking with my mom before it happened so after it happened I couldn’t talk with her because all the phone lines was messed up all the electricity and things so I didn’t sleep at all that night.  Thank to God that everybody in my family is ok but there’s a lot of people who lost their loved ones.”  

All funds will go to United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. A candlelight vigil will be held at

9 p.m.

 on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.  It’s being held in front of Marsh Library on campus.

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