HAITI RELIEF: Malankara Archdiocese in USA released check for $ 28,172
NewJersey: In a special meeting held at the St.George Syrian Orthodox Church, Carteret, NewJersey on Saturday , August 21st Mr. Andrew Kerr , the official representative of the Charity Organization " Hands on Disaster Response"(HODR) accepted the check for the amount of $ 28,172(Twenty eight thousand one hundred seventy two Dollars) from Mor Titus Yeldho , Archbishop and Patriarchal Vicar of the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America. Rev,Fr. Geevarghese Jacob Chalissery(Diocesan Joint Secretary), Mr.Abraham Mathew(Diocesan Treasurer),Rev.Dr.A.P.George(Vicar,St.George Church Carteret),Rev.Dn.Akash Paul,Ms.Tina Geevarghese(MGSOSA Official),Mr.T.V.John(Diocesan Sunday School Director), Mr.Raju Abraham(St.Pauls Coordinator) , Mr.Saju Paulose Maroth ( Diocesan Project Committee)and Biju Cherian(Treasurer,Antiochean True Faith Organization) were also present on the occasion.
Ms.Tina Geevarghese( MGSOSA ) and Ms.Heena Patel explained their wonderful experience in Haiti while they volunteered with the HODR. " The generous contribuion you have given will be utilized for the good of the suffering people of Haiti " said Mr.Andrew Kerr in his speech. He also thanked Ms.Tina and her team for their dedication and hardwork in Haiti . Archbishop Mor Titus Yeldho expressed his gratitude to the parishes in the Archdiocese for their generous donation to the Haiti Relief Fund. Well wishers and a number of faithfuls from NewYork and NewJersey area witnessed the event.
Please see the attached pictures of the event.