Thursday, August 23, 2007

Unidos por el Perú/United For Peru Fundraiser Event on Thursday, August 30 at Lima Restaurant in DC

DATE: Thursday, August 30, 2007

TIME: 5:30-9:30pm

LOCATION: LIMA Restaurant1401 K Street, NWWashington, DCClosest Metro Station: McPherson Square-Blue/Orange Lines

DESCRIPTION: On August 15, 2007, an earthquake measuring nearly 8.0 on the Richter scale occurred off the southwest coast of Peru. The earthquake destroyed homes, building and roads in the cities of Chincha Alta, Ica, and the capital of Lima. Many remote areas still have not been reached.
Join, local and national Hispanic organizations and individuals from the area as we host a fundraiser event and silent auction to benefit the victims.

ADMISSION: This event is free but we do request that attendees make a voluntary contribution of $20. There will also be a silent auction which will begin at 6:00pm. All contributions and bids collected from the silent auction will be donated to the bank account established by the Embassy of Peru:

ACCOUNT NAME: Embassy of Peru – Sismo Peru 2007
BANK ADDRESS: HSBC Bank, USA, NA 1130 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Washington, DC 20036

you or your business would be interested in joining as a co-host by donating items or services to the silent auction, please contact