|Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Donation Delivered at Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center|
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Raindrop Helping Hands and Houston-Istanbul Sister City Association launched a donation campaign for the massive Earthquake and Tsunami disaster that happened in Japan in March. The amount that was collected through the Helping Hands account was delivered to the Acting Consul-General of Japan Mr. Takahiko Watabe and the Treasurer of Japanese American Citizens League Mr. Howard Lindsey. The check, which had an amount of over $22.000, was presented by Mr. Mehmet Okumus, president of Raindrop Turkish House and Mr. Ruhi Ozgel, president of Houston-Istanbul Sister City Association. The ceremony was held in Seljuks room of Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center.
Raindrop Turkish House and Houston-Istanbul Sister City Association would like to thank everyone who made generous donations to realize this aid campaign which we hope will help ease the pain of people who were affected by the massive earthquake and the tsunami. Thank you!