Wednesday, August 02, 2006

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ADC Establishes Fund for Humanitarian Relief in Lebanon

Washington, DC
August 2, 2006
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), has established a special fund for donations to help the victims of the humanitarian crisis in Lebanon. All contributions made to the ADC fund will be donated to Mercy Corps which will assist those in need.

"The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Lebanon has deeply affected all of us in the US. ADC knows the community would like to help alleviate some of the suffering, we hope you will contribute to this fund," said ADC President Hon. Mary Rose Oakar.

The special fund has been set up through the ADC Research Institute (ADCRI). ADCRI is a 501(c)(3) educational and charitable foundation, and contributions to it are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Donate online via ADC at:

Alternately, checks should be made payable to:

ADCRI: Lebanon Relief Fund

and mailed to:

ADCRI: Lebanon Relief Fund
1732 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20007

Mercy Corps works amid disasters, conflicts, chronic poverty and instability to unleash the potential of people who can win against nearly impossible odds. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has provided $1 billion in assistance to people in 82 nations. Supported by headquarters offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, the agency's unified global programs employ 3,200 staff worldwide and reach nearly 10 million people in more than 40 countries. Mercy Corps works in Lebanon.


NOTE TO EDITORS: The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), which is non sectarian and non partisan, is the largest Arab-American civil rights organization in the United States. It was founded in 1980, by former Senator James Abourezk to combat racial stereotyping and to protect the civil rights of people of Arab descent in the United States. ADC has 38 chapters nationwide, including chapters in every major city in the country, and members in all 50 states.

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20007
Tel: 202-244-2990
: 202-244-7968