This is a
Earthquake 10/05-Related
Can I Help?

You can!

Special thanks to our hosts,
Wikia Inc.
God Bless You.
Feel free to e-mail the
This page is devoted to hands-on work that people can do.
Please add volunteering opportunities, fundraising events, collection points, etc. on this page.
For information on where to make monetary donations, see Donating.


See Resources for a list of Free Resources, Planning guides and other useful information.

By Type of Volunteering[]

Shelter (Tents, etc.) and Gear (Winter Clothes, etc.)[]



See Earthquake 10-05 Organizations#Children at Risk Focus



  • Nurses at PIMS:
PIMS night shift from 12-4 am. There is a scarcity of nurses in the hospitals and any volunteers should be prepared to assist nursing staff and manage their own stay and costs. Please contact Ms Shazreh Hussain at 0300 8563954
  • Rapid Assessments: The Rural support network requires volunteers for undertaking rapid assessments of earthquake affected areas to determine key priorities. Please contact Ms Shandana Khan at 0300 5009506.
Tel: 00-92-51-2821736/2822476
Fax: 00-92-51-2829115




Call 1800 811 700 toll free to donate to the Asia Earthquake
To make a secure online donation, visit
By mail, send a cheque to GPO Box 9949 marked 'Asia quake Appeal' in your capital city


Toronto Area[]

October 16, 2005, Fundraiser[]

There is a fundraising dinner planned this Sunday October 16th for the victims of Earth Quake in Pakistan. The ticket price is $ 100 and is being held at Woodbine Banquet Hall in Etobicoke. The proceeds are being channeled through IDRF and a tax creditable receipt will be issued.

Please advise how many tickets you would like or help sell to others. This is the time to help rebuild the lives of the unfortunate that have been devastated.

Our intention is to raise a substantial amount of money so that we can make s difference in the lives of the Victims.
Khalid Usman, C.A.
Councillor, Markham
905-470-8111 ask for Rehan



  • Volunteers here are mostly working in buying and sending tents from Bejing to Pakistan. A C130 is expected to fly from Beijing in next 3 or 4 days i.e. around 20th Oct. Please contact Imran Aslam or Adeeb Ashraf for more details.



See Resources


There is a community effort developing on this wiki at: Grassroots relief fund raising in North America
See Online Communities for other groups coordinating their efforts via e-mail, etc.



California (North)[]


Silicon Valley Earthquake Relief Effort fundraiser on October 17, 2005

  • November 12, 2005: TCF USA SF Bay Area Fund Raiser 2005, Saturday November 12, 2005 6:30 pm, Chandni Restaurant, Newark CA. Theme is "Rebuilding Schools in Earthquake Affected Regions" with Zia Chishti speaking:


Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America, APPNA
Dr. Nadeem Zafar
6414 S. Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
Phone: 630-968-8585, 630-968-8606


Haseeb Khawaja
331 Third Street East
Tracy, MN-56175
call: (507) 629-9020

New York/New Jersey[]


Cultural Association of Pakistani Americans (CAPA-OHIO) and Association of Physicians of Pakistani descent of North America, APPNA-Ohio Chapter

Please send donations to
Dr. Shahid I. Sheikh
APPNA-Ohio Chapter
4955 Cadogan Place
New Albany, OH 43054
Westmont, IL 60559
Phone: 614-937-5575


Washington DC[]

President's Relief Fund[]

Presidents Earthquake Relief Fund

Embassy of Pakistan
3517 International Court,
NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 202-243-6500

Aysha Farooki[]

3315 Wisconsin Ave NW #201
Washington DC 20016
phone: 330-338-4960


21029 Roaming Shores Ter.,
Ashburn, VA 20147
Phone: 703-858-9983

Operation Heart Beat[]

Tax ID: 541721435
Account #: 2000021548976
Bank: Wachovia Dr. Atif Malik Dr. Farzad Najam

Earthquake Fundraiser for Victims in Indian administered Kashmir[]

October 30, 2005: The fundraiser will be held in Ashburn, VA on Sunday October 30 at 5 p.m. in Mills Recreational Center. The proceeds will go to CHINAR's earthquake relief and rehabilitation effort in the Indian administered Kashmir. Please RSVP at CHINAR (Child Nurture and Relief) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and has been running a program in Srinagar for about 2 years.

Washington State (Seattle Area)[]

Plan and Act Committee[]

Earthquake Relief Committee[]

Item Donation Coordinator:
Shah Nawaz

Pakistan Students Association, University of Washington, WA[]

Zulifishan Shabbir

Sheikh Idris Mosque[]

1420 N.E. Northgate Way
Seattle, WA 98125
Contact: Iqbal Abbas
Phone: 206.363.3013

Individual Efforts[]

call: 206-354-0699



  • Qatar Red Crescent Society is collecting fund for earthquake victims



  • Pakistani Engineering Students Association (PESA) at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is collecting funds for earthquake victims. For more information, and contact:
Shahid Majid
Imran Kazim



  • Pakistani community at Tampere is collecting funds for earthquake victims, contact
Iftikhar Ahmed

United Kingdom[]


17, Wyndham Road,
East Ham
London, E6 1AU
  • Holborn College,
Student Services Office,
Woolwich Road,
London, SE7 8LN


Islamic Centre of Edinburgh Trust
50 Potterow, Edinburgh, EH8 9BT

Tel: 0131 667 1777, 0131 667 0140
Fax: 0131 668 4245

General enquiries: