FILIPINO-AMERICAN COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO SUPPORT NEPAL EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS
December 2015 5K Walk/Run
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August, 13, 2015
Contact: Rene Calandria
WASHINGTON, DC - Filipino-American volunteers from the Washington, DC metropolitan area are joining forces to organize the fundraiser 5K Walk/Run Ambassador’s Cup …Rebuilding Nepal. In response to the devastating earthquake last April, the Filipino-American community comes together to raise funds in support of its brothers and sisters in Nepal. This charitable event is a joint effort between the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Metro DC (PACC-DC); Philippine Humanitarian Coalition (PHC); and The Veterans Pantry, in conjunction with the Royal Consulate of Nepal and the Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC.
The race will take place on Sunday, December 6, 2015 starting at 8:00AM to be held at Fairfax Corner, 11895 Grand Commons Avenue, Fairfax, VA. Online registration costs are $30 before December 4; $35 after December 4. A portion of funds raised from this event will go towards All Hands Volunteers, a non-profit, volunteer, disaster relief organization, in support of the Nepal earthquake victims. Runners can register at this link: http://tinyurl.com/2015-5k
PACC-DC is a Filipino-American cultural group with a vision to strengthen entrepreneurship and business development activities. Its mission is to develop programs and seminars that will have a positive impact on the business community and foster outreach initiatives that benefit the community. To learn more, visit www.pacc-dc.org/ or call us at 703-909-8895.
PHC's mission is to assist in rebuilding lives and building the future of Philippine communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan. It is comprised of 30+ community organizations working with trusted partners who have people in the Philippines making a difference at the local level.