The death toll following last Saturday’s massive earthquake in Nepal the death count has risen to over 5,000. Thousands are injured and tens of thousands are homeless. Aid groups are receiving reports from remote villages across the mountainous country describing devastation, destruction and dwindling resources.
In response, the Mid-Kansas Jewish Federation has opened a Nepal Relief Fund. Needs are expected to rise dramatically as reliable sources of food, water and medical supplies are depleted. Continued aftershocks spread fear and uncertainty.
Along with Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), we are working with our trusted global partners on the ground — like the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) — who are dedicated to assessing the situation and identifying how we can best address survivors’ immediate needs.
Right now, thousands of people are without food, water, shelter, and hope. You can help. Any amount will help repair the world, and rebuild lives. 100% of your donation will go to humanitarian aid efforts in Nepal.
To donate, you can make a tax-deductible donation securely via our "Donate Now" link (Make sure to enter "Nepal Relief Fund" in the designation box). You can also mail a check to 400 N. Woodlawn, Suite 8, Wichita, KS 67208 (on memo line, note Nepal Relief Fund.)
Other organizations on the ground in Nepal working to save lives include: Magen David Olam, Tevel b’Tzedek, UNICEF, IsrAID, Afya Foundation, Heart to Heart International and many others. Israel sent an Israel Defense Forces delegation to assist in Nepal and Chabad of Nepal, a staple for Jewish travelers looking to connect with Judaism, is also participating in relief efforts on the ground in Nepal.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Nepalese people and all the humanitarian workers there to help with Nepal’s needs. Thank you for your generosity and support.