Sent: ~ $92,000
Fund usage |
Jan 6, 2008 1:10 pm PT
Bangladesh was hit with devastating floods during July and August 2007. As in 2004
and 1998, SpaandanB has raised funds to help the flood victims.
North Texas chapter and SpaandanB Austin chapter have actively participated in the fundraising drives for flood
As always, our goal is to maximize
the benefit of the actual flood victims. Accordingly, SpaandanB
is bearing the expenses for collecting the funds and remitting
them to Bangladesh.
For donors in the United States, your donation to SpaandanB is
to the extent allowable by law.
As in the past, SpaandanB has been working with
multiple partners to carry out the flood relief efforts. We
provided basic necessities, such as drinking water, food and
medicine. Once the flood water receded, we are helping with
To ensure that the funds are used properly, representatives from
SpaandanB's Bangladesh office visit flood relief sites. The
representatives provide us independent and objective reports on
the relief activities. All our partners are required to cooperate
with the representatives.
Our partner organizations are chosen carefully based on various
criteria, of which the most important are reliability, effectiveness
of the relief efforts and low overhead cost. Based on our experience
during the floods in 2004, this year we are working with the following organizations
on flood relief projects:
For detailed description of flood relief
plans, reports on relief activities, fund allocation and disbursement
details, please visit the Flood
relief activities page.
To get involved, you can simply donate
for the flood victims. If you are interested in doing more, you
can work as a Local Coordinator and organize a drive to collect
funds in your locality. If you are interested, please send an
email to info@SpaandanB.org.
SpaandanB is grateful
to the following Local Coordinators and well-wishers who have joined
us in the endeavor to raise funds for the flood victims in Bangladesh:
North Texas chapter
Please contact the coordinators listed above if you would like to contribute through them.
You can donate using your credit card, PayPal account or check. Please see below for details:
To donate online securely using a credit
card or your PayPal account, please click
on the button below:
If you prefer to mail in a check,
please make your check payable to SpaandanB, specify
For flood victims as the memo.
Please mail your check to the following address:
P.O. Box 64183
Sunnyvale, CA 94088
SpaandanB chapters are collecting checks for SpaandanB as well.
If you would like to contribute through them, please mail your
7111 Avignon Dr
Round Rock, TX 78681
SpaandanB NT chapter
5700 Rickshaw Ln
Plano, TX 75094
If you would like to make a pledge, please send
an email to info@SpaandanB.org.
We will send the pledged amount from our emergency fund.
For donors in the United States, your donation is fully tax-deductible
to the extent allowable by law.* SpaandanB
is a 501(c)(3) organization and the tax id
for SpaandanB is 77-0479128 (
IRS compliancy information
For donations made in 2007, we will send receipts to donors by
January 2008. Receipts can be provided immediately on request.