Yuba City Punjabis, Sikhs Raise Funds for Victims of Katrina

September 12, 2005

Source: SikhNet News


On September 12, 2005 SikhNet News reported, "[A] fundraising event [in Yuba City, California] organized by [the] Punjabi American Heritage Society (PAHS) raised $21000 and more donations are still coming. All proceeds from this event will be given to [the] local Chapter of [the] American Red Cross. [A] local restaurant, City Café, hosted this event... [which] was attended by about one hundred guests. Guests included Americans of all backgrounds. Individual donations ranged from $5 to $3200. PAHS also donated $500 to Mr. John Black, radio host of KUBA, [a] local radio station. He is driving [a] truckload of supplies to Houston to help displaced victims of [the] hurricane."