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Pakistan flood relief benefit raises $350,000

Original post made on Sep 1, 2010

A recent fundraiser to benefit victims of the flooding in Pakistan drew more than 400 people to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. The Aug. 29 event, organized by disaster-coordination group South Asian Relief, featured guest speaker Imran Khan, a well-known Pakistani cricket player who is now a politician.

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Posted by Bruce Karney, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 1, 2010 at 6:25 pm

Wow, this is extremely impressive! Very few events raise anywhere near $900 per attendee, and doing it on such short notice makes it all the more impressive. Well done, Mr. Rafiq and all those who contributed to this worthy cause.


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