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Youngsters fund repair of Gaza school
Bahçelievler Youth Council assumed repair of a Gaza school that was destroyed in the Israeli attacks. Members of the council handed over 36,000 Turkish liras (YL) they had raised to the IHH Humanitari
Palestine, Middle East, Turkey 05.03.2009

The IHH-initiated Gaza Urgent Aid Campaign continues to draw support. Bahçelievler Youth Council launched a fund-raising campaign to repair a school that was destroyed in the latest Israeli offensive into Gaza. Council members set up a stall at Bahçelievler district and collected TL 36,000, which they later handed to the IHH.

Meeting IHH deputy president Yavuz Dede, council chairman Eyüp Karadağ and council members said they had initiated the campaign to repair a destroyed school in Gaza, and delivered the money to the foundation.

Karadağ stated they would continue fund-raising in support of Gaza and follow IHH relief efforts in the region.

Dede informed the council members about the activities of the IHH.

"Your efforts show that solidarity culture of our ancestors is at safe hands. This keeps our hopes about future high. May Allah be pleased with you and bless your donations," Dede said, praising the youngsters over their efforts.

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