Leicester Universitys Islamic Society raised 1,000 to help victims

    Saturday, 22 October 2005

    President Zakariya Khan said: 'In an era where students are seen to be broke and in debt, the generosity shown is a clear sign that we, as a student community, still care and feel for those who have lost everything in the earthquake.'

    The cash went to the Ummah Welfare Trust, a UK charity which helps people in crisis around the world.
    Readers Views

    I think Ummah Welfare Trust is a really good charity they have recently reached 100,00 Leicester Mercury should do an article just on Ummah Welfare Trust - it is very popular throughout UK and it is a charity that sends 100% of your donations to exactly where you want it to go.

    Nawaaz, Leicester

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