BX group raises money for earthquake victims

The Bronx Community Council in Pelham Parkway held a fundraiser Wednesday to help rebuild homes in Pakistan following a deadly earthquake in South Asia earlier

The Bronx Community Council in Pelham Parkway held a fundraiser Wednesday to help rebuild homes in Pakistan following a deadly earthquake in South Asia earlier in the week.

The Bronx Community Council in Pelham Parkway held a fundraiser Wednesday to help rebuild homes in Pakistan following a deadly earthquake in South Asia earlier in the week. (10/28/15)

THE BRONX - The Bronx Community Council in Pelham Parkway held a fundraiser Wednesday to help rebuild homes in Pakistan following a deadly earthquake in South Asia earlier in the week.

Experts say the 7.1-magnitude quake killed hundreds of people, injured more than 2,000 and destroyed homes.

Bronx activists say they've raised about $100,000 already.

They've set their fundraising goal at $3 million.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 The Bronx asked residents what they 1 Word on the Street: Oscars mix-up
New affordable housing is making its way to 2 Affordable housing comes to Crotona Park East
Police say Timothy Hairston, 27, was shot to 3 Police: Man shot, killed on E. 165th Street
VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks 4 VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks neighbors
An 18-year-old man was slashed in the neck 5 Police: Man slashed in neck after argument

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE