We have a tenant in our house who is from Indonesia working as an intern for the embassy here in Ottawa.

Their press release:

The Embassy of Indonesia is extremely grateful for the outpouring of sympathy and offers to assist the victims of the recent tsunami disaster in Aceh and North Sumatera from the People and Canada. In this regard, the Embassy of Indonesia would like to seek your kind assistance in conveying the following information to your readers/audience.

The Indonesian Embassy in Ottawa, in collaboration with the Indonesian Students Association in Canada, shall be holding an “Aceh and North Sumatra Earthquake Victims Emergency Relief Drive”, which will begin on 18.30 on Friday, December 31, 2004 at the Indonesian Embassy in Ottawa (55 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Telp. 613-7241100) for those who wish to contribute fund directly for victims of the tragedy. We would like to invite to all concern members of the public to attend our event.

The embassy would like to emphasize that donations from the public for the disaster victims be made in the form of funds. Logistical constraints prohibit the transportation of the goods to the affected areas. All funds accumulated shall be used to purchase food, goods, and medical supply needed for the victims. In this connection, the Indonesian Embassy has set up an account to collect contributions from the public for relief efforts for the victims of this disaster.

The account details are as follows:
Account Name : Indonesian Embassy Tsunami Relief Fund
Account Number : 3290 5209-104
Bank : TD Canada Trust, Minto Place
427 Laurier Avenue, Ottawa, ON

We appeal to the people of Canada to support our efforts to collect funds
for relief through the Embassy.

You can also donate online here at the Canadian Red Cross.

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