On April 28, 2015 a life shattering 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Nepal, claiming over 5,000 lives with more than 10,000 injured and the numbers continue to rise.
Recently @EchelonEmpire alongside @EchelonDonates, @30STM_fanatic, @30STMARMY, @30STMVOTE, @CiMarsLover, @GreenEchelon, @MarsWebCrew, @UK_ECHELON, @wtbfechelon & @yesthisisacult, (with a special thanks to @sugaronmars) have banded together as Echelon For Nepal, to help those affected during this tragic time. We’re offering a way to help and you could win prizes in the process!
After extensive research, conducted by Echelon Donates, our partnership has led us to two non-profit organizations whom we feel will make the biggest impact, UNICEF and GlobalGiving. Send us a confirmation of your donation and you will be entered into a chance to win one of the prizes listed below!
An autographed LLFD CD donated by Echelon Donates
An item from the VyRT Vault donated by Echelon Empire
A Church Of Mars poster donated by Echelon Donates
Sugar’s Nepal Experience
Below is a small excerpt from Sugar’s recent visit to Kathmandu, Nepal eight weeks prior to the earthquake. To read her full encounter click here.
After getting a little lost, we pulled up outside a building and as I looked through the metal gates, I saw a group of children all running up with their hands together shouting “Namaste” (Nepal’s way of greeting someone, much like ‘Hello’ in English). I was instantly overwhelmed at all these happy little faces greeting us, smiling and waving as we got out of the cab.
UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere. http://www.unicef.org/about/who/index_introduction.html
GlobalGiving is a charity fundraising web site that gives social entrepreneurs and non-profits from anywhere in the world a chance to raise the money that they need to improve their communities. Since 2002, GlobalGiving has raised $173,788,164 from 449,615 donors who have supported 12,071 projects. http://www.globalgiving.org/aboutus/
How To Donate
UNICEF allow you to donate in numerous currencies, simply click the banner to be directed to their site and or click on the blue “Donate Now” button in their banner, choose the country you reside in and follow the directions.
Once you’ve donated please forward your donation confirmation email to donate@EchelonDonates.com. Please include your twitter name and the item from the giveaway you’d like to be entered in to possibly win.
If you’d like to donate to help us offset the cost of postage for the giveaway items you can donate to our PayPal account at alicia@EchelonDonates.com. If there are funds left after paying for the postage we will donate it to UNICEF.