Donate via SMS # 2

For UK: this is fresh from the UNICEF website:

In partnership with UNICEF, Orange customers can make a donation of ¬£2.50 to the South Asia Earthquake Children√≠s Appeal by texting “DONATE” to 864233. The full amount charged for each text message will be donated to UNICEF, with no VAT or operator contributions deducted.

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  1. Saadie (unregistered) on October 13th, 2005 @ 6:10 pm

    Just got this email a while back, might help.
    Original Message:
    From: Brass Tacks
    Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 2:02 AM
    Subject: BrassTacks Public service message — for tents and blankets —
    please farward to those who want to help

    DISASTROUS EARTHQUAKE HIT NORTHERN PAKISTAN ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 8TH 2005.
    THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED AND MILLIONS ARE HOMELESS.

    Our company Babson Noller Corporation based in Karachi, Pakistan has been
    around for 30 years and have assisted relief efforts in Turkey EQ(1999),
    Earthquake in Baam, Iran, Indian Earthquake (2001) and for Tsunami victims
    last years by air shipping tents for the victims in association with UN
    organizations and different International NGOs.
    Visit our website at: http://www.tentsplace.com for more information.

    We have ready stock of tents + blankets which are ready for IMMEDIATE
    DELIVERY:

    1. Family Ridge TENT (UNHCR Specification)
    Size: 4 x 4 meters (good for a family of 5/6 persons)
    With two doors and two windows (one on each side of the wall with mosquito
    net and adjustable canvas strap. Approx. weight: 70 Kgs. Complete
    specification of tents are available with us.

    Price: US$185 per pc. air lifted to Islamabad Airport

    Available Quantity: 600 pcs. immediately. 1000 pcs. in 2/3 days time.

    2. BLANKETS:
    Size: 60 x 90 inches
    Color: Natural Gray
    Approx. 70% Wool and 30% Acrylic
    Weight: approx. 2100 grams.

    Available quantity: 2000 pcs. immediately, 2000 pcs. after 4 days.
    Price: US$9.00 per Blanket for delivery in Islamabad by Air.

    We can be able to print your organizations logo with
    US$5 extra each tent, on both sides of the (roof) in ONE color.

    These price quote is Valid for 48 hours from now. PLEASE reconfirm
    the stock before placing the final order. Other cheaper verities also
    available.

    Payment: via wire transfer. Please ask us for details.

    I am available 24 hours on my cell number:+92-300-823-9990 for any further
    assistance.

    Rayhan Ahmad
    Director: Babson Noller Corporation
    Karachi, PAKISTAN
    Tel: 9221-5874214/5 Fax: 9221-5874162
    Cell: 92-300-823-9990 (24 hours)
    Email: mailto:bnc@madeinpakistan.com
    Website: http://www.tentsplace.com



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