2014 New Jersey Fundraising Event for Typhoon Haiyan


PPL’s Asian Connection for Employees (ACE)

partners with AFNA




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Please join us with your family to help raise funds for the Philippines (Typhoon Haiyan).  We'll be gathering for a lunch on Jan. 12, 2014 in Plainsboro Twp., NJ, and the event is being sponsored by Assam Foundation of North America (AFNA), a registered 501(c)(3) charity www.assamfoundation.net with Tax ID# 61-0994468.

Your generosity at this time of need is deeply appreciated.  Please encourage your friends and family to participate.  If you would like to help and volunteer, please contact Pallav Bordoloi This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kindly RSVP as soon as possible for your attendance or donation.

When:   Jan 12, 2014

Where:  Crown of India, Princeton Meadow Shopping Center

660 Plainsboro Road,
Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536
(609) 275-5707 
How to Donate:
The pre-paid ticket price for the lunch is $50 per person.  If you are not able to attend, donation checks can be sent as follows:
  • Please make your checks payable to: Assam Foundation of North America, and
    • Handed to Pallav Bordoloi or mailed to:  18 Lewis Drive, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807
    • Please note "Typhoon Haiyan" in the memo field of the check
  • Receipts for tax deduction consideration will be provided
  • If you are sending a check, please also send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that we would be on the look out.  We will provide your receipt via email
Where do the Donations go?
  • 80% of the net proceeds will be provided to the 'Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Relief'  via the Red Cross www.redcross.org
  • 20% to 'Flood Relief in Assam' via AFNA
Can you provide the cost breakdown for a $50 donation?   
  • If attending the lunch, lunch cost is $15
    • Donation amount would be $35 ($50 - $15).
    • This further is broken into $28 towards the Philippines and $7 towards Flood Relief in Assam
  • If you are not able to attend the lunch, with a $50 donation, $40 goes to the Philippines and $10 towards Flood Relief in Assam
  • Receipts will be itemized for the lunch and donations respectively
  • As always, please free to donate above the suggested $50.00 per person request 


Assam Foundation of North America, Inc. is registered under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code with Tax ID# 61-0994468. Donations to the foundation are tax-deductible in the U.S. to the extent permitted by law. Please consult your tax advisor for specific tax advice.

Please also submit a Company Match donations if available to you; this is an excellent way for us to increase our impact!  Please contact Pallav Bordoloi for company match questions. 

Our goal is $10,000 - let's make this happen!  We appreciate your involvement in making this a success.