CAPEL RUGS DONATES TO
TROY, NC - Capel
Rugs has made a donation to the Oriental Rug Importers Association's (ORIA)
Charitable Fund to support earthquake relief efforts in Nepal.
has impacted millions of lives and we are committed to doing all we can to help
during this difficult time of recovery," said Cameron Capel, vice president of
national accounts for Capel Rugs and a member of the ORIA Executive Board. "All
of the money being collected by ORIA is going directly to helping those on the
ground in Nepal who need it the most - especially children."
The funds being
collected by ORIA will provide assistance to a variety of respected
organizations that are active in the area, including AmeriCares, Care & Fair
Nepal, Nepal Burn & Cleft Hospital and STEP Label.
"The ORIA has
been in contact with industry members and organizations who operate in Nepal to
find out the best way in which we can help the people devastated by the recent
earthquake there, " said Lucille Laufer, executive director of ORIA.
Capel and other
ORIA members have been working to improve the lives of children in rug-weaving
counties for more than a decade through the ORIA Charitable Fund. The nonprofit
organization operates with minimal expenses, guaranteeing that nearly all of its
funds go to support humanitarian projects, such as schools and clinics in India,
Pakistan and Nepal. In addition to disaster relief, the group focuses on
supporting ongoing non-governmental programs aimed at improving the health,
welfare and economic status of needy children and their families in major
carpet-weaving districts around the world.
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