Catholic fraternal organization, Knights of Columbus, is pledging $250,000 to help Lebanon after the ruinous explosion left the eastern side of the capital city in a war-torn-like state.
More than 200 lives have been lost, both Lebanese and foreigners. Many remain missing even weeks after the August 4 catastrophe. Now, survivors must bear the burden of restoring and rebuilding their city, without much support from the Lebanese government.
Known for its charitable efforts, Knights of Columbus NGO has donated $250,000 through Bishop Gregory Mansour, who leads the Maronite Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn, USA.
The total donation will be divided among four organizations:
Many friendly countries around the world have lent a helping hand, offering urgent assistance immediately after the blast.
People across the globe have also been donating to Lebanese NGOs working on-site where aid is needed most.
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