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MERCI, the medical group under HelpIraq, hosted a fundraiser on Saturday July 12, 2015

MERCI, the medical group under HelpIraq, hosted a fundraiser on Saturday, July 12, 2015, at Farmington Manor, to benefit the 10 medical clinics established in Northern Iraq for the care of displaced refugees. The event provided entertainment which featured renowned singer, Saadoun Jaber: as well as an up-and-coming singer, Dani Kashat as the opening act.

The event drew over 350 people and raised almost $32,000; 100 percent of which will go to the ten clinics raised by MERCI across Northern Iraq, which provide medical assistance to all Iraqi refugees, including: Christians, Yazidis, and Muslims. The committee responsible for coordinating the event included:

1. Rafed Yaldo

2. Rena Daiza MD

3. Nahla Wadie-Salem DDS. The committee’s expectations were surpassed by the generosity of the attendees. Donors contributed both prior to, and even more during the event.

MERCI wishes to thank the following vendors and donors who graciously contributed to the cause through the event:

SPONSORS

*Caring dentistry

*Randa sweets

*Kado family

*John Paul Home Care

*J&B Medical

*Rena Travel & Tours

*Nathima Atchoo, MD

*Neeran Bajouka, MD

*Dental spot

*Nazih Bachuri, DMD

* Nada Toma, MD

VENDORS/DONORS

*Saadoun Jaber (& band)

*Samer Didi

*Dani Kashat

*Madelyn Grace photography

*Cakes by Zina LLC

*Dena’s Creations

*Farmer John Bakery

*Unique Party Décor

*Vonré events

*Perfect Day Planners

*Top that Table

*lookten Custom Websites

*Salam Roumayah printing

*Thair Shaba Music & Sound

*Farmington Manor